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From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Doug Sundheim | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The newest addition to the skyline, 432 Park Avenue, is seen as both a work of art and a status symbol....
From: New York Times | By: MATT A.V. CHABAN | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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New York Life has acquired a stake in Jaguar Growth Partners, a real estate private equity firm. Also, New York Life expects to invest up to $100 million in Jaguar's initial fund. And, New York Life has been named to Jaguar's advisory board....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Those in their 20s and 30s, who often cannot afford or do not want a mortgage, are looking for appealing rental housing, and developers are responding....
From: New York Times | By: DIONNE SEARCEY | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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My whole goal here is to reach outside of Silicon Valley, outside of the stores that you already know and show you how other people... The post How a car salesman launched an export company out of his house (and is now doing $50M is sales) – with Nathan...
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Leigh Maibes is a St. Louis-based real estate agent. Unrelatedly, Maibes has been actively tweeting—under the alias @stacksizshort—about recent events in nearby Ferguson, Missouri. But when some of her criticisms of area police tactics offended Officer...
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Check your strings, Amurrica, cuz we all got played like violins…well, that is if you were one of the many many people who spent the whole summer biting your nails to the nub worrying about whether Jay Z and Beyonce were going to divorce, splitting...
From: MissInfo.tv | By: Miss Info | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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by Ester Bloom This #longread from Vox about the rise of homelessness in San Francisco is devastating but important, so take a deep breath and make sure you have some snack food at hand for stress-eating. I want to quote huge chunks of it. Like this:...
From: The Billfold | By: Ester Bloom | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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US commercial buildings can reduce carbon emissions through a range of everyday measures — not a “silver bullet,” CBRE tells Reuters. CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services company. Residential and commercial buildings account...
From: Environmental Leader | By: Jessica Lyons Hardcastle | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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LIFE.com explores the work of the prolific 20th-century photographer Arthur Rothstein, whose work is now included in the permanent collections of the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library in New York City....
From: Life Magazine | By: Krystal Grow | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Value stock pickers assume they will be operating in a bifurcated equity environment, split between sectors of the stock market thataappear over-capitalized due to “rear-view mirror” success, and those thatalook undervalued...
From: TheStreet | By: Bill Smead | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Providence Equity Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in RentPath from owner TPG. No financial terms were disclosed. According to terms of the deal, Providence and TPG will own equal shares of RentPath. Moelis provided lead financial advisor with...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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MacArthur Center has a new owner. Starwood Capital Group completed its purchase last week of the downtown Norfolk mall, along with six other shopping centers, from Taubman Centers Inc. They will become part of Starwood Retail Partners, the development...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Since the first season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards has filled the role of level-headed friend to all—but that’s hardly kept her safe from the fray. Between her falling out with former bestie Lisa Vanderpump…...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Blackstone has launched Onyx Renewable Partners. The transaction was done in partnership with a management team led by Solops CEO Matthew Rosenblum. As part of this transaction, Onyx will be owned by Blackstone and operate as an affiliate of its portfolio...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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As has been previously reported, in 2009, after Democrat U.S. Senator Kay Hagan vigorously supported President Obama's $800 million-and-change stimulus package, a company co-owned by her husband, JDC Manufacturing, received $390,000 in federal grants...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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JLo reportedly buying luxe $22M propertyGettyNewly single, Lopez is allegedly looking to make a real estate purchase -- one that would be her 'most luxurious' yet.Could you be her new neighbor?More real estate coverageAutumn home-maintenance mustsLady...
From: Good News Now | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Austria has no claims against a Jewish author who was convicted of defrauding the republic out of Holocaust restitution funds, a government official said.
From: JTA | By: Cnaan Liphshiz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Manhattan landlords the de Blasio administration hit with its first lawsuit targeting buildings allegedly used as illegal hotels have fired back, claiming they were victims of “unequal enforcement” under the the law. Brothers Hamid and Majid...
From: The Real Deal | By: Adam Pincus/TRD | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The annual Canadian Snowbird Outlook report from the BMO Bank of Montreal is still hyping Florida purchases for weather-weary residents, but warns that home prices are on the rise in the Sunshine State as well as other popular spots such as Arizona....
From: Palm Beach Post | By: Kimberly Miller | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In a city like Boston, the health of law firms says something about the health of the commercial real estate market. Law firms are traditionally big consumers of space. So real estate firm JLL's new annual report on law firms and their space needs is...
From: Boston Business Journal | By: Eric Convey | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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From: Arizona Republic | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Did you read this little ditty (click here folks)? The article is about Pier 1 and their "omnichannel guideposts".Read the second paragraph within Guidepost #2. Heck, I'll quote it for you:"... with approximately 60% of its leases coming up within the...
From: Mine That Data | By: Kevin Hillstrom | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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I am not particularly thrilled about the prospect of a noncompetitive Democratic primary with Hillary Clinton as the presumptive nominee.  An article that explained why and how a candidate could be preferable would be useful.  Alas, Doug Henwood’s...
From: Lawyers Guns and Money | By: Scott Lemieux | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Beyoncé and Jay Z have renewed their wedding vows, according to a new report. The news comes more than six years after the couple wed, and months after they were rumored to be on the verge of a divorce. Get the details here!...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Shari Weiss | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In the latest chapter of an ugly billionaire divorce, Chicago hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin has challenged his estranged wife's claims on his private planes and real estate.
From: CNBC | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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What are the Unicode characters that most closely approximate the size (as large or larger than a capital letter) and shape of the iOS7+ backwards-pointing Navigation Bar chevron? I'm looking for a hacky way to use unicode characters to simulate the...
From: Stack Overflow | By: Justin Grant | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.
From: Seattle Times | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Sharing knowledge of success, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar owner, Karim Webb, talks on…
From: Black Enterprise | By: Raqiyah Mays | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Sure, we all like Smorgasburg and the Brooklyn Flea and the Dumbo Waterfront. And we love fresh pressed juices and vegan donuts and lofts in Bushwick. But before all this coolness descended on the city’s most populous borough — not to mention soaring...
From: The Real Deal | By: Claire Moses | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Bronx real estate market is exploding. That’s the theme of a powwow Thursday at the Bronx YMCA, where developers pouring big bucks into the borough will explain why it’s so hot....
From: New York Daily News | By: Ben Kochman | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Queen Bey and Jigga may have 99 problems, but marriage ain’t one. In the wake of fast-moving rumors Beyonce and Jay Z were on the verge of divorce, the A-listed couple debunked the toxic gossip of their marital demise and renewed their wedding vows....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bradley Ryder | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Mark Zuckerberg has already won the race to become San Francisco's most obnoxious techie homeowner . But a report says another Noe Valley manse owned by a "tech couple" could surpass Fort Zuckerberg as the most expensive property in the neighborhood.Read...
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Brokers, developers, architects and other industry professionals are gearing up for The Real Deal‘s annual South Florida real estate forum and showcase, beginning noon tomorrow at The Moore Building in Miami Design District. Attendees will not only...
From: The Real Deal | By: Kerry Barger | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Real estate Web site Movoto just came up with a ranking of most of the ZIP Codes in the U.S. The ranking is based on household income, unemployment rate, high school graduation rate and a few other factors (including median rent, taken as a positive,...
From: Washington Post | By: Julie Zauzmer | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. aclosed down 18.22% toa$69.11 today after a subsidiary of the companyawas named in an investigation of Ocwen Financial Corp.a , which allegedly backdated letters to its borrowers,...
From: TheStreet | By: Sebastian Silva | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Dimitri Hegemann, founder of a Berlin nightclub and record label, wants to turn Detroit’s decrepit Fisher Body 21 into a booming techno dance club and event space. The six-story building is currently covered in graffiti, lined with… The post Nightclub...
From: High Snobiety | By: Brian Farmer | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Cornetti, broccoli, Calabrian chilies, bread crumbs. Vicki Freeman — the co-owner of Hundred Acres, Cookshop, soon-to-open Rosie's, and now Vic's — has always called the shots. Her chef-husband, Marc Meyer, might have more name recognition, but it...
From: New York Magazine | By: Sierra Tishgart | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) – U.S. stocks closed sharply lower followingathree straight days of gains after the Energy Information Administration reported higher than forecast oil inventories, causing oil to tumble and stocks to reverse early gains A shooting...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The retail brokerage firm Winick Realty Group won the assignment to represent the retail condominium at the base of the formerly bankrupt, spire-like residential tower One Madison in the Flatiron District. The family-run firm the Rockfeld Group inked...
From: The Real Deal | By: Adam Pincus/TRD | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Real estate developer Justin Ehrlich, founding partner of VE Equities, and his wife Nicole have just bought the last remaining townhouse available for sale at Superior Ink, designed by Robert...
From: New York Post | By: Jennifer Gould Keil | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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I am not sure there was ever any excuse for considering a 97% loan-to-value mortgage as "sensible" or "responsible."  After all, even without a drop in the market, the buyer is likely underwater on day one (net of real estate commissions).  Perhaps...
From: Coyote Blog | By: admin | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Pinnacle Report – Wellesley MA Real Estate 10/13/2014 -10/20/2014 Since October 13th, seven single family homes came on the market and two sold. A Total of 121 properties now remain.  The supply is up significantly from this time last year … Continue...
From: Talk of our Towns | By: edrasser | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Francis Greenburger’s real estate development firm Time Equities entered contract on Tuesday to acquire the six-story Venetian rental building in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood for $27 million, The Real Deal has learned. The 59,000-square-foot property...
From: The Real Deal | By: Mark Maurer | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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A family moves into a beautiful, if eerie, new home, only to realize that it’s haunted by restless ghosts. It happens all the time in horror movies, but realtor Cindi Hagley does her best to make sure that scenario doesn’t play out in real life. A...
From: New York Magazine | By: Gwynne Watkins | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Online private equity platform iCapital Network has received $9.25 million in funding. The investors included Credit Suisse’s private fund group, Eaton Partners, Park Hill Group, Evercore’s private funds group, Pivot Investment Partners, Monument...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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By the look of her recent real estate purchases, J Lo is in a New York state of mind. Her multimillion-dollar Hamptons estate is now joined by a $22M NYC penthouse in the Flatiron District. This new neighborhood is no ordinary community, either - Lopez...
From: CasaSugar | By: Brinton-Parker | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Mark Teixeira was a guest host on “Mike And Mike” this morning and a quick sample of tweets I saw makes it sound like he was pretty entertaining.  If you’re a Mark Teixeira fan, you probably already knew this and probably checked it out.  What...
From: It's About the Money Stupid | By: Brad Vietrogoski | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Brooklyn-based, family-run real estate firm Weiss Realty plans to put a 20-story office building at 40-42 Exchange Place in the Financial District on the market next week. Industry sources told The Real Deal the property is expected to sell for $140...
From: The Real Deal | By: Mark Maurer | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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