Real Estate Market

Owners of rowhouse properties in Washington D.C. will no longer be able to add height and density by building pop-ups. The construction provoked the ire of aesthetically minded critics and, now, the regulatory controls of the District's zoning code.
Jun 10, 2015   The Washington Post
The Denver Post reports that a forgotten corner of Denver is showing signs of recovery from the foreclosure crisis.
May 26, 2015   The Denver Post
A Wall Street Journal trend piece argues that a shift toward luxury apartments in cities across the United States is driving up the cost of rent throughout the market.
May 22, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
HotPads, an apartment listing site, has produced a new study finding the cities with the highest rent burden for residents in their 20s. Ana Swanson reports on the study and provides insight into its findings.
Apr 8, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
New data show the resilience of walkable commercial areas through the recent recession. Parking minimums, however, prevent new projects from taking advantage of the strengths of such development patterns.
Apr 8, 2015   Vox
A new talking point to support the idea of a comeback for Detroit: brisk business and new investment in the Downtown hotel market.
Apr 7, 2015   Detroit Free Press
Blog Post
As readers interested in things like housing in our cities, you've probably noticed posts about a San Francisco resident, Debra Follingstad, whose rent was increas Blog Post
Mar 24, 2015   By Reuben Duarte
The narrative about the full recovery of the real estate market from the housing market crash of 2008 is only true in some parts of the country. In fact, an increasing number of homeowners owe more than their homes are worth.
Mar 22, 2015   The Washington Post - Wonkblog
The rise of shale oil in Alberta over the past decade has made Calgary one of the most vibrant cities on the continent. But with oil slumping around $50 per barrel, the fortunes of an industry town look less rosy.
Feb 28, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
The New York Times ran a massive feature documenting the rise of foreign real estate investment in New York City, enabled by the anonymity of limited liability corporations.
Feb 9, 2015   The New York Times
A guest column for Quartz reveals the "Starbucks Effect" on real estate values as well as the method to the coffee vendors success.
Jan 30, 2015   Quartz