China’s Xinyuan Buys Landmark NYC Theater for Queens Condo Tower

RKO Keith’s Theater, a landmark movie palace that once was the focal point of the Flushing neighborhood in Queens, New York, was sold to a Beijing-based developer that plans to tear most of it down and build a 269-unit condominium tower.

With RKO Theater deal, Xinyuan makes big bet on Flushing

Chinese developer Xinyuan Real Estate is bringing 269 condominiums to a long-shuttered historic theatre in Flushing, where it hopes to push the boundaries of pricing in the area.

Site for planned 73-story tower sells for $17 million

Two New York developers that plan a 73-story residential tower on a vacant property across from Grant Park paid $17.2 million for the site, the latest in a series of deals that illustrate the real estate market’s recent roller-coaster ride.

Helmut Jahn’s 73-Story South Loop Skyscraper Clears City Panel

Helmut Jahn’s sky-high vision for the South Loop is one step closer to reality. The Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday approved the 73-story, Jahn-designed tower proposed for 1000 S. Michigan Ave. If built, the tower would be among the tallest near the rapidly changing southern end of Grant Park.

Chicago’s South Loop Becoming Canyon Of Paintings

A few cans of paint in a Chicago parking lot. They don’t look like anything special. But combined with world-renowned artists and South Loop buildings, they lead to beautiful creations.

Here are the winners of the BBJ’s 2016 Best in Real Estate Inc. awards

Baltimore real estate continued to boom in 2015. In order to honor the top projects that were completed last year, the Baltimore Business Journal brought back the Best in Real Estate Inc. awards. The winners were announced at an event Thursday at the Legg Mason building in Harbor East.

Helmut Jahn tower for South Michigan Avenue gets 200-foot trim

Responding to concerns that their first proposal was too tall, developers on Monday unveiled a scaled-down version of a Helmut Jahn-designed high-rise for South Michigan Avenue. The proposal, which cuts the tower’s height by nearly 200 feet, would still create the tallest building in the row of high-rises across Michigan Avenue from Grant Park.

Equitable building apartment conversion complete, ready for tenants

The latest downtown Baltimore luxury apartment conversion is complete.

The 189-unit Equitable Building at 10 N. Calvert St. is located on the former site of the Barnum Hotel, which originally contained offices, a billiard room, a barbershop and Turkish baths. The renovation, led by JK Equities LLC, maintained many of the building’s historic features, including the original lobby with barreled mosaic ceilings and stone walls; mosaic tile and historic beams and columns; and marble stairwells.