House for rent. CC image from Sean Dreilinger
Foreclosed sprawl – the next frontier of renting? The New York Times looks at the practice of firms buying up foreclosed, cookie cutter sprawl housing at relatively low prices with the idea of renting these houses out to tenants.
As an inspector for the Waypoint Real Estate Group,
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NoMA Development. CC image from bankbryan.
Jarrett Walker’s weekend links post directed me to this article in The Atlantic by Chris Leinberger, asking if we might return to the days when private interests invested in transit as a means to facilitate real estate development. Our own urban history is one of linked transportation and
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I really like these Federal holidays when I actually get them off…
On airport transit service:
GGW had a point/counterpoint on how best to serve Dulles International Airport. Spencer Lepler argued for using commuter rail along the Washington and Old Dominion right of way, while Matt Johnson argued in favor of the current plan, noting the greatly
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