Condos

As Toronto's condo building boom has transformed the city, it's also helped to transform Canada's housing market. There are warning signs, however, that a surplus of housing in the city threatens to destabilize Canada's entire economy.
Jun 17, 2013   CBC News
What's the deal with the Belvedere "brand" of similar looking condominium buildings that have sprouted over the last decade in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn? Elizabeth A. Harris investigates.
May 14, 2013   The New York Times
New analysis of census data has found that a quarter of the condos in some areas of downtown Vancouver are empty or occupied by non-residents, leading analysts to raise concerns about the role of investors in the city's housing market.
Mar 22, 2013   The Globe and Mail
Despite all odds, “Miami’s roller coaster real estate market is booming again” reports Nadja Brandt. Is "the hottest [residential] real estate market in the U.S." primed to boil over?
Nov 22, 2012   Business Week
As a number of luxury high-rise condo buildings struggle to sell their units, Alexei Barrionuevo looks at the difficulty of selling a high-density lifestyle in a city "where the seriously wealthy overwhelmingly prefer living in extravagant estates."
May 7, 2012   The New York Times
Robin Pogrebin sheds light on a thorny conflict between a high-rise condo in Dallas, Texas and the museum it named itself after.
May 4, 2012   The New York Times
Porsche has announced its planning to develop a 57-story condo in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, complete with parking spaces <em>inside</em> every unit.
Dec 9, 2011   The Wall St. Journal
In Vancouver, urban density is being attacked as a detriment to the city. But as this column argues, the city's emphasis on density and transit accessibility is what makes the city great.
May 18, 2011   The Globe and Mail
The plans for the newly-opened Brooklyn Bridge Park included a 150-room hotel and two 30-story to 40-story condos buildings, which planners say were necessary to make the project pencil out. As construction nears, some locals are upset at the plans.
Apr 19, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
Toronto is growing up, up, up, with a very hot downtown condominium market, including a number of very small (500 sq. ft.) apartments for young professionals.
Jan 23, 2011   The National Post
A year-old program in New York City intended to convert stalled condo projects into completed affordable housing has yet to make any progress.
Sep 17, 2010   The New York Observer