A plan to build one of Boston’s tallest buildings is being resurrected by entrepreneur Steve Belkin, who years ago shelved a plan for an even bigger structure.
Jim Nemetz of Hammond Residential offers advice on making an offer in the current housing market.
Nearly 30 towns in the Boston area have seen hefty increases in amount of homes listed for sale.
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.
Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
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.
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.
This cliff-front contemporary villa on Ko Chang island overlooks a private bay and sits on nearly seven acres of tropical forest.
Literary agent Lynn Nesbit's home features large bookshelves, open spaces and room to work or socialize
Over 27,000 square feet, the limestone-and-marble house is the residence of Marie and Wilbur "Ed" Bosarge, Jr., a co-founder of the high-frequency trading firm Quantlab Financial.
Woodworker Adrian Swinstead crafts contemporary pieces from 5,000-year-old bog oak, blending new and old materials.
A comic actor recalls his Queens apartment in the early '60s, where it rained ice-cream money
EBay is breaking away from PayPal, turning its payments operation into a separate, publicly traded company. “ebay and PayPal will be sharper and stronger, and more focused and competitive as leading, standalone companies in their respective markets,” eBay CEO John Donahoe said in a statement on the move, announced early Tuesday morning. “As independent companies, […]
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Basis introduced one of the first general purpose fitness tracking watches back in late 2012. Its newest version, the Peak, comes with a slimmer design, better mobile interactions, and more robust sensors to help give you a more meaningful picture of your daily activities.
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We're always scouring the world of products for whatever's most innovative, clever, and beautiful.
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San Jose is expected to grow faster than any city in the Bay Area in the next few decades. The local government is working to meet that demand with mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods. To help it out, the non-profit San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) wrote a 67-page report looking at building and design […]
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Pierre Ferrari is working hard to put himself out of business.
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Tokyo often appears in photographs as a metropolis awash in light and color. Usually it’s neon signs or bright streetlights, but sometimes its something unusual, like the green flash of a flock of parakeets. Photographer Yoshinori Mizutani captures all of these things as he wanders the city seeking inspiration in things he might not understand—like, […]
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On September 30, WIRED will host its first design conference. WIRED by Design will be held at Skywalker Sound in Marin County, California, and will feature today's top technologists, artists, and thinkers. I started my college career studying mechanical engineering, but halfway through my sophomore year, I accidentally found my way into the world of […]
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Calling Parrot’s new Zik 2.0 headphones “headphones” is like calling the Iron Man suit a “shirt.” These cans are loaded with sensors, connectivity options, noise-cancellation features, and gesture controls.
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Over the weekend, the world wide web became a lot more secure. That’s because a San Francisco started called CloudFlare turned on a free service that will let its 2 million customers add SSL encryption to their websites. SSL—short for “secure sockets layer”—makes it harder for criminals to spoof sites, and it encodes site traffic […]
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