real estate

This March 23, 2016, file photo, shows a sign at a Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va.
Steve Helber/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer Marriott is pushing more heavily into home-sharing, confident that its combination of luxury properties and loyalty points can lure travelers away from rivals like Airbnb. The world's biggest hotel company will soon start taking reservations through its website...
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215 People's Alliance
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Pat Loeb
April 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia's primary election gets closer, the 10-year tax abatement is emerging as a major issue for progressive candidates, putting one incumbent in an uncomfortable spotlight. Before he was councilman at-large, Allan Domb was known as the "Condo King," having...
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220 Central Park South
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January 25, 2019 - 12:42 pm
By Tony Marco, CNN (CNN) -- The most expensive home in the country sold in New York for $238 million. Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin closed on the Manhattan property at 220 Central Park South on Wednesday his spokesperson said. The nearly 24,000 square foot apartment takes up several floors at...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
January 24, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's tax break on new construction has been controversial since it started 20 years ago. Now, a City Council member is calling for it to be phased out. Councilwoman Helen Gym conceded the 10-year tax abatement has been a powerful tool for spurring...
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Deed
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Jim Melwert
September 14, 2018 - 12:54 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Troy Pickens, 30, was found guilty on Friday of multiple felonies for forging documents and selling vacant properties that he didn’t own. Prosecutor Chris Daniels says the investigation started when an owner drove past what was supposed to be a vacant, condemned...
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In this June 28, 2018 photo, Sabine Anton poses for a photo on the balcony of her apartment in the building overlooking lower Manhattan and the Williamsburg bridge at 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
July 16, 2018 - 10:48 am
By Bernard Condon and Garance Burke, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner's family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Tenants say it started early in the morning...
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Reginald Ross
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Pat Loeb
May 24, 2018 - 6:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's 10-year real estate tax abatement is still delivering benefits that outweigh its costs, according to a report the city released Thursday. The study finds that the abatement helped the city recover from the recession, and consultant Reginald Ross says a...
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