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A couple thousand people looking for urban living, rooftop pool lounging and a bowling alley in Irvine will be able to do all three at the new Elements development. Unanimously approved by the city’s planning commission Thursday, the project from... [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014
Source: OC Real Estate News
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Poveglia
The Italian government is auctioning off Poveglia Island, formerly home to medieval plague victims and 20th century asylum patients, as part of a continued effort to raise money to cover the country's national debt. Italy is offering a 99-year lease on the island in the Venetian Lagoon for a price [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Business Insider
It basically takes gold to live in the Golden State. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Housing Wire
Thames Town, Shanghai
A Shanghai suburb that is forever England. Oxford Street is a quiet cobbled lane, with Tudor-style shop fronts and lights supposed to look like gas lamps. At one end it opens out onto a small square. A bronze statue of Winston Churchill stands in front of the open-air colonnade of Thames [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Business Insider
greenpoint brooklyn new york
With May right around the corner, U.S. college graduates will be migrating to the nation's biggest cities to try to find jobs and apartments and to start life on their own. Niche Ink, a website dedicated to education analysis, put together a list of the best metro areas for millennials. They [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Business Insider
The door turns in Washington D.C. as Wells Fargo is recruiting executives from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Housing Wire
Forbes ranked America’s 100 largest metro areas to compile the definitive list of the best housing markets to raise a family. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Housing Wire
This came up in a HousingWire conversation on Thursday – have an extra $1,000 in your PayPal account? You can own a home in Detroit. At a sell price that’s almost literally $1 per square foot, it still may be a raw deal. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Housing Wire
If you can't decide whether you want to spend warm summer days at the beach, in the forest, or strolling around a different city, you can choose them all by taking your own portable micro-home on holidays with you. From an eco-lux camper trailer or self-sufficient walking house to a [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Business Insider
Given our recent list of the top 10 most dangerous suburbs, now might be a good time to note which cities are pouring the most money into safety. One city recorded 30 fire personnel for every 10,000 residents. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source: Housing Wire