RE/MAX acquires web design firm booj to power its agents

In a move signaling a shift in RE/MAX’s technology strategy, the company announced it’s acquiring booj, an award-winning Colorado-based web design and technology company.

Envelope lands $2M funding to build out zoning analysis tool

Envelope, a software-as-a-service company for real estate professionals that enables them to visualize and run scenarios on development potential based on zoning, has just secured a $2 million funding round

Hurrican Matthew shines spotlight on flood protection efforts

Hurricane Matthew served to remind us of the havoc and devastation that can be caused by storm surges to people’s properties.

Would you live in an “agrihood”?

So-called “agrihoods” are becoming a hot commodity in residential real estate, according to Ed McMahon of the Urban Land Institute.

New Residential and Townhouse Projects for Dallas

Plans are in the works for 900 homes on one of the largest undeveloped properties in Far North Dallas. The more than 160-acre site is adjacent to the Texas A&M Agrilife Research and Extension Center on Coit Road just north of Campbell Road.

As SFR Ownership Slips, Atlanta Innovates And Prepares For The Future

Walkable neighborhoods inside the city; new multi-family units replacing aging properties, adding more multi-family construction nearer to the inner city, and building fewer single family houses. The most notable change in Atlanta real estate in many years is the shift away from a focus on single family residential

Hyatt Plans to Open Two Abu Dhabi Hotels in 2011

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced that two of its Abu Dhabi properties will open in the second half of 2011.  The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Villas and the Hyatt Capital Gate are located near Abu Dhabi International Airport and will welcome business and leisure guests from all over the world. The Tourism Authority

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Nicklaus Village Development at Creighton Farms

Creighton Enterprises Inc. has announced the development of new real estate property, Nicklaus Village, which is located within the exclusive, gated, luxury residential golf community of Creighton Farms in Northern Virginia. Nicklaus Village will contain Villa homes on 1-acre lots, near the golf community’s Clubhouse and the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.  11 Villa units

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High Profile Chicago Developments up for Auction

One of Chicago’s largest and most high-profile land developments at Roosevelt Road and the Chicago River will be up for auction soon. The highly-prized 5+ acre development has 837 feet of riverfront property and 216 feet of frontage on Roosevelt Road. It neighbors many of Chicago’s great attractions, such as Soldier Field, the Museum Campus, and the University of Illinois/Chicago (UIC).

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