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  • Brooklyn Real Estate

    From left: Seth Pinsky, protest signage at the Brooklyn Museum and Richard Mack

    Past a crowd of anti-gentrification protesters on Eastern Parkway – holding a large sign reading “BROOKLYN IS NOT FOR SALE” — developers and investors gathered Tuesday at the Brooklyn Museum to discuss the issues at play in the borough’s explosive real estate market. [more]

  • Whole Foods in Gowanus

    Whole Foods in Gowanus

    Brooklyn is ready for more retail, roughly $6 billion worth, according to a new study

    A report by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce claims the borough is missing out on $6 billion in consumer spending and is primed for bigger stores to fill the revenue gap. [more]

  • Do the White Thing

    (credit: YouTube)

    It’s an empirical fact that parodies of the ongoing gentrification – and hipsterfication – of Brooklyn never get old. So here’s the latest from late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, aptly titled “Do the Right Thing 2: Do the White Thing.” Click here for the video and more.

  • DUMBO Heights Brooklyn

    Kushner Companies and RFR Realty will include 963,000 square feet of office space at the Dumbo Heights complex.

    Manhattan may receive all the glory, but Brooklyn is an office powerhouse in its own right. As a stand-alone office market, the Brooklyn Waterfront ranks sixth in the country — and it’s growing. [more]

  • David Falk

    David Falk

    Newmark Grubb Knight Frank will open an office-leasing branch in Brooklyn, with DoBro and Dumbo the most likely locations. Whitten Morris, formerly of Cushman & Wakefield, will take charge of the new office.

    Newmark would be the first major commercial firm to set up a leasing shop in the borough. Cushman inherited a Brooklyn office when it purchased Massey Knakal, but that office is dedicated to sales. … [more]

  • $8.8M to live under a bridge?

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    Rendering of penthouse E at One John Street in Dumbo

    A rendering of Penthouse E at One John Street in Dumbo

    The last thing a hip, Brooklyn vinyl collector would want to do is break a record. Not so with the borough’s new crop of high-end buyers. [more]

  • BK officeDowntown Brooklyn’s commercial office market continues to be tight, with 17 million square feet of office space occupied for a vacancy rate of 3.4 percent, according to a new report from the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. [more]

  • A Clinton campaign rally

    A Clinton campaign rally

    Wide-eyed political activists are discovering that NYC’s brutal real estate market is just as tough as winning an election. Eager to see Hillary Clinton in the White House, young people are pouring into Brooklyn as unpaid volunteers, only to discover that finding an apartment is one of the most difficult parts of the job. [more]

  • imageThere’s no doubt about it: Brooklyn remains hot. But while the flames that fanned this market keep core areas warm, a cooling can now be found in the borough’s more farflung neighborhoods, which had been embraced by many as up-and-coming places to buy a home.

    “A lot of people are starting to get nervous,” said Hakim Edwards, an agent at Park Terrace Properties in Brooklyn. They’re asking, “am I really going to pay $600,000 to live next to an abandoned building?”

     Read the full story from the March 2006 issue after the jump.

  • The view of Manhattan from Brooklyn Bridge Park

    The view of Manhattan from Brooklyn Bridge Park

    At the top of the market, some Brooklyn transplants are doing the unthinkable – moving back to Manhattan in search of a better deal. [more]

  • Jonas Equities

    From left: 15 Crooke Avenue and 620 Flatbush Avenue

    UPDATED, 5:43 p.m., April 13: Jonas Equities purchased two multifamily buildings in Brooklyn for a combined $28.4 million, according to property records filed with the city today. [more]

  • 22 Quincy Street

    22 Quincy Street in Clinton Hill

    The Salvation Army is in contract to sell its roughly 70,000-square-foot building at 22 Quincy Street in Clinton Hill for around $30 million.

    The four-story property, a former warehouse and stable, found a buyer last week. The in-contract price of the off-market deal was in the range of the building’s asking price. [more]

  • Broadway Triangle

    Broadway Triangle

    Simon Dushinsky’s Rabsky Group is proposing a housing and retail complex on a plot where three diverse neighborhoods — Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick and Williamsburg —converge.

    The real estate firm is seeking permission from the city to build a series of 10-story towers with a total of 777 apartments on property straddling Wallabout Street between Union and Harrison streets. [more]

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  • A map of Brooklyn in 1897

    A map of Brooklyn in 1897

    Many of the names of Brooklyn’s neighborhoods are steeped in history. Others are more modern appellations meant to speed gentrification. Here’s a look at a few fascinating Brooklyn neighborhood origin stories via Metafloss. [more]

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  • Brooklyn and Paris

    Brooklyn and Paris

    For centuries, Paris has been what other cities have aspired to. For instance, Bucharest, Prague, Istanbul, Beirut and Shanghai have all at some point claimed to be “the Paris of the East.” In North America, Montreal makes a claim to Parisian sophistication, while the Paris of South America is Buenos Aires. But now there’s a new standard for global cities: Brooklyn. [more]

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  • Cushman & Wakefield's Glenn Markman

    Cushman & Wakefield’s Glenn Markman

    Cushman & Wakefield commercial broker Glenn Markman passed away last week after succumbing to cancer, leaving behind a legacy as one of Brooklyn’s leading advocates for growth. [VIDEO]

  • barclay

    Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Stephen Schwarzman and MaryAnne Gilmartin

    Private equity giant Blackstone Group’s Stephen Schwarzman has agreed to buy up old loans for billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov’s Brooklyn Nets and the Barclays Center, of which Forest City Ratner has a 55 percent stake. [more]

  • From left: the Atlantic Yards site and 470 Vanderbilt

    From left: the Atlantic Yards site and 470 Vanderbilt

    From the October issue: The Brooklyn investment sales market is well on its way from rising star to fixed point in the firmament. In the first three quarters of the year, overall transaction and dollar volume accelerated substantially and 2014 is on pace for a record number of large deals. [more]

  • venetian

    From left: Francis Greenburger, 421-447 Avenue P in Brooklyn and Stephen Shapiro

    Francis Greenburger’s real estate development firm Time Equities entered contract on Tuesday to acquire the six-story Venetian rental building in Brooklyn’s Midwood neighborhood for $27 million, The Real Deal has learned. [more]

  • Clockwise from left: Friends, Seinfeld, The Jeffersons and The Honeymooners

    Clockwise from left: Friends, Seinfeld, The Jeffersons and The Honeymooners

    Out-of-towners looking for a taste of New York City needn’t travel much farther than their couches, thanks to a bevy of sitcoms that helped portray the Big Apple from the late 1950s up until 2000. The Real Deal mapped out the residences of some of the city’s most beloved fictional characters. [Interactive map]