Walmart Names New COO In India
October 24 2014 7:36 AM
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
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
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
The unexpected boom in consumer demand for newly built residences may lift the domestic housing market for the full year.
US Apartment Construction Hits 25-Year High
August 20 2014 10:51 AM
Apartment construction fuels less economic growth than single-family housing construction.
Atlantic City's Revel Isn't The Only Casino Down On Its Luck
August 16 2014 2:56 PM
Neither the Revel Casino's ownership nor its "escalator of death" looks to be making any good moves soon in hard-luck Atlantic City.
Taiwan Suspicious Of Chinese Interest In Local Real Estate: Report
August 13 2014 3:12 AM
Taipei's real estate market, fed by investments from mainland China, has shot up almost 200 percent in the last decade.
Indian Tycoon Markets New York Plaza Hotel While In New Delhi Jail
August 10 2014 1:56 AM
Indian tycoon Subrata Roy is putting up for sale three deluxe properties to raise $1.6 billion for a bail bond.
The Reason China Won't Pop Its Housing Bubble
July 31 2014 7:40 PM
Beijing's swift rescue of falling housing prices indicates an addiction to real estate that, ultimately, may threaten long-term economic health.
Zillow And Trulia Agree To $3.5 Billion Merger
July 28 2014 11:33 AM
A Zillow and Trulia deal is the Grubhub and Seamless deal of the real estate market.
Venezuela Clears Out The World's Tallest Slum In Caracas
July 24 2014 5:26 PM
Tenants of Caracas’s notorious "Tower of David" vertical slum are being resettled, but nobody knows what's next for the building.
US New Home Sales Fell 8.1% In June
July 24 2014 10:41 AM
Sales of new homes rose by nearly 20 percent in May.
Dubai Stocks Plunge On Questions About Country's Largest Public Company
July 21 2014 11:10 AM
One of the Middle East's largest builders accounts for 5 percent of Dubai's stock market.
Washington Wildfires Largest In State History
July 19 2014 8:44 PM
Four fires ignited Monday have spread across more than 300 square miles.
Architects Look To Slums As Models For Sustainable Living
July 14 2014 2:30 PM
The word "sustainable" isn't often associated with slums. But planners say densely populated poor neighborhoods could be used as models for green living.
Citi, U.S. $7 Billion Settlement Announcement Expected Monday
July 13 2014 8:58 PM
Citigroup agreed to pay $7 billion to resolve a U.S. government investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis in a settlement set to be announced on Monday, sources said.
Q&A: A Swiss Real Estate Developer Hopes To Cash In On North Dakota Oil Town's Growth
July 09 2014 10:35 AM
A co-founder of Swiss firm Stropiq is turning his attention from Russian luxury real estate to an oil town in North Dakota, his alma mater state.
The Mall Of The World In Dubai Will Cover 48 Million Square Feet
July 06 2014 3:56 PM
The Mall of the World will feature the world's largest indoor theme park.
South Dakota Town Up For Sale For $400,000
June 29 2014 3:24 PM
Swett, S.D., population two, being sold by owner.
Central Bankers' Report Warns Of Asset Bubble
June 29 2014 12:50 PM
BIS says temptation to put off action to boost economy is folly.