Dirty Money Flooding London Real Estate
March 04 2015 3:48 AM EST
A new report found that 75 percent of London properties being investigated on corruption charges were owned by anonymous offshore entities.
FEMA Accused Of Stonewalling Over Flood-Insurance Claims
February 27 2015 4:26 PM EST
United Policyholders, a consumer-advocacy group, filed a lawsuit to force FEMA to provide access to flood-insurance records.
Apparent Default By Chinese Developer Worrisome
January 09 2015 5:06 AM EST
If the company has indeed defaulted, it would be the first time a Chinese home builder has failed to meet its foreign debt obligations.
Will 2015 Be The Year That Millennials Finally Move Out?
December 31 2014 10:54 AM EST
More than 21 million 18- to 34-year-olds lived with their parents in 2012. That could change as the U.S. economy continues to improve.
HK Court Hands Jail Terms To Government Official, Real Estate Tycoon
December 23 2014 1:23 AM EST
Hong Kong's largest corruption trial jailed officials from Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd., the world’s second-most valuable real-estate firm.
Eyeing 2015 Election, Cameron Unveils New House-Buying Program
December 15 2014 1:37 AM EST
Conservatives are keen to show voters that the steady economic recovery they have presided over can, if sustained, lift living standards.
Move Over, Russian Tycoons
December 12 2014 8:34 AM EST
From London to Sydney, the Chinese are becoming the most sought-after luxury property investors. And the numbers are staggering.
UK House Price Growth Slows To 18-Month Low: RICS
December 11 2014 3:31 AM EST
Economists polled by Reuters had expected the index, which measures surveyors' view of price trends, to drop less sharply.
Scotland Yard Sold To Abu Dhabi Investors
December 09 2014 9:28 AM EST
London has seen a recent of a wave of high-profile real estate sales to Gulf investors. New Scotland Yard is just the latest.
Saint-Gobain Offers $2.8B To Buy Stake In Sika
December 08 2014 4:12 AM EST
Sika’s board opposed the transaction in a statement, saying that it “does not support change of control to Saint-Gobain.”
KIA, Och-Ziff And Others Pledge $2B For Dalian Wanda IPO Monday
December 07 2014 7:11 AM EST
Dalian Wanda is looking to raise between $3.20 billion and $3.86 billion in the initial public offering Monday.
UK Banks Approve Fewest Mortgages Since May 2013: BBA
November 25 2014 6:54 AM EST
However, unsecured consumer credit lending is picking up strongly, growing at an annual rate of nearly 3 percent.
Housing Lottery In India's Capital May Not Solve Underlying Problem
November 25 2014 2:46 AM EST
New Delhi is allotting 25,000 new apartments to would-be buyers but it might not solve the city's housing problems.
Home Improvement A Bright Spot In Retail This Season
November 17 2014 2:49 PM EST
Home Depot and Lowe's are expected to report solid third-quarter earnings Tuesday and Wednesday.
New York's Skyline In 2018 Revealed In Photos
November 14 2014 2:16 AM EST
A New York real estate company has released images showing how the iconic city will look once upcoming skyscraper projects are completed.
13 Years After 9/11, World Trade Center Reopens
November 03 2014 12:28 PM EST
The $3.9B, 104-story One World Trade Center building is not only America's tallest building, but a potent reminder of the 9/11 terror attacks.
Walmart Names New COO In India
October 24 2014 7:36 AM EDT
Walmart, looking to revive its investments to expand in India, has named a company veteran as chief operations officer in the country.
US Housing Starts Rose In September
October 17 2014 9:42 AM EDT
The more volatile multifamily home segment led the increase.
Hilton To Sell New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel For $1.95B
October 06 2014 10:46 AM EDT
The sale “will ensure that the Waldorf-Astoria New York represents the brand’s world-class standards for generations to come."
US New Homes Sales Surged 18% In August
September 24 2014 12:38 PM EDT
The unexpected boom in consumer demand for newly built residences may lift the domestic housing market for the full year.