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Redesign Redo in Tribeca
After a initial makeover of this 4,000-square-foot loft didn't sit right with the homeowner, a gut renovation and redesign was done, resulting in a open, contemporary-style space.
Maine Hotel Raises the Bar
From the 15th floor of the new Westin hotel in Portland, Maine, the highest point in the city, the view looks pretty good for a pair of hotel investors who completely remade the nearly century-old property.
Luxury Homes Accessible to All
Luxury homeowners are challenging architects and builders to create homes that are both attractive and accessible to the disabled.
Fourteen Bedrooms and a Private Beach in Saint-Tropez for $47.4 Million
The 75,320-square-foot property overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and has two swimming pools and a private beach and dock.
Builder Warms Up to History
A funny thing happened to Toll Brothers as the development firm prepared to market its new luxury condominiums on Park Avenue: It discovered the virtues of New York City's historic districts.
Helmsley's Former Estate Lists for $65 Million
The 40-acre estate in Greenwich, Conn., was last sold in 2010 for $35 million.
Whitney MacMillan's Montana Cattle Ranch Listed for $18 Million
The PN Ranch, co-owned by the former CEO of Cargill, is being sold with its cattle and equipment included.
Design Influence: an Earthquake
In the Turkish city of Bursa, one couple's unplanned raze-and-rebuild decision was followed by another surprising call. The family wanted a modernist, light-filled home.
Real-Estate Agents' Secret Weapon
Only about 15% of real-estate agents report speaking a second language, and those who do say that being multilingual gives them a competitive advantage.
The Keeper of Bright Ideas
A Swedish lighting maker pushes aside tradition to create lamps that offer focus and flexibility.
Family Home From the Turn of the 19th Century
Set in about 12 acres, this seven-bedroom Edwardian house in East Sussex, England, has retained its original features, including ornamental fireplaces.
A Field Guide to Decorative Ceilings
A field guide to elaborate ceiling treatments, from barrel vaults to coffered panels.
Home Base in Georgia
A roughly 10,000-square-foot home includes an outdoor sports field for baseball, golf putting, tumbling and more.
The Quick-Change Artist
At her homes in Manhattan and the Hamptons, Cecilia Dupire constantly reconfigures her modular, geometric designs.
Celebrity Baker Sylvia Weinstock on What She Learned From the Suburbs
The famed cake-maker honed her baking and business skills over 30 years in the suburbs?but decided she was happier in the city.
Magna Carta Island Hits the Market
An English island said to be where the Magna Carta was sealed in 1215 will list for $6.77 million.
A Power Surge in the Rust Belt
General Electric cut a deal with county and city officials to move a number of operations?including human resources and finance?to a new $90 million facility in downtown Cincinnati on the banks of the Ohio River.
New Lenders Enter Property Market and Think Small
As the economy improves, lenders see loans for smaller properties as less risky. And with less competition, interest rates and potential profit can be higher.
Plots & Ploys
Money from China has been a top driver of some housing markets, especially in coastal cities such as San Francisco and Los Angeles. But that spigot may soon tighten.
Queens Project Stirs Worry That Residents Will Be Priced Out
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable-housing ambitions are being tested by the first major project he has shaped from its early stages, a 2.2-million-square-foot development on the Queens waterfront that is raising fears of Brooklyn-style skyrocketing rents.