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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

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

World"s largest Starbucks to open on Mag Mile in 2019, as chain expands Roastery concept

Starbucks plans to open a four-level Roastery.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribune20 min. ago

The rumored detention of a Chinese exec with Kushner ties could mean upheaval for China"s banking system

ReutersThere's a rumor floating around Chinese social media that Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, has been detained by authorities in Beijing. Let's note, right away, that Anbang has denied this, and told&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 20 min. ago

Publix pays $23M to buy new retail center in Miami-Dade

Publix Super Markets acquired the building housing its West Miami store for $23.2 million. Imperial Orion, an affiliate of Miami-based Orion Real Estate Group, was the seller of the property at 1500 S.W. 57th Avenue. The seller was represented by Berko.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals1 hr. 20 min. ago

Russian Warship Sinks After Collision Off Istanbul Coast, 78 Soliders Rescued

A Russian reconnaissance warship has sunk after colliding with a freighter north of Istanbul on the Black Sea on April 27 although all crew membe.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge2 hr. 20 min. ago

Capitol Report: Here’s the first sign that America may be pivoting from renting back to owning homes

The homeownership rate ticked up fractionally but increased a lot more than renter-occupied households, and the recovery may also be reaching communities who are often left on the sidelines of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 20 min. ago

Mayor touts new budget plan, but watchdog growls

Mayor Bill de Blasio's $85 billion budget has something for everyone: day care, public-housing repairs, Staten Island ferry terminal improvements, legal funding for the poor—even a partial... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork3 hr. 35 min. ago

5 Housing Stocks to Buy as New Home Sales Rise

With the spring buying season off to a promising start, here is a look at 5 housing stocks with a strong Zacks Rank. Earlier this week, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department .....»»

Category: topSource: zacks3 hr. 35 min. ago

Crashing Canadian Mortgage Lender Bailed-Out By 321,000 Retired Ontario Healthcare Workers

With Canada's housing bubble imploding amid the collapse of the country's largest mortgage lender, it was no.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge3 hr. 35 min. ago

US Pending Home Sales Fell in March

The number of homes across the U.S. that went under contract fell in March, suggesting the housing market may have lost momentum after a sharp rise in prices......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews3 hr. 50 min. ago

Trump"s super-rich cabinet is shaking up DC"s housing market

Flickr/Tim EvansonWashington DC's housing market is jolted whenever a new president takes office and new members of the a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 20 min. ago

Hudco"s Rs 1,200-cr IPO to open May 8

Housing and urban infra projects lender plans to sell 204 mn shares in range of Rs 56-60 a share.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard5 hr. 50 min. ago

Why Trump should have ditched the mortgage-interest deduction

Some experts say the mortgage-interest deduction exacerbates inequality in housing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch5 hr. 50 min. ago

Sterling uncertainty could weigh on UK property market

CNBC's Gemma Acton and Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discuss the U.K. housing market amid Brexit uncertainty......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbc11 hr. 5 min. ago

The "jingle mail" that marked US housing crisis could be coming to Canada

This comes up constantly in discussions on the current house price bubbles in some cities in the US and Canada.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 5 min. ago

Facing housing issues? Google"s secretive think tank comes to your rescue

As of 2016, there are 7.4 billion people on the planet, reports Tech In Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard15 hr. 5 min. ago