Wall Street Journal

China Life Buys Sprawling Portfolio of Small Market U.S. Real Estate

Posted by WSJ on May 22, 2017
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China Life Insurance Group is buying a 95% stake in 48 commercial properties scattered throughout the U.S. in deal that values the portfolio at $950 million and highlights the growing appetite among foreign investors for real estate in markets they mostly have ignored until now.

As Lower East Side Gentrifies, Condo Offers Sprawling Private Garden

Posted by WSJ on May 17, 2017
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Trees, tree house, hilly path, fire pits, telescopes: The One Manhattan Square condo building on the Lower East Side takes the private-garden amenity very seriously.

What’s Behind GE’s Move From the Connecticut Suburbs to Boston

Posted by WSJ on May 16, 2017
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Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Bornstein says being near students was a major attraction

New Jersey Ski Resort Files for Bankruptcy

Posted by WSJ on May 16, 2017
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Mountain Creek Resort Inc., a New Jersey ski resort less than two hours from Manhattan, has filed for bankruptcy protection, citing years of above-average temperatures, scant snowfall and missteps by prior owners.

Apple Headquarters Signals Tech’s Boom, Bravado

Posted by WSJ on May 14, 2017
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Apple Inc.’s new headquarters in Silicon Valley is the most lavish in a spate of glitzy new architectural projects by tech titans at a time when their businesses are booming and market valuations are soaring.

New York Landlords Roll Out Freebies to Attract Tenants

Posted by WSJ on May 07, 2017
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Manhattan office landlords are boosting their use of concession packages such as free rent and remodeling cash to entice tenants to take space.

Developers Aiming to Bring More Dining Diversity to the Bronx

Posted by WSJ on May 07, 2017
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Developers are revamping a former railway station in the Bronx in a

NYC Picks Development Team for West Side Mixed-Use Tower

Posted by WSJ on May 07, 2017
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The New York City Economic Development Corp. has tapped a development team to transform a far West Side parking lot into a mixed-use tower with affordable housing, offices and dormitories.

Labor Shortage Squeezes Builders

Posted by WSJ on May 06, 2017
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As demand for commercial real estate climbs, contractors say they are seeing shortages of electricians, carpenters and other subcontractor laborers, making it harder to hold down costs.

Retail Slump Pounds Manhattan Landlords

Posted by WSJ on April 30, 2017
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Asking rents in many of New York City’s priciest shopping corridors declined in the first quarter of 2017.