McCarthy tops out University of Arizona’s new Applied Research Building

The University of Arizona’s new $85 million, four-story Applied Research Building (ARB) recently achieved the construction topping-out milestone for the 89,000-square-foot facility. The ARB, located at the southeast corner of Helen Street and the Highland Corridor, will be the future home for research advancing space exploration, advanced manufacturing and imaging technology development and is expected … Read more

Best stress management apps for real estate agents

Join the extraordinary and become a broker with Sotheby’s International Realty.Learn more Luxury real estate demands the highest standards of excellence – and while it’s hugely rewarding, it can also be exhausting. Factor in challenging market conditions and it’s no wonder agents feel they’ve exhausted their emotional range. Ali Morisi “It is extremely important for … Read more

Status of Charlottesville City Schools project in flux as City Council debates funding options, potential meals tax increase | Local Government

As the Charlottesville City Council evaluates the proposed fiscal 2023 budget, city employees are seeking guidance from the city council and the city council is seeking guidance from city employees. Councilors, reluctant to raise the property tax rate on top of an already expected tax hike, are trying to find a way forward amid the … Read more

Brokers Say Clock Is Ticking for Investors Looking To Convert Hotels to Housing

Hotels remain a popular target for investors looking to convert into other property classes, but overall there’s still a lot of competition for hotel deals and a limited amount of time to get these deals up and running. The prospect of converting hotels for other uses such as luxury apartments, affordable housing and senior housing … Read more

Celebrating women in real estate 

Ken Calhoon March is Women’s History Month, which highlights women’s contributions to events in history and contemporary society. This column is dedicated to Ann Beaudrux my first broker, mentor and life coach. In the 1970s, when I first got my real estate license, the real estate business was pretty much a boys’ club. Sales (males) … Read more

West Michigan office forecasts vary as quality spaces remain in demand

CCommercial real estate experts have struggled to predict the future of the office market since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, although they expect demand for quality office space to remain strong. According to market reports by , downtown Grand Rapids office vacancy rate was around 11 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 JLL … Read more

Real-Estate Round-Up: politics and real estate value

Politics and real estate are not mutually exclusive. Almost everything that happens in politics and becomes governance affects ownership. I remember the preamble to the broker’s code of ethics beginning: “Below everything is the land. On their wise use and widespread ownership depend the survival and growth of free institutions and our civilization.” A lot … Read more

Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company signs the largest bank refinancing deal with Saudi National Bank worth SAR 1bln

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: The Saudi Real Estate Refinance Company (SRC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), signed a joint agreement with the Saudi National Bank (SNB) to sell a SAR 1 billion real estate financing portfolio, which is considered to be the largest bank refinancing in the UK to date. The … Read more

Five Tips for Investing in Real Estate – Shares Ryan Urban, a 2022 ThreeBestRated Award-Winning Real Estate Agent in Burlington

The real estate sector continues to be one of the leading asset classes worldwide. It has consistently developed very well. Also, for most people, it can be less risky than investing in the stock market. However, if you are new to real estate investing, there are certain things you need to know before investing that … Read more