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A controversial plan by a New York City developer to build a luxury condo complex with a separate entrance for lower-income residents was given city approval on Monday.






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7/22/2014 9:31:41 AM

They're called "zombie homes," vacated but not yet foreclosed; and according to Realty Trac they're haunting the market.

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7/18/2014 1:34:07 PM

It’s the perfect perch to take in a mulligan and to watch a hacker shank a shot.With two decks in the back of the home, this town house is one of 36 residences that curve around several holes of the Norton Country Club.

7/18/2014 11:37:14 AM

With the stock market sitting at record levels, it’s getting harder to find good deals. But some sectors remain undervalued, and one of them is in the news lately. Martin Sass, chairman and CEO of M.D. Sass, joins MoneyBeat.

7/17/2014 12:22:16 PM

U.S. home construction fell 9.3% in June and Microsoft plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs this year. MarketWatch's Sital Patel joins Simon Constable on the News Hub with the details.






7/17/2014 8:37:32 AM

Wall Street Journal Buying & Selling


WSJ.com: Buying & Selling

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

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.

10/18/2012 11:52:26 AM

Wall Street Journal Real Estate


WSJ.com: Real Estate

A roughly 10,000-square-foot home includes an outdoor sports field for baseball, golf putting, tumbling and more.

7/21/2014 11:56:31 AM

Luxury homeowners are challenging architects and builders to create homes that are both attractive and accessible to the disabled.

7/17/2014 8:53:38 PM

The 75,320-square-foot property overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and has two swimming pools and a private beach and dock.

7/17/2014 11:07:26 PM

This airy two-bedroom penthouse on Hyde Park Gardens in Central London overlooks Hyde Park and has access to a private communal garden.

7/21/2014 6:09:24 AM

A field guide to elaborate ceiling treatments, from barrel vaults to coffered panels.

7/18/2014 2:26:23 PM

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WIRED

We know that bats use echolocation to navigate obstacles and hunt prey, but new research shows that they base their internal compass on the orientation of the setting sun's scattered light.






7/22/2014 11:18:33 AM

Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though bird-like flappability isn’t feasible with struts and steel, engineers since the dawn of aviation have been trying to make wings that […]






7/22/2014 11:02:59 AM

This amazing mass emergence is a giant orgy. And good news about water quality.






7/22/2014 9:14:00 AM

General Electric wants to bring clean, reliable, efficient, and affordable energy to the masses, and in a rare move for the 122-year-old company, it's launching a startup to do it.






7/22/2014 8:42:57 AM

David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they’re proposing the first step towards a solution. Last year the two Darpa-funded security researchers spent months cracking into a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius, terrifying […]






7/22/2014 7:56:15 AM

Malware isn’t meant to be entertaining, and yet, many of the viruses that sneak their way into our computers are really just malicious displays of extreme creativity.






7/22/2014 4:49:25 AM

The ReWalk is the first bionic exoskeleton approved by the FDA for personal use. Here's the story of how it came to be.






7/22/2014 4:49:22 AM

The Mega Hammock measures 8 x 15 feet and is hand-crafted from ripstop nylon and black webbing by an FAA certified parachute rigger. Oh, and it'll fit three people.






7/22/2014 4:49:20 AM

Whoever fired a missile at Malaysia Flight 17 could have learned to do so in less than a week.






7/22/2014 4:49:19 AM

Ubisoft's new game teaches about World War I through the mechanics of a side-scrolling puzzle game.






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