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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: The nucleus of a true economic recovery:...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields...
From: The Atlantic | By: Adrian Shirk | Friday, May 22, 2015
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With the Mission becoming a highly desired neighborhood for Silicon Valley workers, some residents are being pushed out by high housing costs....
From: New York Times | By: CAROL POGASH | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. May 16th - May 22nd, 2015...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Maria Martinez | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The former fashion magazine editor, is putting her own mark on a long-held family house....
From: New York Times | By: DAN SHAW | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The 77th floor aerie sold to a mystery European buyer for $47,782,186.53 and was the city’s most expensive sale of the week....
From: New York Times | By: VIVIAN MARINO | Friday, May 22, 2015
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DETROIT (AP) — Street artist Shepard Fairey has finished work on a large mural in downtown Detroit. The roughly 185-foot-tall by 60-foot-wide mural was painted on One Campus Martius. It’s financed by businessman Dan Gilbert’s Bedrock Real Estate...
From: Salon.com | Friday, May 22, 2015
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A former union hall that was transformed into a studio/residence/oasis for the artist Jennifer Bartlett is poised to enter the market....
From: New York Times | By: ROBIN FINN | Friday, May 22, 2015
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This weeks homes include a six-bedroom in Woodbury, N.Y., and a five-bedroom in Millstone, N.J....
From: New York Times | By: MICHELLE HIGGINS | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The future looks bright, but not necessarily for utilities.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Nathan Richter | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Only one state so far allows the notarization of documents remotely, with signers using a live, two-way video conference....
From: New York Times | By: LISA PREVOST | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Unless you shop wisely, home décor can be surprisingly bad for your musculoskeletal health....
From: New York Times | By: KATE MURPHY | Friday, May 22, 2015
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If you follow a few simple guidelines, you can find furniture that gives you the right amount of support....
From: New York Times | By: KATE MURPHY | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Here's what mezzanine debt is and how it works. See why mezzanine debt is a preferred way to finance everything from real estate to a leveraged buyout with the help of examples.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Jordan Wathen, The Motley Fool | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Real estate has been one of the best performing assets since President Obama took office.
From: CNN | Friday, May 22, 2015
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It’s been a rough week for Ahmed Mohammed, the assholish hot dog slinger who’s been ripping off tourists near ground zero: First he got caught charging outrageous markups ($30 for a hot dog and soda) and shortchanging customers for pretzels and other...
From: Animal New York | By: Liam Mathews | Friday, May 22, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- John Paulson said in a 2014 interview that he expected high levels of corporate merger and acquisition activity to continue "for the foreseeable future." He has stacked his chips accordingly, and it is paying off. The Paulson...
From: TheStreet | By: Emily Stewart | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Gov. Rick Scott signed 44 bills into law Thursday afternoon, including one allowing concealed weapons to be carried without a permit during emergency evacuations and another that will shield police body camera videos from public record laws. The concealed...
From: Miami Herald | By: Michael Auslen | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Josh Duggar resigned his position as executive director of the Family Research Council today after reports surfaced that as a young teen he had fondled the breasts and genitals of several girls, including his own sisters, over an unknown period of time...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jodi Jacobson | Friday, May 22, 2015
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GreenSoil Investments has raised $25 million for its third fund. The target of the GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund is between $80 million and $100 million. GBIF's limited partners include real estate owners and developers.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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What, exactly, is a city? Technically, cities are legal designations that, under state laws, have specific public powers and functions. But many of the largest American cities — especially in the South and West — don’t feel like cities, at least...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Jed Kolko | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Irvine-based real estate developer Bixby Land Co. bought an Aliso Viejo office building for $11.6 million, its fifth Orange County property deal in two years. The firm purchased the property from Harsini AVP Holdings. The Aliso Viejo property is a...
From: Orange County Register | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Distressed properties are a slice of real estate that I’m glad I don’t think much about these days. The painful aftermath of Orange County's housing collapse has quietly moved to the statistical footnotes, as mortgage default notices and final...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JONATHAN LANSNER | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Yesterday, it was a renewable energy entrepreneur; today, it was a businessman with interests that extend from Chinese real estate into U.S. and European vineyards.
From: Forbes | By: Russell Flannery | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Leaders of the Pioneer Park Coalition claim to know how to help the homeless. But their concern seems to be for real estate...
From: Deseret News | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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A Commissioned PortraitOf Real Estate broker extraordinaire D Gomez Pearlberg, from Reid ThompsonContact me at haines.richard@gmail.com for information ...
From: What I Saw Today | By: designerman | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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A $26 billion leveraged buyout at the peak of the real estate bubble, Hilton Worldwide survived the financial crisis and is now thriving.
From: Barron's | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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The New York Public Library’s massive collection of historical city photography has been mapped: This site provides an alternative way of browsing the NYPL’s incredible Photographic Views of New York City, 1870s-1970s collection. Its goal is to help...
From: The Awl | By: John Herrman | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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New York Life Investment Management LLC, an asset management subsidiary of New York Life, has named Yie-Hsin Hung as CEO. Hung is succeeding Drew Lawton who is retiring the end of the year. Previously, Hung was co-president of NYLIM....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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When David Cameron’s party won a clear victory, nobody was happier than U.K. real estate interests.
From: Barron's | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Investing for the long term means you should own a portfolio of stocks, bonds and other types of investments. But why, and what is a portfolio, really? First, let's consider some of the common investments chosen by people who use a 401(k) plan at work....
From: Forbes | By: Mitch Tuchman | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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See who the Bloody Elbow staff is picking to win in every fight on tomorrow's UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The UFC 187 predictions from the Bloody Elbow staff have been made. It's a close one for the main event but we're leaning towards...
From: Bloody Elbow | By: Mookie Alexander | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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NEW YORK (RealMoneyPro) -- Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners is known for his accurate stock market calls and keen insights into the economy, which he shares RealMoney Pro readers in his daily trading diary. This past week, Kass sees car-rental stocks...
From: TheStreet | By: Doug Kass | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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About space Hail leads state insurance claims Hail damage represented 53 percent of Farmers Insurance homeowners’ insurance claims in Oklahoma in spring 2013 and 2014, according to the Farmers Insurance Seasonal Smarts Digest.Read more on NewsOK.com...
From: NewsOK | Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Days after authorities announced arrests in a theft ring that allegedly bilked $20 million from America's largest commercial real estate company, officials discovered only $4 million is allegedly missing and the lead witness in the case is now dead....
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Henry Pierson Curtis | Friday, May 22, 2015
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CHICAGO (AP) — The NHL's hottest real estate in May is about 30 square feet in front of each goal. You have to fight to get there, and it is quite difficult to stay in place after you arrive.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Friday, May 22, 2015
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BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate EditorThe leadership of the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors is being accused of trying to ramrod a “demotion” of the association’s small but active Realtors Commercial Alliance. The internal rift led to...
From: NewsOK | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Ann Marie Schwartz has earned a reputation as being an honest and forthright real estate agent who cares about her clients. She has also earned a well-deserved reputation as someone who generally cares about people who need help, one way or another.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: Warren Reporter | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The Santa Monica, Calif.-based retailer is testing the waters on the East Coast.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Kari Hamanaka | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Two former employees of Butler & Hosch have filed a WARN suit seeking back pay and benefits from the dissolving law firm for themselves and…...
From: ABA Journal | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Just Released: Mortgage Borrowing among Most Creditworthy Abates Andrew Haughwout, Donghoon Lee, Joelle Scally, and Wilbert van der Klaauw Liberty Street Economics May 12, 2015       Today’s release of the New York Fed’s Quarterly Report on Household...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Guest Author | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Tribune Publishing Co. said last week it had completed its purchase of San Diego’s dominant newspaper from real estate developer Douglas Manchester for $85 million. The San Diego newspaper immediately changed its name from U-T San Diego to The San......
From: Orange County Register | Friday, May 22, 2015
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From the May issue: Nest Seekers International throws a massive bash in honor of Ryan Serhant, Anthony Bourdain is opening up a new food hall and more in this month’s Re:Cap. [more]
From: The Real Deal | By: Claire Moses | Friday, May 22, 2015
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A lavish mansion in Toronto, the front of which was used as Regina George's home in the 2004 movie, is on the market for $14.8 million.read more...
From: Hollywood Reporter | By: Hilary Lewis | Friday, May 22, 2015
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Regina George’s two-acre mansion from Mean Girls is up for sale. Should we just pool our money now?Read more......
From: Jezebel | By: Clover Hope | Friday, May 22, 2015
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CoStar Realty, a subsidiary of real estate research giant CoStar Group, is suing commercial real estate listings website and sharing platform RealMassive for copyright infringement. In a suit filed in federal District Court in Austin, Texas, the research...
From: The Real Deal | By: Claire Moses | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The parents of a girl struck by a truck in an Omaha, Nebraska, street on Halloween 2011 have sued a home insurance company, among other…...
From: ABA Journal | Friday, May 22, 2015
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It didn't take as long to sell the typical Palm Beach County home in April as it did a year ago....
From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | By: Paul Owers | Friday, May 22, 2015
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The 19th century Victorian was advertised as a “House Mover’s Delight” and they wanted the home more than anything. The couple was free to buy, so long as they moved the structure from its University Avenue location. Don Warren relied on his skills...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: By Jordan Guinn | Friday, May 22, 2015
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