Real Estate

The Transamerica Pyramid looms over the San Francisco skyline. (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith/Buyenlarge/Getty Images) Getty Images San Francisco’s iconic Transamerica Pyramid changed hands for the first time on Wednesday, after Deutsche Finance America and developer Michael Shvo teamed up to purchase the tower and complex for $650 million, the largest commercial transaction in the
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Property data and analytics firm CoreLogic has received multiple potential takeover bids that value the company at north of $80 a share, sources tell CNBC’s David Faber. The multiple parties interested in pursuing a deal with CoreLogic include private equity firms, Faber reported citing sources familiar with the talks. The company has already signed a
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(Photo: Getty Images | d3sign) SINGAPORE — Commercial real estate prices have plunged this year as people stopped going into offices, and retail businesses were disrupted. That could lead to a significant amount of losses for banks, according to a recent report. In previous downturns, commercial property loan losses were “heavy” and there are worrying
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Pedestrians walk past a home with a “Sold” sign in San Francisco. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sales of existing homes rose a higher-than-expected 9.5 % in September to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6.54 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were up 20.9% annually. Sales could
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A “sold” sign is posted on a home in Westfield, Ind., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. The housing market has … [+] staged a furious comeback this summer, even as the economy struggles to regain its footing. Home sales have surged to the highest level in more than a decade. The strength has been driven by
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authentic medieval beautiful villages (borgo) of Italy getty Italy’s region of Emilia Romagna is paying people under 40 up to €30,000 to move to its mountain towns and buy or restore a house, in a bid to revamp depopulated areas.  The goal is to breathe new life into off-the-radar places where living conditions are tougher
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The CEO of real estate brokerage Redfin told CNBC on Thursday he anticipates the coronavirus pandemic-driven boom in the housing market will persist into next year. Existing home sales increased 9.4% in September, surpassing expectations, and the median purchase price rose nearly 15% year over year, according to data released earlier Thursday by the National Association of
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Companies controlled by one of New York’s most prominent hotel developers received millions of dollars in loans from a government program intended to support small businesses as the coronavirus hammered the economy. At least eight businesses owned by Sam Chang received between $2.8 million and just over $7 million in federal small business loans, according
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CookFox Architects, a firm in Manhattan that works on sustainability and green spaces in designing buildings, is a showcase for biophilia, with its office building in Midtown equipped with three rooftop terraces. CookFox Architects Even as the coronavirus pandemic worsens in the U.S., stay-at-home orders in some areas have loosened and companies have sent some
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Fitness membership? Check. Streaming account? Of course. Meal kit service? Sure. How about your hotel subscription? Whether for pleasure, work, or long-term lodging, hospitality operators are hoping on-demand stays could be your next must-have membership as the embattled travel industry tries to expand its reach. InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Accor are among the major
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5, IIchester Place, a 7-bedroom house in Kensington, west London, is on sale for $42 million via … [+] Knight Frank AlexWinship Photography Ltd London’s priciest homes are in demand and are selling for nearly their full price despite the pandemic. In London, a total of 56 deals for super-prime $12.9 million-plus properties took place
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Bitcoin and the technology underlying it, are no longer just the realm of technology nerds, traders and idealists. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are being embraced by hundreds of big institutions and corporations.  So far this year, payments giant Square has invested $50 million in bitcoin, and at least 20 institutional investors have so far filed documents
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