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Alphabet Harbors Plan to Build 'Smart' Cities
Google parent Alphabet has legions of Web developers. Soon it might be in need of real-estate developers as it plans to delve into an ambitious new arena: city building.
Russian Property Mogul Sets His Sights on Miami
Billionaire Vladislav Doronin has more than 70 real-estate developments or projects in the works in his native Russia. Now he?s turning his sights on the U.S., starting with a Miami luxury condo with his partner Italian fashion house Missoni.
Manhattan's Auto Row Is Attracting Office Developers
A $100 million project on Manhattan?s Auto Row that has billionaire William Ackman as an investor shows how a stretch on the far West Side is turning the corner from industrial hinterland to office magnet.
MoMA Announces $100 Million Gift From David Geffen
Entertainment mogul David Geffen donated $100 million to the Museum of Modern Art to renovate and expand its Midtown campus.
Upscale Shopping Centers Nudge Out Down-Market Malls
Retailers are abandoning a decades-old strategy of growing sales by blanketing cities with stores, as consumers shop more online. Their shifting habits have prompted chains to close stores in secondary malls.
Second-Tier Malls Have Their Fans
A diverse group of investors, including a U.S. hedge fund, a Canadian alternative asset manager and an evangelical Christian university led by Jerry Falwell Jr., are making big bets on beaten-down shopping centers.
Singapore Struggles With Glut of Office Space
Singapore?s busy skyline is getting more crowded as the supply of office space surges, driving prices lower as developers scramble to attract a dwindling number of prospective tenants.