The Real Deal New York

2012’s biggest money makers

A ranking of this year’s Manhattan building sales by the highest rate of return for their sellers

December 10, 2012 10:30AM
By Adam Pincus

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From the December issue:  Typically, investment sales deals are ranked by the sale price, but that emphasis hides the figure that real estate players truly care about most: how much money the deal made. Indeed, the number that real estate investors brag about at the end of the day is their return on equity. That figure reveals how effectively an investor deployed his or her money.

So for the first time, this month The Real Deal ranked Manhattan’s top commercial building sales for 2012 by their estimated return on equity. [more]