Real Estate

Women like Sarah Lawson and Nikki Bach are entering the building trades in increasing numbers.Getty Nikki Bach of Gloucester, Massachusetts heads up Bach Builders, a full service general contracting firm she founded in 2009. The company has three dedicated work crews and revenues of $3 million a year. “Not a lot of women do what
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Lendlease, a leading international property and infrastructure group, recently celebrated the grand opening of The Cooper at Southbank, a 29-story, 452-unit luxury high-rise located at 720 S. Wells St. in Chicago’s South Loop. The Cooper marks the first of five new luxury residential builds Lendlease has planned for Southbank, its new South Loop development project.  Southbank,
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The Bloomfield Hills, Michigan home of the Queen of SoulHomes.com What you want, baby, I got it. It may not be respect, but it is a piece of real estate with some serious soul history. And it’s available. The world lost one of its great talents when Aretha Franklin died in August. Now, her suburban
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Property prices are being driven through the roof by foreign investors looking to launder money undetected.Getty Following a sudden increase in transactions from offshore companies back in 2015, the National Crime Agency warned that foreign criminals were using the UK property market to launder their dirty money. But three years on, we still have good
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With the rise of services like Airbnb that feature vacation homes rented by owners, travelers have more varied lodging options than ever before. This industry development has had a measurable effect on the profitability of hotels. While it may seem like bad news for traditional hospitality businesses, there’s plenty that hotels can do to keep filling their rooms. According
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At 19 Dutch in New York City, a Butterfly MX smartphone video intercom system lets guests bypass the traditional check-in.QuallsBenson The last decade has seen developers race to out-do each other in the state-of-the-art amenities they import into their projects. But no matter how extravagant residential amenities become, they can’t obscure one simple fact. Few
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Boca Raton is booming with luxury developmentGetty Luxury development in Boca Raton, Florida is booming. Consider when the ultra-luxe Mandarin Oriental was choosing a U.S. location for its 164-room hotel & resort with 92 luxury branded residences, the Hong Kong-based company, owned by Jardine Matheson chose Boca Raton. The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton
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The Menil Drawing Institute on the campus of The Menil Collection in Houston has opened. It’s the first free-standing facility built expressly for the acquisition, study, exhibition, conservation and storage of modern and contemporary drawings.CALpix As crisp as a fresh sheet of paper awaiting an artist’s mark, a new building housing The Menil Drawing Institute
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