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Istanbul’s Valens Archway could be rejuvenated with “floating” housing concept

The Valens Archway, an aqueduct in Istanbul built at the end of the 4th century by the Roman Emperor Valens, provided the city with water during the middle century. Today, however, the remaining section of the archway is nothing more than a.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 11th, 2017

Will Tax Reform Derail CRTs? Don’t Bet On It

Investors seeking floating interest-rate exposure and high yields are increasingly turning to credit risk–transfer securities (CRTs), a fairly new type of mortgage-backed bond. But could US tax-code changes hurt the housing market and, by extensi.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 18th, 2018

Developer takes unique "co-housing" approach to new Denver apartment project

A developer is taking a unique approach to affordable housing with the development of a multi-family complex in Denver. Carmel Partners, based in San Francisco, is building the complex — the Wellington Apartments — on the concept of "co-housin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2017

Dutch engineers test "floating island"

Rising sea levels and increased scarcity of land are forcing tech companies to develop innovative real estate solutions. In the Netherlands, engineers have tested a concept for a "floating mega island"......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 7th, 2017

City hopes to grow businesses in shipping containers

The city of Atlanta soon will try out a creative concept for housing small businesses that’s working in other large cities. The city is creating a complex to house small businesses inside repurposed shipping containers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2017

Floating ferry terminal concept

Floating ferry terminal concept.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 19th, 2017

California State Senator Scott Wiener: "San Francisco"s Progressives Lost Their Way On Housing"

To Wiener, building more housing is a progressive concept. To Wiener, building more housing is a progressive concept......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 1st, 2017

Paris could be getting a floating gym with a view

A new concept could bring a floating gym to the waters of Paris. The Human Powered Gym is a transportation concept by Carlo Ratti Associati aiming to portray how human energy has the potential to power vehicles in the future. The 65-foot floating gym woul.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2016

A floating hotel with self-flying rooms just got a little closer to becoming a reality

Hok When you travel, you usually don't want to spend a lot of time in your hotel room — you want to explore. But a new futuristic hotel concept called Driftscape might make you want to stay indoors. The idea, which comes from Canada-based .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2016

Floating Shipping Containers May be Copenhagen’s Answer to Affordable Housing

The first batch of units will rent for $600 a month. The design startup Urban Rigger has just launched the first iteration of a novel solution for the housing crunch facing many of the world's cities. And we mean literally launched--its first housing .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 25th, 2016

Students in Copenhagen can pay $600 month to live in these floating shipping container dorms

Urban Rigger If you're a student in Copenhagen, your next dorm could be on the water, quite literally. Urban Riggers, a sustainable housing startup founded in 2013, is making floating communities of dorms available to college students at $600 a month.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2016

What Will Rising Mortgage Rates Do To Housing Bubble 2?

Authored by Wolf Richter via WolfStreet.com, Oops, they’re already rising. The US government bond market has further soured this week, with Treasuries selling off across the spectrum. When bond prices fall, yields rise. For example.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge2 hr. 33 min. ago

America’s 10 Cheapest Housing Markets

There are still small cities in the United States that offer a good quality of life and affordable housing. Here are the 10 U.S. cities where housing costs are the lowest......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst5 hr. 3 min. ago

The coolest and craziest concept cars revealed so far this year

Automakers revealed a number of flashy concept cars at CES and the Detroit auto show in January. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider6 hr. 33 min. ago

The coolest and craziest concept cars we"ve seen in 2018 so far

Automakers revealed a number of flashy concept cars at CES and the Detroit auto show in January. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider7 hr. 32 min. ago

Miami-Dade could rezone office park near Burger King HQ to allow 800 residential units

Several vacant parcels there could be developed for housing or mixed-used......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 33 min. ago

Housing Construction, Hurricanes Or No?

Housing Construction, Hurricanes Or No?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha11 hr. 3 min. ago

Government shutdown would create roadblocks in the housing market

If the ongoing congressional budget standoff forces a government shutdown, homebuyers and sellers could face headaches trying to close their deals......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral15 hr. 3 min. ago

Concept cars and karaoke – a visit to the Detroit auto show (Video)

The public will have its first in-person look at the creations and concepts on display at the North American International Auto Show starting Saturday. Media, such as myself, got a preview of the wide array of cars, trucks and sport-utility vehicles.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018

Government shutdown would create roadblocks in the housing market

If the budget standoff forces a government shutdown, homebuyers and sellers could face headaches trying to close deals......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 19th, 2018

Housing design company announces competition and new web feature

Module Housing has four base housing designs......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 19th, 2018