RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Real Estate & Development http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-21T04:31:52.2317282Z A website for land hounds http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/A-website-for-land-hounds/173/835/64997 Real Estate & Development Greater Des Moines foreclosure rate dropped in June <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines foreclosure rate decreased in June over the same period last year, according to real estate analytics firm CoreLogic Inc.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Greater-Des-Moines-foreclosure-rate-dropped-in-June/173/835/64994 Real Estate & Development All-cash deals are fading in in real estate market <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Fewer Americans are paying for their homes in cash,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001WfgFDKypYcvnFGW4DB2dJotGgJmTC6AzIMgrCKvW4jA---iTN665E8NDX-a0sMQVC1mJezF17PL91KToP76ac0vi-2MsIbOk0VIKwMXbx-UB8A-75Mc5iSjIiczzFphC_vQ6rBOuj_oeShVXnt7cOrCWhxTbnr6sdv-XT9ND5Rp_p1CKelJlw5-7WYtfnZd1" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">MarketWatch reported.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/All-cash-deals-are-fading-in-in-real-estate-market/173/835/64973 Real Estate & Development Preservationist seeks to protect Riverfront YMCA building <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Even as an out-of-state buyer has filed a letter of intent to purchase the Riverfront YMCA, which sits on a prime development lot, a local preservationist is seeking to protect the 57-year-old building by having it declared a historical landmark,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=0014BeDsHarID-AEZIGKw40MSDzz1QAqKJQM5LWFPYzln3txuYP5nTEQuJpBTyYmqhAZKxoIbPCXYn7OxizAfQRyfTDh0SnKvireyRQA5jOxMH7ZvYjw4axw3Cj3sM3oKkrjbXt4ABNkq2-8uOhzGnUTi8nxJST8QZbAlZlr8eM8IhB2Sduw2cwA3LSDIDveTUmPoaBDyBU9GLfSX1SjTvS31Tbs8Hyb491UN_sc1hP2jXFw7Ga5vIKGAEhip9R-XhT" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Preservationist-seeks-to-protect-Riverfront-YMCA-building/173/835/64966 Real Estate & Development West Des Moines elementary school to become apartments? <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The West Des Moines Community School District is pursuing a plan to sell Phenix Elementary School near Valley Junction to the city, as part of a plan to convert the school to 17 rent-capped apartments,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001BKllLjTegG-09ACtF04V4SWCdjQ6ORQsRmt32eMsIyiiuoWJ3-O8MtPkW_IGk-q_Yw8PU0DKU6sNw9FLZt5lvNAlPXUfo2S8wEEseZ24tqm-Ii4ydq9hxg7cIMCNAjBrVc-g9DbceKHh3Tu476fCvqCYrixDkp7x1dlMTyXYihtXQ2U_OCFV-MWwIntxRc3gh6g4j2LkRf4aBFswCofAob0aAHFxFWyhZn9f-KCHN4RV4hJIvojzxUtWO2mkqopSHE5b4-8aEkppZezkHzpyh77sXaMRbahbafNX71vZ0R0=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/West-Des-Moines-elementary-school-to-become-apartments-/173/835/64957 Real Estate & Development Home builders are more confident, and that's a surprise to economists <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Home builder confidence in the U.S. unexpectedly improved for the third consecutive month in August, according to a report released today by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Home-builders-are-more-confident--and-that-s-a-surprise-to-economists/173/835/64955 Real Estate & Development Habitat for Humanity leads in new home construction in Des Moines <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; background-color: #ffffff;">Since 2009, Habitat for Humanity has built twice as many single-family houses in Des Moines as any other builder, a scenario not typical for the nonprofit in other Midwest cities,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001WB1JUqpdlJGgk1pykdT5tW2gtN-Vt3mza1c2KAYifL_XM94UiC8o4xQ5RL_R508d254FJIZ8eialsjTplCuEkq-jDoziqv9b3BJxJk_bIa9vo4LyaPuurZlC0wmPvd8WZn2BPP1FBAk14JrZXTHOluFMlf1HriB_RpBiCx-2RQJzddNoLGVVWDrnMvnhgJir0cYlYH7czkmMxTrTz_7hB7mQtmNyJ5Ra0njEaJNnE2c=" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">DesMoinesRegister.com reports.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Habitat-for-Humanity-leads-in-new-home-construction-in-Des-Moines/173/835/64925 Real Estate & Development Houses were less affordable to median-income families last quarter <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Fewer median-income families could afford to buy a house in the second quarter, according to a report today.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Houses-were-less-affordable-to-median-income-families-last-quarter/173/835/64911 Real Estate & Development Lack of retail tenants forces revision of East Village project <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Hansen Real Estate Services will present changes Aug. 19 to the city's Urban Design Review Board for a combination extended-stay hotel and apartment building that is planned for 201 E. Locust St.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Lack-of-retail-tenants-forces-revision-of-East-Village-project/173/835/64885 Real Estate & Development Lack of retail forces change to East Village project <strong style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Hansen Real Estate Services will present changes</strong><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">&nbsp;Aug. 19 to the city's Urban Design Review Board for a combination extended-stay hotel and apartment building that is planned for 201 E. Locust St.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Lack-of-retail-forces-change-to-East-Village-project/173/835/64881 Real Estate & Development Sometimes you see it; sometimes you don't <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">A sandy lot and a grove of trees bordered by a river levee might seem like a pleasant spot for a picnic and little else to many of us, but for the city of Des Moines, an eager developer and a creative urban designer, that piece of ground is so much more.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Real-Estate---Development/Real-Estate---Development/Article/Sometimes-you-see-it--sometimes-you-don-t/173/835/64880 Real Estate & Development