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10/24/2014 10:47:12 PM








10/24/2014 10:47:11 PM

Renovations to the iconic Schrafft Center in Charlestown will be complete in 2015.






10/24/2014 10:46:53 PM

Some sellers are slashing prices to sell the property before winter comes.






10/24/2014 10:46:46 PM

New York City cracked down on building owners operating “illegal hotels” through Airbnb. Could Boston’s short-term rental market be next?






10/24/2014 10:46:42 PM

The $680 million Millennium Tower is slated for completion in 2016.






10/24/2014 10:46:41 PM








10/24/2014 10:00:07 PM

The mortgage crisis may be behind them, but big banks are still struggling to dampen costs.






10/24/2014 6:32:20 PM

You can make $80,000 or even $100,000 in Boston and still wind up more of a housing market pauper than a prince. But it’s not all bad news.






10/24/2014 3:49:30 PM








10/24/2014 3:49:27 PM

Wall Street Journal Buying & Selling


WSJ.com: Buying & Selling

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.

8/27/2014 12:32:10 AM

Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.

5/16/2014 3:12:19 PM

Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.

9/21/2013 8:59:46 AM

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.

5/6/2014 10:12:10 PM

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.

11/13/2012 8:43:08 PM

Wall Street Journal Real Estate


WSJ.com: Real Estate

Fall is the time to plant spring-blooming bulbs, new trees and perennials

10/24/2014 5:33:20 PM

In a modern-day stampede, billionaire execs are buying ranches for the cattle operations, game-hunting—and to entertain clients and guests.

10/24/2014 10:57:52 AM

The fashion designer is selling a portion of her longtime family retreat on Parrot Cay, adding to the number of high-profile properties to come to market on the small island recently.

10/24/2014 12:24:10 PM

Listed for nearly $35 million, an oceanfront estate in Sagaponack has sold two months after going on the market.

10/24/2014 8:41:52 PM

A couple asked for a traditional, Tuscan-style house for their 290-acre farm. They got a contemporary vision of glass, concrete and rammed earth—and they love it

10/24/2014 11:00:13 AM

Top News Stories

WIRED

Over 12,000 People Evacuated Near Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles

It appears that an ongoing volcanic crisis along the Colombia-Ecuador border is beginning to look more significant. A sharp increase in the number and size of earthquakes under Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles has prompted the evacuation of over 12,000 people as both countries prepare for a potential eruption. What kind of eruption is difficult […]

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10/24/2014 8:26:12 PM

Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says

Despite the controversy, one new study shows that, compared to the rest of the country, Silicon Valley is a pretty friendly place for women.

The post Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 6:17:27 PM

Game|Life Podcast: Papers, Please Developer’s Stunning New Adventure

WIRED's own Angry Nerd Chris Baker returns to the Game|Life podcast this week!

The post Game|Life Podcast: Papers, Please Developer’s Stunning New Adventure appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 5:10:30 PM

A Google Exec Just Skydived 136K Feet, Smashing the World Record

Google's search czar just broke the record for highest sky dive ever. As reported in the New York Times, Alan Eustace jumped from a balloon that was 135,908 feet above the Earth.

The post A Google Exec Just Skydived 136K Feet, Smashing the World Record appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 4:04:05 PM

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’

Stephen Hawking is exploring yet another bizarre and fascinating part of our universe that stretches the very idea of reality: Facebook.

The post Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’ appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 2:28:02 PM

The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody’s Talking About

Women must be fully informed about reproductive medicine before setting their hopes on it. Facebook and Apple and all companies would do well by their employees to hold fertility vendors to the highest possible standards and not inadvertently put worker’s physical and mental health in jeopardy.

The post The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody’s Talking About appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 1:55:42 PM

A New Answers App Aims to Succeed Where Quora Failed

Yahoo Answers. Quora. JustAnswer.com. Over the years, countless sites have offered to answer all your random questions with help from “experts” across the net. They’re called expert networks, and in some cases, they can be kinda helpful. But these myriad services have never lived up to their billing. The quality of the counsel on these […]

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10/24/2014 12:26:57 PM

How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari’s Most Exclusive Hypercar

One does not simply walk into Maranello and buy the LaFerrari supercar. The right to spend a million dollars is a reward for the brand's most loyal customers.

The post How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari’s Most Exclusive Hypercar appeared first on WIRED.








10/24/2014 12:03:09 PM

Ebola Shows It Is Process–Not Technology–That Will Protect Us

Technology has driven our economy and made our country powerful, but tech alone is proving to be insufficient to stop the spread of Ebola. The case of Thomas Eric Duncan, a Liberian who had contact with an ebola patient four days before travel to the U.S., shows just how much the mundane world of process […]

The post Ebola Shows It Is Process–Not Technology–That Will Protect Us appeared first on WIRED.


10/24/2014 11:28:34 AM

Smart Homes of the Future Will Know Us by Our Heartbeats

Kevin Foreman believes that homes will soon become intelligent enough to distinguish between family members and guests within physical spaces and adapt to individual needs based on biometrics like fingerprints, body temperatures and even the rhythm of our own heartbeats. In the very near future as you walk through your home, a small device worn […]

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10/24/2014 11:28:34 AM