Category Archives: Metropolitan areas

Cities Blend Housing With Business

Land is growing more scarce and more expensive in many large cities, and more developers are responding by combining commercial and residential spaces.  In New York, for example, “it’s getting harder and harder to do office construction,” Seymour Durst, chief administrative … Continue reading

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Apartment Development, Demand Spreads to Suburbs

While the development boom in core apartment and condominium submarkets has garnered most of the headlines, developers have actually delivered more than twice as much new multifamily supply in the suburban markets.   Several executives of large publicly traded apartment REITs … Continue reading

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