Condominiums

Toronto Condo Prices Soar 28%, Pass Half-Million Mark

Forget single-family homes: Even condos are moving out of affordability range for Toronto's middle class.Despite the slowdown in the broader market, …

Real Estate

Either-Or: A Cape Cottage vs. a Charlestown Condo

Two listings. The same price. What’s worth it?<p>August 2017<p>All Photographs Courtesy of Elyssa Cohen (Truro) and Adam Geragosian/Gibson Sotheby’s …

Boston

How to Choose a Hostel Bed Like a Pro

Your first stay in a hostel can be a daunting experience. I’m here to help you have the best possible hostel experience, and although a good night’s …

Hostels

Excavation Continues For Church Street's Neighbouring Condos

Immediately east of Toronto's iconic Maple Leaf Gardens, construction is well underway at Axis and at Stanley Condominiums on Church Street, between …

Architecture

This Tiny Houseboat Packs A Lot Into 360 Square Feet

Houseboats definitely float our boat around here. This one in Boston packs a ton of amenities into a tiny space, and it costs less than $50,000.<p>This …

Fate of proposed Burlington condos now in hands of OMB

Does The Nautique, 26-story mixed-used condo proposal on Martha Street represent overintensification in Burlington’s downtown, or is it an …

Canadian News

New York hotels: the next wave of micro hotels

Stylish, innovative design characterizes these tiny hotel rooms<p>Micro hotels aren’t exactly a new trend, but the format—itty bitty rooms that are good for sleeping and not much else—is constantly evolving, with a new breed of tiny lodgings emphasizing good design and plush perks as a way of luring …

Hotels

Millennials Need Only A Toothbrush To Move Into New 'Co-Living' Apartments

The "Common" building near Chicago and Damen is offering shared living for the young and intrepid.

Lofts

Super Compact Spaces: A Minimalist Studio Apartment Under 23 Square Meters

• 1 |<p>The tour opens with a look at the versatile main volume that serves almost all of the resident’s day-to-day needs, from sleeping to dining to …

Interior Design

The 10 smallest condos for sale in Seattle right now - Curbed Seattle

When we think of tiny abodes, sometimes we think of tiny houses right away. But there’s another option, and it comes in tiny a whole lot more often: condos.<p>While some high-end condos end up bigger than a single family house—and sometimes even have more than one story—more often than not, condos run …

Seattle

5 NYC studios that prove small spaces can be stylish, too

These tiny apartments don’t compromise when it comes to style<p>There’s no shortage of itty-bitty studio apartments for sale in New York City, and in many cases, those spaces sacrifice style in favor of efficiency and practicality. But that doesn’t always have to be the case—plenty of New Yorkers have …

Houses

5 charts that explain Toronto’s still-in-demand condo market

<i>Photo: Sam Xu/Flickr</i>As the last affordable option for many homebuyers in the Toronto area, the city’s condo market hasn’t been impacted by Ontario’s …

Real Estate

Ori's robotic furniture zooms across apartment

A robotics start-up has created voice-controlled furniture that moves about, rearranging itself to maximise space in small apartments.<p>Ori - a spin-off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - is currently pitching its products to large-scale developers.<p>But as it explained to the BBC's Dave …

MIT

22 Useful Tips And Tricks For Anyone Living In A Small Space

Because you need room to breathe and stretch your limbs once in a while.<p>Posted on July 16, 2017, 17:01 GMT<p>Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community to …

Hacking

Stunning Condo Inside Former Police Station Listed For $2M

Stunning Penthouse Condo Inside Former Chicago Police Station Listed For $2.15M<p>A three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom condo located in an 1887 …

Luxury

Big reveal: A Dorchester condo ‘straight out of an architectural magazine spread’

A close-run thing<p><b>Address:</b> 74 Sawyer Avenue, #1<p><b>Price:</b> $499,999<p><b>The results:</b> Our latest PriceSpotter was a close one. The sum $599,000 won with 29 percent of the vote. The correct asking garnered 23 percent; third place went to $677,999 with 22 percent; and fourth place was $750,000 with 21 …

Boston

Toronto woman finds out her condo key opens other units

Video: Toronto woman finds out her condo key opens other units<p>A Toronto woman was shocked to find that her condo key opened several other units in …

Toronto, Ontario

This Small Apartment Steal Has Been Hiding at Urban Outfitters All Along

Since moving into a tiny one-bedroom apartment in New York's East Village, I've become mildly obsessed with small-space styling tricks. Like in most …

Home Decorating

Tiny Apartments Fuel Self-Storage Boom in Crowded Hong Kong - Bloomberg

People often complain about Hong Kong’s notoriously tiny apartments, but for investors like Blackstone Group LP, opportunity can be found in small …

Hong Kong

Condo rental volume slumps by 8.8%

Submitted By: Gerv TacadenaCase Study: NoOnly 4,250 units were rented in June.Despite the 0.5% increase in rents, non-landed properties saw rental …

Singapore

Complete Guide To Upgrading From Your HDB Flat To A Private Condominium In Singapore

After living in your Build To Order (BTO) or first resale Housing & Development Board (HDB) flat for more than five years, you may be ready for an …

Real Estate

Denver Neighborhoods With the Most Violent Crimes So Far in 2017

Violent crime has gone up in Denver during the first half of 2017 as compared to the same period last year. But there's a wide variation in the …

Denver

24 sqm Studio Apartment Completed by Architecture Architecture for a Young Man

Architects: Architecture Architecture<br>Project: 24 sqm studio apartment<br>Location: Melbourne, Australia<br>Photography: Tom Ross, Hillary Walker<p>Architecture …

Architecture

The 10 best purchases I've made to save space in my small apartment

When closet and cabinet space is at a premium, it's all too easy to clutter a home with the things that make up your life — books, shoes, mail, dirty …

Hacking

40 kilograms of heroin seized from Novi condo

<i>Novi</i> — Law enforcement agencies seized 40 kilograms of heroin from an upscale condominium complex in Novi on Monday.<p>The drugs were found in a …

Detroit

How much for a Dorchester condo ‘straight out of an architectural magazine spread’?

Two bedrooms<p><b>What/where:</b> a two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in Dorchester’s Jones Hill<p><b>Square footage:</b> 977<p><b>The skinny:</b> This restored condo looks like it came “straight out of an architectural magazine spread,” according to its sales listing.<p>The five-room flat in a three-unit building does look rather …

Architecture

Tiny 355 sq. ft. micro-apartment is expanded with adaptable mini-loft

While smaller living spaces may not offer much in terms of square footage, they can feel much less cramped if their layouts or changed or even if one …

Sustainability

Townhome, condo prices continue to climb due to short supply

The Ontario government’s fair housing plan, introduced in April, has had little real effect on the new home market in the GTA. Prices continue to …

Real Estate

176 homes evacuated after fire destroys condo building under construction in Kelowna, B.C.

Flames spread to nearby buildings, prompting evacuations throughout the area<p>Hundreds of people have been ordered out of their homes in Kelowna, B.C., …

Kelowna

Exploring the Residential Amenities at Tridel's Bianca Condos

Planned for a stretch of Dupont Street between Albany and Howland Avenues, Tridel's newest luxury condominium development recently hit the market …

Architecture