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  • From the January issue: In recent years, a new niche industry has exploded within the real estate industry: listing photography. With the advent of digital photography and growing international interest in New York City real estate, more and more brokers have turned to professionals to shoot their listings rather than taking the photos themselves. Photographer Michael Weinstein, who has shot real estate listings for 16 years, recalled being worried that digital photos would ruin his business. Instead, he said, they’ve benefitted him in ways he never could have foreseen: Now that digital images can easily be viewed on the web, buyers come from Russia and China to purchase homes in New York based solely on his photographs. [more]

  • Ark plans eatery for W’burg waterfront

    December 09, 2010 11:57AM

    Ark Restaurants, whose nine New York eateries include the Bryant Park Grill, is moving forward with plans to become one of the first restaurants on the Williamsburg waterfront. Ark is close to signing a 7,000-square-foot lease at the Edge, the 565-unit condominium at North 6th Street and the water, Michael Weinstein, Ark chairman and CEO, told the Wall Street Journal. “We think if we do a good product, there’s a natural tendency to want to be near the water,” he said, though he acknowledged the location does come with some difficulties. … [more]