A quick look at three Valley commercial real estate deals from the past week: Mountain View Marketplace, a shopping center that includes a vacant Safeway store that will soon be a VASA Fitness, sold for $8.3 million. The center, located at 3131 E. Thunderbird Road in Phoenix, was bought by Fortis Development LLC from Mountain …
A surge of development is taking place across Gwinnett County. From unincorporated areas to town centers, retail, residential, offices and hotels are taking shape.
Some Fred’s employees are now sporting email signatures that feature a new office address — in Dallas. The Memphis Business Journal recently obtained the emails of “category leader” employees for the general merchandise and pharmacy chain; those emails listed 2001 Bryan Street in Dallas, Texas, as part of their signature. Fred’s headquarters is currently — …
A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration’s Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn’t that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the program seeks to revitalize.
Yellow vest protesters occupied dozens of traffic roundabouts across France on Sunday even as their movement for economic justice appeared to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of protests.
After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.
Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions Sunday that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing that another Brexit vote would exacerbate divisions in the U.K., not heal them.
‘The land baroness of Fremont’ has turned over major investment decisions to her son, but she remains active in the Fremont Dock Co. and has no plans to develop apartments.
The past year has seen some major upheaval in the business landscape across the Milwaukee area, and that goes well beyond the considerable amount of recently completed real estate development that has changed the city’s skyline. Nationwide, brick-and-mortar retailers are on the decline and a few big business conglomerates like General Electric Co. are breaking …
The ownership of WestShore Plaza wants to replace Sears and a sea of surface parking with multiple buildings — including a few high rises — that could be home to anything from condos and apartments to office space to a grocery store. Washington Prime Group (NYSE: WPG) is asking the city rezone the entire mall from …
Almost 200 nations, including the world’s top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report their emissions and efforts to reduce them.
The German government anticipates a drop in asylum applications in 2018, even including the thousands of babies born to recent migrants.
While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant’s ambition to be a leader in next-generation telecoms is colliding with security worries abroad.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador detailed plans Saturday to “rescue” the national oil industry by boosting crude production at the state-owned oil company by 45 percent before 2025.
A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S. officials try to revamp a fading nuclear power industry with safer fuel designs and a new generation of power plants.
The Latest on the U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local):
Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry talked about the successful opening of Fiserv Forum, the team’s planning process for the soon-to-be vacant Bradley Center site, his predictions for the economy in 2019 and his friendship with former President Bill Clinton as part of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Power Breakfast. Check out the attached slideshow to see …
Apple Inc. is buying into one of the worst-kept secrets in Austin real estate, Robinson Ranch. As Austin Business Journal reported in April, the Robinson family earlier this year issued a request for interest and qualifications to feel out what developers might want to do with the roughly 7,000 acres north and east of Parmer …
The Brexit debate needs a change of tone, the Church of England’s bishops said Saturday, calling for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain’s efforts to leave the European Union.
Germany’s rail operator says it has reached a new wage agreement with workers, averting the possibility of more strikes during the Christmas travel crunch.
The Latest on France protests (all times local):
After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
A protest movement that has brought the French into the streets for five Saturdays in a row in a major challenge to President Emmanuel Macron lost momentum in its latest nationwide outcry, but the smaller crowds pushed fervently for one of their expanding demands, a citizen’s referendum to help define policy.
A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who’ve seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul’s core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people.
The Hawaii Housing Finance Development Corp. has approved a modification to the sale of the state’s affordable housing portfolio to a partnership of Stanford Carr Development and Standard Property Co. that discounts the purchase price by $40 million but increases the amount of money the buyers will spend to renovate the six properties by $31.2 …
The turnkey restaurant on the corner of Auahi Street and Queen Lane is listed by Hawaii Commercial Real Estate.
Two retail projects in Hawaii took home gold in the International Council of Shopping Centers’ Global Awards for U.S. Design and Development, including Honolulu-based architecture firm AHL for its design of the Velocity Honolulu retail showroom. AHL, formerly known as Architects Hawaii Ltd., received the gold award for its design of the 226,113-square-foot luxury auto …
The Howard Hughes Corp. opened its new Victoria Ward Park in the center of its master-planned community in Honolulu with an immersive art installation by design studio Symmetry Labs. The “Light Garden, a 1,000-Year Bloom” installation, which debuted Thursday evening, has more than 25,000 LED lights in more than 2,300 floral 3D sculptures over 9,500 …
President Donald Trump’s company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them.
Regulators on Friday accused one of California’s largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco.
Amazon quietly brought Miller over this spring from Facebook, where he led real estate in the Americas. Schoettler remains with Amazon as vice president of real estate as the company launches its HQ2 split between New York and Virginia.
Fentress Architects will design a pavilion for the upcoming world expo in Dubai.
While the biggest buzz around Apple Inc.’s U.S. expansion plans Thursday are around its plans for a $1 billion campus in north Austin, Texas, its home state is set to get some of the bounty too – just not Silicon Valley. Early this morning, Cupertino-based Apple said it would invest in the large new Austin …
Plans submitted to the city for an 18-story, 800-bed co-living development in San Jose near where Google is aiming to build a massive new tech campus shed light on StarCity’s first South Bay development. The venture-backed startup has developed a brand in the Bay Area for making “dorm living for adults.”
After a more-than-three-year renovation of two downtown buildings, the Woodlark hotel will open its doors this weekend. Located in the old Cornelius Hotel and Woodlark buildings at 813 S.W. Alder St., the Woodlark adds 150 hotel rooms and a new restaurant and bar to downtown. The project comes from Portland’s Provenance Hotels and NBP Capital. …
A lawyer for President Donald Trump filed papers on Friday asking that a lawsuit accusing the president of profiting from his office be taken out of the hands of a Maryland federal judge and sent to a federal appeals court.
Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago.
Moviehouse & Eatery — one of three dine-in movie chains proliferating from Austin — has signed on to anchor a new retail development in The Woodlands’ Village of Creekside Park, The Howard Hughes Corp. (NYSE: HHC) announced. It will be the first Houston-area location for the theater chain, which some may compare to the Alamo …
MFA serves as the project manager for the $200 million Memphis Cook Convention Center renovation.
A Birmingham brewery is weighing a project that could result in substantial growth in Avondale.
A Houston-area ranch owned by the estate of Dr. Denton Cooley, a renowned heart surgeon who died in 2016, is for sale with an asking price of $7.3 million. Cool Acres spans 406 acres and is about 10 minutes south of Simonton in Fort Bend County, according to the listing page on Republic Ranches’ website. …
Target Corp.’s former campus on the western border of Minneapolis will get new life as a multi-tenant office building anchored by fast-growing Tactile Medical, which is currently based in Northeast.
San Antonio-based Inspired eLearning Inc. moved into a more spacious office to accommodate growth in recent months.
A record number of companies are leaving California for states with a better business climate, and a new report shows that Texas remains the No. 1 destination. See why they are being urged to leave California (it’s not just because of taxes).
A Houston-based real estate company has revealed plans to add more than 28,000 square feet of retail space and a parking deck at a building near U.S. Highway 281 and Loop 410 that it bought nearly six months ago.
The mixed-use development would be built on a platform over the loading dock.
As 2018 nears its close, the U.S. economy is strong. Unemployment is at its lowest mark in decades, wages are rising, and consumer spending is hitting new all-time peaks. But that strength hasn’t lifted all aspects of the commercial real estate market in the same, upward-trending way. While the industrial sector is booming — with …
By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern other major industrial nations.
CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.
The former Belly Wine Bar and The Blue Room in Cambridge’s Kendall Square has been transformed into a biotech incubator.