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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

2017 Economic Headwinds: Housing Bubbles Popping up and Just Plain Popping Everywhere

 The following article by David Haggith was first published on The Great Recession Blog: As we enter 2017, h.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge4 hr. 21 min. ago

Rolling stores, vestige of old Atlanta, struggle to keep up with change

The “stores” — trucks that sell snacks and small grocery items — used to hum through areas near public housing. But they’re an increasingly rare sight......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral5 hr. 36 min. ago

Spring Home-Buying Season Gets an Early Start

Housing is set to smash records in February, wi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismedia8 hr. 51 min. ago

Appreciation Activity Shifts to the South

Housing markets in the South are experiencing higher levels of appreciat.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismedia8 hr. 51 min. ago

This Volkswagen Atlas concept SUV is built for weekends

In the United States, Volkswagen has a major problem that goes beyond its emissions-cheating scandal. As Business Insider's Ben Zhang has noted, VW is struggling to sell to Americans. "Through November, the Volkswagen b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 36 min. ago

States adding the most jobs since the Great Recession

The U.S. economy has changed drastically in the past decade. As the housing bubble burst and the economy spiraled into the worst rece.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 6 min. ago

For millennials ready to buy a home, the pickings are slim

Low housing inventory, especially for starter homes, is one factor......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 25th, 2017

Samsung heir"s new office is in prison housing a serial killer

Samsung's Jay Y Lee is locked up at a prison notorious for housing convicted billionaires.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 25th, 2017

Beehive owner proposes Downtown Crossing restaurant and "social concept"

The owners of the famed Beehive restaurant in the South End and Beat Brasserie in Harvard Square are pushing a new concept in Boston's Downtown Crossing neighborhood. The new venture, which does not currently have a name, is being fashioned a "fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2017

Jeff Reeves"s Strength in Numbers: Here’s how inflation will impact your portfolio in 2017

5 investments to watch, from TIPS to housing to gold.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 25th, 2017

Housing: Waiting For The Pinch From Higher Interest Rates

Housing: Waiting For The Pinch From Higher Interest Rates.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaFeb 25th, 2017

Will Rate Hikes Aggravate Housing Woes in 2017?

Will Rate Hikes Aggravate Housing Woes in 2017? The year 2016 has been considerably advantageous for housing. Yet, the market hasn’t been immune to problems and we wait for the eventual fallo.....»»

Category: topSource: zacksFeb 25th, 2017

A Wal-Mart convenience store? Retailer tests concept in Texas

In a parking lot on Main Street in this nondescript town of 14,000, Wal-Mart is testing out what it hopes could be its next small thing — a genuine convenience store......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 24th, 2017

Housing to Recover on Supply-Demand Balance

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Category: topSource: redinewsFeb 24th, 2017

Will Rate Hikes Aggravate Housing Woes in 2017?

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Category: topSource: redinewsFeb 24th, 2017