CostCertified Raises $8.5M: Aims On Becoming Amazon for Construction

CostCertified raises $8.5 million on the way to becoming the Amazon of construction.

Tough Questions Arise Out of An Unprecedented Affordability Crisis

Blackstone Real Estate just acquired affordability innovators Home Partners of America for $6 billion. Here’s why this is big news.

Amazon targets property management with Alexa for Residential

Amazon is looking to get into property management with its new Alexa service, called Alexa for Residential. The new service is designed to help property managers set up and manage Alexa powered smart home devices throughout their rental properties and buildings. Amazon stressed that property managers will not be able to access their tenant’s data,

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Amazon bets on a post-pandemic return to the office

Amazon is defying trend by increasing its physical office footprint at a time when other companies are increasingly going digital. The online retailer says it will be expanding its physical presence in six U.S. cities. It plans to add 900,000 square feet of office space and create 3,500 corporate jobs New York, Phoenix, San Diego,

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Amazon launches real estate agent matching service with free product incentives

Amazon is offering home buyers who use a real estate agent via its new TurnKey program thousands of dollars worth of free smart home technology, plus home service credits, as it looks to push into the real estate sector. The online retail giant launched its new homebuying program in 15 U.S. cities this week, in

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Amazon’s interest in real estate is growing with more modular homes for sale

Industry observers are asking if Amazon could be about to step up its involvement in the real estate industry, after seeing huge interest in the home kits it sells on its retail site. The prefabricated, modular home, and tiny-home offerings, which come with free shipping, are built in factories and are priced at between $5,000

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Amazon HQ Deal Sours on NY Community’s Outcry

News that Amazon.com is reconsidering putting a second headquarters in New York City has dealmakers wobbling their heads

Amazon HQ2 losers should see big home value gains in 2019

Several metro areas that lost out on the race to host Amazon’s second headquarters are expected to see their home-value growth outpace the nation in the coming year, according to the 2018 Q4 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. The quarterly survey, sponsored by Zillow and conducted by Pulsenomics LLC, asked more than 100 real estate

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Amazon’s imminent HQ2 announcement sparks ‘frenzy’ among property buyers

Reports that Amazon has narrowed down the choice of potential cities to host its second headquarters to just three have led to “property frenzies”, as investors look to cash in what they assume would be skyrocketing real estate prices once the decision is officially announced. Last week it was reported that Amazon will pick two

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Amazon’s new headquarters may end up in two different cities

Amazon.com Inc.’s hunt for a city to host its second headquarters is nearing its end, and rumor has it the company will end up choosing two locations instead of one, according to the Wall Street Journal. The idea now is that Amazon will split its proposed workforce (and therefore the promised economic benefits) between two

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