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  • Commercial real estate industry not excited about a possible Donald Trump presidential candidacy, online poll finds

     
    As New York real estate magnate Donald Trump mulls a run for the Republican presidential nomination, people within his own industry aren't exactly high on his candidacy, according to one online poll. GlobeSt.com, a website run by ALM's Real Estate......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Goldman wants out, cheap rent on Wall Street

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,403 per ounce, up 0.8% from Tuesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,727.50, down 1.1% from Tuesday. Inflation up, stocks down. Bad data about the U.S. housing industry and rising inflation have hurt the......
  • Obama administration releases plan for overhauling mortgage market, calls for phasing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

     
    The Obama administration on Friday released its long-awaited proposal for overhauling the mortgage market, calling for gradually shutting down bailed-out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and reducing the government's now huge role in housing finance. The 32-...
  • Sales of newly built homes rose 5.5% in November

     
    New-home sales rose 5.5% in November, the government said Thursday, the second encouraging sign this week that the housing market is showing signs of stability. But many analysts expect the housing market to remain weak as long as the labor......
  • Retail roundup: 88 hours of toy shopping, luxury spending, holiday outlook brightens and retail real estate salaries

     
    -- With little more than a week left before Christmas, retailers are making their final push to entice last-minute shoppers. The last 10 days of the season traditionally bring out huge crowds — retailers see about one-third of their holiday......
  • Building contractors squeezed by higher material costs

     
    Construction growth may sound like good news. But when it's China, India and other countries experiencing the growth, it's not good news for at least one group of people: building contractors. Even as new signs emerged that the housing market......
  • Housing industry's economic output falls 80%

     
    Housing is a big business in California. Home builders employ hundreds of thousands of people, and other industries such as retail, manufacturing and restaurants benefit from the spending of those employees. The slowdown in construction in California...
  • New residential construction slumps in June

     
    New residential construction dropped in June, another indication that the U.S. housing market is struggling. Housing starts fell 5% in June from May, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 549,000, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. That was 5.8%...
  • Gas Co. staying at iconic downtown skyscraper built to evoke a gas flame

     
    Southern California Gas Co. is staying in the downtown Los Angeles skyscraper designed with the firm in mind. The big utility is staying put in its signature Gas Co. Tower for the next 15 years. The 50-story skyscraper was designed......
  • Gas Co. agrees to stay in downtown L.A. offices

     
    Suspense over whether the Gas Co. Tower in downtown Los Angeles would remain the headquarters of Southern California Gas Co. is over -- the big utility is staying put in its signature tower for the next 15 years. Real estate......
  • Shopping center industry predicted to recover this year

     
    The nation’s shopping center industry grew slightly in 2009 to nearly 105,000 centers, according to a study released Monday by real estate data provider CoStar Group Inc. There was little growth in the number of shopping centers between 2008 and......