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Real Estate

Federal Realty makes $189M acquisition

Rockville-based Federal Realty Investment Trust has purchased much of the retail portfolio of Nottingham Properties Inc., the Towson-based company that in recent months has sold off many of real estate assets.

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FEMA's selling of used trailers a concernt to mobile-home dealers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A year and a half after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, FEMA is auctioning off at fire-sale prices thousands of trailers used by storm victims, raising fears among mobile-home dealers that the government will flood the market and depress prices.

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National homebuilders lag in bringing green construction home

NEW YORK - Green building as a cause has united disparate parties from environmental groups to big business to policymakers, but one key industry has struggled to react to the change in public sentiment.

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Some wine to go with that beef?

Two years ago, Kenneth Holt planted 1,000 grapevines on his Mount Peru Farm in Kingsville, hoping a winery business would expand the cattle farm his family has operated there since 1940.

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China dances to own tune while share markets elsewhere tremble

SHANGHAI, China - On a bad day, the retirees slouched in the plastic chairs in the lobby of a downtown Shanghai Securities brokerage show little emotion as their nest eggs shrink before their eyes - the drama is all in the numbers blinking on the big screens.

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