Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This 1920s Mediterranean estate features original architectural details and gardens filled with roses and fruit trees.
Raymond Kelly is headed to the private sector to run a new division for Cushman & Wakefield that will advise clients of the commercial real estate firm on how to protect themselves from terrorism, crime and other threats.
This six-bedroom manor house in Southwest England is steeped in history.
Professionals and the sellers they represent face off over tastes that could offend some; mom's painting of a topless woman in the living room.
The conversion of a long-shuttered office building into apartments for low-income senior citizens soon will start accepting residents, marking a milestone in the city's efforts to transform one of its poorest areas.
After a bizarre media scrum and brief car chase, the man identified this morning as the creator of bitcoin by Newsweek magazine has denied that he was involved with the digital currency, according to a reporter who spoke to him this afternoon.
People may love their iPads, but that doesn't mean much to Apple if they're keeping their old ones instead of upgrading to the latest model.
For our second Science Graphic of the Week, we bring you some beautiful views of some bad news. The images in the gallery above show how pulses of warm water, dumped into chilly Arctic seas by rivers crossing continents, are melting sea ice.
After a four-year hold, the Red Bull Air Race is back on tour starting in Abu Dhabi, with pilots hitting 200 mph at less than 70 feet above the Persian Gulf.
If you're a frequent flyer, you might have noticed that your miles don't go as far as they used to. Spurred by rising costs--from fuel to flight training--and too many passengers with too many points, airlines are taking the pruning shears to their loyalty programs, cutting everything from the value of a mile to the perks their most elite flyers receive.
When it's finished in 2015, the project will double the capacity of the only man-made interoceanic waterway in the world.
A bulletin posted today from NOAA stated that the climate event known as El Ni?o has a 50 percent chance of returning this summer or fall. If it appears, it could mean heavy rainfall next winter for drought-stricken California and fewer tropical cyclones over the Atlantic this summer.
Deprived of sight, blind people manage to squeeze an amazing amount of information out of their other senses. Doing this requires their brains to do some reorganizing. To learn about some of these changes, scientists studied the?brains of blind people as they learned to use an?augmented reality system that converts images into soundscapes.
The creator of bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, may have been identified. Since a plan for the digital currency first showed up on an internet discussion forum dedicated to cryptography in 2008, those in the ever-expanding bitcoin community -- not to mention the mass media -- have sought the identity of its creator, who had called himself Satoshi ...
Marvel and DC may get all the headlines, but as this week's Lena Dunham news demonstrates, Archie Comics has been quietly making the right moves for years.