- Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
- 28 Nov 14, 7:35am -
- Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
- 27 Aug 14, 6:32am -
- Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
- 16 May 14, 9:12pm -
- China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
- 7 May 14, 4:12am -
- Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
- 21 Sep 13, 2:59pm -
- Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
- 14 Nov 12, 2:43am -
- In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
- 3 Nov 12, 4:14am -
- Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
- 18 Oct 12, 5:52pm -
- Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
- 15 Oct 12, 3:47pm -
- Silicon Valley Versailles
This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
- 28 Sep 12, 4:26am -
- Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
- 28 Sep 12, 3:30am -
- Sticking Out in St. Croix
This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
- 25 Sep 12, 2:45am -
- Chelsea Townhouse
This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
- 24 Sep 12, 2:24pm -
- A Mansion Revived in Westchester
Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
- 24 Sep 12, 1:45pm -
- Beachfront in China's Hawaii
This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
- 24 Sep 12, 4:16am -
- 'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
"Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
- 21 Sep 12, 6:16pm -
- A Private Sydney Harbor
This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
- 21 Sep 12, 4:40am -
- Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
- 21 Sep 12, 1:51am -
- Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
- 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -
- Stockholm Living History
Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
- 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -