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  • Tempted by Detroit's $500 properties? 5 things to know

    Sixty-two thousand properties have faced foreclosure in Detroit this year over unpaid taxes. About half will likely be auctioned for $500 apiece this fall. Buying homes or vacant lots for $500 might sound inviting, even in a city as troubled as Detroit....
  • Should nonprofits have to pay taxes?

    FREEPORT, Maine Marlene DiMarco-Hammond paused while sorting through some gently used clothing at the thrift store run by Freeport Community Services, a nonprofit organization. "This center was really, really helpful to me" after a divorce and illness,...
  • Townhomes planned on 7 acres in Tamarac

    Townhomes planned on 7 acres in Tamarac
    Homebuilding giant Lennar Corp. paid $2.9 million for seven acres in Tamarac with plans to build townhomes. The site is at 5931 W. Commercial Blvd., just west of Florida's Turnpike and the Central Parc development of 253 single-family homes under...
  • DLP Realty gives employees tools to prosper

    DLP Realty gives employees tools to prosper
    For a while, real estate agent Chris Young thought he'd never find the right home — for his ambitions. Some agencies were too small. Some left him light on income. Then, five years ago, he found the answer to his workplace dreams in an ad on...
  • Simon Property makes $16-billion bid for rival mall owner Macerich

    Simon Property makes $16-billion bid for rival mall owner Macerich
    Despite the meteoric rise of online shopping, traditional malls still occupy prime real estate in the retail landscape — as evidenced by the $16-billion bid for Macerich Co., owner of Santa Monica Place and dozens of other shopping centers. The...
  • Simon Property Group proposes $15.3-billion takeover of Macerich

    Simon Property Group proposes $15.3-billion takeover of Macerich
    Santa Monica shopping center landlord Macerich Co. is under siege by rival Simon Property Group in a $15.3 billion hostile takeover attempt that could join two of the country's largest mall owners. Macerich Co. owns well-known regional malls such as...
  • Homebuyer claims diet pills caused auction mistake

    Homebuyer claims diet pills caused auction mistake
    The diet pills may have made her do it. South Orange County resident Mary McKaig said she had been confused after taking "judgment-altering" weight-loss medication for the first time and mistakenly bid more than $100,000 at a Feb. 19 public auction...
  • Simon Property Group launches $16B hostile bid for Macerich

    Simon Property Group has launched a $16 billion hostile bid for Macerich Co. after saying its rival refused to discuss a combination of two of the largest U.S. mall operators. Simon said Monday that it was offering $91 per share in cash and stock for...
  • Taming the wilds of Milwaukee Avenue

    Taming the wilds of Milwaukee Avenue
    At a restaurant on Lincolnshire's west side sat the people who could shape the future of Milwaukee Avenue. Two men and one woman talked about traffic counts, populations, interstate access, the ramifications of decisions made long before their time, and...
  • The fall of the Norman castle

    In 1997, Ken Norman was in the backstretch of an NBA career that would earn him more than $21 million over 10 years. He was also putting the finishing touches on a 7,152-square-foot dream house at 19020 Kedzie Ave., across the street from Homewood-...
  • Willis Tower owners in talks with Blackstone Group, source says

     Willis Tower owners in talks with Blackstone Group, source says
    Blackstone Group, the giant private equity real estate investor, is in talks to buy Chicago's iconic Willis Tower for more than $1.4 billion, a source confirmed Friday. Any sales price of more than $850 million would set a Chicago record. The firm...