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Startup Ubiquitous Energy aims to transform windows into solar panels



Ubiquitous Energy is making headlines after raising a substantial amount of cash that it will use to transform skyscraper windows into electricity generators. The company has just closed on $30 million worth of funding from the consumer window and door manufacturer Andersen Corp., bringing its total amount raised to date to $70 million. Ubiquitous Energy […]

Economists are split on housing’s prospects for 2022



A survey by Zillow has found that economists and housing experts are split on what’s in store for the residential real estate market in 2022, with around half predicting that home sales will rise, and the others believing sales will decline. The confusion is due to worsening housing affordability and uncertainty over whether or not […]

Q&A with Tom Gamble, Co-Founder and CEO of TKI



We recently sat down with Tom Gamble, the co-founder and CEO of TKI, a software development company

Buyers are moving into unfinished new homes



Builders are continuing to face material shortages and now, rather than keep people waiting, they’re allowing new home buyers to move in even as the properties remain unfinished. The supply chain problems are the result of on-off factory closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, port capacity limits and transportation delays. Due to the shortages, builders […]

America’s most expensive home goes on sale, priced at $295M



The most expensive listing in the U.S., a $295 million, 105,000-square-foot mansion in Los Angeles’ Bel Air neighborhood has just gone on sale. If the home manages to fetch its $295 million asking price, it would set a new record for the most expensive home ever purchased in the U.S. The existing record is $238 […]

Luxury car maker Bentley is building branded, high-end residences



Bentley Motors is taking advantage of the red hot housing market by putting its branding on a luxury apartment project. The luxury automaker is partnering with Dezer Development on the Bentley Residences condominium in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. Construction on the first-ever Bentley-branded residential tower in the world will begin in 2023, the company said. […]

MetaReal is a real-world mansion with a digital counterpart in the metaverse



A Florida mansion still under construction is breaking ground in more ways than one, for the developer is building not one, but two versions of it. One in the real world, and a second, digital twin in the metaverse. One Sotheby’s International Realty has partnered with Voxel Architects and Gabe Sierra, a collector of nonfungible […]

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann to create ‘recognizable apartment brand’



WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann wants to take advantage of the sky-high demand for rentals and rising rent costs to create a new firm that will shake up the apartment industry. Neumann, who left the co-working space giant WeWork in September 2019, has reportedly purchased more than 4,000 apartments worth over $1 billion in Florida cities […]

Study shows homeownership still more affordable than renting in most parts of the U.S.



Rising home prices and the issues that causes for housing affordability have attracted plenty of headlines over the past year. But homeownership is still more affordable than renting in most markets, according to the latest study by ATTOM Data Solutions. The study found that owning a media-priced, three-bedroom home is more affordable than renting an […]

Developers are creating living spaces from under-used office buildings



Outdated office buildings and those that were under construction only to be halted during the pandemic are being given a new lease of life, with developers rushing to transform them into apartments. With the surge in demand for homes across the U.S., underused office buildings are tempting targets for developers who can transform them into […]

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