| Apr 10, 2015
| 12:30 PM
The young adults flocking to urban hubs are increasingly willing to trade dwelling size for a desirable neighborhood, and apartment dimensions and rents are shrinking to meet the demand. The result is a new class of living space: the micro unit, which...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Caught off guard by the surging popularity of the “sharing economy,” governments have struggled in recent years to adapt the rules they developed for taxi and limousine services to ride-sharing outfits such as Uber and Lyft. Now a new front is...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 9:30 PM
As cities across Southern California wrestle with how best to regulate the booming short-term rental industry, Santa Monica is poised to take the hardest line yet.
Officials in the beachfront city are considering a measure that would ban most of...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 10:03 AM
It's yours, but it isn't. A rented apartment or house can be a wonderful place to live, and a challenging place to decorate.
The restrictions are many: Landlords often want their white walls to stay white. Many won't let you do even the most minor...
| Apr 26, 2015
| 9:08 AM
Cushman & Wakefield's 2015 Central Florida Medical Office Report shows that medical office vacancy in Orlando has dropped roughly 5 percent in the past five years. Medical office rental rates have also dropped 5.5 percent.
The report also showed that...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 1:29 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The old campground office in Newport News Park, built back in 1966, has been demolished and a new, larger building is going up in its place, at the north end of the park.
The new building will be about 3,000 square feet compared...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 4:18 PM
The Elgin City Council will consider setting aside $121,600 to compensate a developer if litigation prevents the Elgin Tower Building redevelopment from moving ahead.
"I'm supportive, as the move is needed to keep the project moving forward," Mayor Dave...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 2:33 PM
Berwyn police doing a well-being check Thursday discovered a decomposed body in an apartment rented by a doctor near MacNeal Hospital, a city official said.
A maintenance worker at the building in the 3200 block of Oak Park Avenue called police about...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 4:32 AM
Jennifer Brookland lives in Odenton, works in Washington, D.C., and is planning to move to North Carolina next month for her husband's medical school residency.
Mobility is important.
Brookland, 31, chose her apartment complex for its proximity to the...
| Apr 18, 2015
Businesswoman Sandy Nash braces. She knows the question is coming.
How noisy is it living in an apartment above a shop on Main Street in Annapolis?
"The noise is bad on Sunday mornings at 6 a.m. when the garbage trucks pick up the trash,...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 4:10 PM
Ocean Breeze East, a vital development to jump-starting the revitalization of the Heart of Boynton neighborhood, is back to the drawing board.
Ocean Breeze East is the second phase of a Heart of Boynton redevelopment project, which includes retail space,...