The Real Deal New York

The Closing: Yair Levy gets defiant

The developer says being banned from selling condos won’t stop his real estate comeback
By Katherine Clarke | July 21, 2014 10:30AM

From the July issue: Yair Levy is an investor and developer who rose to real estate prominence through several high-profile residential condo conversions during the boom, including the Sheffield, 225 Rector Place and the Park Columbus on the Upper West Side. But Levy’s roughly $400 million Manhattan real estate empire unraveled during the recession, with financial troubles and allegations of impropriety. [more]