The next housing crisis is here

REUTERS/Carlos Barria The next housing crisis is here. And this time the crisis is all about one thing: supply. Following the mid-aughts housing bubble that saw homeowners across the country get themselves upside down in homes and mortgages they couldn’t ever afford to repay — a crisis that was as much about too much supply as…

Publix’s big northern expansion

Publix Super Markets Inc.’s plans for Virginia are shaping up to include the state’s densely populated northern corridor. The Lakeland grocer — which has 770 stores statewide, including dozens in Central Florida — has hired a broker to represent it in Northern Virginia, reports the Washington Business Journal, a sister news organization. For the first…