The Housing Chronicles Blog: March 28 edition of BuilderBytes released

Saturday, March 29, 2008

March 28 edition of BuilderBytes released

The March 28th edition of BuilderBytes has been released, available either by email subscription or at a separate website. Some highlights from this edition:

The Builder Who Pushes Tokyo Into the Clouds
The New York Times
TOKYO — Minoru Mori, Japan’s most prolific developer, will finish the world’s tallest building in May. Many of his colleagues might consider the 101-story Shanghai World Financial Center the crowning achievement of a long career. But Mr. Mori has lots of plans for a 73-year-old.

California Utility to Install Solar Panels
The New York Times
An electric company plans to install a huge patchwork of solar cells, 10 times bigger than any previous such installation, on more than 100 large rooftops around Southern California.

Best Buyers Market Forecast in 2008
Housing Predictor
When it looks bad and it looks like things are going to get worse that’s the time to pull the trigger and buy real estate to have the highest probability of making top profits investing in real estate. That’s the consensus of veteran real estate investors, who have made fortunes investing.

Condo Prices Fall by a Smaller Percentage than Home Prices
Multi-Housing News
Washington, D.C.--Average condo and co-op prices across the country have been falling in the last year, according to the National Association of Realtors’ 2008 research on existing home prices.

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