WSJ.com: Real Estate
Private Luxury in Thailand
This property in the resort town of Hua Hin includes a two-level home, a separate guest house, a standalone fitness center and staff quarters.
America's Little Literary Town
More than a dozen top authors have moved to the tiny town of Hillsborough, N.C., finding both community and quietude (except maybe at Halloween).
In the U.S., It's Back to Nature for Some Resorts
Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts is the latest hotel operator rushing to cash in on the rise in ecotourism, with destinations in the U.S.
Mall Empire Expands With $4.3 Billion Deal
David Simon's spun-off real-estate investment trust, Washington Prime Group, said it would purchase Glimcher Realty Trust, another mall REIT, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $4.3 billion.
Boxed In, Oscar de la Hoya Boxes His Way Out
The world champion grows up in a tiny house in East Los Angeles, determined to buy his family a better home
The Rise of the Black Kitchen
As the ubiquitous all-white kitchen starts to look sterile, designers are thinking inky?with dark cabinetry, appliances and accessories.
Remo Ruffini's Second Home in Milan
The Moncler chief designed his Milanese pied-à-terre to seamlessly transition between official business and serious relaxation.
Make Your Home a Perfect Nesting Place
The maxim 'There is no such thing as bad weather, there is only inappropriate clothing' applies just as much to the home. Textures, color, lighting and just the right amount of clutter can winter-proof any room.
College Building Booms, and City Reaps Benefits
Spending on higher-education construction in New York City will top $2 billion this year and will continue near that level for the next three years, according to a new survey by a building industry trade group.
Cable Network Brings Loft Feel to Midtown
A+E Networks merged and renovated two 1920s towers to get a campus that is distinctly not 'your grandmother's Midtown office,' an example of office-district borders that have begun to dissolve.
Citigroup and Bank of America Offer Mortgages With Discounted Rates
Citigroup and Bank of America will provide mortgages at discounted interest rates as part of their efforts to help borrowers with low incomes or subprime credit histories.
Dalian Wanda Property Arm Plans Hong Kong IPO
Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, which is controlled by Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, aims to raise up to $6 billion with a Hong Kong initial public offering.
Home-Sales Data Belie 'Lukewarm' Market
An unusually strong reading for U.S. new-home sales in August might not be enough to kick the market into higher gear.
New York Builder Takes Vertical Leap
Related Cos. is planning a $6.5 billion project in the city of Santa Clara. Taken with two planned skyscraper projects in San Francisco and a mixed-use project in Los Angeles, the ventures show how Related is betting California is ready for denser urban development.
A Not-Yet-Built Hamptons Estate Asks $60 Million
Sagaponack, N.Y.'s most expensive listing is on 16 acres, about eight-tenths of a mile from the beach.
Cities for Foodies
Americans' passion for both cooking and cuisine has reshaped residential real estate. The hottest downtown developments are built around vibrant green markets, top-rated restaurants and celebrity chefs.
A Home Where Paris Meets Taichung
Lanshu Chen helms a Michelin-starred French restaurant, but her condo pays homage to her Taiwanese upbringing.
Banks Sweeten Jumbo Terms
Instead of selling mortgages on the secondary market, large lenders are keeping them on their books and reaping the profits themselves. That may lead to better terms for borrowers.
Large Los Angeles Estate Sells for Over $33 Million
On just over 3½ acres, the property is one of the largest in Bel Air.
Florida Home on Private Peninsula Will List for $60 Million
If it sells for its asking price, the property could set a record for the priciest residential sale in the Miami area.
Prince William's Real Estate Revival
In moving to Norfolk, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge may add some glamour to a sleepy county in the English countryside.
A Top Chef's Special Order at Home
Jean-Georges Vongerichten runs a series of busy restaurants, so at his Manhattan home he seeks a space free of clutter and noise.
Luxury Homes Are Selling Faster
Not only are luxury homes selling faster than last year, the most expensive homes are spending less time on the market
The Rise of the Super Pantry
Once just for food storage, pantries are now multipurpose hubs for food prep, gift-wrapping and even work.
Joyce Carol Oates on a Farm's Gifts
A novelist remembers her rustic childhood home in upstate New York.
Entertainment Mogul Robert F.X. Sillerman Lists Six Homes for a Total $107 Million
The properties include an eight-bedroom oceanfront home in Southampton for $39 million.
Plots & Ploys: News Digest
An Asian real-estate investor is acquiring the site of one of New York's most infamous diplomatic incidents. Hong Kong-listed Keck Seng Investments agreed to buy the Sofitel hotel for $272 million.
A Luxe Revival for Temple Court
The long-hidden, glass-and-iron atrium of a landmark 1880s building at 5 Beekman St. in lower Manhattan is being restored, as the office building and an adjacent lot are transformed into a hotel and condominium tower.