Miami, New York Developers Rethink Kids’ Amenity Spaces as More Spend Time at Home

Some buildings have also partnered with local institutions to offer programming for young residents. Read More


Historic Michigan Mansion With Panoramic Water Views Is a Book Lover’s Dream

The property on Lake St. Clair houses a two-story library and hand-painted ceiling murals. Read More


Designer of the Waldorf Astoria Towers on Paying Homage to an Iconic Property—And Giving it an Update

Jean-Louis Deniot on making dreams come true. Read More


China’s Housing Prices Edged up in August

Average prices of new homes in 70 major cities in China rose 0.6% month-over-month, faster than July’s 0.5%, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday. On an annual basis, home prices rose 4.8% in August, matching July’s pace.?South China Morning Post

Dubai’s Retirement Visa Poised to Boost Property Market

"Retire in Dubai," a program launched earlier this month to allow expats to apply for a retirement visa if they own property valued over AED2 million (close to US$550,000), is expected to boost the market, experts and developers say. There are 170,000 people in Dubai who are over 55 years old, with expats representing almost 92% of the population, according to data from Dubai Statistics Center. Arabian Business

Elin Nordegren Sells Home in Palm Beach, Florida, for $28.6 Million

Elin Nordegren, the ex-wife of golf legend Tiger Woods, has sold her custom beachfront mansion in Palm Beach, Florida, for $28.64 million, according to the deed recorded last Friday by Palm Beach County Clerk. The buyer is a trust, with billionaire Rockstar Energy Drink creator Russell Weiner as a trustee. The 26,000-square-foot house was once listed for as much as $49.5 million. Palm Beach Daily

Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House in Chicago Sells for Less Than $200,000

A historic home in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900 sold for less than $200,000 earlier this month after spending more than three years on the market. The home sits on nearly a half acre of land and has five bedrooms and three bathrooms. The property was declared a Chicago landmark in 1996. Chicago Sun Times


An Investor Bought a Coral Gables Home for $27.8 Million Last Year. Now He’s Relisting It for $49.9 Million. [The Wall Street Journal]

How an Internal Courtyard Can Add Light and Value to Your Home [The Times of London]

Iconic ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Mansion Listed on Airbnb for $30 a Night [New York Post]

Rare Oceanfront Abode in Carmel Is on Sale for the First Time in 40 Years []