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
Naming Richard Florida, Carol Coletta and ULI as pro-urban forces, Joel Kotkin accuses them of having "wishful thinking" in regards to the back-to-the-city movement. Kotkin says people want single-family homes, not condos.
Jul 6, 2010 The Wall St. Journal
Bought at the height of the real estate market and intended for conversion into high-priced luxury apartment buildings, empty plots of land are littered throughout Los Angeles, undeveloped and quietly back on the market at greatly reduced prices.
Apr 20, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Downtown Miami is on the upswing, with a new study showing that 74% of the condos built there since 2003 occupied. The market tanked in 2007 with the rest of the economy, but things are looking up.
Mar 14, 2010 The Miami Herald
Officials in Reynoldsburg, Ohio are pushing through strict design guidelines with expensive requirements in an attempt to encourage high-end condos over rental apartments.
Mar 11, 2010 The Columbus Dispatch
A 12-story condominium proposed for Crystal Beach in Fort Erie, Ontario brought protesters out in droves, but despite the fact that objections outweighed approvals by 2-1, the city council approved the project.
Mar 5, 2010 The Buffalo News
Amid the economic recession, Habitat for Humanity is transitioning from the construction of single-family homes to more affordable condominiums.
Feb 15, 2010 The Washington Post
Dubbed "micro-lofts", these tiny units are going up in an historic building in Vancouver, B.C.
Jan 26, 2010 The Vancouver Sun