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    66 acres of raw land available for office, multifamily development in booming North Austin
    A 66-acre North Austin parcel has been made available for sale by the long-term owner.


    East Austin ZIP code named one of the 10 fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods in US
    Austin is near the top of another list for real estate growth ? but not in the way most residents and policymakers would want. The East Austin ZIP code of 78721 ranked No. 4 among the fastest-gentrifying neighborhoods in America's major cities in an analysis by Realtor.com. Amid Austin's boom, private developments like upscale apartments and luxury condos have moved into lower-income areas, particularly east of I-35. Rising property values have led to higher taxes and increased costs of living,?


    Saratoga developers secure financing for Broadway apartments
    Demolition of the existing 22,000-square-foot building at 385 Broadway is expected to begin in the coming weeks. Construction is scheduled to begin as soon as demolition is completed.


    Showdown set in Sacramento today over future of state?s housing
    Two competing housing visions from Bay Area state senators are headed for key sessions in Sacramento today. This morning, the Senate Governance and Finance Committee will hear both SB 50, authored by state Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), and SB 4, from fellow state Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) ? two large pieces of competing housing and transit-based legislation. Senate Bill 50 is State Sen. Scott Wiener?s (D-San Francisco) second recent attempt at tackling California?s housing?


    PDX Real Estate Insider: Three things I've heard about more Targets, the Joinery and a big mortgage move in LO
    A look at this week's real estate goings-on.


    Salem seeks developer for former courthouse next to commuter station
    City officials in Salem are looking for ideas to redevelop two historic buildings ? each over 150 years old ? and a nearby parking lot right next to the busiest commuter rail station outside of Boston. On Wednesday, the city's redevelopment authority put out a request for qualifications ? a first step toward choosing a developer ? for two buildings that span 55,100 square feet, with an option to also build on a 36,600 square foot lot across the street. Tom Daniel, Salem?s director of?


    Lennar breaks ground on 120-unit community in Miami-Dade
    The units will start in the $200,000s.


    4 bills that could affect Texas businesses
    How cities govern construction and short-term rentals could be affected by these bills working their way through the Texas Legislature.


    Profile of a Texas homebuyer: Here?s who?s buying and why
    A Texas homebuyer has a median age of 47 and an annual median household income of $101,700, according to a new report from the Texas Association of Realtors. About one out of every three is a first-time buyer, and nearly twice as many in Texas opt for a new home compared to homebuyers nationwide, according to the 2019 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report. The report analyzed survey data among Texans who bought or sold a home between July 2017 and June 2018. A first-time buyer in Texas had a median?


    Reliance buyer pledges millions in St. Louis low-income investments
    Simmons Bank has agreed to contribute a total of $15 million in community development investments in St. Louis as part of its $213 million purchase of Reliance Bank. In a three-year agreement with the St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance (SLEHCRA), Simmons pledged to open a retail branch in a low-income minority neighborhood, set goals for small-business loans, invest $500,000 in the Gateway Neighborhood Mortgage loan fund, and contribute $60,000 a year to charities in St.?