Bernstein & Feldman, P.A.

Providing Personal Counsel
And Representation For Over
30 Years

October 2012 Archives

Secondary markets try harder and win in real estate market

Numbers from recent business statistics show that secondary cities and rents are rising to meet the higher costs of living in the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. Cities like Baltimore, Maryland, could benefit from these economic boons, according to experts in the real estate field.

New study buries myth that cities are growing faster than suburbs p2

According to real estate market analysts at Trulia, the rumors of the death of the suburbs are greatly exaggerated. The company has come up with a different approach to determining urban and suburban growth trends, and the results fly directly in the face of findings based on census data.

New study buries myth that cities are growing faster than suburbs

The 1990 movie "Avalon" chronicles key events in the lives of three generations of a Baltimore family. The movie is about the little things that keep families together or tear them apart, and this family's ups and downs are set against the backdrop of the growth of the suburbs in the 1950s. The urban closeness and suburban isolation felt by some of the characters are drawn straight from social histories of the era.

Office market: Stuck, treading water, no significant improvement

Limp demand, anemic growth, stalled -- a thousand euphemisms cannot change commercial real estate professionals' assessment of the current condition of the U.S. office market. Research companies released third quarter reports recently, and the numbers show a one-tenth of 1 percent drop in the vacancy rate from second quarter and a three-tenths of 1 percent drop year-over-year.