Starbucks has closed more than 40 stores, while adding mobile-order pickup counters in others. Other chains like Sonic are taking advantage of vacancies to establish themselves in New York.
A little-known independent board created to expedite the disposal of unused land and buildings has been hampered by a lawsuit, staff shortages and pushback from other agencies.
Taller buildings are going up, but, so far, developers are making good on their promises to bring affordable housing to the neighborhood.
A fraught reconstruction was a missed opportunity, but it helped foster a new urbanism and a broader vision of what a neighborhood can be.
Offices are unlikely to be as full after the pandemic as they were before. Service businesses and their employees will have to adapt.
Down with historic preservation!
More cities are adopting deconstruction ordinances that require older homes to be taken down for salvageable parts, but they face challenges in trying to expand their efforts.
Dominique Lévy, Brett Gorvy, Amalia Dayan and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn will become LGDR, a one-stop shop for artists and collectors.
The latest perks include harvesting honey and digging in the dirt, part of a growing effort to give employees access to fresh air, sunlight and plants.
The retailer’s former stores are being used by tenants that might not typically get a crack at such a large haul of commercial space at an affordable price.
Water recycling in office buildings is seen as a promising sustainability effort, as well as a smart hedge against rising costs and future shortages.
When Big Blue left upstate New York, economic pain ensued. But the large complexes left behind are ideally suited for large-scale production and shipping, local officials say.
Construction sheds are a necessary evil, meant to protect workers and passers-by. But recent efforts have reimagined them as experiential installations.
Mr. Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, has stances on policing, transportation and education that suggest a shift from Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Nearly 19 percent of all office space in Manhattan has no tenants — the highest on record — as companies shed leases and embrace remote work.
The neighborhoods in Queens that reeled during the pandemic are buzzing. But recovery feels very far away.
A reorganization by Major League Baseball has left 40 municipalities seeking long-term solutions for their abandoned stadiums.
The city’s prosperity is heavily dependent on patterns of work and travel that may be irreversibly altered.
The husband-and-wife team atop Soho China had already been keeping a lower profile than they did during an earlier, freer era of the country’s economic revival. Now they are selling their real estate business to Blackstone.
With the rise of remote work, developers are betting they can lure young talent and raise economic prospects for the state’s depressed areas.
The administration wants to rein in a tax deferral on gains from the sale of real estate. Opponents worry that the move would stifle investment.
In a British coastal town, a major landlord is giving away free rent for two years as part of a redevelopment plan.
A national push to build urban parks is transforming Chinese cities, as the country tries to improve the quality of daily life.
The 1901 building, which faces Prospect Park, has been owned by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture for 74 years and could set a borough record.
Commercial landlords are negotiating, and many entrepreneurs see this as the perfect time to expand.
The pet boom spurred by the pandemic has brought more attention to care for our four-legged friends. Veterinary companies are opening clinics, drawing more investors to vet real estate.
Coastal developments around Australia are booming thanks to population growth and a pandemic-related appetite to be closer to the water.
Lawyers, retirees and others who invested their savings in a luxury student dorm say two real estate firms duped them. They’re suing to recoup their money.
An unlamented mall in the heart of the English city is being demolished. But what should go in its place?
The brightly colored steel boxes are being repurposed by developers in an effort to liven up bars, cafes and restaurants inside food halls.
He helped redefine Chicago architecture with his postmodern designs of the Thompson Center and the United Airlines terminal at O’Hare International Airport. But he was also known worldwide.
The state says revenue from the new towers can finance the rebuilding of the rail terminal. But the pandemic has upended the need for office space.
Cannabis companies and brokers are rushing into what could be a $4.2 billion industry, but for all the excitement, there are significant challenges.
Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have returned.
Commercial real estate brokers tend to be chest-thumping optimists. Post-pandemic corporate life is putting that to the test.
Building owners are using data collection and artificial intelligence to help control systems like heating, lighting, air quality and even the flow of workers.
The president promised on the campaign trail to overhaul opportunity zones, which a new study suggests mostly fueled real estate investment in gentrifying areas in 2019.
Companies are seeking to build, buy or invest in the sector, despite construction costs that are roughly triple that of an ordinary warehouse.
For homeless people, a place to live is life changing to a degree that almost no other intervention can provide.
Commercial real estate has been hit hard by the pandemic, but there are plans to convert some of the now empty spaces into apartment buildings.
Shopping locally has helped foot traffic in some commercial districts across the city return almost to prepandemic levels.
The mustangs at a Nevada office park are an example of the outrageous perks that businesses dangle to impress job candidates, but wildlife advocates are pushing back on efforts to market them.
Some big employers are giving up square footage as they juggle remote work. That could devastate building owners and cities.
Economic development agencies have created comeback plans for cities like Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Ariz., positioning them to rebound from the pandemic quicker than others.
As more companies consider plans to bring workers back to the office, experts say to expect expanded gathering spaces and fewer personal workstations.
Even after the pandemic ends, remote work is likely to endure, and companies are rethinking their spaces.
New York City, long buoyed by the flow of commuters into its towering office buildings, faces a cataclysmic challenge, even when the pandemic ends.
The money-losing office space firm plans to merge with a blank-check company backed by big Wall Street investors.
The Texas city is a hot spot for commercial real estate investment and a magnet for corporations looking to move to a high-tech hub.
An analysis of court data shows that the areas hit hardest by the virus, largely Black and Latino neighborhoods, have the most eviction cases.