• Bedroom Decoration

    What $380,000 Buys You in Alabama, Pennsylvania and Washington

    Birmingham, Ala. | $379,900 A 1920 Tudor Revival-style house, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, on a 0.2-acre lot This house is on one of several blocks that make up an area known as Diaper Row, named for its popularity with young families after similar homes were built in the 1920s and 1930s. It is within walking distance of English Village, a 1920s development with Tudor-esque facades that is home to a number of businesses, including the beloved Continental Bakery, a hardware store and an antiques shop. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham Zoo are also nearby, and the  

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  • Real Estate

    What $1.25 Million Buys you in North Carolina, Connecticut and California

    Tryon, N.C. | $1.225 Million A 1947 house with four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, including a one-bedroom, one-bathroom attached guest suite, on an 18.12-acre lot with a swimming pool This house, known as Rosebay, is in a historic resort community of about 1,600 in southwest North Carolina. It was expanded, starting in 2015, with the addition of a guest suite and a detached two-car garage with a workshop. Other recent improvements include a paved driveway that replaces gravel, and a new roof. The property, which is less than a mile from the town’s commercial area, is in  

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  • Real Estate

    Real estate investment firm buys AT&T tower downtown

    A real estate investment firm has bought AT&T Inc.’s 20-story addition to its downtown Detroit campus complex. New York City-based Reign Capital LLC bought the nearly 50-year-old building in late May for $15.5 million through an affiliate, Reign CO1 Propco LLC, according to CoStar Group Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based real estate information service. It’s one of several AT&T properties the company has purchased recently, including in Milwaukee ($30.1 million), Pittsburgh ($25.7 million) and Winston-Salem (also $15.5 million). Public records do not yet reflect a sale. An email was sent to Reign Capital late Thursday afternoon seeking comment and additional information,  

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    What $1.25 Million Buys You in Connecticut, the District of Columbia and Indiana

    Old Lyme, Conn. | $1.245 Million An 1844 house with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, on a 1.97-acre lot with formal gardens and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest cottage Known as Springbank, this brick house on the National Register of Historic Places is surrounded by gardens designed in 1936 by Marian Cruger Coffin, the architect of landscapes for Fricks, Vanderbilts and Du Ponts (Winterthur Museum, in Delaware, was among her commissions). It is a couple of miles from the center of Old Lyme, a town of about 8,000, where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. In good  

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  • Home Design

    Green Front Furniture exec buys Monument Avenue mansion for $2M

    Den Cralle discusses the house he recently purchased in a teaser video for his planned documentary. (Martin Montgomery footage/BizSense screenshot) When Den Cralle begins furnishing the Mediterranean-style mansion he recently purchased on Monument Avenue, he’ll be coming at it with an entire furniture business at his disposal. The president and co-owner of Farmville-based Green Front Furniture won a bidding war this spring for 2315 Monument Ave., a nearly century-old house he’s planning to use not only as a residence but also as a virtual showroom of sorts, highlighting the company’s inventory of furniture, rugs and home décor items. 

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  • Home Improvement

    Swedish Home-Improvement Group BHG Buys HYMA for Up to $193.6 Mln

    By Dominic Chopping STOCKHOLM–Swedish home-improvement e-commerce group BHG Group AB said late Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire HYMA Skog & Tradgard AB for up to 1.6 billion Swedish kronor ($193.6 million). HYMA primarily sells garden products, tools and machinery for home use via online channels in the Nordic region. “The acquisition will further strengthen BHG’s breadth and depth in key DIY categories, creating favorable opportunities for continued growth in BHG’s online platforms in the Nordic region,” BHG said. Consideration for the deal comprises an initial SEK542 million in cash and SEK458 million in newly issued shares, while up  

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