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Committee recommends moratorium on selling municipal-owned commercial properties

The Pine Bluff City Council Development and Planning Committee recommended the full council consider a measure that would impose a moratorium on the city selling commercially zoned property until guidelines are developed. Aldermen Charles Boyd, Glen Brown Jr. and Lloyd … Continue reading

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Schenectady sells another $277K in properties

SCHENECTADY — The city continues to unload vacant properties in its efforts to get them back on the tax rolls and clean up blighted areas, according to Mayor Gary McCarthy‘s office. During its meeting Monday, the City Council approved the … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s Blighted Properties Are Costing City Millions

Jen Kinney is a freelance writer and documentary photographer. Her work has also appeared in Satellite Magazine, High Country News online, and the Anchorage Press. See her work at jakinney.com. Follow Jen .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email … Continue reading

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Parkway Properties sells $179 million worth of Houston real estate

Caption Close Houston office buildings made up nearly 30 percent of the value of Parkway Properties’ latest selling spree. Since January 2015, the company has sold $624 million in properties, including $179 million in Houston, according to a quarterly earnings … Continue reading

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Better Buy: Realty Income Corporation vs. National Retail Properties

Photo: Wikipedia user Mbiama Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) and National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) are leading retail REITs, and are similar in many respects. Here’s a look at some of their similarities and differences, as well as why both are relatively … Continue reading

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Seritage Properties: Shift To Higher-Income Tenants Presents Compelling Long-Term Opportunity

As part of our core investment approach, we reduce our likelihood of making mistakes by looking only at investments that have made it into the portfolios of the world’s very best investors. These investors are the best in the world … Continue reading

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Schenectady approves sale of 6 more properties

The city continues to unload more vacant properties in its efforts to get them back on the tax rolls and clean up blighted areas, according to a news release from Mayor Gary McCarthy’s office. The City Council Monday evening during … Continue reading

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County auctioning lakefront properties

They tell me you’re not a real Minnesotan until you have a cabin on the lake. There’s hope for the wayward this week in St. Louis County, though. Sixteen lakefront lots that had been rented for decades by cabin owners … Continue reading

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City approves rezoning two properties for retail space development

Carl R. Fraley Jr. plans to buy 243 and 245 East Blackstock Rd. following council’s first reading and approval of an ordinance to rezone the properties from a limited office district to a neighborhood shopping district. “The change of the … Continue reading

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Airbnb Lists ‘Illegal’ Properties in the West Bank

An Airbnb listing in Kida, a West Bank settlement, which is described as being “near Jerusalem.” In the wake of its billion-dollar rise and attractive, affordable offerings around the world, Airbnb has become no stranger to controversy: there has been … Continue reading

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