Real Estate Board of New York | The Real Deal New York

The Real Deal New York

trd topics
X


NAME


EMAIL


SUGGESTED
UPDATE


captcha

Please type the words that appear above
Than click SUBMIT
Real Estate Board of New York

570 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
(212) 616-5200
Website
REBNY
Real Estate Board of New York
The Real Estate Board of New York, or REBNY, is a trade association that lobbies on behalf of the real estate industry in the city. The board, established in 1896, has about 16,000 members and these include real estate brokers, property owners and developers, industry lawyers, and architects. The organization collects about $6 million a year in dues. Since 2014, John H. Banks III has served as president. He replaced Steven Spinola, who had served as REBNY president in since 1986. The organization strives to ensure that rent regulations and various tax breaks, such as the 421a tax abatement program, benefit developers and it promotes other industry-backed government policies. It also backs political candidates it expects will favor real estate companies. The majority of its members are residential real estate agents. The group offers professional education programs, including state-certified required courses for licensing. REBNY’s annual banquet may be the most important networking event in the industry. -GB
CANCEL
Subscribe to download data from The Real Deal's research site.
WHY SUBSCRIBE? SUBSCRIBE

CANCEL
To register, please enter your email and choose a password with at least six characters.


a_florance-copy-481x1250 copy
08/24/16
Since the 1990s, New York brokers and investors have been dependent on a single data provider for commercial leasing information: CoStar. “We’ve all become addicted to...

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_Arnow thumb
08/22/16
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to revive the 421a program took the New York real estate industry by surprise last week, but its key provision is...

salvationfeat
08/18/16
...step forward in what has been a stalemate between the Real Estate Board of New York and the Building Construction Trades Council of Greater New York...

Untitled-1
08/18/16
In an attempt to save the defunct 421a tax abatement program, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday formally offered to subsidize construction wages at affordable housing...

todd english feature
08/17/16
Celebrity chef Todd English is the final tenant to join Jared Kushner’s retail condo at Times Square. ...

Catlionfbox
08/15/16
...the looming presidential election, according to a survey by the Real Estate Board of New York. REBNY’s broker confidence index, which measures brokers’ optimism based...

airbnb
08/10/16
Ashton Kutcher, along with the co-founders of Facebook and PayPal, are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to veto a bill that would impose fines on Airbnb...

Robert-Speyer_REBNY-chairman_FOR-WEB1feat
08/05/16
...years! Four more years! Or maybe just one more. The Real Estate Board of New York has extended Rob Speyer's term as chairman of the organization...

Untitled-1
08/04/16
...Scott Rechler and Todd Kaminsky More than a quarter of Real Estate Board of New York members’ donations to New York Senate candidates and parties this...

Untitled-2
08/01/16
A group of developers and landlords is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that would ban short-term rental services like Airbnb...

Untitled-1
07/29/16
Big-box retailer Target inked a deal to open a small-format store at in the East Village at Extell Development’s proposed two-building development. Tags: extell development,...

Untitled-1
07/26/16
Brookfield Property Partners is close to an agreement with JLL awarding the brokerage the leasing assignment for about 250,000 square feet of retail at Manhattan...

Bill-de-Blasio (2)
07/20/16
Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order late last week mandating that developers of certain projects allow on-site workers to unionize. The order applies...

feature
06/29/16
The state’s top Republican lawmaker said all it would take is some pressure from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to get a new deal done on 421a,...

feature
06/24/16
...State Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chan ruled Thursday that the Real Estate Board of New York, which sought to overturn the law in a pair of...

Airbnb-founders-Joe-Gebbia-Nathan-Blecharczyk-and-Brian-Chesky
06/24/16
...and Nathan Blecharczyk Game on: A fight between the powerful Real Estate Board of New York and short-term rentals giant Airbnb erupted in Albany last week...

Untitled-2
06/17/16
As the legislative session continues to drag to a close, New York is still without 421a. Tags: 421a, Andrew Cuomo, REBNY ...

feat
06/16/16
A new bill broke months of relative silence on Monday by proposing 421a 2.0 — but the measure hasn’t moved. Tags: 421a, gary labarbera, REBNY...

back to 421 feature
06/15/16
After several months of failed negotiations, the two groups at the center of the 421a dispute parted ways and temporarily “agreed to disagree.” The stalemate...

lababrbera featured
06/14/16
Six-foot-three, mustachioed and built like a bouncer, Gary LaBarbera commands attention. And that’s before he even opens his mouth. Drop him in a sea of...

787
06/13/16
When longtime Newmark Grubb Knight Frank broker Brian Goldman did a deal with Porsche for a new dealership on Automobile Row a few years ago,...

Manhattanretailfeature
05/26/16
Manhattan’s retail property market has been growing at a furious pace for years, but as tourism growth tapers off and the U.S. dollar appreciates against...

appleunderfeature
05/24/16
Under Armour is in late-stage talks to take over FAO Schwarz’s former space in the General Motors Building. Tags: Boston Properties, gm building ...

20timeswitkofffeature
05/24/16
The National Football League is close to finalizing a deal to take about 25,000 square feet of retail space at the Witkoff Group-led development at...

LossFactorRetailFbox
05/20/16
As if the astronomical growth in retail rents over the past couple years wasn’t enough, some landlords are now inflating how many square feet tenants...
To see all, go to Advanced Search
Real Estate Board of New York, President
570 Lexington Ave, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 212.616.5200
John Banks is president of the Real Estate Board of New York. Banks...
REBNY, President
570 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, (212) 616-5200
Since 1986, Steven Spinola is the former president of the Real Estate Board of...

madison-avenue-ground-floor-chart-feature
The total amount of available ground-floor retail space along Madison Avenue has been growing in recent months, insiders said. “There are a lot of vacancies...

permits-feature
04/13/16
The city greenlit less than 2,000 new residential units in the first quarter, a far cry from the nearly 6,500 units approved during the same...

high-line-construction-1feat
02/19/16
Following a rush in issued construction permits that qualified for the now-dead 421a tax break, only 453 units of housing were approved for construction in New...

Heastie-Flanagan-FB
01/19/16
Two of the “Three Men in a Room” — Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos — are bound for prison, but relationships with influential politicians remain...

Brooklyn-Rental-Broker-feature
It’s increasingly difficult to say anything about the Brooklyn real estate market without getting very trite, very fast. Industry players still use terms like ...

manhattan-retail
With Upper Fifth Avenue snatching back from Hong Kong’s Causeway Bay the title as the world’s most expensive retail district, aggressive bets made in Manhattan...

Managing Agents
They pencil out budgets. They organize repairs. They field complaints about noise in the middle of the night. And many of Manhattan’s managing agents —...

Karen Heyman and Alan Heyman, Sotheby's International Realty The business of selling Brooklyn real estate has changed drastically in recent years. When Brooklyn native Karen Heyman...

Last month, New York Magazine surprised Manhattanites when it named Park Slope "The Most Livable Neighborhood in New York." But the ranking came as no...

55548_commercial_market_report.jpg
The Downtown office market, a hot topic at a major summit held last month on the World Trade Center site, has held up better than the...

Apartment sales in Manhattan were either flat or down 34 percent in the first quarter of the year. Meanwhile, the average price of a studio...

Luxe_Gets_Pinch.jpg
Financial news has been bleak as of late, with the credit crisis and the collapse of Bear Stearns rocking the real estate world. Yet while...

Agents_Stayin_Power_Chart.gif
Hiring may be down, but broker numbers stay strong even as sales prices level off ...

Jun_2006__TS_Retail.gif
Residential building boom, new Times headquarters drive up store rents on 42nd Street ...

Jul_2006__Apple_Store.gif
In increasingly crowded field of pricey towers, highest combined office and retail costs; ties with ...

A deal that brought big-box retailer Home Depot to Manhattan for the first time and a lease that helped to upgrade a rundown portion of...

47718_Aug_Lead.gif
Compared to the sales market, the rental market in Manhattan is a lot like the Wild West. There are fewer rules; transactions move faster; deals...

REBNY
The Real Estate Board of New York’s Broker Confidence Index remained largely unchanged at 8.84 in the second quarter of the year.  Confidence fell slightly from 9.05...

REBNY FT
Broker confidence was at a record high of 9.22 in Q4 of 2014, according to the Real Estate Board of New York’s Real Estate Broker...

Q4 2014 REBNY FT
New York City residential home prices rose but sales volume declined in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a new report from the Real Estate...

REBNY-Retail-Spring-2014
“Manhattan’s retail leasing market remained vibrant through the first quarter of 2014. Strong interest in prime corridors and the repositioning of other corridors resulted in strong market conditions....

REBNY-Retail-Fall-2014-FB
“The leasing market for Manhattan retail space has maintained its strength, bolstered by strong demand and additional retail spaces coming on the market in new mixed use developments....
MENU