Museum Sells Restituted Cézanne for $39 Million 

Updated Nov. 9, 2023 9:53 pm ET A Paul Cézanne still life sold for $39 million on Thursday as part of a fundraising effort by a beleaguered Swiss museum. The 1890-93 scene, “Fruits and Jar of Ginger,” was sold by Museum Langmatt in the Swiss community of Baden as part of a broader campaign to … Read more

WeWork Files for Bankruptcy – WSJ

Updated Nov. 6, 2023 9:56 pm ET WeWork filed for bankruptcy, capping the flexible-office-space venture’s remarkable collapse after once being the nation’s most valuable startup.  The company filed for chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey.  Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 87990cbe856818d5eddac44c7b1cdeb8

China Vanke Shareholder Shows Confidence, Plans Over $1.0 Billion Investment

Updated Nov. 6, 2023 8:50 pm ET China Vanke’s majority shareholder has expressed its support of the property developer, including making a commitment to spend more than $1.0 billion on its projects. State-owned Shenzhen Metro Group said at a recent meeting with financial institutions that it is optimistic about Vanke’s prospects and has never planned … Read more

Delhi Air Pollution: Real estate bodies voice concern over construction ban, Credai issues advisory

Real estate developers’ body Naredco extended its support to the government on Friday as non-essential construction work was halted in Delhi. As per a PTI report, the organisation has however flagged concerns over delay in completing projects. Meanwhile, the builders’ association – Credai – asked members to take anti-pollution measures at sites. Naredco National President … Read more

5 Little Design Moves That Can Save a Boring Room—For Less Than $150

SOMETIMES a room simply falls flat. Many villainous elements can leave a space feeling snoozy, from blah builder-grade “boob lights” on a rental’s ceiling to a dull blank wall in your forever home. “Not having a clear design direction, lacking color or texture or personal touches”—it can all be a factor, explains Toronto-based interior designer … Read more

Donald Trump Jr. to Testify at Father’s New York Civil Fraud Trial

Last Updated: November 01, 2023, 17:51 IST New York, United States of America (USA) Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle speak to guests as they attend former US president Donald Trump’s press conference following his court appearance over an alleged ‘hush-money’ payment in Palm Beach, Florida. (Credits: AFP) Donald Trump Jr. testifies in fraud trial, … Read more

China Evergrande Winding-Up Hearing Adjourned to Dec. 4

China Evergrande has been given another chance to restructure its billions of dollars in debt as a court adjourned a hearing to wind up the company. The heavily indebted Chinese property developer said that a Hong Kong High Court had moved the hearing, scheduled on Monday, to Dec. 4. Copyright ©2023 Dow Jones & Company, … Read more

Hong Kong Cuts Housing, Stock-Market Taxes in Bid to Boost Global Standing

Hong Kong will cut taxes on home purchases and stock trades, part of efforts to revive its credentials as a financial hub and boost a struggling property market. Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee on Wednesday unveiled a raft of measures to turn around flagging property sales. These include halving home-purchase taxes and allowing homeowners … Read more

He Was Told He Had No Talent. This $7 Million Hawaii Home Is His Revenge.

His dreams of becoming an architect quashed by his high school teacher, Thomas Ryan finally got to showcase his knack for designing homes with a minimalist, geometric structure.

Home Sellers Take On the Realtors Cartel

The 1.5 million-member National Association of Realtors spent $81.7 million on political lobbying in 2022, more than any other business group. Behind the teachers unions, it ranks as the most powerful special interest in the country. Though it claims to help consumers, it is a cartel that seeks primarily to enrich its members by expanding … Read more