RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Real Estate & Development http://businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-01T22:37:37.1906047Z Declining net worth tied to housing market <span style="font-size: 14px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: #ffffff;">Investments in real estate have whittled away at the net worth of the average American family.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Declining-net-worth-tied-to-housing-market-/173/835/64660 Real Estate & Development Echo Valley Country Club development could fund low-income housing in Des Moines <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Des Moines City Council gave the green light Monday for development staff to pursue an agreement with Coppola Enterprises Inc. for a commercial and residential development at Echo Valley Country Club.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Echo-Valley-Country-Club-development-could-fund-low-income-housing-in-Des-Moines/173/835/64652 Real Estate & Development Home Show Expo turnout beat predictions <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">By the end of the 10-day run of the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines'&nbsp; Home Show Expo at The Ridge at Echo Valley, the 11 tony houses, ranging in price from $500,000 to nearly $1 million, were sold or spoken for.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Home-Show-Expo-turnout-beat-predictions/173/835/64651 Real Estate & Development KJWW cracks the top 10 in trade publication's 'giants' report <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">KJWW Engineering Consultants is a top 10 engineering firm in the building information modeling and higher education sectors, according to Building Design + Construction magazine's 2014 Giants 300 report.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/KJWW-cracks-the-top-10-in-trade-publication-s--giants--report/173/835/64650 Real Estate & Development Notable transactions From July 30, 2014 CRE Weekly http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Notable-transactions/173/835/64649 Real Estate & Development Des Moines' recovery from recession rated average, but city ranks high for millennial homeownership <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines is on the downside of a list that ranks how well the nation's 150 largest cities have recovered from the recession.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Des-Moines--recovery-from-recession-rated-average--but-city-ranks-high-for-millennial-homeownership/173/835/64633 Real Estate & Development Homeownership nationwide is at 19-year low <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Homeownership in the United States hit a 19-year low in the second quarter, according to the U.S. Commerce Department,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001B7wCnGmgnlvWnMwzeq8RnzDJeFYVx2dOy4S92D1nA7RqXtde2-4upSLb51idgjflCNnFZAdhOJSQBQDaTMni2YWnPF-L_opqb9QiI24sqc7JMe8Ab6DOdWYuaDhU5Q8v8GJPKquWgopWLmcG1k_qaHFCDBLSGoSl3jEQLh_yfqbgK7XS_ZiIYHGMeJrlTnZ2P2fBmzGzLMw=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Homeownership-nationwide-is-at-19-year-low/173/835/64627 Real Estate & Development Web-based real estate company Zillow to buy rival <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc. said it would buy smaller rival Trulia Inc. for $3.5 billion in stock,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001qfhKPlYj47TSn2uLV-3aYhTJnl_t17zx3oCCLm6iGeC297G90mrAqiFEH76N9a5_kFbnfzQ0eqCa8VOCBo0IKYlEHkM36pv2GOnCg5cBrZrGzEnoY7jZj-yaEbfG4uo7tYcSuypfids-bIO_xUK8B17qOHKrn5Xv038R5KfTz-a4dxHujXSbAduEv6FbFfcV" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">Reuters reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Web-based-real-estate-company-Zillow-to-buy-rival/173/835/64613 Real Estate & Development Apartment construction leads Greater Des Moines residential building <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Residential construction activity for the year continues to outpace year-ago totals, with apartment buildings and townhouses leading the way, according to figures released today by the Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines.&nbsp;</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Apartment-construction-leads-Greater-Des-Moines-residential-building-/173/835/64600 Real Estate & Development City Council to take first steps on plans for Echo Valley development <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Des Moines City Council will be asked Monday to take the first steps toward creating an urban renewal area for the planned commercial and residential build-out of Echo Valley Country Club.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/City-Council-to-take-first-steps-on-plans-for-Echo-Valley-development/173/835/64594 Real Estate & Development A Closer Look: Danny Heggen Development project manager for Nelson Construction &amp; Development http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/A-Closer-Look--Danny-Heggen/173/835/64570 Real Estate & Development Sales of new houses hit a three-month low in June <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The sales pace of new single-family homes dropped 8 percent in June to a three-month low.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Sales-of-new-houses-hit-a-three-month-low-in-June/173/835/64585 Real Estate & Development Retail lagging other CRE segments <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">Empty office and industrial spaces in Greater Des Moines are gaining tenants.</span> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Retail-lagging-other-CRE-segments/173/835/64546 Real Estate & Development Iowa near the top for commercial development <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The construction of commercial real estate properties generated $3 billion last year in Iowa, landing the state the No. 5 overall ranking in a national analysis of development activity.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Iowa-near-the-top-for-commercial-development/173/835/64543 Real Estate & Development