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Startup Offers Payment Insurance for Apartment Hunters
As the apartment market soars across the U.S., one financial-services startup sees opportunity in helping tenants get into units they can?t qualify for on their own.
Pierhouse Condos Take a Bow in Brooklyn Bridge Park
The two condominium buildings and an adjacent hotel are massive horizontal structures at the edge of the park and offer up-close city views.
Blackstone Bets Big on Logistics
Blackstone Group has cut a deal to pay $1.5 billion for a portfolio of logistics centers, in the latest sign that this e-commerce-driven business is one of the hottest areas in the commercial property industry.
Expiration of Visa Program Nears
Facing an impending expiration, the controversial EB-5 program designed to attract wealthy immigrants has federal lawmakers at an impasse, leaving its long-term future uncertain.
Freddie Mac Starts Pilot Program With Looser Standards
Mortgage-finance giant Freddie Mac and two nonbank lenders are loosening income and documentation requirements for mortgage applicants in a new pilot program.
In Queens, Residential Development Is Driving Commercial
Demand for high-quality offices and retail spaces in Long Island City is being fueled in part by the 11,000 condominiums and rental apartments that have been built there over the past decade.
Tech Overload: Palo Alto Battles Silicon Valley's Spread
Palo Alto?s moratorium on new office construction in its downtown is only the latest dust-up in Silicon Valley, where resistance and challenges to development are sprouting rapidly.