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  • Sky-high home appreciation entices condo converters to Inland Empire

    Although the Inland Empire is well-known as a low-cost locale in Southern California, the region’s growing employment base and new retail offerings are luring condo converters and residents away from the coastal areas.

  • Baby boomers buy up condos as second homes

    The best way to bring some of the approximately 77 million baby boomers into your multifamily project may be to sell them condominiums to use as second homes.

  • Wave of development hits downtown San Diego

    San Diego – Developer Leo Frey did something pretty extraordinary: He built a new apartment project when much of the multifamily industry here has focused on condominiums.

  • Beware of excessive ssessments onconversions

    Converting existing rental properties into for-sale condominium units can result in substantial profits. But if the developers behind such conversions are not aware of potential property tax pitfalls, a substantial portion of that anticipated profit may e

  • Condos slow apartmentgrowth in Orlando

    Orlando – Cracks are beginning to show in the condominium boom, which continues to drive the city’s real estate market.

  • Condo developer partners with hotel

    Atlanta – A local high-end condominium developer has been tapped by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., to build its latest project here in the heart of the Buckhead area.

  • Charleston shines through oversuppliedstate

    Like many coastal markets across the nation, Charleston is booming from an influx of condominium converters, while South Carolina’s other big markets, Columbia and Greenville-Spartanburg, are still trying to emerge from too much new construction.


    Miami — At the top of any roller coaster comes a moment when the ride almost seems to stop.

  • Q&A: Fixing a Noisy Condo

    Q. Fixing a Noisy Condo I'm renovating a condominium that shares a wall with the adjoining unit. Sound from the neighboring unit the ringing telephone, the dishwasher, and especially the TV travels right through the double 2x4 common wall, which has fire-rated drywall sheathing on one of the...

  • Notebook

    Leaky condos lead to builder fees; cellulose fibers dramatically reduce stucco cracks; failing septic systems spawn class-action suit; new precut SIPs; expansive soils wreak havoc with floor slabs; labor unions go after non-union workers in Boston