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  • Mercury Rising

    It's not every day that a legislative change in a country on the other side of the globe has an impact on domestic real estate. But that's exactly what happened on May 18, 2006, when the government of South Korea raised the ceiling on investment in U.S. residential property from $300,000 to $1...

  • Botanica on the Green

    Botanica on the Green has established quite a reputation for its untraditional approach to multifamily residential living. The 232-unit apartment project nestled in Denver is being hailed as a “New Urbanist fantasy” and an “outdoor oasis in the city.”

  • Call to Action

    People notice when J. Ronald Terwilliger, one of the best-known executives in the multifamily industry, champions a cause. So Terwilliger turned heads when he recently put his money where his mouth is: Instead of just talking about the serious need for workforce housing, he gave millions of his own...

  • Condo Oasis

    What's in a name? In Mezzo's case, it might be more than you think.

  • Banking on Success

    Banking has long been the stock in trade of Charlotte, N.C. Two of the country's largest banks are headquartered there, not to mention a Federal Reserve branch and more than 218 branches of 20 other banks. When one of those branches pulled out of a multi-tenant office building on Tryon Street, the...

  • Peachy Keen

    The winding, twisting road to overall apartment market improvement is typically marked with hiccups and false starts. But after overcoming some bumps along the way, Atlanta appears to be back on track.

  • To Protect and Serve

    Residents who choose to live at The Prime, a luxury mid-rise condo development in Manhattan's Meatpacking District, won't have to deal with the jingle-jangle of a bunch of keys to get into their homes. Instead, they'll swipe their fingers on a biometric fingerprint scanner.

  • Efficient Design

    “We find that studios are in more demand than other units,” says Jim Rivard, a principal and director of real estate with SRM Development, the Spokane, Wash.-based company that developed the 229-unit Market Street Village. “Studios lease up more quickly because they are more desirable for a single...

  • Living Large

    When you're renovating of one of the largest rental properties in California's Bay area, it's important to think big. And, in the Richmond, Calif., of the late 1980s, it didn't get much bigger than the Hill top Bayview Apartments, a garden-style, 1,008-unit complex comprising 42 buildings spread...

  • The Chocolate Works Apartments

    The buzz of commerce filled the streets of many cities in the early 1900s, especially in the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia was known as a bustling center of urban industrialism, a place where manufacturing plants, shipping, and commerce thrived. North Third Street was no exception.