Month: August 2017

How much does it cost to purchase a home in Atlanta near a top school?

Access to good education is among the most important factors taken into consideration for most people looking to buy a home. In addition to the promise of a strong schooling, homes located near well-rated schools tend to increase in value over time, making it a solid investment. RE/MAX Georgia Vice President John Rainey said while …

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Harvey’s wrath: $55B worth of Houston commercial real estate may be under water

Flooded Houston (Credit: Getty Images) From TRD New York: As much as 27 percent of Houston’s commercial real estate may be impacted by flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, according to a CoStar analysis of flood maps. The 12,000 potentially affected properties span 433 million square feet and have a combined value of $55 …

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Contractor claims it is owed nearly $2 million on East End apartment project

The Florida company says it last worked on the site in June. Source: http://feeds.bizjournals.com/industry_21

Developer makes its KC debut with some Plaza wow factor [PHOTOS]

City Club Apartments LLC, the company behind the planned $77 million redevelopment of nearly an entire block in the Crossroads Arts District, has just completed another iconic Kansas City project. The Detroit-area developer has finished the $7 million-plus renovation of the three-tower, 214-unit Country Club Plaza apartment complex previously known as Icon on the Plaza …

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Verzasca scores $6.4M loan for apartment project on Biscayne Boulevard

Renderings of 2000 Biscayne. Inset: Tim Lobanov Verzasca Group scored a $6.4 million pre-development loan for its 2000 Biscayne apartment tower in Edgewater, property records show. North Miami Beach-based New Wave Loans provided the loan, records show. Plans for Verzasca’s 36-story, 393-unit apartment tower were approved by the city of Miami’s Urban Development Review Board in June. The Russian …

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107-year-old Minnetonka Beach home sells for $1.7 million (photos)

A Minnetonka Beach home that was built in 1910 has sold for $1.7 million, according to a state certificate of real estate value. The five-bedroom, cottage-style home on Lake Minnetonka was originally listed for $1.95 million in March of 2016. It was last purchased in 2014 for $1.67 million, according to Hennepin County property records. …

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Classic Home of the week: Former tavern turned Brandywine Valley estate

Originally built in 1702, this two-story stone structure began as a tavern and later turned into an inn. It also was part of the duPont estate at one point, but today is on the market as nine bedroom home with seven full- and three half- bathrooms. Classic home of the week: Timeless & elegant Rittenhouse …

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Neighborhood dive: Coral Gables looks to grow southward beyond Merrick Park and the University of Miami

Clockwise from top left: renderings of Gables Station, Link at Douglas, Merrick Manor, Paseo de la Riviera An 11.4 square mile area of Coral Gables that includes the Shops at Merrick Park, the University of Miami and the city’s upscale Riviera neighborhood is poised for a new wave of development that will completely alter the …

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Who's Who in Birmingham Residential Real Estate?

The metro area’s residential market has been on quite the hot streak. Sales have been on the rise in recent years, while a combination of high demand and short supply have pushed prices to their highest point in at least 17 years. Behind those trends is a group of talented industry professionals shaping the local …

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Commentary: LEED gets it right

The Aug. 18 cover story on the LEED green building rating system missed the bigger picture. Green building rates in the St. Louis region may not measure up to the top five LEED national markets, but as your article points out, we are keeping pace with and even outpacing cities of similar size and demographics. …

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