The hopping Hamptons

A look at the real estate deals behind the East End’s newest hot spots
By Jake Mooney | June 12, 2012 10:30AM

Surf Lodge

From the June issue: When beachgoers and socialites head out to the Hamptons this season, they will be greeted by a collection of trendy new restaurants and hot spots. After several years of relative quiet, the East End has seen a flurry of commercial real estate activity in the last few months, with several prominent properties trading hands. As The Real Deal and others have reported, the deal-making has been hottest in Montauk, where three-decade-old venues are undergoing face-lifts and the much-hyped Surf Lodge is under new management. [more]