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  • Aussie investors hitch ride on home building through 'secondary exposures'

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Investors wanting to profit from steadily increasing home construction in Australia without being overly exposed to the property sector's volatility are loading up "secondary exposure stocks" such as paints and building material...
  • The latest developments on the economy [Editorial]

    Way back in 1960, Harford County's population was a little more than 76,000, which, presuming an average of four people per house, translates to about 19,000 homes. When the building boom hit Harford County hard in the 1970s and especially the 1980s,...
  • Allentown arena zone raked in $50 million in 2013

    A $500 million downtown construction boom helped Allentown's arena tax zone produce more than $50 million in state and local taxes last year, with $16.6 million going directly to the private developers doing most of the building. The tax tally is a...
  • Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison to buy coastal O.C. land

    Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison to buy coastal O.C. land
    Arizona home builder Taylor Morrison Home Corp. has agreed to buy a swath of coastal Orange County land, kick-starting a long-stalled development that fell victim to the recession. The builder, in a deal announced late Tuesday, said it would buy...
  • Newport plant registers cancer risk reading

    Newport plant registers cancer risk reading
    A metal finishing facility in Newport Beach poses an "unacceptably high" cancer risk to its neighbors and should curtail its emissions as soon as possible, state air quality officials said Tuesday. The agency said it will ask its independent hearing...
  • A cold case with connections to Cuba?

    MIAMI When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables, Fla., shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, 1995, most news reports on the case focused on Morales. After all, Morales, 25,...
  • Senior housing could start to move to cities

    Senior housing could start to move to cities
    Urban living doesn't appeal just to the young and hip. Developers of senior housing are starting to test the allure of walkable communities with access to city amenities. Some are including densely populated areas as they scout for new sites, a...
  • Baltimore-area construction projects could slow traffic Saturday

    Baltimore-area construction projects could slow traffic Saturday
    A number of road construction projects will be causing traffic delays Saturday in Baltimore County and Baltimore City. • In Baltimore County, portions of Interstate 95 near White Marsh are closed for construction. Delays could stretch to the...
  • Salesforce Tower in S.F. will be tallest in the West, for a while

    Salesforce Tower in S.F. will be tallest in the West, for a while
    Salesforce.com announced Friday that it will be the main tenant in a 61-story building under construction in San Francisco. When completed in 2017, "Salesforce Tower" will be the tallest office building west of the Mississippi River. However, the...
  • Reminder: permits required for Catasauqua residents' yard sales and construction projects

    Catasauqua residents are reminded to obtain permits from the borough for spring yard sales and construction projects. Regardless of the size of a project, property owners are urged to contact the borough to find out if building or zoning permits are...
  • York's first assisted living facility gets OK from planners

    The York Planning Commission approved a permit to build the county's first assisted living facility at Victory Boulevard and Hampton Highway. But neighbors surrounding the facility are opposed to it. Twelve residents spoke during the meeting Wednesday...