Greenville, South Carolina, wants to be the next Portland, Oregon, aka the capital of the cool and artsy. The southern town began attracting artists in 2005, with the introduction of an annual, three-day festival called Artisphere. The arrival of well-established artists in the former milltown coincided with a gradual growth in real estate prices, with the average price of homes sold since 2015 increasing by 21 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported. According to the […]
(Credit: Nod GIFs) Millennial homeowners want big houses with easy-access showers and loads of technology, making them not that different from baby boomers. Walk-in showers are popular with both age groups, as they make bathrooms look appealing and accessible, and both groups are also interested in smart home technology, according to MarketWatch. Size is the main difference between the two age groups, as millennials are hoping to land larger homes to accommodate children and growing […]
At the Montage Kapalua development in Maui, prospective buyers can arrange four-night stays — complete with private dinners and spa treatments — before deciding to take the plunge on a million-dollar (or more) house. Amid the market slowdown, these trial runs are becoming more common among those shopping for a second home — or a site to build their dream abode, Bloomberg reported. Sellers are hoping the lavish sojourns will convince buyers to stay for […]
Legend has it that movie legend John Wayne smoked as many as a half a dozen packs of cigarettes a day. Now, a ranch once owned by the Duke could produce a different kind of smoke. Wayne’s 2,000-acre California farm known as Rancho Pavoreal is up for sale, and it’s being marketed as a possible marijuana cultivation site, according to Inman. The listing from Coldwell Banker‘s Tatiana Novick touts the Riverside County property’s ample space […]
Enrique Iglesias and former tennis star Anna Kournikova are listing a Bay Point home in Miami for $4.85 million. The 6,800-square-foot home at 4715 Bay Point Road was built in 2017 for Kournikova’s grandparents to use, but they decided the home was too big and decided to sell it, according to the Wall Street Journal. The house is in the same gated community that Kournikova and Iglesias live with their twins. The couple purchased the […]
UPDATED Dec. 14, at 8:34 a.m.: Frank Sinatra must have sung about “Love and Marriage” in this Chatsworth pad. A property once rented by the Sultan of Swoon — and where Marilyn Monroe was rumored to have carried on her affair with John F. Kennedy — is being shopped around for $12.5 million, according to a listing from the Agency. Located above the Chatsworth Reservoir, the Mid-Century Modern style home features seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. […]
425 Park Avenue held its official topping-out ceremony on December 3, 2018. Its architect Lord Norman Foster, head of Foster + Partners, along with several keynote speakers including David Levinson of L&L Holding Company LLC and Masaoki Kanematsu of Tokyu Land Corporation spoke at the reception, held on the 20th floor of the the building's first and largest tiered setback. The 41-story, 897-foot tall building is the 17th-tallest building under construction in New York City, and has grown out of the old remains of the original structure that formerly stood on site. The un-demolished section is being repurposed as part of Midtown's first new full-block office skyscraper in over 50 years. The tower is being developed by L&L Holding Company LLC while Adamson Associates is the architect of record.
Earlier this week, ground was broken for a new mixed-use development by joint venture partners Ironstate Development Company and Brookfield in Downtown Montclair, New Jersey. The project includes a mix of residential units, retail, offices, art space, public parking, and a pedestrian plaza. It is expected to create a vibrant arts and entertainment district near the adjacent Wellmont Theater, on Bloomfield Avenue. Consisting of two buildings on either side of Seymour Street facing the theater and a 12,000 square foot plaza, the development will span 2.5 acres in all.
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The Doe Fund is bringing 68 units of affordable and supportive housing to the Bedford Park neighborhood of The Bronx. The New York City-based nonprofit organization, in partnership with HPD, has broken ground on a 10-story building catering to under-served populations at 3188 Villa Avenue. The supportive housing is a five minute walk north to Mosholu Parkway subway station serviced by the 4 train, and a five minute walk south to the Bedford Park Boulevard station serviced by the B and D trains.