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Compass doesn’t want a jury trial in the Avi Dorfman case

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Compass’ Robert Reffkin and Avi Dorfman (Credit: Facebook, iStock) Compass is appealing a decision by a New York judge who ordered a jury trial for Avi Dorfman, an entrepreneur who is suing to be recognized as a co-founder of the Read More...

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Ben Carson on how Opportunity Zones are unlike red and black ants: TRD Miami Showcase & Forum

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From left: Amir Korangy and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson (Photos by Daniel Lateulade) When talking about federal Opportunity Zones, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said you need to understand ants. And use them Read More...

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A little good news for renters. We’re not talking to you LA and Manhattan

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Rents are flat or stagnate in many US cities (Credit: iStock) The housing market has been slowing across the nation, and now rent prices have finally begun to fall. Very very slightly. The average rent across major U.S. cities dipped Read More...

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SROs are ground zero for Chicago’s opioid crisis, Waukegan punts to state on casino bids: Daily digest

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Every day, The Real Deal rounds up Chicago’s biggest real estate news, from breaking news and scoops to announcements and deals. We update this page throughout the day, starting at 10 a.m. Please send any tips or deals to . Donald Read More...

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Unrealistic pricing bogs down Miami luxury condo market: TRD Showcase & Forum

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From left: E.B. Solomont, Ron Shuffield, Mike Pappas, Oren Alexander and Phil Gutman (Photos by Daniel Lateulade) The Miami luxury condo market remains in a rut due in part to sellers overpricing properties, according to top residential real estate brokers. Read More...

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Bank OZK reports uptick in construction lending in Q3

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Bank OZK CEO George Gleason (Credit: Bank OZK, iStock) Bank OZK reported an uptick in real estate construction lending in the third quarter amid cooling markets in New York City and Miami. The bank reported on Friday that its total Read More...

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SoftBank rescue plan would bring WeWork’s valuation to $8B

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From left: WeWork co-CEOs Sebastian Gunningham and Artie Minson with Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Credit: Getty Images, iStock) SoftBank is considering a financing package to save WeWork that would value the embattled office-space company at $8 billion, according to Bloomberg. Read More...

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In a sputtering market, luxury brokers in Chicago’s tony suburbs get creative

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A luxury mansion in Winnetka (Credit: Redfin and iStock) It wasn’t long ago that mansions in the Chicago’s northern suburbs were in high demand. There were bidding wars, brokers scrapped for listings, and prices regularly eclipsed $1 million. But in Read More...