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Commercial property: Should you own or lease?

Allen Buchanan | The Orange County Register Commercial real estate comes in many varieties. There are warehouses and manufacturing buildings, commonly known as industrial buildings. There are office buildings, which can be two-story walk-ups, high-rises, mid-rises or – if you... Continue Reading →

Has Car Culture Crashed?

Alex Mckenchie | Drexel News Blog It’s been roughly a century since we were introduced to automobiles. But, as Americans buy fewer cars, drive less and get fewer licenses as each year goes by, it’s impossible not to wonder: has... Continue Reading →

Instagram’s Role in Commercial Real Estate

Big New York firms say it helps them with branding Peter Grant | The Wall Street Journal Instagram, which has become the preferred social-media tool for many New York residential real-estate brokers, is beginning to show up more in the... Continue Reading →

Investors, developers looking to Northern Manhattan

Rey Mashayekhi | The Real Deal   Emerging markets like Northern Manhattan are offering real estate investors “huge potential for growth,” though such growth is dependent on continued investments in transportation and infrastructure, market players said at a Midtown panel... Continue Reading →

What Is New Urbanism?

Peter Simex | DM Magazine The Congress for the New Urbanism is holding its 26th annual conference in Dallas this week, a four-day festivity for city wonks that includes compelling conversations ranging from “The Paradox of Place-Based Coding: Expanding the Discussion of Regulatory Reform” to... Continue Reading →

NYSDOT: Final Options on the Table for Replacing I-81 in Syracuse

Scott Willis | WAER Syracuse The New York State Department of Transportation released its list of three final options that the state will consider for the I-81 Viaduct thru Syracuse, and a tunnel is one of them. Stephanie Miner says... Continue Reading →

How federal ‘Promise Zone’ could benefit development in challenged Sacramento neighborhoods

Ben van der Meer | Sacramento Business Journal Housing projects and other developments in Sacramento’s more challenged neighborhoods should get a boost from the announcement Tuesday of a federal “Promise Zone” in the city. According to city of Sacramento officials, the designation... Continue Reading →

Commuter trains power economy, revive downtowns, officials say

Keith Benman | What village officials bill as Orland Park's downtown doesn't look much different from the rest of the LaGrange Road corridor, a 2-mile retail mecca crammed with restaurants, malls and big box stores. But that's starting to... Continue Reading →

Hoping to Resuscitate a Portion of the City’s Heart in Atlanta

Richard Fausset | The New York Times There was a time in the 1960s when Underground Atlanta, a 12-acre complex of viaducts and storefronts in the heart of downtown, was billed as this city’s answer to Bourbon Street. In the 1980s,... Continue Reading →

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