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Cruise ready for some real estate action

By The Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — Actor Tom Cruise has put a home in Hollywood Hills West on the market for $12.995 million. Set behind gates on a ...

Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — March 29

By Tribune-Review
Deals of the Week A quick look at recent retail, commercial and industrial projects, sales and leases of note in Western Pennsylvania: $10 million ...

Real estate notes: Central Catholic HS seeks zoning approval for elementary expansion

By Tribune-Review
• Central Catholic High School Inc. will seek the approval of the Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment on plans to expand its existing elementary school with additional parking and a new, five-story STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) building at ...

Carey, Cannon sever marital tie to Bel-Air

By The Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — The marital home of singing superstar Mariah Carey and her estranged husband, Nick Cannon, has sold in Bel-Air for $9 million. The gated ...

Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — March 22

By Tribune-Review
Deals of the Week A quick look at recent retail, commercial and industrial projects, sales and leases of note in Western Pennsylvania: $5,183,000 Property: 50 ...

Real estate notes: Drilling products, services provider moving to Leetsdale

By Tribune-Review
Patriot Drilling Fluids leased 55,000 square feet in Building 555 of Chapman Properties’ Leetsdale Industrial Park and will use the space to provide products and services to natural gas drilling operations in Southwestern Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio. Patriot joins five ...

Stadium Authority to examine 3rd parking garage on North Shore

By Tom Fontaine
The Pittsburgh Stadium Authority is setting aside $1.9 million — about half of its budget — to cover architectural and engineering costs for a proposal to build a third North Shore parking garage. The stadium authority voted Wednesday to approve a ...

Outdoor furniture borrows from indoor comfort

By The Associated Press
It’s time to ignore the weather outside your door and imagine a warm scenario in which you enjoy time on your patio. Those outdoor living spaces have come a long way from the days when “outdoor furnishings” meant a few inexpensive ...

How to eliminate the honey-do list

By Tribune News Service
Tired of waiting for that honey-do list to get done? Consider hiring a handyman, instead, to tie up all those loose ends around your house. Just make sure to follow these tips from Angie’s List: Understand pricing. Many handyman services, ...

Former mayor secures stunning view of Los Angeles

By The Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — Antonio Villaraigosa, who served eight years as L.A.’s 41st mayor, has purchased a contemporary house in Hollywood Hills for $2.5 million. The 1970s ...

Real estate notes: Approval sought for Heinz Field signs

By Tribune-Review
• The Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh will seek the approval of the Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment on plans to place mounted signs on the south façade of Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Drive, North Shore. • 2600 ...

Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — March 15

By Tribune-Review
$5,000,000 Property: 363 Frankfort Road, Potter Seller: Robert Lewis Buyer: Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC Details: Kimberly Windon, spokeswoman, Shell Oil Co., said the property ...

$1M in public financing approved for high-end housing in East Liberty

By Tom Fontaine
A Shadyside developer is collecting more than $1 million through a taxpayer-based grant and a loan to help finance a $17 million project to build 78 high-end apartments in East Liberty. The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority’s board of directors voted Thursday ...

How to survive a home-decorating project as a couple

By The Washington Post
Two opinionated people, who normally get along so well, can blow up in the midst of the stress of a home-decorating project. Couples should try to focus on the most important elements of decorating, not just style but also cost, ...

Auction watch: Upcoming sales range from art to toys to sports

By John Altdorfer
Smith’s Antique & Auction Service Jerry Smith will be staging Smith’s Antique & Auction Service’s biggest-ever coin auction and a sports memorabilia event that’s a ...

Tatum executes takedown in Beverly Hills

By The Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — Actor Channing Tatum, fresh on the heels of his starring role in “Foxcatcher,” and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, have pinned down a ...

Top residential, commercial real estate deals of the week — March 8

By Tribune-Review
Deals of the Week A quick look at recent retail, commercial and industrial projects, sales and leases of note in Western Pennsylvania: $7,850,000 Property: ...

Real estate notes: Projects heading to zoning board for approval

By Tribune-Review
• EKO Development LLC will seek the approval Thursday of the Pittsburgh Zoning Board of Adjustment on plans to place a 13 feet by 28 feet carport at the rear of 5110 Stanton Ave., Stanton Heights, and construct a three-story ...

Every castle deserves a fitting crown

By Tribune-Review
At the risk of exposing my lack of sophistication as a teenager, I’d like to share with you a story. I was 17 the first time I ever heard of crown molding. I don’t think I’ll ever forget the ...

How to get creative with kitchen storage

By Tribune News Service
No matter the size of your kitchen, it always seems like there’s never enough space. Maybe, at one time, you thought it was the perfect size, but after years of purchasing kitchen gadgets and new dishes, along with having a ...