NYC Comptroller Says De Blasio Housing Plan Fails the Poor

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing program has not benefited enough of the city’s lower-earning working and homeless families and requires a massive infusion of money to...

Sears Workers, Galvanized by Toys ‘R’ Us, Ask for Security

Employees of Sears Holdings Corp., inspired by the hardship fund for workers affected by the collapse of Toys “R” Us Inc., are asking Chairman Eddie Lampert and the firms...

Are There Ways to Mitigate Property Damage from Wildfires?

With California’s two catastrophic fires finally contained, insurers are beginning to assess damages, according to Tami Casey, Northern California regional director for Interstate Restoration, which provides restorative services for...

Seattle Homes Attract Fewer Multiple Bids As Market Cools

Prospective home buyers in Seattle as late as last year faced the prospect of entering bidding wars or getting edged out by competitors with cash. That's not the case...

Amazon Shows Off New North Las Vegas Fulfillment Center

For now, getting to this mega warehouse in North Las Vegas requires driving on a gravel roadway. It's new enough that navigation apps don't yet recognize it. As it stands,...

Opportunity Zone Deal-Making with Reonomy

The industry is abuzz with Opportunity Zones. Established in 2017, the government program encourages development in low-income and under-developed areas throughout the nation providing benefits for communities and real...

Walmart’s NYC Delivery Push Dealt a Blow as Parcel CEO Exits

The chief executive officer of Parcel, the New York City delivery company owned by Walmart Inc., has departed, dealing a blow to the retailer’s push into the grocery business...

HNA Said to Widen Sales Push, Marketing More Than 90 Assets

HNA Group Co. is putting more of its aviation and property assets on the block, marketing more than $40 billion of domestic and international holdings as the Chinese conglomerate...

Top-Tier Mall Reits Post Solid Performance In The Third Quarter

While the retail sector continues to face challenges, REITs that own top-tier malls are posting solid performance numbers and respectable earnings. Regional mall REITs can be a solid investment, with...

California First State To Mandate Solar Power For New Homes

California became the first state in the nation to require homes built in 2020 and later be solar powered, following a vote by the Building Standards Commission. The unanimous action...

US Average Mortgage Rates Fall; 30-Year Loan At 4.75%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week amid a steep decline in stock prices. Continued slides in the stock market and tumbling oil prices have been pushing mortgage rates lower,...

Five Takeaways from Marcus & Millichap’s 2019 Office and Industrial Forecast

Real estate services firm Marcus & Millichap presented its 2019 office and industrial forecast during a webinar on Tuesday, signaling mostly positive outlooks for both sectors as the industry...