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To preserve views, zoning rules from 2006 require adequate distance between residential towers of a certain height. As developers chafe against the restriction, residents still worry they'll be left facing a wall.
Jul 27, 2015   The Seattle Times
As termed-out Mayor Manny Diaz leaves office in Miami, <em>The Miami Herald</em>'s Andres Viglucci takes a look back at the impact Diaz had on the city's growth.
Nov 17, 2009   The Miami Herald
Like many other cities, there are condos a-plenty in Seattle. Developers are trying almost anything to get them sold. But the majority remain empty, leaving developers scratching their heads about what to do.
Sep 27, 2009   KUOW
With a 32-story tower occupied only part-time by a single family, America's real estate bust may be most apparent in Fort Meyers.
Aug 3, 2009   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The City Council of Vancouver recently gave developers the ability to create smaller units attached to condos for buyers to use as rental property.
Jul 23, 2009   Metro Vancouver
Sales in Brooklyn are down, and that's made a ghost town out of the recently booming but now busted Williamsburg neighborhood.
Jul 15, 2009   New York Magazine
In a policy shift, the Vancouver City Council voted to limit the number of new condos being built downtown in order to preserve room for office space.
May 7, 2009   CBC News
Housing advocates and policymakers in Brooklyn are working with developers to take half-finished luxury condos (stalled out by the economic crisis) and transform them into affordable housing.
Apr 19, 2009   City Hall
Florida's real estate meltdown is leading to a second crisis: so many condo owners have stopped paying their fees that associations have had to cut back on maintenance and repairs, leading some to fear a "death spiral" for condos.
Apr 3, 2009   Yahoo! News
One developer has found a way to build condos at $60,000 less than it costs the average Toronto developer. Through deferrals from the city, money is made available to assist homebuyers with their down payments.
Feb 18, 2009   The Tyee
Construction is booming in Vancouver, with tall condo buildings rising around the city. The city has become more sophisticated over the last several years, and has attracted a significant market of second-home buyers.
Dec 6, 2008   The New York Times