Month: February 2022

Luxury Living at its Highest: The Trimont Boasts Spectacular Views of the City

PHOTOS BY MARK HOLEWINSKI, MJH DIGITAL IMAGES You can’t miss the triangular-shaped staircase building that sits atop Mount Washington — and that’s by design. Built in 1983, the Trimont’s unusual footprint mimics the confluence of the Ohio, Allegheny and Monongahela rivers below, and the staircase steps of the exterior enhances the very mountain it sits …

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Saint-Gobain Joins US Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge, Aiming to Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saint-Gobain North America, and its building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, have joined the US Department of Energy’s Better Climate Challenge, a new platform encouraging businesses and other organizations to drive real-world action toward significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions and sharing strategies to reduce carbon and save energy. The Better Climate Challenge encourages companies …

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Homeowners hold record equity. What to know if you want to borrow

New homes under construction by CastleRock Communities in Kyle, Texas, in November 2021. Matthew Busch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Record increases in home prices are also pushing up the amount of equity people have in their abodes. For many Americans, that means they can borrow more against what is often their biggest asset. However, …

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Tour a Malibu Mansion That Takes Indoor-Outdoor Living to New Heights

As Melissa Akkaway will tell you, every accessory tells a story—and that’s as true for an outfit as it is for a home. Akkaway should know: As the resident tastemaker behind The Particulars, an online fashion platform, she’s advised readers for years on how to find their personal style. And after commissioning a new Malibu …

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Pols Demanding Lower Rents in NYC Apartment Project Rezonings

(LoopNet, iStock) Through the process of elimination, the city is demanding deeper affordability from its signature housing policy. The City Council last week approved three site rezonings in Brooklyn under the city’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing program, but dropped a rent option that had become a favorite of developers. Council members have done so with increasing …

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Antiques, Gardens, and Design Tips! Iconic Designer Bunny Williams Reveals Newest Home Garden Furniture for Ballard Designs

ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — How To Decorate omnichannel retailer, Ballard Designs, reveals a new outdoor product collection this spring designed by beloved American interior and garden designer, Bunny Williams. The furniture and decor company recently co-sponsored Nashville’s Antiques & Garden Show 2022, a top design event of the year, and Williams was a …

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Four Luxurious Homes For Your Next Friend-Cation

Turks and Caicos- Bajacu Courtesy of onefinestay If you’re thinking of traveling this year, why not make your next trip not only unforgettable, but epic? Better yet, bring a friend or two and design the luxury getaway of your dreams. Luxury home rental company OneFineStay has you covered with stays in four breathtaking locations. Booking …

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