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    The only thing more impressive than buying and building a $16 million house in all cash is doing it twice — and that’s what Christian personal finance guru Dave Ramsey plans to do. The man who famously disavowed debt has listed his home in Franklin, Tenn., outside Nashville for almost $16 million after about 12 years of living in the 13,500-square-foot, six-bed, seven-and-two-halves-bath property. He plans to use the money to build a new home without taking out a mortgage. “The Nashville real estate market is so great right now, Dave and Sharon are taking the opportunity to build on land they own south of the city,” Ramsey Solutions spokeswoman Megan McConnell told the Nashville Business Journal.  Nashville luxury homes are selling for about 22% more than they were at the same time last year, according to the Luxury Home Marketing luxury monthly market report.  Dave Ramsey’s shingled home for...
    New York City’s pandemic-battered property world resembles a nerve-wracking “seesaw” of “flights and drops,” as Henry James wrote of his neurotic protagonist’s mood in “The Turn of the Screw.” With any luck, Gotham will come through in better shape than James’ tragic heroine. On the dark side, office towers hit a near-historic high vacancy rate of 15 percent, and remain 85 percent physically unoccupied. Investment sales have grounded to a halt. The Partnership for New York City, in a new report, says that companies are so eager to leave that states including Florida, Texas, North Carolina and Maryland “have established aggressive programs to recruit talent and attract jobs from New York . . . literally every New York employer is being courted.” Retail’s a disaster and might worsen. Ominously, 90 percent of restaurants didn’t pay their December rent, according to the New York City Hospitality Alliance — raising the...
    More On: realty check Guessing game: Here’s when big office tower projects will break ground Manhattan’s ‘trophy’ office buildings are begging for tenants 660 Fifth Ave. sheds Satanic address, to reopen next year Tishman Speyer tower at Hudson Yards is Spiral-ing up New York City’s pandemic-battered property world resembles a nerve-wracking “seesaw” of “flights and drops,” as Henry James wrote of his neurotic protagonist’s mood in “The Turn of the Screw.” With any luck, Gotham will come through in better shape than James’ tragic heroine. On the dark side, office towers hit a near-historic high vacancy rate of 15 percent, and remain 85 percent physically unoccupied. Investment sales have grounded to a halt. The Partnership for New York City, in a new report, says that companies are so eager to leave that states including Florida, Texas, North Carolina and Maryland “have established aggressive programs to recruit talent and attract...
    An RV with two floors complete with an elevator to shuttle back and forth has been unveiled by Chinese automaker Maxus. With travelers weary about staying in hotels or using public transport during the current pandemic, it could be the ideal time to purchase such a vehicle, although at $413,000 it doesn't come cheap. The highlight of the vehicle is the roof which extends upwards to reveal an entire second floor including a balcony on which people can step out and take in the view.  China-built Maxus Life Home V90 Villa Edition costs $413,000 but comes with a specially expandable roof  The RV expands both upwards and outwards with slide-out walls and a powered pop-top extension that creates a sunroom on the second floor The sides of the RV also expand outwards from either side to create a spacious first floor The rooftop expands to create...
    The Peterson Cos. is in negotiations with Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) to open a Factory outlet at Fair Lakes Center, replacing a shuttered sporting goods store. The roughly 15,000 square feet, at 13027 Fair Lakes Center Drive, were last occupied by a Modell’s and a seasonal Halloween store. The space sits between a 5.11 and a Sally Beauty Supply in the big-box shopping center anchored by Target, Walmart, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Best Buy. A Peterson representative confirmed the negotiations are ongoing. Nike representatives were not immediately available for comment. The project team, according to plans obtained from Construction Journal, includes BRR Architecture of Overland Park, Kansas, Team Solutions of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Henderson Engineers of Lenexa, Kansas. Of the 9,793 square feet set aside for sales, 5,569 square feet is listed as for apparel and 4,192 square feet for footwear, per the plans. This would appear to be the...
    One feature of Phase II is Yards Place, a cobblestone, curbless, pedestrian-friendly street connecting the Navy Yard Metro to the Anacostia River. Rendering courtesy Brookfield Properties Phase II will include 3.4 million square feet of new development in 10 additional buildings with more office, residential, restaurant and retail space — as well as more public park space. Rendering courtesy Brookfield Properties The Phase II additions include 1,260 residences and 1.8 million square feet of office space, some of it waterfront. All Phase II buildings will be within a three-minute walk to the river. Rendering courtesy Brookfield Properties (1/3) Share This Gallery: Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via email. Print. Developer Brookfield Properties has released more details about its planned Phase II expansion of The Yards, the mixed-use community along the Capitol Riverfront. Phase II will include a total of 3.4 million square...
    They’re the stuff of dreams — jumbo, mostly commercial Manhattan skyscrapers waiting for the pandemic’s end to recharge the moribund office market. Their would-be developers shrug at today’s record-low leasing volume and towers that remain 85 percent empty. Last week, we found more than 7 million square feet of space still available in projects either recently finished or to open in 2022. Our subjects this week would add another 7-plus million square feet to market — but the towers don’t exist yet. Except possibly for Five World Trade Center, none is likely to rise without an anchor office tenant signed first. Is it nuts even to think they’ll go up? Mitchell L. Moss, professor of policy and urban planning at NYU, said, “New York City is facing a long difficult recovery. Modern office towers take years to plan, design and build. “This is the time for bold thinking; you cannot...
    More On: realty check Manhattan’s ‘trophy’ office buildings are begging for tenants 660 Fifth Ave. sheds Satanic address, to reopen next year Tishman Speyer tower at Hudson Yards is Spiral-ing up On Park Avenue, a $1 billion tower is set to soar They’re the stuff of dreams — jumbo, mostly commercial Manhattan skyscrapers waiting for the pandemic’s end to recharge the moribund office market. Their would-be developers shrug at today’s record-low leasing volume and towers that remain 85 percent empty. Last week, we found more than 7 million square feet of space still available in projects either recently finished or to open in 2022. Our subjects this week would add another 7-plus million square feet to market — but the towers don’t exist yet. Except possibly for Five World Trade Center, none is likely to rise without an anchor office tenant signed first. Is it nuts even to think...
    (CNN)An artist based in Philadelphia has set a new record for the world's largest drawing by an individual. The art project, made by Dyymond Whipper-Young, spans 6,450 square feet. Whipper-Young, who is also an art teacher, used just black Crayola Project XL Markers to create the piece, which took a whopping 63 hours -- over the course of 5 days -- to complete. The piece is 6,509.9 square feet, surpassing the previous record held by Italian artist FRA!.The 24-year-old's drawing surpasses the previous record held by Italian artist FRA!, who completed a drawing in 2020 that spanned over 6,100 square feet."I really believe that creativity is in all of us and with this exhibition and the drawing, the purpose is to inspire people to find their own creative pulse," Whipper-Young said in a video sent to press.Dyymond Whipper-Young completed the drawing on January 15, 2021. The artist completed her drawing...
    Got $23 million bucks lying around? If so, there are several Delaware County homes in your budget. Of the more than 1,400 listings in the area on Zillow, the most expensive located in Gladwyne is marked at $23.950 million. Here are the top eight most expensive in the area. 8. Gladwyne, $23.950 million: 11 beds 10 baths 14,467 square feet GladwyneZillow/ Kurfiss Sotheby's International RealtyGladwyneZillow/ Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty7. Gladwyne, $14.9 million: 6 beds 9 baths 18, 170 square feet GladwyneZillow/Paramount Realty USAGladwyneZillow/Paramount Realty USA6. Villanova, $9.980 million: 7 beds 11 baths 12,000 square feet VillanovaZillow/Keller WilliamsVillanovaZillow/Keller Williams5. Ambler, $8.490 million: 5 beds 7 baths 6,920 square feet AmblerZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International RealtyAmblerZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty4. Ambler, $6.850 million: 7 beds 4 baths 5,829 square feet AmblerZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach RealtyAmblerZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach Realty3. Bryn Mawr, $4.950 million: 8 beds 14 baths 14,927 square feet Bryn MawrZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach...
    Got $13 million bucks lying around? If so, there are several Delaware County homes in your budget. Of the more than 900 listings in the area on Zillow, the most expensive located in Villanova is marked at $13.950 million. Here are the top eight most expensive in the area.  8. Villanova, $13.950 million: 10 beds 14 baths 19,000 square feet VillanovaZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International RealtyVillanovaZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty7. Chadds Ford, $4.495 million: 7 beds 9 baths 14,587 square feet Chadds FordZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach RealtorsChadds FordZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors6.  Newtown Square, $3,649,900 million: 6 beds 9 baths 11,215 square feet Newtown SquareZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors5. Newtown Square, $ 3.6 million: 5 beds 7 baths 9,004 square feet Newtown SquareZillow/ Compass Real Estate4. Haverford, $3.450 million: 6 beds 7 baths 7,123 square feet HaverfordZillow/ Compass Real Estate3. Newtown Square, $2.850 million: 5 beds 7 baths 11,884 square feet Newtown SquareZillow/ Continental Real Estate...
    Got $38 million bucks lying around? If so, there are several Chester County homes in your budget. Of the more than 1,129 listings on Zillow, the most expensive located in Berwyn is marked at $38.250 million.  Here are the top eight most expensive in the area.  8. Berwyn, $38.25 million: 10 beds 7 baths 14,031 square feet BerwynZillow/Compass Real Estate7. Berwyn, $17.5 million: 5 beds 7 baths 11,498 square feet BerwynZillow/Compass Real Estate6. West Chester, $8.6 million: 5 beds 10 baths 23,956 square feet West ChesterZillow/Keller Williams Realty5. Chadds Ford, $7.4 million: 6 beds 10 baths 16,000 square feet Chadds FordZillow/Patterson-Schwartz Real EstateChadds FordZillow/Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate4. Phoenixville, $6.5 million: 6 beds 8 baths 11,200 square feet PhoenixvilleZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International RealtyPhoenixvilleZillow/Kurfiss Sotheby's International Realty3. Newtown Square, $5.45 million: 5 beds 6 baths 8,747 square feet Newtown SquareZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors2. Malvern, $4.5 million: 5 beds 8 baths 10,890 square feet MalvernZillow/BHHS Fox & Roach RealtorsMalvernZillow/BHHS Fox...
    Talk about sh – – ty design.  Amazon’s new proposed headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, is a glistening double helix — but it’s being compared to a poop emoji in good humor on Reddit. The 2.8-million-square-foot double-helix-shaped building designed by architecture firm NBBJ was inspired by DNA, galaxies, weather patterns, pinecones and seashells, according to the building proposal press release, which didn’t mention whether excrement was also an inspiration. Members of the local r/nova (northern Virginia) Reddit group responded positively to the new dung-like building, calling it a “beautiful piece of architecture” and saying “I’d rather people try buildings like this rather than some generic looking skyscraper.” “Imagine starting your days by having a healthy uphill walk in a forest to your office, looking out your window and seeing trees and the potomac [sic],” wrote one Redditor. Amazon execs must be glad that the community seems to be...
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    The dreaded “G-word” — as in glut — overhangs nearly 8 million square feet of space up for grabs in “trophy” office buildings that just opened or are set to open by the end of 2022. The tally we did with help from CBRE means nearly three Empire State Buildings’ worth of Manhattan’s most expensive floors have yet to be claimed during the worst leasing crisis in the city’s history. Overall Manhattan availability has leapt to 15 percent from 11 percent since early last year. Physical occupancy is a mere 15 percent as employees continue to work from home. Glamorous, “starchitect”-designed additions to the skyline set the tone for the entire city. A load of unleased space at them would shadow the market for years as did over-built Times Square in the 1980s. But the coming wave of new offices, where most rents will top $100 per square foot,...
    More from: Steve Cuozzo SL Green lands multimillion-dollar Manhattan tenant despite COVID-19 NYPD wont stop subway crime if cops only parade on mezzanines 660 Fifth Ave. sheds Satanic address, to reopen next year Death of NYCs most beloved restaurants puts landlords in danger Tishman Speyer tower at Hudson Yards is Spiral-ing up The dreaded “G-word” — as in glut — overhangs nearly 8 million square feet of space up for grabs in “trophy” office buildings that just opened or are set to open by the end of 2022. The tally we did with help from CBRE means nearly three Empire State Buildings’ worth of Manhattan’s most expensive floors have yet to be claimed during the worst leasing crisis in the city’s history. Overall Manhattan availability has leapt to 15 percent from 11 percent since early last year. Physical occupancy is a mere 15 percent as employees continue to work...
    The Prince William Board of County Supervisors in Virginia voted unanimously to approve a special-use permit, which will allow the expansion of one of the region’s largest mosques — Dar Al-Noor Community Center, on Hoadly Road, near Dale City. According to plans, the mosque, which is operated by the Muslim Association of Virginia, will expand from 12,000 square feet to more than 88,000 square feet. It will include a new prayer hall, a private school and day care, as well as additional meeting halls and administrative offices. Traffic concerns were one of the main issues to resolve before the expansion was OK’d. The mosque will pay about $51,000 toward the construction of a traffic light to facilitate drivers entering and exiting the parking lot, which will add roughly 450 parking spots. Prince William County transportation staffers have been working with mosque officials to develop a traffic management plan. Assistant Police...
    Greg Norman, aka “The Great White Shark” of pro golf, is re-listing his Jupiter Island beach home for a whopping $60,000,000 after 14 years of rebuilding it.  The Florida estate was first listed back in 2007 for $65 million before it was rebuilt.  Norman, 65, purchased the property for only $4.9 million in 1991. Since, the property has expanded by nearly 6,800 square feet using a permit that was set to expire. In total the properties sit on an 8.31-acre lot spanning 31,820 square feet. It includes the eight houses in total: the main house, coach house, pool house, tennis house, boat house, carriage house, beach house, and a 5,000 square feet basement.  The Aussie golf legend took a break from discussing his “hilarious” viral bulge to tell the Miami Herald that his real estate “vision was to create a sanctuary.”  The main house has 10 bedrooms and 13...
    MILPITAS — NVZN Labs has agreed to lease office space in a renovated tech campus in Milpitas and will shift its offices from the East Bay, the project’s developer said Wednesday. The tech company has leased about 14,000 square feet at 800 E. Tasman Drive in Milpitas, according to Orchard Partners, which has undertaken a wide-ranging renovation of Tasman Tech. NVZN Labs is moving from its current location in San Leandro and is expected to be in its new Milpitas offices sometime during the April-through-June second quarter of this year. NVZN is a technology development and manufacturing company. “Tenants have responded well to our recent program of campus-wide upgrades,” said Mike Biggar, a managing partner with Orchard Partners. Ari Rokeach, a broker with commercial real estate firm Newmark represented NVZN in the transaction. Bob Steinbock and Sherman Chan of commercial real estate firm CBRE represented developer Orchard Partners. Since June...
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    In August, when Facebook finally signed its 730,000-square-foot lease with Vornado Realty Trust for the top of the redeveloped Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., the real estate industry cheered. The deal seemed to prove that despite the pandemic, “It’s the people moving out [of NYC], not the jobs or the companies,” observed Tommy Craig, senior managing director of Hines, a global real estate owner, developer and manager. Craig points to other large-scale commitments made over the last few years by leading-edge companies including Google, Disney, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft that have all leased spaces and are expanding in NYC. Disney and Google, in fact, are building new headquarters within the city in Hudson Square. Meanwhile, Apple leased and then expanded offices at Vornado’s 11 Penn Plaza for the next six years while it seeks a permanent and larger home, working with global real estate services provider JLL. “Tenants...
    Now there is even more to love at Park Ridge by Davidon Homes. Joining the popular Crest collection, The Hills is an exciting new neighborhood within the Park Ridge community. The Hills introduces five fresh new floor plans from 1,948 square feet to 2,990 square feet with up to six bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms.  Architecturally distinctive exterior elevations include Mediterranean, Spanish, California Ranch and Contemporary Ranch. Innovatively designed and well appointed with affordable luxury, these single-story and two-story homes offer something for everyone, from active empty nesters to busy, growing families. Kitchens feature luxury vinyl plank flooring, slab granite countertops, stylish wood cabinetry, casual dining islands and Whirlpool appliances.  Comfortably spacious bedrooms provide a welcome retreat for family and guests, while elegant bathrooms include solid surface countertops and easy-care one-piece tub/shower surrounds. Front yards showcase professionally-designed landscaping with full rear yard fencing. Thoughtfully-designed and luxuriously-appointed single- and two-story homes offer...
    Oh la la!  Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel and supermodel Miranda Kerr have shelled out a whopping $30,358,000 for a sensational Paris mansion, The Post can exclusively reveal.  The property spans over 10,000 square feet with an additional 10,000 square feet of their very own private park. The six-bedroom, five-bathroom abode is located in the heart of Paris behind the majestic Seine river. It includes a swimming pool in the courtyard, a garden, a library, a music room and a wine cellar. Two of the bedrooms have their own dressing rooms.  The home also holds separate quarters for nurses, maids and chefs. Despite these features, Spiegel and Kerr will have to undergo a series of renovations. Spiegel, 30, purchased the property back in May after receiving French citizenship by President Emmanuel Macron in 2018.  The two have already been spotted around the city of love shopping at some of the...
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    Even in today’s historically-worst commercial property market, things are not everywhere and always at their worst. Companies are still moving and growing. Here are some just-completed transactions that reveal a pulse beneath the surface.  In a sign of life for the luxury retail scene, glam jeweler Graff has exercised its option to buy one of its Manhattan flagship townhouse buildings, 712 Madison Ave. at East 63d Street, from SL Green for $43 million. Graff bought the ground lease with a purchase option in 2019. It also bought No. 710 from a different owner in 2019. Graff’s commitment is an expression of faith in Madison Avenue, the city’s most glamorous shopping corridor, at a time when many brands are going bankrupt and storefronts stand vacant. The sale appears to reflect SL Green’s strategy to sell off mostly smaller, non-core assets as it concentrates on large projects such as One Vanderbilt...
    More from: Steve Cuozzo On Park Avenue, a $1 billion tower is set to soar Save us from the insane cultural appropriation complaints about … food Greenwich Village hot spot Le Figaro Café plots comeback 9 things you can do to save NYCs restaurants from COVID closures Catsimatidis Coney Island project could find sunnier home Even in today’s historically-worst commercial property market, things are not everywhere and always at their worst. Companies are still moving and growing. Here are some just-completed transactions that reveal a pulse beneath the surface.  In a sign of life for the luxury retail scene, glam jeweler Graff has exercised its option to buy one of its Manhattan flagship townhouse buildings, 712 Madison Ave. at East 63d Street, from SL Green for $43 million. Graff bought the ground lease with a purchase option in 2019. It also bought No. 710 from a different owner in...
    It’s stepping-out time for 425 Park Ave., the 47-story, Norman Foster-designed office tower crowned by a trident of sky-piercing, 136-feet-tall illuminated fins. More than five years since the groundbreaking, L&L Holding Co.’s $1 billion gamble on Park Avenue’s future just received its temporary certificate of occupancy from the Department of Buildings. It allows Ken Griffin’s Citadel Enterprises to start moving in as soon as it completes its high-tech build-out. The hedge fund has leased 331,800 square feet of the tower’s 690,000 square feet of offices, at some of the highest office rent ever recorded. Of course, 2021 is not 2016, when Citadel signed the lease. As the property world anxiously watches the project for signs of which way the pandemic-crippled leasing market’s headed, developer David W. Levinson revealed that: Prospective tenants scoping out the remaining 358,000 square feet may receive a “meaningful discount” over Citadel’s, much-reported eye-popping rent. The...
    More from: Steve Cuozzo Save us from the insane cultural appropriation complaints about … food Greenwich Village hot spot Le Figaro Café plots comeback 9 things you can do to save NYCs restaurants from COVID closures Catsimatidis Coney Island project could find sunnier home The Gray Lady is bemoaning NYC restaurant closures — even though it called for them It’s stepping-out time for 425 Park Ave., the 47-story, Norman Foster-designed office tower crowned by a trident of sky-piercing, 136-feet-tall illuminated fins. More than five years since the groundbreaking, L&L Holding Co.’s $1 billion gamble on Park Avenue’s future just received its temporary certificate of occupancy from the Department of Buildings. It allows Ken Griffin’s Citadel Enterprises to start moving in as soon as it completes its high-tech build-out. The hedge fund has leased 331,800 square feet of the tower’s 690,000 square feet of offices, at some of the highest...
    It seems puzzling at first, but COVID-19 has increased demand for homes in the 120 to 500 square-foot range. Tiny homes, the seemingly quirky, sustainable living trailers that were popularized during the 2010s recession, are being sought in greater numbers, according to manufacturers and industry analysts. A manufacturer in California became so inundated with requests that he had to expand his warehouse from 12,000 square feet to 22,000 square feet, according to Yahoo News. 2020 wound up being a record year for the company and no one was more surprised than the owner. Why would anyone want to live in tight quarters during COVID-19? Tiny houses typically max out around 400 square-feet. The idea sounds counterintuitive during a pandemic when people are being forced to spend most of their time in their homes and maybe craving more space. But tiny homes are being used to add more space to people’s...
    SAN JOSE — Office vacancies in Silicon Valley rose, while rents drooped at the end of 2020, according to a new report by Colliers International, an unsettling economic ailment ushered in by the coronavirus. The vacancy rates in Silicon Valley for the October-through-December period of 2020 were the highest for the region since the July-through-September period of 2017, stated the report from Colliers, a commercial real estate firm. The coronavirus terminated nine years of positive results for the Silicon Valley office market, according to the Colliers report. The boom times for Silicon Valley, Colliers reported, produced a string of years during which space absorption was positive — more space was filled up than was vacated. That’s come to an end, however. “Pandemic disrupts Silicon Valley’s nine-year absorption streak,” stated the headline of the report, which was prepared by Lena Tutko, San Jose-based senior research manager for Colliers International. In the...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s a big weekend for Philadelphia businesses as the city will begin lifting some coronavirus restrictions. This includes the resumption of indoor dining at 25% capacity. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley joined Eyewitness News on Friday to explain what went into the decision. He says the city had an uptick in cases after the holidays which they expected to see. But by now they expected to see cases begin to fall and he says it appears as though they have. “We do want to keep the economy going, and so we are carefully and cautiously easing back in some of the restrictions. Including as you said letting restaurants have indoor at 25% capacity and raising capacity limits for some other settings,” Dr. Farley said. He adds that another industry seeing the ease in restrictions are theaters along with other places that were at five persons per...
    Legendary Greenwich Village hot spot Le Figaro Café is coming back from the dead with nearly the same name and hopefully with the same artsy vibe. Veteran restaurant man and former model Mario Skaric will launch Figaro Café (without the “Le”) this spring at the original location, 184-186 Bleecker St. at the MacDougal Street corner. “It will pay homage to the most famous tenant that was there and we’ll make it more upscale,” Skaric said. Le Figaro Café opened in 1957 and became a celebrity draw under several different owners until it closed in 2008. It drew Beat Generation pioneers such as Jack Kerouac and Lenny Bruce in the 1950s and early ’60s, and later, superstars Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and Al Pacino. A scene from Pacino’s “Carlito’s Way” was filmed there in 1993. The revival’s a morale-booster for the Village, where the pandemic has wiped out scores of...
    Be amazed at 270-plus-degree views encompassing the majestic Mount Umunhum and the Santa Cruz Mountains that frame the view from this Almaden Valley home. Perched at the top of Graystone Lane on approximately 1 acre of land is a completely renovated and updated home showcasing these awe-inspiring views and an ultra-private retreat. The nine-month foundation-to-roof refurbishment at 19889 Graystone Lane produced a fresh and open single-level floor plan featuring about 2,000 square feet of living space that includes three bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms. The beautiful views of the Santa Cruz Mountains and Mount Umunhum create an amazing backdrop for this fabulous perch in the Almaden Valley.  An extension of the living space is the expansive, almost 2,500 square feet of deck that features built-in benches wrapped around towering evergreens and open sun-drenched areas. A spacious covered patio offers additional outdoor space ideal for alfresco dining and sunset viewing. The covered...
    DOVER, Del. (CBS) — Delaware’s plastic bag ban takes effect Friday. Some stores in the First State will no longer be able to use single-use plastic bags at checkout. Janssen’s Market in Greenville is one of the businesses preparing for the change. Workers posted signs in the store alerting customers to the change and their options in the new year. Under the law, plastic bags will no longer be available from stores larger than 7,000 square feet, as well as smaller stores with at least three locations of 3,000 square feet each or more. Philadelphia’s ban on plastic bags was also supposed to go into effect Friday, but that’s now been delayed until Oct. 1. The city says it’s holding off on the ban because of the toll the pandemic is taking on small businesses. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Chester County Officials Investigating After 73-Year-Old Man Found Fatally Shot Inside...
    In Connecticut's largest office space lease this year, Nuvance Health Systems has rented a 220,000 square foot office space in Danbury, and will hire 500 employees.  Nuvance, formerly Western Connecticut Medical, is leasing a portion space at the newly named "Summit at Danbury" space for 12 years and may expand to 300,000 square feet in the facility.  The space, according to Nuvance, will include its executive headquarters, labs, clinical facilities and its back offices.  Before it was purchased by Summit Development, the building at 100 Reserve Road was called "The Matrix" and home to the Union Carbide world headquarters, under foreclosure and only 15 percent of the space was occupied.  After the $17 million dollar sale, the developer paid $20 million for improvements to the building, and plan to occupy 80 percent of the building before expanding and 100 percent afterward.  “The turnaround of this property that had been a...
    Landlords are praying that the launch of COVID-19 vaccines will finally send more employees back to their desks after the turn of the year. But there’s little movement so far, and some big tenants have hit the pause button on previously planned returns as they await the vaccines’ full-scale rollout. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said it “seems likely” that most staff won’t be back before June. That return date, if it holds up, would actually please landlords, who’ve seen company after company balk at calling employees back to their desks — among them, Google, JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America. The city’s 440 million square feet of office towers remain stubbornly near-empty 10 months after the pandemic started here, according to market tracker Kastle Systems’ closely followed Back to Work Barometer. Most real-estate insiders agree with work-from-home skeptic Ruth Colp-Haber, a Wharton Property Advisors principal, that “self-isolation is...
    More from: Steve Cuozzo Signs of NYC’s 2021 comeback are everywhere you look Manhattans office leasing taking a dive NYC Councils rules for rezoning are an invitation to corruption and decay 10 prominent candidates for NYC mayor — and their nuttiest proposals yet Gov. Cuomo blithely destroys restaurants — and peoples jobs — for no reason Landlords are praying that the launch of COVID-19 vaccines will finally send more employees back to their desks after the turn of the year. But there’s little movement so far, and some big tenants have hit the pause button on previously planned returns as they await the vaccines’ full-scale rollout. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said it “seems likely” that most staff won’t be back before June. That return date, if it holds up, would actually please landlords, who’ve seen company after company balk at calling employees back to their desks — among...
    Smile! You’re on “Candid Camera.” Or, at least, Instagram? A Westchester estate that was once owned by Allen Funt — the creator and host of the popular TV show — is currently on the market for $4.95 million. The property, known as White Gates, was later owned by five-time Grammy Award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman. The property, at 230 West Mt. Airy Road in Croton-on-Hudson, features three homes — perfect for a family compound — and sits on 19.7 acres filled with hiking trails. The main house, which dates to 1906, is 5,690 square feet and features five bedrooms and eight fireplaces. There’s also a renovated farm house that is 4,316 square feet and a charming, 2,600-square-foot carriage house, with beamed ceilings and French doors that open to a deck with panoramic mountain views. The property also comes with six horse stalls, a tack room, pool...
    The Atlantic, one of the nation’s oldest news publications, will relocate its D.C. operations from The Watergate to a new building under construction in Phase 2 of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront’s The Wharf in 2022. The Atlantic signed a lease for 35,000 square feet on the top two floors at 610 Water St. SW, a 90,000-square-foot building designed by Morris Adjmi Architects. Other projects by the firm included the Atlantic Plumbing development project in D.C. and the Samsung Building in Manhattan. The relocation includes The Atlantic staffers and operations. Parent company Atlantic Media’s other operations, which include National Journal and Government Executive, will remain at The Watergate. The location of 610 Water St. will be a five-story, mixed use building. The rotated glass structure is described as a “glass jewel box,” and will be the terminus to Wharf Street, The Wharf’s primary waterfront boulevard. The building will have 10,000 square feet of...
    More from: Amid intensifying calls to convert some older Manhattan office buildings to residential — including by the influential Real Estate Board of New York — comes even more grim news about the pandemic-battered market. It’s scary to think about, but Manhattan’s office-leasing picture is worsening by the month. The large, spirits-lifting deals signed in the spring and summer for AIG, TikTok and Facebook seem a distant memory. CBRE’s latest activity report found that year-to-date leasing of 11.87 million square feet was down 58 percent over last year. Things took an even darker turn in November, when leasing totaled a mere 482,000 square feet — a staggering 78 percent below the five-year monthly average of 2.16 million square feet. The pitiably puny numbers broke the record for lowest monthly leasing for the third time this year. “I wouldn’t say it’s free-fall, but it’s a lot worse than just...
    More from: Amid intensifying calls to convert some older Manhattan office buildings to residential — including by the influential Real Estate Board of New York — comes even more grim news about the pandemic-battered market. It’s scary to think about, but Manhattan’s office-leasing picture is worsening by the month. The large, spirits-lifting deals signed in the spring and summer for AIG, TikTok and Facebook seem a distant memory. CBRE’s latest activity report found that year-to-date leasing of 11.87 million square feet was down 58 percent over last year. Things took an even darker turn in November, when leasing totaled a mere 482,000 square feet — a staggering 78 percent below the five-year monthly average of 2.16 million square feet. The pitiably puny numbers broke the record for lowest monthly leasing for the third time this year. “I wouldn’t say it’s free-fall, but it’s a lot worse than just...
    PLEASANTON — A growing biotech company, Pleasanton-based 10X Genomics Inc., plans to build an expanded operation at the Pleasanton Plaza strip mall where the Cost Plus World Market is located. The 14.58-acre site at 1701 Springdale Ave. is sandwiched between Stoneridge Mall to the north, Kaiser medical offices to the west and a mix of residences to the east. 10X Genomics manufactures gene sequencing used for scientific research and “builds products to interrogate, understand and master biology to advance human health,” according to the company’s website, which notes its research also involves COVID-19. A rendering of the 10X Genomics site and its proposed expansion (City of Pleasanton).  The expansion would entail demolishing 163,500 square feet of commercial buildings, including the Cost Plus, and rezoning the area from commercial to commercial-office space. The company wants to construct three multi-story buildings totaling 381,000 square feet and a parking structure, according to a...
    Venice — Venice's St. Mark's Square was under water on Tuesday after a newly installed system of mobile artificial dams failed to activate. Residents — long accustomed to perennial "acqua alta" or high water events — pulled on their rubber boots once more to deal with flooding that reached a high of 4.5 feet above sea level in the afternoon. The waters drowned St. Mark's Square, the Renaissance city's lowest area at about three feet above sea level, and invaded the famous basilica as many shopkeepers blocked their entrances with wood panels to keep the water out. Climate change exacerbating Venice's "acqua alta" floods A massive flood defense system called MOSE aimed at protecting Venice's lagoon during high tide was finally installed in October. People walk through a flooded shopping arcade by St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, on December 8, 2020 during a high tide "acqua alta" event following...
    The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation has signed a leasing agency agreement with a CBRE team led by Executive Vice President Brad Gerla for the Yard’s large block creative office spaces on the top floors of Building 303 and Building 77, two waterfront office spaces. The announcement comes amid a blitz of leasing activity at the Yard, signaling that creative firms and urban manufacturing companies are continuing to lease at Brooklyn Navy Yard despite the ongoing pandemic. Since March, BDNYC has signed 162,428 square feet in new leases and 81,129 square feet in lease renewals.
    More from: Steve Cuozzo Pandemic-battered Fifth Avenue finally gets some good news Expensive homes are being snapped up in Hudson Yards Good riddance to NYC transportation boss Polly Trottenberg Heres whats coming to Manhattan West next year NYC poised for 2021 COVID comeback with major real estate developments It’s battle stations at the Crossroads of the World, where Scott Rechler’s RXR Realty is ramping up to re-fill its 39-story, 1.1 million square-foot 5 Times Square, which will soon be empty. It opened at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 42nd Street in 2002 as one of the quartet of commercial giants that defined the “new Times Square.” Ernst & Young was former owner Boston Properties’ anchor tenant. But in 2022, EY, as it’s now known, will move to Manhattan West. The retail spaces are already vacant. RXR has its work cut out now that leasing has slowed to...
    World Distribution Services (WDS), a Cleveland-based logistics and transportation company, is expanding its operations to more than half a million square feet in the Savannah market, with a new 280,000 square-foot distribution center in Pooler. Company officials held a grand opening Friday at the new warehouse, expected to provide up to 50 jobs. “We are happy to welcome World Distribution Services’ expansion of jobs and cargo capacity,” said Cliff Pyron, chief commercial officer at the Georgia Ports Authority. “With record container volumes crossing the docks at the Port of Savannah, such private investment is vital to the smooth flow of cargo beyond our gates to inland markets.” The new distribution center more than doubles the WDS presence in Savannah, adding to an existing 250,000 square-foot operation. Duncan Wright, president of WDS, said the additional space will support business growth and...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Discussions about Target moving into the old Macy’s and Kaufmann’s building downtown are on the agenda for the Pittsburgh Planning Commission’s upcoming meeting. Target confirmed in July it had plans to come to downtown Pittsburgh. Jeremy Waldrup, the president and CEO of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, told KDKA earlier this summer it would be one of Target’s smaller format urban stores, where product selections are geared towards the needs of the neighborhood it’s located in. Agenda materials from Desmone Architects say it’s going to be 20,000 square feet, which is a little smaller than the 22,000 square feet pitched this summer. There will be a primary entrance on Smithfield Street and a secondary entrance on Fifth Avenue, both of which already exist. Macy’s took over the building when it acquired Kaufmann’s department store in 2005. It was then announced...
    It wasn’t exactly a slam dunk. But now retired NBA star Deron Williams, formerly of the Brooklyn Nets, has finally sold his Tribeca penthouse at 35 North Moore St. for less than half its original asking price. Williams paid $15.8 million for the glam pad in 2013 and then made a splash, listing it for $33.5 million in 2015. But it took a pandemic — and multiple price slashes — before it finally found a buyer, who loved its massive size and COVID-friendly outdoor spaces. It closed for $16.4 million, according to city records. The six-bedroom, 7,200-square-foot space features fun details like a floating staircase and a climate-controlled wine-tasting room. There is also 3,000 square feet of exterior space and two parking spaces! The 35 N. Moore St. penthouse has six-bedrooms amid its 6,800 square feet of space. Evan Joseph Images Douglas Elliman Douglas Elliman Douglas Elliman Ad Up Next...
    Distance learning may put snow days on thin ice Analysis: Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham start to adjust to the reality of a Biden presidency Seniors On Medicare Are Getting a Big Pay Day in 2020 Ad Microsoft Expert: “This credit card is so good I signed up personally” Ad Microsoft The 23 Hottest Gifts of 2020 Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/23 SLIDES © Shutterstock.com Reality TV shows like “Tiny House, Big Living” and “Tiny House Nation” have popularized the notion of stripping down one’s lifestyle to pay off debt and save money. Depending on which definition you use,...
    If you’re looking to improve your home Wi-Fi situation, the best thing you can do is invest in a mesh router. Mesh router systems make it easy to cover all corners of your home with a strong Wi-Fi signal and are easily expandable depending on how much square footage you have. If you have a basic home internet plan of 300Mbps or less, you can do fine with a Wi-Fi 5 based system, such as the entry-level Eero or Google’s Nest Wifi. If you have faster internet at home, up to a gigabit connection, you might want to invest in a Wi-Fi 6 system. Normally, mesh router setups can run a few hundred dollars, making them a significant quality-of-life investment. But several of our favorite systems are discounted right now for Black Friday, letting you get that Wi-Fi network upgrade for a lower price. Eero deals Amazon-owned Eero is discounting...
    Museum receives approval for new pavilion The Philipstown Planning Board on Nov. 19 approved plans for Magazzino Italian Art to add a 13,000-square-foot pavilion to its museum campus on Route 9. The museum plans to purchase 3.5 acres adjacent to its present location for a facility designed by Spanish architects Albert Campo Baeza and Miguel Quismondo, the latter of whom designed the museum’s main building. The expansion will include 3,500 square feet of exhibition and 1,500 square feet of lower-level programming space for film screenings, panels and lectures. There will also be a smaller gallery for a display of Murano glass and ceramics, the museum said, along with amenities such as a reading lounge and cafe. Groundbreaking is expected to take place in the spring. Magazzino, which opened in June 2017, was founded by Nancy Olnick and Giorgio Spanu and specializes in Arte Povera and other postwar Italian art.
    Delaney Park in Oakley in Contra Costa County showcases a community park, playground, lake trails and 15 furnished model homes at five residential collections. New homes at Delaney Park are now selling from the low $500,000 range. At completion, Delaney Park will include up to 581 single-family residences centered around a recently completed lake that anchors community amenities including playgrounds, tot lots, bocce ball and basketball courts, barbecue pits, and picnic areas aimed at attracting homebuyers looking for a suburban lifestyle with more space and attainably priced homes. Delaney Park in Oakley showcases five neighborhoods, community parks, playgrounds and lake trails open for touring. Learn more at LiveDelaneyPark.com.  “Delaney Park is ideal for the increasing number of homebuyers who are priced out of most Bay Area markets but are searching for more affordable options with plenty of space, an abundance of lifestyle amenities and access to great public schools,” says...
              Organizers have canceled The Nation’s Gun Show scheduled to be held at the Dulles Expo Center this weekend after Governor Ralph Northam announced new group size restrictions at the end of last week. The organizers sued Northam and asked for an injunction that would allow them to hold the event, arguing that Northam’s emergency powers do not include the power to infringe the Second Amendment. However, the court denied the request for an injunction. “Yesterday morning we were given [the] all-clear from Fairfax County Health Department who reasonably listened to our arguments from Monday and Tuesday, then called back to say we could operate as a brick and mortar retail establishment,” organizers wrote in an announcement on Thursday. “Then much later that day the Governor and the Virginia Attorney General stepped in to close all the similar venues in the state of Virginia...
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    A rock gym, art school and medical center have been signed leases at the new mixed-use development coming to Montclair. The 3,300-square-foot facility is slated to open in the first half of 2021 next to the Wellmont Theater, Jersey Digs reports. The tenants are: One River School: Founded in 2012, in the Englewood-based art school has a mission to "transform art education." The studio offers in-person and online classes at 13 studios. The Montclair studio will offer 3,300 square feet of space. Gravity Vault: The rock gym's new 12,000-square-foot space in Montclair will be its 11th location, and first designated completely to bouldering. Summit Medical Group. The medical center headquartered in Berkeley Heights is coming to 1 Seymour Plaza, which comes with 40,000 square feet of office space. SMG has more than 80 locations in New Jersey. The new 2.5-acre development comprises two mid-rise brick buildings that include...
    BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington hopes to be able to move forward soon with a $25.8 million modernization and expansion of the emergency department, officials say. “I think things have gotten slowed down, because of COVID, with both the regulatory process and with us,” Dee said during a recent briefing on the project. “We are not through the regulatory process yet, but we’re very close, and hopefully by the end of 2020 we’ll be through it.” After minor design changes, officials expect to be able to break ground in the second quarter of 2021. It's hoped construction will be completed in 2023. The plans for the first major upgrade of the emergency department since 1996 include nearly doubling its size. In the mid-1990s the department was treating about 15,000 patients a year. Recently the average as been about 23,700 a year. The Bennington Banner...
    Davidon Homes is pleased to introduce Woodbury Highlands, an upscale community of luxury condominium homes in the heart of Lafayette. Consisting of four architecturally distinctive building types with innovative designs ranging from 1,102 square feet to 2,732 square feet, buyers have an array of options when selecting a plan ideally suited to their unique needs and lifestyle. Woodbury Highlands offers something for everyone, from working professionals looking to escape the crowds and hectic pace of the city at the end of the day, to busy families taking advantage of the area’s award-winning schools, to active empty nesters of all ages, and everyone in between. Woodbury Highlands’ tranquil hillside setting features spectacular views.  Highland Rows features two- and three-level plans from 1,102 square feet with a single-car garage. Vista Flats includes two-story plans ranging from 1,360 square feet to 2,143 square feet with up to three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a...
    This is the most dramatic Airbnb listing of all time. The mansion from “The Bachelor” is available for fans to rent for $6,000 a night, but it’s BYOR: Bring Your Own Roses. Usually, the Villa de la Vina, known on the show as Bachelor Mansion, is used as the primary filming location for “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” But due to the coronavirus pandemic, neither show is using the manse right now. Instead, Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adams’ season of “The Bachelorette,” which is currently airing, filmed at a La Quinta resort in Palm Springs, California. Filming for Matt James’ upcoming season of “The Bachelor” is currently underway and is rumored to be located in Pennsylvania. Set in Agoura Hills, California, the home boasts 7 bedrooms and 8.5 bathrooms. It can comfortably house 13 guests and includes a swimming pool, two hot tubs, a pool table and hand-crafted furniture....
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – One of “America’s largest indoor waterparks” is opening Thursday in Round Rock, just north of Austin. Going to a waterpark in November might not sound like a great idea, although who really knows with Texas weather, but an indoor waterpark makes year-round visits possible no matter what it looks like outside. The 350-acre resort complex will include 223,000 square feet of waterpark, which would put it at No. 2 in size behind DreamWorks Water Park in New Jersey, a 370,260-square-foot waterpark. That ranking is according to Trip Savvy, a website that lists America’s second-largest indoor water park as Kalahari Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania, which is around 220,000 square feet. The Kalahari Round Rock Resort is expected to have 975 guest rooms, five restaurants, 10,000 square feet of retail space and 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for conventions and events. Twenty pools and whirlpools along...
    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's popular Ponce City Market is planning a major expansion that would include additional shopping and dining space. The proposal calls for adding half a million square feet of new development and amenities to the existing two million square feet, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported, citing a press release from the developer Jamestown. The expansion plans also include a four-story office building and residential units. The market lies alongside the Beltline’s Eastside Trail in the city's Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. It uses a former Sears, Roebuck & Company building. Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Georgia, Associated Press
    For companies looking for impossibly cheap Midtown sublease space, now’s the time to pounce. How cheap? Would you believe $25 per square foot on a prime stretch of Park Avenue? That mind-boggling low rent is what high-profile public-relations firm 5W is paying at 299 Park Ave. under a sublease from MarketAxess Holdings, which moved to 55 Hudson Yards. The annual rent is $708,400 for the entire 10th floor, 28,336 square feet. The 299 Park tower’s 1.2 million square feet are more than 90 percent leased at solid market rents, mostly to CapitalOne bank. The Post reported last week on the building’s capital-improvements program and Park Avenue’s overall strong metrics despite offices remaining mostly empty. We said that the subdistrict’s asking rents were more than $110 per square foot. But the sublease market — which accounts for 23 percent of all availability in East Midtown — is a different story. And...
    Emmy award-winning producer Susan Lacy is listing her Central Park West townhouse for $5.39 million. The 18½-foot-wide townhouse, at 38 W. 95th St., is 4,100 square feet and features six bedrooms and five bathrooms. Lacy is best known for creating the PBS series “American Masters,” profiling people who helped shape American culture. The townhouse boasts working fireplaces, lots of woodwork, and original mantels and an oak staircase. It’s currently configured as an four-bedroom, three-bathroom owner’s duplex with a garden, and a market-rate garden duplex. It also comes with 2,300 square feet of unused space to build, plus a cellar with 8-foot ceiling heights. The listing broker is Michael J. Franco of Compass. The 18½-foot-wide townhouse is 4,100 square feet and comes with six bedrooms and five bathrooms. RISE Media RISE Media RISE Media RISE Media RISE Media Ad Up Next Close Weve never seen anything like Sandy Aldersons...
    SAN JOSE — Three buildings in the Coleman Highline complex in San Jose have been bought in a deal that suggests the Silicon Valley office market is still seen as robust despite coronavirus-spawned economic woes. An affiliate of Blackstone Real Estate Advisors, BCORE Coleman Owner, bought the trio of Coleman Highline buildings, all three of which are leased to well-known tech firm Roku. “Blackstone saw the strength of the economy and the office market in San Jose and Silicon Valley, the quality of Coleman Highline, and the quality of the tenants in the development,” said Deke Hunter, president of Hunter Storm, the developer of the complex. Santa Clara County property records show that the Coleman Highline properties that Blackstone bought are: — Office Building 1, totaling 162,600 square feet, at 1143 Coleman Ave., leased by Roku. — Office Building 2, totaling 194,500 square feet, at 1155 Coleman Ave., with Roku...
    SAN JOSE — Downtown San Jose is in line for a huge increase in jobs, office space, housing, retail, entertainment, activity hubs, and hotels, according to a dramatic vision for the area near the Diridon train station and SAP Center that city officials released Wednesday. What’s more, this huge uptick in development and economic activity would be the result of much more than the transit-oriented neighborhood that Google has proposed next to and near the Diridon rail hub, according to the city report. “The city of San Jose and the greater Bay Area region have the unique opportunity to build an internationally prominent transportation hub and to develop a world-class destination within the area around the Diridon Station,” city officials stated in the draft report for the Diridon Station Area Plan. The development plans suggest that the Diridon Station Area could experience, over the next 20 years, new development in...
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    In its first-ever virtual State of the Port Address, co-hosts Griff Lynch and Will McKnight took the Georgia Ports Authority’s online audience for an on-terminal view of infrastructure advancements the Authority is making to accommodate record container growth. Lynch, GPA executive director, also highlighted nearly 9 million square feet of industrial construction now under way in Savannah’s private market. “We appreciate the decisions of cargo owners to place their trust in Georgia. As our economy recovers, customers continue to be attracted by Savannah’s strong fundamentals – including the people who make our ports work,” Lynch said. “I want to thank our GPA employees, the International Longshoremen’s Association and our many partners across the logistics industry for their dedication to service.” In the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2021 (July-September), the Port of Savannah handled 1.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units,...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - With multicoloured lights and jets of water blasting into the night sky, the United Arab Emirate's newest attraction set a world record on Thursday as the largest fountain ever. Located at The Pointe in Dubai's waterfront Palm Jumeirah area, the glitzy Palm Fountain was unveiled in a launch that was live-streamed around the world. The fountain spans over 14,000 square feet (1,300 square meters) of sea water, according to Gail Sangster, asset director at Nakheel Malls, the developers behind the fountain. She said it features 128 super shooters reaching up to 105 metres (344 feet) in height. The Palm Fountain was crowned the Guinness World Record holder for the world's largest fountain, stealing the title from the Banpo Moonlight Rainbow Fountain in South Korea. Adorned with over 3,000 LED lights, Dubai's only multicoloured fountain, designed with colour and brightness controls, will be open to the public all...
    PALM SPRINGS (CBSLA) — The Palm Springs estate once owned by the late Sonny Bono is back on the market. Bono, the late singer turned mayor and Republican congressman who was once famously married to singer Cher, previously lived in the Crestview Drive home that was built in 1940 by the Gillette razor family. (credit: Patrick Stewart Properties) The property, known as the “Sonny Bono Estate,” is a 15-acre, gated compound. The main house has 6,600 square feet, six bedrooms and eight bathrooms. The property also includes two guest houses – one the size of a single-family, 1,600-square-foot home with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second guest house is also roomy at 700 square feet, with a bedroom, bathroom and a large area currently being used as a gym. The estate, which also has a pool and a tennis court, is listed at just under $5 million.
    A proposal to turn a Revolutionary-War-era manufacturing building into an apartment complex has been filed in the Blackstone River Valley Heritage Corridor. Developer Douglas Backman has proposed renovating the 50,000-square-foot Steelcraft Building in Millbury into a mixed-use building with two adjacent apartment buildings, according to documents filed with the town’s planning and development department. The renovation is expected to cost $50 million. The development is called Singletary Arms and would include 197-198 residential units, 2,400-square-feet of restaurant space, and 10,000-square-feet of office/workshare space. Singletary Arms is being proposed off West Main and Burbank streets in the Bramanville Village District, which was specially created to spur redevelopment, Backman said. The Steelcraft Building sits on a 12.5-acre plot and was built during the Revolutionary War period as a paper mill. Later on, the building was also home to the Mayo Woolen Factory. Now, it hosts a medical equipment manufacturer. In...
    A proposal to turn a Revolutionary-War-era manufacturing building into an apartment complex has been filed in the Blackstone River Valley Heritage Corridor. Developer Douglas Backman has proposed renovating the 50,000-square-foot Steelcraft Building in Millbury into a mixed-use building with two adjacent apartment buildings, according to documents filed with the town’s planning and development department. The renovation is expected to cost $50 million. The development is called Singletary Arms and would include 197-198 residential units, 2,400-square-feet of restaurant space, and 10,000-square-feet of office/workshare space. Singletary Arms is being proposed off West Main and Burbank streets in the Bramanville Village District, which was specially created to spur redevelopment, Backman said. The Steelcraft Building sits on a 12.5-acre plot and was built during the Revolutionary War period as a paper mill. Later on, the building was also home to the Mayo Woolen Factory. Now, it hosts a medical equipment manufacturer. In...
    Technology firm MicroStrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR) is looking to shed some or all of the space at its Tysons headquarters after cutting its workforce and making other changes due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, according to sources. The company has retained commercial real estate brokerage Newmark Knight Frank (NASDAQ: NMRK) to help it explore its options. Within the past week, the commercial real estate brokerage listed 24,000 square feet of MicroStrategy space on the sixth floor of 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza as available for sublease, according to CoStar Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP). That’s just part of the 166,000 square feet the company agreed a decade ago to lease in the 295,000-square-foot building. But that listing is not likely to be the last from MicroStrategy. A source familiar with the situation, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the company will likely shed all of its space in the building....
    SAN JOSE — A big research and tech complex in north San Jose that’s more than three decades old has been scooped up by a veteran developer from Southern California. Overton Moore Properties, a savvy development and investment firm, has bought Concourse Tech Park in San Jose. The sprawling one-story building that Overton Moore bought is tucked away in a part of San Jose that’s dotted with older office, research, and warehouse buildings and is very close to the just-opened BART station in Milpitas. The building that Overton Moore bought has addresses ranging from 1953 to 1965 Concourse Drive, according to Santa Clara County public records that were filed on Oct. 13. Acting through affiliate 1953 Concourse Drive, Overton Moore paid $13.5 million for Concourse Tech Park, county property documents show. The building Overton Moore bought totals 110,100 square feet, according to a brochure circulated by Newmark Knight Frank, a...
    Sometimes greenhouses aren’t as efficient as you would think, says Brian Smith. And after five years of working in one, Smith thought he could do better. So he started looking up. Smith Family Greens is a vertical farm that specializes in soon-to-be certified organic microgreens for sale to restaurant distributors. The space, which holds 8,000 square feet of growing surfaces, a fully sealed environment made specifically for micro-greens, arugula and kale. Smith believes that the sustainable model is not only better for the environment, but it also helps cut costs and keeps their product safe from contamination. It’s a farm without a horizon, a small world of its own reaching towards the ceiling. The room hums with lights, fans and water purifiers. There’s a slight humidity from the hundreds of leafy vegetables that grow row after row in a highrise made for plants. The greens, nestled in organic soil, are...
    Erickson Living has filed its plans to transform the current home of Marriott International Inc. in Bethesda into a massive continuing care retirement facility, roughly 20 months after it announced plans to purchase the 33-acre property for $104.6 million. Erickson’s recently submitted proposal calls for a big jump in density at the site. Marriott’s current corporate office at 10400 Fernwood Road totals 775,000 square feet and Erickson is pitching what comes to a 2.35 million-square-foot complex. The proposal includes eight new buildings and the reconstruction and reuse of a portion of a three-level parking garage on the site. The buildings will range from six to 13 stories and they would house 1,300 independent living units, 160-210 assisted living and memory care units, a 30- to 50-unit skilled nursing facility and about 5,300 square feet of neighborhood-serving retail. The development would be built in phases, and the facility...
    SAN JOSE — Big tech companies that filled up large office buildings have helped to stabilize the Silicon Valley office market despite the coronavirus, but ongoing economic upheaval has caused sublease space to swell, a new report shows. Preleases of a number of Silicon Valley office buildings by tech companies ensured that the sites were full when their construction was completed, according to a report for the third quarter from Colliers International, a commercial real estate firm. Because the offices were completely leased even before construction began, that dynamic kept the buildings from being listed as empty and contributing to the vacancy rate in Silicon Valley, Colliers International states in a report covering the July-through-September quarter. “Silicon Valley’s commercial property markets are continuing to adapt to a post-COVID-19 economy,” stated a report prepared by Lena Tutko, a senior research manager with Colliers International’s San Jose office. Palo Alto, one of...
    Number Thirty Eight, a massive food, drink and live-music venue in RiNo, is about as Colorado-centric as it gets. The name refers to how this great state was the thirty-eighth to join the union; there are 24 local brews on tap, and the space serves local spirits as well. Founders Spencer Fronk and Andrew Palmquist say it boasts 18,000 square feet of outdoor space. That includes a huge patio, stage and volleyball courts, all of which take a cue from Colorado’s après ski culture. And that means Number Thirty Eight will be hosting outdoor concerts even after the weather turns cold. The venue, which opens Friday, October 9 with music from indie-pop singer-songwriter Zach Heckendorf, is set to host shows three nights a week, with each band playing two sets a night, at 5 and 8 p.m. The shows will include rising stars playing across genres. Indie-pop act...
    In addition to those hardware changes, Google is rolling out updates for both this WiFi router and Nest’s in order to give them the capability of handling heavier loads now that more people are working or studying from home. The tech giant is reducing network delays and improving network connection to help avoid congestion when multiple devices are online and even if the internet connection itself is slow. Plus, a new device notification setting can alert users in the Google Home app if a new device joins their network. For those looking for routers that have bigger a range, the Nest WiFi router is most likely a better fit. The dedicated Router has a range of around 2,200 square feet, while the Point mesh repeater adds 1,600 square feet. They cost a bit more than the new Google WiFi devices, though, with the Router itself costing $169 and a pack...
    Two modestly size office buildings that sit on a north San Jose lot that’s big enough to be redeveloped have been bought by a Southern California investor. In a rare occurrence for Silicon Valley office buildings, the sellers sold the property for less than what they paid for it, Santa Clara County public records show. An affiliate of JW Capital Inc., which is headed by San Diego-based investor John Wang, bought the two north San Jose buildings in a cash deal, according to property documents filed on Oct. 2. The two buildings are located at 1110 and 1120 Ringwood Ct. in San Jose and together they total about 79,000 square feet, according to a brochure prepared by CBRE, a commercial real estate firm that has been working to find tenants for the office buildings. JW Capital paid $10.6 million for the two buildings, county documents show. The buildings make up...
    SAN JOSE — The amount of office space available for sublease space has risen in the Bay Area — and has more than tripled in San -Francisco — an indication that work-from-home protocols amid the coronavirus may have prodded companies to rethink space needs. Santa Clara County, the East Bay, and San Mateo County have all shown significant increases in sublease space, but San Francisco has earned the dubious distinction of suffering the largest increase by far in the Bay Area for the amount of space available for sublease, according to a new report from Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate firm. Significant increases in available sublease office space are a nationwide phenomenon but the difficulties are especially acute in the Bay Area, the Cushman & Wakefield report shows. “The increase in sublease vacancy has been widespread, though one region has been hit the hardest: the San Francisco Bay...
    Just as the downtown office market is starting to look challenging, change is coming to 80 Pine St., the full-block, 1.2 million square-foot office tower developed by the Rudin family that opened in 1960. Faced with upcoming lease expirations that will leave 800,000 square feet vacant, including by AIG late next year, the Rudins have tapped Fogarty Finger Architecture to design a new ground floor lobby and entryways. The reconfigured lobby can provide a “building within a building” option for a large new tenant. The project also includes new storefronts with decorative glass curtain walls. The lobby’s original travertine will be replaced with elements meant to reflect the Midcentury-style’s warmer elements — white terrazzo flooring, white oak-paneled wall cladding and contemporary plaster-finish ceilings. Rudin has tapped a JLL team that includes Frank Doyle, Alexander Chudnoff and Peter Riguardi to lead the leasing and marketing campaign. Asking rents are in the...
    (CBS DETROIT) LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order Friday to move the Upper Peninsula back to Phase 4 of the MI Safe Start Plan after a recent surge of coronavirus cases.  A press release from the governor’s office states the executive order moving the UP from Phase 5 to Phase 4 of the MI Safe Start Plan will go into effect Friday, October 9 at 12:01 a.m. RELATED LINK: Michigan Is In Phase 4 Of Gov. Whitmer’s 6 Phase Plan To Reopen The State Here’s what the move to Phase 4 will require: People who can perform their work remotely will be required to do so Social gatherings and organized events will require 10 people or less; indoor non-residential may allow more, depending on the size of the facility and subject to formulas in the order. Stores of less than 50,000 square feet must limit number of people in store, including employees, to 25%...
    The average size of a rental unit in a newly-built apartment building in 2019 was 737 square feet — almost 90 square feet smaller than the average size in 2010. (Getty Images/iStockphoto/in4mal) Apartment search and rental data since the COVID-19 pandemic began suggests many D.C. area renters are now looking for more space, but the Washington region has had a decade-long trend toward smaller apartments. Much smaller. The average size of a rental unit in a newly-built apartment building in 2019 was 737 square feet, the third-smallest among large metros, behind Seattle and New York City, according to a study by STORAGE Cafe, a division of real estate tracking firm Yardi Matrix. That is also almost 90 square feet smaller than the average size of a newly-delivered apartment in the D.C. area in 2010. “Apartment size is dictated by supply and demand. There happens to be an uptick in demand...
    Even as developers and landlords sweat out the pandemic, many new projects that were set in motion earlier are nearing completion or achieving construction milestones. The speculative boutique office tower known as 28 & 7 topped off last week at 322-326 Seventh Ave., with the opening set for late next year. The project by Sweden’s Klovern AB and New York-based GDS Development will have 105,000 square feet of rentable space on 12 floors. A CBRE team led by Paul Amrich handles the leasing campaign. The distinctive-looking mini-tower was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, with a structural grid of black glazed terra cotta, which contrasts with mostly masonry structures in the neighborhood. Amrich described it as “soulful, warm and inviting.” The project is one of three that the co-developers are working on in the city. Keeco on the move Home textiles supplier Keeco is moving to 390 Fifth Ave.,...
    Eero has gone with a design that combines the look of its original routers with the cupcake-syle domed devices it released last year. For those who own any current Eero devices, Amazon says you’ll be able to add the Eero 6 and Pro 6 to your existing network. Amazon will sell both the Eero 6 and Pro 6 in two and three packs. A single Eero 6 will provide you with 1,500 square feet of wireless coverage. Adding Eero’s new WiFi extender to the mix, which comes included in the two and three packs the company plans to sell, will extend your coverage to 3,000 square feet. With a single Eero 6 and two extenders, you can get 5,000 square feet of coverage. The Pro 6, meanwhile, can cover 2,000 square feet on its own, with two and three Pro 6 units working together to extend your coverage to 3,500 and...
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    JBG Smith Properties (NYSE: JBGS) is pitching a major makeover for a small park at the heart of its Crystal City holdings, envisioning some new retail and even a bar atop a water feature. The developer filed plans with Arlington County earlier this month requesting an additional 6,100 square feet of density for the 1.6-acre park, located across the street from JBG Smith’s massive “Central District” project at 1770 Crystal Drive. The company, the dominant landowner in the area and Amazon.com Inc’s HQ2 landlord, also hopes to give the existing features in the “Crystal City Water Park” a bit of a facelift. The plans call for eight new “retail kiosks” along Crystal Drive, with 300 square feet available in each, matching a small kiosk selling food and drinks on the site already. JBG Smith is also pitching a 2,200-square-foot restaurant with 119 indoor seats and 50 outdoor seats in...
    A Tony Award-winning Broadway producer is selling her digs in a storied Midtown building. Susan Gallin — whose credits include “Angels in America,” “Spamalot” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — listed her oversize one-bedroom co-op at Alwyn Court for $1.39 million in February, before COVID-19 shut down the city. She is still accepting offers from interested buyers. Famous residents of Alwyn Court, located at 180 W. 58th St., include Frederick Steinway of the legendary piano-making family. The landmarked building, by Carnegie Hall and a block from Central Park, was built with a decadently ornamented terra cotta facade in a French Renaissance style in 1909. Architecture critic Carter Horsley called Alwyn Court, which surrounds a signature central courtyard, “the city’s most ornate building.” It is also on the National Register of Historic Places. Gallin’s one-bedroom, two-bathroom fourth-floor unit with a dining gallery and a dressing room spans 1,100 square...
    Netherlands Data Center Market – Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2020-2025 Sydney, Sept. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just released, this edition of Paul Budde Communication’s focus report on Netherlands outlines the major developments and key aspects in the telecoms markets. Read the full report: https://www.budde.com.au/Research/Netherlands-Data-Center-Market-Investment-Analysis-and-Growth-Opportunities-2020-2025 Fiber connectivity, availability of renewable energy, free cooling, and district heating have made the Netherlands a favorable location for data center development. The cloud spending in the Netherlands increased by 10%, generating a revenue of $2.5 billion in 2019. The Netherlands ranks first in connectivity according to the EU’s Digital Economy and Society Index. Amsterdam (AMS-IX) is among the largest internet exchange points in the world, with over 800 networks connected through AMS-IX. Amsterdam hosts over 60% of the data center market in Netherland. Analysts at Arizton expect that the data center market in Netherland will witness multiple new entrants involved in the procurement of land...
    RAPPER Drake has topped a chart of the most expensive celebrity homes to clean. The 33-year-old Toosie Slide singer’s 50,000sq ft Toronto mansion comes in at £160,000 a year — or £3,000 a week. 3The singer's mansion costs £160K a year to cleanCredit: Splash News 3The property boasts a huge pool with statues depicting naked womenCredit: Splash News Beyoncé’s Bel Air pile was second at £98,000. Prince Harry and wife Meghan came sixth with their 18,000sq ft mansion in Montecito, California, which had a £58,000 bill. But Ed Sheeran’s Suffolk estate was a modest £27,000 a year in the Clearitwaste.co.uk study. David and Victoria Beckham’s Miami penthouse - which is just over 10,500 square feet - would cost £34,000-a-year to clean. Most read in Celebritychelsea's bump-dateTeen Mom's Chelsea reveals baby bump as she's 'halfway there'ExclusiveWHERE'S KIMKanye heads to dinner without Kim after he 'peed on his Grammy' in outburstperrie nicePerrie...
    OAKLEY (CBS SF) — Amazon will become the first tenant in the massive Contra Costa Logistics Center in Oakley, city officials announced Thursday afternoon. An Amazon fulfillment center will occupy 150,000 square feet of the new complex’s Building 1. While city officials made the announcement Thursday, a formal announcement and ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Oct. 7. Contra Costa Logistics Center (NorthPoint Development) Once construction of the complex is completed within the next four years, it will be home to a variety of light industrial and logistics uses in five buildings totaling 2 million square feet of space. City officials said the complex will provide nearly 2,000 jobs. Mayor Kevin Romick said Thursday that the center will be a major economic development engine for eastern Contra Costa County in the years to come. Construction began in January on the 143-acre commercial project. It is being built on land once occupied,...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Newbury Street, like other parts of Boston, is getting busy again. But, many businesses are still closed or gone. There are “For Lease” signs covering storefront windows all over the city. Commercial real estate broker Eric Shabshelowitz says the pandemic is affecting the retail market a lot faster than it is impacting other commercial markets. “It’s sad to see. Every day, it seems like another business is closing,” said Shabshelowitz. Shabshelowitz is finding some landlords are being flexible to keep their tenants. “We’re seeing some concession given for the first year of the lease. So it’s really, across the board, it’s a matter of trying to be creative,” said Shabshelowitz. The Retailers Association of Massachusetts says many small businesses are now evolving to find their customers online, and that’s impacting their physical stores. “Maybe if you had two locations, maybe you decide that you only need one....
    A stunning waterfront compound in East Hampton is in contract for around $70 million, sources tell Gimme Shelter. If it sells for that price, it would be the most expensive Hamptons sale of 2020 — a year in which the coronavirus pandemic pushed area demand (and sales prices) to record highs. The sprawling estate at 12 and 15 W. Dune Lane features two properties along the Atlantic Ocean, all on 3.4 acres beside a 90-acre golf course. Located on “one of the most desirable streets in town,” the compound has ample frontage on Wiborg Beach between East Hampton Main Beach and Egypt Beach. The main house, designed by famed architect Robert A.M. Stern in 2000, is 8,000 square feet and comes with a waterfront pool on 2.4 acres. But there’s also an “interior property,” as described in the listing, that is 6,000 square feet and comes with its own separate...
    ROUND ROCK, Texas – Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, touted as one of “America’s largest indoor waterparks” is set to open in Round Rock, just north of Austin, on Nov. 12. Officials with the resort have not yet mentioned how the COVID-19 pandemic might affect the opening of the waterpark but they are giving an inside look at the 350-acre resort complex with a hard hat tour. The Kalahari Round Rock Resort is expected to have 975 guest rooms, five restaurants, 10,000 square feet of retail space and 200,000 square feet of flexible meeting space for conventions and events. Twenty pools and whirlpools along with 30 waterslides will be located throughout Kalahari Round Rock Resort and attractions will include FlowRider, a rock-climbing wall, a 23-foot LED projection TV screen, an adult grotto swim-up bar, cabanas and waterfalls. According to resort officials Kalahari, 22 life-size sculptures will be located throughout the property,...
    SANTA CLARA — A modern tech complex under construction in Santa Clara is being developed with an array of features that are designed to produce new offices compatible with the coronavirus era. The five-story office building is expected to sprout by year’s end at 3655 Kifer Road next to Lawrence Expressway in Santa Clara when it is complete, according to project developer Bayview Development Group. The brand-new office project is being marketed to prospective tenants as a “Post-COVID 19 workplace,” according to a marketing brochure being circulated by San Jose-based Cushman & Wakefield brokers Gregory Davies, Brandon Bain, Greg Bennette, and Erik Hallgrimson. “Lawrence Station is designed with flexible workspaces and to accommodate social distancing,” said Ted McMahon, chief investment officer with Bayview Development. The whole idea is to ensure that the office building’s design wards off too much crowding. “We are trying to avoid bottlenecks,” McMahon said. “The design...
    When my children’s school district finally released its reopening plan at the end of July, it left me both distraught and baffled. My son, aged 9, and my daughter, aged 11, would be going back to class, but only for two days per week. SUBSCRIBESubscribe to WIRED and stay smart with more of your favorite Ideas writers.I couldn’t understand the reasoning. I know the “hybrid education” model, where groups of students rotate on and off school grounds, is meant to help maintain proper social-distancing: with fewer kids in class, everyone has more room to stay apart. From a public-health perspective this logic is questionable, at best; but the plan seemed especially inapt for where I live, in a suburb north of New York City. My children are privileged to be at schools that don’t suffer from the gross overcrowding of some of their inner city counterparts. So would my kids’...
    Construction is beginning on a massive redevelopment project just across from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station, as EYA advances one piece of a mixed-use makeover of an aging office park. The Bethesda developer just broke ground on 115 townhomes anchoring one section of the project, dubbed the “Reston Midline,” which will include close to 1.8 million square feet of development on 18 acres by the time it’s finished. EYA is hoping to deliver 80 of those homes by sometime in early 2021, then the remaining 35 in a second phase. The property sits across Wiehle Avenue from the Metro station and Comstock’s towering Reston Station development and is bounded by the Dulles Toll Road and Sunset Hills Road. EYA will also build two multifamily buildings on the site, partnering with the Chevy Chase Land Co. for one of them, delivering 300 units and up to 20,000 square feet of...
    By Carly Wipf, San Jose Spotlight SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — After more than five years of stalled talks, San Jose plans to start charging commercial developers fees to fund affordable housing – a move housing advocates said is long overdue. Following hours of debate past the 12 a.m. curfew on Sept. 2, the City Council implemented the controversial fees in a 7-4 vote. Councilmembers Raul Peralez, Magdalena Carrasco, Maya Esparza and Sylvia Arenas opposed, arguing that fees should be higher. Under the new plan, office developers with projects more than 100,000 square feet will have three fee options: $12 per square foot if paid upon the certificate of occupancy, $15 per square foot if paid in phases or no fee if the developer agrees to build affordable housing. The fee amounts were proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo, Vice Mayor Chappie Jones and Councilmembers Lan Diep, Dev Davis and Pam...
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