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Single family homes in Queens

Homeownership rate falls to lowest level since 1965

The U.S. homeownership rate dropped to its lowest level since 1965, according to a new report from the Census...

Half the homes in one of NYC’s priciest nabes vacant most of the year

Half the homes in one of NYC’s priciest nabes vacant most of the year

Nearly half of the apartments in one of New York’s most expensive neighborhoods are empty for the majority of...

Hipsters on Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg

The gentrification of Williamsburg in three maps

Williamsburg, Brooklyn is pretty much synonymous with “gentrification,” and these U.S. Census maps showing median household income from the past two...

3-D maps show NYC’s haves and have-nots

3-D maps show NYC’s haves and have-nots

Manhattan’s gap between rich and poor is as big as a skyscraper, these 3-D infographics from artist Nickolay Lamm — cited by the New York Post — reveal.

32 Old Slip

U.S. Census leases 40,000-sf at 32 Old Slip

A beating received at the hands of Hurricane Sandy was not enough to stop 32 Old Slip from attracting its second major tenant in less than a month. The U.S. Census Bureau will take...

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Recent transplants congregate in priciest NYC hoods

Manhattan’s tonier nabes are increasingly populated by New Yorkers imported from other states and countries, WNYC reported. Some of...

Construction spending was up in October

Construction spending was up in October

Construction spending in October rose 1.4 percent above the revised September figure of $860.4 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Spending in October totaled $872.1 billion, a...

U.S. construction spending climbed in September

U.S. construction spending climbed in September

Following two months of declines, U.S. construction spending in September rose 0.6 percent above the revised August figure of...

U.S. single-family home sales up 5 percent

U.S. single-family home sales up 5 percent

New single-family home sales spiked last month, according to a release issued by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. September’s numbers have reached their highest level since April...

Housing starts and permits post gains in September

Housing starts and permits post gains in September

The production and permitting of new U.S. homes — single- and multi-family — spiked in September, reaching their highest...

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