Real Estate

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The Next Century of Sustainable Communities Will Be Organized Around Transportation

The era of transit-oriented development and "networked livable communities" has arrived.

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So Helpful: A Map of Housing Prices at Every London Tube Stop

People can figure out what it'd cost to live at different points of their commute. Your city needs something like this. 

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This Spring's Fastest-Moving Housing Markets

For-sale homes are disappearing quickly in the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, Seattle, and Southern California.

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The Greek Economic Crisis Could Turn Athens Into a Major Beach Destination

Desperate for cash and jobs, the city just sold off a chunk of waterfront land bigger than Central Park.

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Amazingly, London's Property Boom May Still Have Years to Run

For a first-time buyer, the average home now costs eight times gross earnings, the highest ratio since at least 1983.

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3 Enormous Benefits to Charging the Right Price for Parking

Less traffic, higher transit use, and more tax revenue — charted and mapped.

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London's Current Obsession: Its Own Identity Crisis

A melodrama with roots in reality.

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It Takes $290,000 in Cash to Rent an Apartment in Seoul

No other country in the world rents housing the way South Korea does.

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Why the Real Estate Industry Is Interested in Drones, Too

They're quickly changing the art of visualizing buildings.

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Spain's Latest Housing Crisis: Criminals Posing as Fake Landlords

They're getting away with it because the scale of the country's real estate problems is just so big.

Minneapolis Real Estate Agents Are Highly Amused by the Defacing of their Ads

In a weird Multiplicity-esque project, an artist is changing realtors' bus-stop advertisements to feature his own face.

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America Could Get Its Own 600-Acre 'Chinese Disneyland'

Complete with theme parks and a whole new college.

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3 Missed Chances to Pay for New York's Subway Expansions

It's time to cover the costs of transit investments by capturing the rising value of adjacent land.

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The Absurdity of Apartment Ads, Now Brought to Your Grocery List!

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San Francisco's Fluctuating Rent Looks an Awful Lot Like the NASDAQ

A startling chart of the booms and busts of office space.

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How Much Is Paris Worth? According to a New Estimate, Just $956 Billion

France is buzzing about a new book that tries to put a price tag on the city, while also tracing its pattern of property ownership over time.

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Have We Reached Peak Sprawl?

What Atlanta's shifting real estate landscape might mean for the future of the country.

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How D.C. Became a Theater Boom Town

The city's largest theaters are thriving. But does success come at a cost?

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For Around $14, You Can Own Part of the Empire State Building

New York's most famous building is going public.