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    Harbor Towers, CLF lawsuits over waterfront head to trial
    A Suffolk Superior Court judge cleared the path for lawsuits filed by downtown residents and the Conservation Law Foundation against the state and the Chiofaro Cos. to move forward.

    $1M homes in Seattle are among the smallest nationwide
    In Seattle, $1 million won?t buy you much in terms of home size. According to a Zillow Group analysis, Seattle has the 10th-smallest typical $1 million home at 2,090 square feet and three bedrooms. The national average is 2,200 square feet with four bedrooms. ?Owning a $1 million home was once a status symbol,? Zillow senior economist Cheryl Young said in a statement. ?But now, due to escalating home prices, it feels closer to the price of entry for homeownership in parts of the country.? Many?

    Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Gaming CEO lists 'Forest House' for $3.5M
    Rahul and Asma Sood have listed their manse in Sammamish for $3.49 million, nine years after they bought it and raised their three children there. The couple has downsized and moved to Bellevue. Windermere Broker Laine McNerney has the listing. Rahul Sood, 46, is CEO and founder of Unikrn, a gaming and e-sports company based in Bellevue. He created the company in 2014 after working four years run at Microsoft, where he had executive roles in the divisions for Xbox, Bing and Microsoft Ventures,?

    Elliott Homes, Silverado Homes swap $20 million of Elk Grove land
    A long-planned residential development in Elk Grove has a new owner, after two recent property sales.

    Holland returns to Eastside with plan for a big apartment development
    It's the latest in a string of commercial developments set to capitalize on the extension of light rail to Redmond.

    One of downtown's newest developments sold for $72M
    An office and residential complex opened just last year has been acquired by an out-of-state real estate investor.

    Bay Area estate of late Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen lists for $41.5 million
    The Bay Area home of late Portland Trail Blazers owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen went up for sale this week with a top-tier price tag, even for the country's most expensive zip code. Located in West Atherton, Calif., in the Bay Area, the home was bought by Allen in 2013 for $27 million when it was brand new, according to real estate records. The house features seven bedrooms (five in the main house and two more in the guest house), eight full bathrooms and five half bathrooms, 21,030 square?

    Here are the hottest Bay Area startups from the third quarter
    Here are the six Bay Area companies whose valuation jumped at 4X in third quarter funding deals and are now figured to be worth at least $100 million.

    California's aggressive solar mandate looms for homebuilders
    A pending requirement for all new homes to be powered by renewable energy will pose a new expense for the building industry as the state already faces a housing shortage.

    When rent breaks the bank: Inside the cost-burden rate of Dallas renters
    More than 20 million or 49.7 percent of the almost 41 million renters in the U.S. are considered cost-burdened, according to a recent report from Apartment List.  A household is commonly considered to be ?cost-burdened? if the cost of rent takes up 30 percent or more of the household income.   Dallas mirrored many of the national trends around affordability. Almost one in two renters in Dallas pay 30 percent or more of their income on rent ? with 21.1 percent, or more than one in five?