Twin Cities Homebuilders Were Bullish On Single-Family Homes In January

Homebuilders in the Twin Cities are off to a running start this year, but topping 2018 won't be easy. Last month metro-area builders were issued enough permits to build 440...

Priced Out: The True Cost Of Minnesota’s Broken Housing Market

After a decade of recovery following the Great Recession, new, entry-level and moderately priced single-family homes have all but disappeared from our region, leaving the Twin Cities with a...

Home Construction Begins At Mixed-Use Grove Project In Central Austin

Construction is under way on the first homes at the Grove at Shoal Creek, a $750 million mixed-use project that was the subject of a thorny neighborhood battle and...

Area Home Sales Prices To Level Off As Inventory Increases

Potential home buyers could start catching a break this year amid months of increasing area home prices. Prices in the Dayton region have increased for the past years as homes...

Homelessness Is A Growing Issue’all We Need Is A Damn Place...

Looking out her window, Kristen McCorquodale reflected on eight years of chasing affordable housing to avoid homelessness. It was a January afternoon and temperatures the day before fell below zero...

Shoppers boost Danbury mall’s business in 2018

Danbury Fair increased both its retailer occupancy rate in 2018 as well as sales receipts produced by those stores, while bracing itself for a small wave of bankruptcies in...

Three Multifamily REITs to Watch in 2019

With rent growth climbing and demand hitting its highest level in eight years, 2018 proved to be a good year for the multifamily sector. But what’s on tap for...

Real Estate Market Remains Overvalued

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) says the housing market across the country is still showing a high degree of vulnerability despite recent price corrections and downturns in...

Eddie Lampert Has Just Become a 2020 Presidential Campaign Issue

Eddie Lampert, welcome to the 2020 campaign. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a possible Democratic presidential candidate, slammed Lampert in a letter dated Wednesday, citing the “inherent conflicts of interest’’ in the...

Construction Labor Shortages Are Impacting Student Housing Developers

Student housing developers are trying to finish new projects on time no matter how much it costs to get enough workers on the building site. “It’s better to incur the...

How Many More Store Closures Are Expected in 2019?

Despite headline-making store closings by Sears, Bon-Ton, Kmart,and others over the past few months, U.S. shopping center and mall owners have been working hard to hang on to tenants....

US Mortgage Rates Fall To 10-Month Low; 30-Year 4.41 Pct.

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to a 10-month low, spurring on potential homebuyers for the upcoming season. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on the benchmark...