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Crane Watch: Big buildings for medical school, corporate giants, downtown denizens
Construction on what will be the flagship of Austin’s fledging innovation district is likely to start later this fall. The University of Texas at Austin and 2033 Higher Education Development Foundation, a nonprofit set up to support UT, announced in August that a $160 million, 17-story office building will be built on a portion of the former University Medical Center Brackenridge campus along Red River Street next to Waterloo Park. Slated for completion by spring 2022, much of the tower w
Luxury home sales on Oahu drop 20% in August
The number of luxury homes sold on Oahu declined by 20% in August, but the median price of those single-family homes and condominiums that sold for $1.5 million or more rose by 13% from the same month last year, according to a report from Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties. There were 44 homes and condos that sold last month for at least $1.5 million, compared to 55 in August 2018, the report said. The median price of those homes sold in August was $2.01 million, compared to $1.77 million during
Honolulu home sales market stable, compared to other metros
Home sales in Honolulu declined in August, but by a smaller percentage than 52 other metropolitan areas tracked by the RE/MAX National Housing Report, indicating a stable market, according to Hawaii broker John Harris. There were a total of 877 closed transactions — single-family homes and condominiums — on Oahu in August, which was a 3.41% decline from July. The median price of single-family homes and condos combined was $590,000, which was a 5.6% decline from July. Nationally, the number
Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Tauchers list Nantucket-style home in Kirkland (Photos)
Business and community leaders Marty and Colleen Taucher are selling their Nantucket-style craftsman home on Kirkland’s coveted Gold Coast in “West of Market,” a sought after residential area. Broker Beth Billington with Coldwell Banker Bain has the $2.8 million listing. They fell in love with this Nantucket-style craftsman home in Kirkland because of the location, the short walking distance to shopping and restaurants and because of the neighborhood itself. “This is a really tight
Taylor Morrison buys $12.5 million of Lincoln lots in two deals
A few months after returning to Lincoln for the first time in a decade, homebuilder Taylor Morrison has extended its investment there.
Inside the biggest modular housing factory on the West Coast
Factory OS barely started up its assembly line last year and already plans to increase production fivefold.
Executive Voice: Lori Greenly wants to be Denver's condo queen
The banker-turned-real-estate-agent is tapping into Denver's condo craze and aims to close on $100 million in deals in the next year.
These are San Francisco’s 5 biggest residential construction projects
San Francisco’s housing shortage continues unabated; however, a slew of new construction projects will hopefully bring a little relief. In this week’s issue of the San Francisco Business Times, we rank the 26 largest residential construction projects currently underway in San Francisco. All together, these 26 projects aim to bring 7,200 new units, including 1,110 units for students, to the city over the next couple of years. Take a peek at the five largest projects currently under construction
Google Has A Plan To Solve Ireland’s Housing Crisis
Google is willing to build homes in order to ease Dublin’s housing crisis, the company’s CEO said.
Soldiers Home restoration for veterans housing begins after years-long effort
The project to create housing for veterans in six post-Civil War era buildings at the Milwaukee’s Soldiers Home has been percolating more than three years now, and the $40 million development’s extremely complicated financing package was completed only at the last minute Thursday afternoon.