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  • Turkey remains leery about presence of Kurdish refugees from Kobani

    SURUC, Turkey From a hilltop about half a mile from the besieged Kurdish-Syrian city of Kobani, the sounds of heavy weapons can be heard echoing from inside what was once a prosperous border town of about 250,000 people. Most of those people are now...
  • Streeterville condo-rental building wins Plan Commission OK

     Streeterville condo-rental building wins Plan Commission OK
    Related Midwest's proposal to construct a hybrid residential tower in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood won the backing of the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, but the project's scope has been retooled. Originally, the 67-story, Robert A.M....
  • Rocket Internet backs rental startup looking to replace realtors

    Rocket Internet backs rental startup looking to replace realtors
    German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet is backing online apartment rental firm Nestpick as the start-up expands into four European countries, aiming to connect landlords with tenants and put real estate agents out of a job. Nestpick said on Tuesday it...
  • As L.A. weighs regulation, Airbnb touts its economic impact in city

    As L.A. weighs regulation, Airbnb touts its economic impact in city
    As Los Angeles City Council members launch a push for tougher regulations on short-term rental housing, the industry’s biggest player has begun touting its impact on the city. Airbnb, a San Francisco firm that helps people rent space in their...
  • Connecticut's Hip-Hop Scene The Focus Of 'Bakery The Show' Podcast

    Connecticut's Hip-Hop Scene The Focus Of 'Bakery The Show' Podcast
    Most Friday nights, two married guys head to a rented office space in Vernon, stretch out on couches and talk about guy stuff — music, pop culture, sports, women, politics, cars, weed, movies, and so on — for about two hours, before...
  • Northern edge of Westlake finally getting developers' attention

    Northern edge of Westlake finally getting developers' attention
    The real estate investment wave remaking Echo Park and Silver Lake is spreading south of the Hollywood Freeway. An upscale apartment complex is under construction on a former vacant lot on Temple Street in Los Angeles' Westlake district. The 67-unit...
  • Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A. trailblazer, steamroller

    Geoffrey Palmer seen as both downtown L.A. trailblazer, steamroller
    Before rows of trendy restaurants and luxury residential towers became common in downtown Los Angeles, developer Geoffrey H. Palmer had a vision for some of the city center's more neglected corners. Over the last 15 years, he built a series of fortress-...
  • For these residents, help with sudden rent hike is a much-needed gift

    For these residents, help with sudden rent hike is a much-needed gift
    When Yong Woom Wang's rent shot up nearly 70%, the retired baker tried to slam on the brakes and cut back on expenses. He stopped driving to save gas. He cut back on the diabetes medicine he was supposed to take. And he kept his monthly food budget to...
  • Downtown L.A. fire destroys hundreds of Christmas gifts for seniors

    Downtown L.A. fire destroys hundreds of Christmas gifts for seniors
    For some, this year's holiday tale could be "How the fire stole Christmas." The blaze that erupted early Monday in a partly built apartment structure in downtown Los Angeles also shattered windows and set off sprinklers inside an adjacent building on...
  • South Florida rents rise faster than much of US

    South Florida rents rise faster than much of US
    Apartment rents in South Florida are rising at a faster rate than many of the nation's largest metro areas. Palm Beach County rents grew 5.3 percent in the third quarter from a year ago, according to MPF Research in Carrollton, Texas. That ranks ninth...
  • Apps, sites aim to transform apartment rental listings

    Apps, sites aim to transform apartment rental listings
    For a long time, hunting for an apartment has meant wading through cryptic yard signs, inscrutable classifieds and frustrating games of phone tag. That's finally changing. Mobile-app start-ups, online real estate giants and even old-school local...