Real estate survey shows broad support for biking and walking commutes Washington Post Respondents to a survey by the local chapter of the Urban Land Institute, an international real estate research group, overwhelmingly said that the region would...
It's going to take more than wishful thinking to convince Americans to move back to the urban core.
While some urban pundits have been projecting a decline of suburbia, the numbers haven't born that out. How come? What will that mean for society? How does urban planning account for cultural and economic preferences?
GAO calls for national federal real estate strategy Washington Business Journal (blog) The Government Accountability Office is calling for a national strategy to help the federal government resolve the challenges of managing its multibillion-dollar...
Downtowns: What's Behind America's Most Surprising Real Estate Boom Forbes Over the past decade, Louisville, Ky., converted much of its subsidized housing downtown to market-rate real estate, and it expanded retail offerings.
Miami real estate revival a boon for Latin American developers Reuters The condos were snapped up by cash-rich Latin Americans who have flocked to Miami real estate, helping to spur an unexpected rebound in a market that only three years ago stood...
Real estate market braces for sequester WAVY-TV Steele said the overall area has seen an upturn in the real estate market the past several months and they don't want anything affecting people's ability to buy now.
Real Estate Trends: Buyers Seeking Walkable Communities; Vibrant Downtowns Patch.com House hunters searching for properties are more interested in living in walkable communities like Downers Grove, according to real estate experts.
Bloomberg 4 BRs, $29750 a Month: a Story of Inflation Bloomberg It was, as Dennis Hughes, the real estate agent handling the listing puts it, an “iconic” building then, and it remains so now. It's a time capsule of luxury living.
Data through November 2012, released today for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, showed home prices rose 4.5% for the 10-City Composite and 5.5% for the 20-City Composite in the 12 months ending in November 2012.
The Rise of the Young Buyer Wall Street Journal In recent years, low interest rates coupled with lower real-estate prices had also made it easier for people in their 20s and early 30s—whom demographers refer to as "Generation Y" or "millennials"—to...
Citi's Global Head of Credit Strategy, Matt King, has a knack for putting together useful illustrations. Here, he examines one of the implications of one of the most powerful forces in all of economics: demographics.
A little-known but very interesting government agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, is quietly leveraging small amounts of financial assistance to make a big difference in helping communities across the country become stronger and more alive.
Whether in Portland, Maine, Pendleton, South Carolina, the Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico, or another of the scores of locations that its Our Town program is assisting in all 50 states, the agency believes "creative placemaking" can strengthen "community identity and a sense of place, and help revitalize local economies." I couldn’t agree more.
Indeed, music, film, the visual arts, and even design tend to get us gathering and talking together, frequently in the same place. Sometimes they reinforce a shared sense of culture; sometimes they provoke us (and others) to think of our communities in new ways; sometimes they are just fun. (Do not discount happiness as important to sustainability.) Often they create vital, new identities or "brands" in cities, towns, and neighborhoods.
Significant new public and private real estate development has been concentrated in Dallas' downtown over the last several years. The new Klyde Warren Park serves as a gateway into this new downtown and points to continued revival.
Detroit-area developer, consultant joins Quicken Loans real estate firm Detroit Free Press Gilbert's Bedrock Real Estate Services announced today that it has brought on Eric Larson as a co-managing partner.