Building that houses W Austin Hotel up for sale – Austin American

The building that’s home to the W Austin Hotel is up for sale.The 37-story tower, at 200 Lavaca St., has been listed with Macquarie Capital, a company that advises on real estate transactions, according to Austin-based Stratus Properties Inc., developer of the W.“The Austin market is very attractive and we believe this is an opportune time to sell this extraordinary asset,” Stratus president and CEO Beau Armstrong told the American-Statesman in a statement Thursday.The effort to sell comes Read more [...]

Georgia mansion that cost $40m to build now for sale for $14m

Rose Hill Estate near Suwanee in Georgia consists of over 35,000 square feet of space and includes eight bedroom, five kitchens and a massive seventeen bathroomsThe sprawling Georgia mansion was custom built at great expense, but is currently listed for sale at $14 million by the owners who've remarkably never live in itWhen designing the home, the owners refused to skimp on the fixtures and fittings which include ancient heart pine floors, custom cabinets, trim, and millworkYet the house has Read more [...]

‘Beautiful’ and ‘powerful’ building given listed status

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and when it comes to the latest addition to the listed building database that certainly seems to be true.

Gun Wharf in Dock Road in Chatham has been given a preservation order meaning it now has Grate Two listed status by the Government.

It follows an English Heritage project to recognise some of the finest post-war office buildings in England.

Six Nations may no longer be live on free-to-air TV after current BBC deal ends

Comments (1) THE Six Nations may no longer be shown live on free-to-air television once the current broadcast rights deal comes to an end. The tournament’s board has revealed that they are prepared to listen to offers from subscription TV companies when the BBC’s arrangement comes to an end in 2017. The competition is viewed as one of the jewels in the crown of the corporation’s winter sports coverage, but BT Sport and Sky Sports Read more [...]

Post-war office blocks awarded Grade II listed status

14 buildings dating between 1964 and 1984 have been listed at Grade II after recommendation from English HeritageThe newly protected office blocks include four in central London, two in Newcastle and two in BirminghamBy Hugo Gye for MailOnline Published: 12:37 GMT, 29 January 2015 | Updated: 17:09 GMT, 29 January 2015 24 View comments Some of England's most Read more [...]

Forty houses listed for repossession

Close to 40 home repossession cases came before Longford Circuit Court last week. It comes after figures released last month showed 49,000 homeowners nationwide were being taken to the courts over mortgage payment difficulties.The Leader attended a sitting of Longford Circuit Court last Wednesday, presided over by County Registrar Imelda Brannigan.A total of 37 cases were mentioned, the majority of which were either adjourned or put back for a return date at the beginning Read more [...]

Unused Mitsubishi plant at Chaffee Crossing is listed for sale

The new, modern and unused 200,000-square-foot Mitsubishi manufacturing facility at Chaffee Crossing that once promised to be home to 400 good-paying jobs has officially been put on the sale block. Rodger Brown, who represents Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, said the property will be listed for sale even though the company is still looking for the “right use” for a Mitsubishi product. “We are continuing to explore all possibilities to bring jobs to Fort Smith and Arkansas. This has included Read more [...]

Six Nations considers exit from free-to-air television

BT Sport’s emergence as a sports broadcaster and deep-pocketed rival to Sky Sport, however, has since seen the value of rugby’s broadcasting rights soar. Premiership Rugby signed a deal in 2012 with BT Sport to show domestic and Europe games worth £152 million. Asked if it was regarded as key for the tournament to remain on free-to-air television, Feehan said that it was important "to look at what you are trying to achieve out of the championship". He said: "The championship Read more [...]

Historic Art Deco Civic Opera House Building Listed For Sale

Alas, the opera auditorium, the second-largest in the nation, isn't for sale. So even if you wanted to, you can't purchase it and pretend like your spouse is a famous soprano, as Samuel Insull, who footed half the bill for construction, supposedly did when the building opened in 1929. [photo by Maggie Not Margaret via Creative Commons] ·Civic Opera Building could fetch $210 million [Crain's] Read more [...]