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






10/22/2014 10:39:12 PM

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






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10/22/2014 9:47:49 PM

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






10/22/2014 9:47:42 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.






10/22/2014 7:38:46 PM

This contemporary penthouse with a rooftop hot tub and stunning views of the city is on the market.






10/22/2014 7:38:43 PM

The singer just purchased a mansion in malibu from a Warner Brothers exec who created toys for the Batman movies.






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10/22/2014 7:38:40 PM

Trump built himself a Taj Mahal, and is now in the process of building his very own White House.






10/22/2014 7:38:39 PM

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






10/22/2014 1:36:48 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

Lorry Lokey, founder of Business Wire, has listed his Russian Hill apartment to get closer to his goal of giving away $1 billion

10/22/2014 12:30:35 PM

Prices are rising around the park as new buyers move in, drawn to tight security and great views.

10/22/2014 5:12:52 PM

The retired NBA star is selling to be closer to his new coaching position in Milwaukee, according to the listing agent

10/22/2014 7:57:46 PM

Some lenders bypass tightened mortgage rules when dealing with wealthy clients who, on paper, don’t meet government standards.

10/22/2014 11:24:18 AM

The Hollywood Hills house has three bedrooms, one of which Mr. Legend uses as a studio where he wrote and recorded several of the songs on his current album, “Love in the Future.”

10/16/2014 4:34:05 PM

Top News Stories

WIRED

Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone’s Mind

Think you're too busy to learn another language? Well, you're not the CEO of a $205 billion company, and apparently, even this rather demanding job leaves plenty of time to learn some serious Mandarin.

The post Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone’s Mind appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 5:13:51 PM

China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Vows to Move Online Services Overseas

In a move that could show the way forward for many Chinese companies hoping to compete in the worldwide tech market, China's largest smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, says it will shift its online services to machines running outside the country.

The post China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Vows to Move Online Services Overseas appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 1:30:43 PM

Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices

We had our first hands-on demo of Google's new version of its Android operating system, Lollipop, this week running on a pair of Nexus devices, the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9. Here's what we thought.

The post Our First Look at Android Lollipop and the New Nexus Devices appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 1:02:52 PM

The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg

Folding bikes are a compromise. They’re a breeze to store in a studio apartment or at an office. They’re easy to take on public transportation, and you don’t have to leave them outside and trust your U-lock will deter thieves. For all that versatility, the ride quality typically suffers—tiny wheels and uneven weight distribution make […]

The post The Urban Bike You Fold Up With a Kick of Your Leg appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 12:08:09 PM

Apple Pay and the Mobile Wallet Tipping Point: It Will Come Down to the Retail Experience

Since Apple unveiled Apple Pay, the response suggests that it may represent a quantum leap towards the tipping point in the adoption of mobile wallets. The common expectation is that Apple will move the needle in getting a wide swath of consumers to TRY mobile payments. But is it a fool’s errand to expect that […]

The post Apple Pay and the Mobile Wallet Tipping Point: It Will Come Down to the Retail Experience appeared first on WIRED.


10/22/2014 12:07:04 PM

Twitter’s Audacious Plan to Infiltrate All Your Apps

Twitter's new software development kit, Fabric, is the company's foundation for transforming a business based purely on a single product—Tweets!—into a diversified service aimed at every person and company that makes mobile apps.

The post Twitter’s Audacious Plan to Infiltrate All Your Apps appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 11:15:54 AM

Forget Cheetah Blades. This Prosthetic Socket Is a Real Breakthrough

Infinite Socket brings modern technology and thoughtful design to bear on a long-ignored pain point.

The post Forget Cheetah Blades. This Prosthetic Socket Is a Real Breakthrough appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 11:10:54 AM

Gmail’s New App ‘Inbox’ Is Your Personal Email Assistant

Email is awful. It's a mess. It's overwhelming. That's why today, Google's Gmail team is releasing a new email personal assistant app to help you manage it all.

The post Gmail’s New App ‘Inbox’ Is Your Personal Email Assistant appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 11:00:27 AM

How the Cloud Can Help Our Government Innovate

“It’s all about the cloud.”  We hear or see that phrase in meetings, presentations, email pitches, articles — constantly. Aside from the trend, cloud in the federal government is fueled by three essential trends: Agencies are seeking a Cloud First approach in their new technology investments;  They need to do more with existing or fewer resources; and, Government leaders have a desire […]

The post How the Cloud Can Help Our Government Innovate appeared first on WIRED.








10/22/2014 10:27:19 AM

Where Is Your Homework Grade Now?

This app solves math equations just by looking at them. And no, it's probably not going to make us dumber.

The post Where Is Your Homework Grade Now? appeared first on WIRED.








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