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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

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

December Housing Starts Jumped 11%

The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday morning that new housing starts in December jumped to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.226 million, an increase of 11.3% month over month and 5.7% year........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallst44 min. ago

These five territorial disputes could boil over in 2017

Thomson ReutersMuch like fights over territory itself, the concept of territory has disputed roots. It is not uncommon to associate ‘territory’ with ‘terra’ as in terra firma (or terro.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 28 min. ago

The mortgage market"s $1 trillion pocket of worry

Bonds backed by certain risky single-family mortgages topped $1 trillion for the first time in November as warnings increase for one corner of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral1 hr. 58 min. ago

The mortgage market"s $1 trillion pocket of worry

Bonds backed by certain risky single-family mortgages topped $1 trillion for the first time in November as warnings increase for one corner of the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral1 hr. 58 min. ago

Home construction jumps, led by more apartment building

U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged.Housing starts........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral3 hr. 28 min. ago

Does the Market Fear a Trump Rally Hangover?

Initial Jobless Claims have stayed remarkably low, Housing Starts provide some pop and the Philly Fed keeps its robust production numbers in high gear. Thursday, January 19, 2017Lots .....»»

Category: topSource: zacks3 hr. 43 min. ago

London Markets: FTSE 100 weighed down by housing shares, Royal Mail

Stocks in the U.K. are down Thursday, with housing shares lower after a lackluster industry update, while Royal Mail shares struggle following a trading update......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 43 min. ago

NAHB Housing Market Index: "Builder Confidence Holds Firm In January"

NAHB Housing Market Index: "Builder Confidence Holds Firm In January".....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha4 hr. 13 min. ago

Housing Starts Beat On Jump In Rental Units, Single-Family Permits Rise To Highest Since 2007

Confirming the recent strength in economic data, today the Commerce Department reported that housing starts jumped to 1,226k up from a revised 1,102k in the prior month, and above the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge4 hr. 28 min. ago

U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing......»»

Category: topSource: reuters4 hr. 43 min. ago

Housing starts jump more than expected in December

Mike Blake/ReutersNew housing construction increased more than expected in December, according to the Commerce Department.  Housing starts rose by 11.3% at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.226 millio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider5 hr. 43 min. ago

December Housing Starts Jump 11.3%

Housing starts came in at an annual rate of 1.226 million in December. That topped the estimate for 1.200 million. Building permits, which are a sign of future activity, came in at 1.210 million, missing the estimate for 1.225 million......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews5 hr. 43 min. ago

Greater Cincinnati housing market is healthiest in nation

One neighborhood in Greater Cincinnati is the healthiest place in the country for buying and selling homes. Edgewood was No. 1 on financial technology company SmartAsset’s Healthiest Housing Markets ranking. The study measures market health by .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals7 hr. 28 min. ago

London Markets: FTSE 100 loses ground, weighed by housing shares, Royal Mail

Stocks in the U.K. are down Thursday, with housing shares lower after a lackluster industry update, while Royal Mail PLC shares struggled following a trading update......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch9 hr. 43 min. ago

Universal basic income should only by given as repayable loan: Amitabh Kant

Implementation of such a concept would mean that individuals would stand to get a certain amount as income.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard13 hr. 13 min. ago

Photos: New female-focused co-working space in Charlotte

Joanna Bailey and her leadership team behind Coterie Co. — a new co-working concept geared for women — have officially set up shop in HQ Charlotte at Packard Place. Couches and chairs in the space's center are flanked by a kitchen and several.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals21 hr. 13 min. ago