Rents Are Falling in Williamsburg as New Yorkers Flee the L...

For Brooklyn commuters, the looming L train shutdown is a bitter pill to swallow. Saving money on rent could make it go down easier. Almost half of the apartments in...

It’s a Great Time to Be a Prison Landlord, Thanks to...

Private-prison companies keep winning, and they have U.S. taxpayers to thank. Not only are Americans footing the bill for detaining thousands of border-crossers, the Internal Revenue Service allows CoreCivic Inc....

Residents have their say on tiny homes

Another public meeting to discuss the proposed tiny home village concept. Another large crowd had their say. Residents came to the theater at the African American Performing Arts Center Thursday...

What Property Managers Should Know About Market Performance

It’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day routine of putting out fires. But as all-encompassing as that might be, fires are only part, and in a sense,...

It’s a Great Time to Be a Prison Landlord, Thanks to...

Private-prison companies keep winning, and they have U.S. taxpayers to thank. Not only are Americans footing the bill for detaining thousands of border-crossers, the Internal Revenue Service allows CoreCivic Inc....

Number of Fidelity 401(k) millionaires hits record high

A record number of investors became 401(k) millionaires this spring. At the end of the second quarter, 168,000 people with 401(k)s managed by Fidelity Investments had at least $1 million...

“There Isn’t Enough of Anyone” Recruiters Say of Hiring for CRE...

As the unemployment rate in the U.S. remains at an all-time low, commercial real estate companies are eager to add experienced employees — if only they can find them. “The...

Big-Box Retailers Come Up with Small Concepts to Grow in a...

The old adage that “everything’s bigger in Texas” gets thrown around a lot. However, that’s not necessarily the case for Walmart as its testing a small-format store concept in...

Is hard work enough to buy a casa?

In 1988, my parents bought a house in Anaheim for $140,000. It's in one of those post-World War II tracts where all the houses have three bedrooms, two baths...

Average US mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.53 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week, with relatively lower rates continuing to fail to spark home sales. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the...

US housing starts rose a slight 0.9 percent in July

U.S. housing starts ticked up just 0.9 percent in July, a sign that higher construction costs might be weighing on homebuilders. The Commerce Department said Thursday that housing starts last...

CMBS Delinquency Rate Reaches a New Low in July

The 30-plus-day CMBS delinquency rate reached a new post-crisis low in July, at 3.81 percent, according to research firm Trepp LLC. The figure represents a 168-basis-point decline from the...
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