As golf real estate stabilizes, the hottest demand is coming from developers

Florida’s pristine golf courses went from amenities to liabilities in the depths of the Great Recession — but the market is headed back toward an upswing, between redevelopment and opportunistic operators.

53-story Riverwalk Place developers reveal ultra-modern design (Rendering)

The 53-story Riverwalk Place will redefine Tampa's skyline not only with its height, but also with an ultra-modern, all-glass exterior. The tower's developer — a partnership between Feldman Equities, Two Roads Development and Tower Realty — on Thursday released the first rendering of the project since it went public almost three years ago. Gensler is the architect on the project. Feldman Equities CEO Larry Feldman traveled to the firm's Shanghai office to meet with Shamim Ahmadzadegan, who…

See some of Tampa’s biggest residential construction projects from the sky (Photos)

The massive construction projects changing Tampa's landscape change almost daily. Many of the large multifamily and mixed-use developments proposed throughout the city in 2015 and 2016 are well under construction. Projects in and around downtown Tampa and are taking shape, from Altis Grand Central to Seazen, the apartment building that has replaced the former Chart House restaurant. View the photo gallery to see aerials of the following developments: Where: Across Grand Central Avenue from Oxford…

Demolition of A La Carte events pavilion, to make way for million-dollar homes, has begun (Rendering)

A national homebuilder has started demolition on the A La Carte events venue, making way for what will eventually be a gated community of million-dollar homes.

With $35 million in reservations, it’s full speed ahead with first condos in Westshore Marina District (Renderings)

The mixed-use district just south of Gandy and Westshore boulevards is bustling with construction activity — and there's more to come.

Tampa developer shares more details on 17-story condo tower proposed on Bayshore (Rendering)

Condos in The Sanctuary at Alexandra Place will start at $2.3 million.

​US subprime mortgage bonds back in fashion

Home loans to people with scratches and dents in their credit histories dwindled to almost nothing in the aftermath of the crisis, as litigation-weary lenders retreated to patch up their balance sheets. But over the past couple of years a group of specialist firms has begun to bring the loans back, navigating a dense web of new rules drawn up to protect borrowers and investors in the $9.3 trillion U.S. home-loan market.

Housing ads allow bias, Facebook is told in suit

Facebook, in response to criticism over the last 17 months, has repeatedly promised that it would crack down on advertisers who use those tools to show housing or employment ads to whites only.