RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Real Estate & Development http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-01T14:13:58.0104773Z A Closer Look: Susan Hatten After a little more than 10 years with Iowa marketing and communications giant Sigler Cos., Susan Hatten decided it was time to make some &ldquo;lasting career decisions.&rdquo; With experience in sales and business development, and a commitment to community involvement, Hatten in July moved to Holmes Murphy &amp; Associates Inc. where she assumes a hybrid position as senior consultant for strategic partnerships http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/A-Closer-Look-Susan-Hatten/173/835/65114 Real Estate & Development Fewer of us are shedding mortgages in retirement <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">A growing number of homeowners are reaching retirement age still owing money on their houses,&nbsp;</span><a target="_blank" linktype="1" href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-28/boomer-wealth-depressed-by-mortgages-poses-u-s-spending-risk.html" _mce_href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-28/boomer-wealth-depressed-by-mortgages-poses-u-s-spending-risk.html" shape="rect" _mce_shape="rect" track="on" _mce_style="color: #1a63a1; text-decoration: underline;" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1 !important;">Bloomberg reported.</a> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/Fewer-of-us-are-shedding-mortgages-in-retirement/173/835/65125 Real Estate & Development Pending house sales at highest level in nearly a year <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">A gauge of pending home sales rose 3.3 percent in July to reach the highest level in 11 months, signaling that upcoming closings on existing homes are likely to speed up, the National Association of Realtors said today, according to&nbsp;</span><a target="_blank" linktype="1" href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pending-home-sales-climb-33-in-july-to-reach-11-month-high-2014-08-28-9915958" _mce_href="http://www.marketwatch.com/story/pending-home-sales-climb-33-in-july-to-reach-11-month-high-2014-08-28-9915958" shape="rect" _mce_shape="rect" track="on" _mce_style="color: #1a63a1; text-decoration: underline;" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1 !important;">MarketWatch.</a> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/Pending-house-sales-at-highest-level-in-nearly-a-year/173/835/65124 Real Estate & Development Transactions From the Business Record Commercial Real Estate Weekly<br /> Aug. 27, 2014 http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/Transactions/173/835/65099 Real Estate & Development Wine bar coming to East Village's Norden Hall <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Gerald "JJ" Caligiuri, who owns the Della Viti wine bar in Ames, plans to move his business into the 120-year-old Norden Hall, which developer Jake Christensen had moved last summer to 425 E. Grand Ave. from its original spot at 709 E. Locust St.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/Wine-bar-coming-to-East-Village-s-Norden-Hall/173/835/65098 Real Estate & Development How a wine bar moved from Ames to Norden Hall <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">I reported earlier about the plans of Gerald "JJ" Caligiuri, who owns the Della Viti wine bar in Ames, to move his business into the 120-year-old Norden Hall, which developer Jake Christensen had moved last summer to 425 E. Grand Ave. from its original spot at 709 E. Locust St.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">I thought the details of how the deal ultimately came to fruition, and the some of the smaller details about Caligiuri's plans, were interesting and wanted to share them.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/How-a-wine-bar-moved-from-Ames-to-Norden-Hall/173/835/65091 Real Estate & Development What will it take to sell Riverfront YMCA? <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">With the YMCA destined for a new modern home downtown, the sale and development of riverfront property would seem a no-brainer. But from what I'm hearing, that's not necessarily the case.</p> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/What-will-it-take-to-sell-Riverfront-YMCA-/173/835/65081 Real Estate & Development House prices increased at a slower pace in June <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">House prices in major cities continued to rise in June but at a slower pace than the previous month, according to a Standard &amp; Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city composite index released today,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001owT-Ajo_JtYWoJFFnO6TQqGdkF1VX4JLUDPsisZGMBvrUa_aIrWNLAH5m3vts0zcdejZ9Ge0gbrUHhas8A4mXws9irhyfLZXBd0MllP5m4QLGW9ADOK1bo6XHV5mBARAArc4XOGBmkRwMx9kJYmfUW98nB2z1CINbfMGHg1h0Txzz7lsd_TMTKsf_3zq7kBNvIN2VyLGUpNh9JG_iG9-Bg==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">RTTNews reported.</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/House-prices-increased-at-a-slower-pace-in-June/173/835/65074 Real Estate & Development National sales of new houses fell in July <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Sales of new single-family houses fell 2.4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000 units, a drop that caught the National Association of Home Builders off guard.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/National-sales-of-new-houses-fell-in-July/173/835/65056 Real Estate & Development D.M. council considers 2 urban apartment projects <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Des Moines City Council will be asked tonight to approve federal funding for two apartment projects that the city staff hopes will trigger additional development in their respective neighborhoods near downtown.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate-Development/Real-Estate-Development/Article/D-M-council-considers-2-urban-apartment-projects/173/835/65041 Real Estate & Development