Housing

Unlike the message of an annoying commercial, bigger may not be better in the real estate market. Residential developers in Washington D.C. have found that millennials like small studios, or micro-units, provided the spaces are well designed.
4 hours ago   The Washington Post
<p>In the first large scale residential building to incorporate universal design principles, integration of disabled residents and mixed income households are keys to success.</p>
Jan 9, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A local architect and developer is making plans to provide affordable homes using recycled steel shipping containers.</p>
Jan 9, 2007   In Business Las Vegas
<p>Community development corporations were created about a generation ago to build housing in impoverished neighborhoods of New York City where private developers had given up. Now that these areas are flourishing, these CDCs face an uncertain future.</p>
Jan 9, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Naples, Florida is a "poster child" for the speculative frenzy that helped drive up housing costs in the Sunshine State and elsewhere. New research indicates a higher level of speculative buying in the U.S. than previously thought.</p>
Jan 9, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>"Aqua Lodge" houseboats docked at a marina are houses according to Virginia state agencies. But they are boats according to the Tennessee manufacturer.</p>
Jan 8, 2007   Richmond Times Dispatch
<p>Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is widely believed to be the most expensive city in which to buy a house in eastern Europe. Prices have seen a major surge in the last few years, with some prices increasing by up to 25% in the last two months.</p>
Jan 8, 2007   BBC
<p>Anti-growth sentiment has led to new building moratoriums in the suburbs around Washington D.C., but they only serve to drive up home prices and keep out middle income families.</p>
Jan 4, 2007   The Free Lance-Star
<p>The city has several new high-rise condo projects on the way, but with prices out of reach of many workers, some wonder if there's enough of a market to bring more people downtown.</p>
Jan 4, 2007   Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
<p>In Massachusetts, some cities are changing their zoning rules and restrictions, encouraging more developers to building higher density "cluster" developments in traditionally low-density areas.</p>
Jan 2, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>A traditional neighborhood development planned near St. Petersburg, Florida, is having trouble getting approved because its proposed density is twice as high as the city wants to allow.</p>
Jan 1, 2007   The St. Petersburg Times