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  • From left: Ed Scheetz, Steven Kamali and the Surf Lodge

    The saga of the Surf Lodge has generated countless recent headlines, between its hundreds of municipal code citations and a sale to a technology entrepreneur earlier this year. But now, the former owners are blaming a minority investor that allegedly opened a competing restaurant for some of the property’s financial strife.

    The former owners have accused King & Grove hotels, the Manhattan-based boutique chain, of mismanaging and misappropriating funds from the Montauk hotspot before launching a rival hotel-restaurant called Ruschmeyer’s. [more]

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  • Steven Kamali sells apartment

    August 20, 2012 12:00PM

    From left: Steven Kamali, the interior of the unit and the building’s exterior (credit: PropertyShark)

    UPDATED: Former Surf Lodge owner Steven Kamali, the president at Steven Kamali Hospitality, has sold his residential condominium for $725,000. A spokesperson for Kamali confirmed that he owned the apartment.

    “It was a quaint apartment I acquired many years ago,” said Kamali in a written statement sent to The Real Deal, “but after finding a home at 66 Ninth Avenue later that year, which I liked much better, I subsequently ended up renting it out for many years, never having had the opportunity to move in myself.” [more]

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  • Steven Kamali

    Hospitality and nightlife guru Steven Kamali will expand Steven Kamali Hospitality with a new branch called the Chef Agency, the New York Observer reported in a profile of the broker. The agency will help an international array of hotels and restaurants find the right staffs for their kitchens, including chefs and general managers.

    The branch is still in its incipient phases, the Observer said, and there’s no official launch date. The website exists now in beta form and its database of 2,500 international chefs is still in the works. [more]

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  • From left: Mort Zuckerman, Susan Breitenbach, Aby Rosen and Billy Macklowe

    From Apollo Global Management head Leon Black to Boston Properties boss Mort Zuckerman, the New York City real estate industry is a critical component to the East End scene. In fact, no fewer than 14 of the 100 most powerful people to descend upon the Hamptons this summer, as compiled by Hamptons magazine, are members of the industry. [more]

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  • From left: Steven Kamali, a former owner of the Surf Lodge, and the Surf Lodge at 183 Edgemere Street

    The Surf Lodge, the Montauk resort and restaurant besot by difficulties with the city of East Hampton, has been sold to a technology entrepreneur for an undisclosed amount. Michael Walrath, the purchaser, also recently bought another Montauk landmark, Lenny’s restaurant.  [more]

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  • W South Beach partners David Edelstein and Jackie Mansfield have partnered with New York City nightlife guru Steven Kamali, according to the New York Post, buying up Southampton’s famed Capri Hotel. The three plan to reopen the 31-room hotel by Memorial Day, although its not clear whether the trio plan to retain the hotel’s original name. The buyers did not disclose the purchase price. [Post]

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  • Large, famed New York City restaurants have seemingly been shuttering at a fast clip in recent months, and although the closings are largely incidental, they’re creating a flurry of activity on the real estate scene. Among the restaurants that have vacated prime Manhattan restaurant locations: Tabla, Matsugen, Japonais, Montenapo, and the much-talked-about Convivo and Alto, both by Chris Cannon. According to the Post’s Steve Cuozzo, Angelo & Maxie’s at 233 Park Avenue South and its sister restaurant, Maxie’s Grill, are also both set to close within the next two months, freeing up some 10,000 square feet of space. … [more]

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  • Kamali lists Chelsea pad

    May 13, 2010 09:17AM

    Famed hospitality consultant Steven Kamali has listed his condo in the Porter House building at 66 Ninth Avenue on the corner of 15th Street, according to the New York Post. Kamali, a top real estate advisor in the Meatpacking District, has listed the one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom unit for $1.75 million. Raphael De Niro of Prudential Douglas Elliman has the listing. [Post, 3rd item]

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  • Trump, W hospitality advisor expanding biz

    December 10, 2009 03:55PM

    Steven Kamali, owner of Steven Kamali Hospitality, announced today that his business is expanding, citing a rising demand in hospitality consulting as the driving factor. The company, which offers real estate, development and branding consultancy to hotels, restaurants and other businesses, has worked with the Smyth Tribeca hotel, Trump International, Cipriani USA, W Hotels, the Carlton Hotel, and others. The firm plans to hire nine new employees and move into a new 3,000-square-foot office in the Meatpacking District.TRD

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