The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Mort Zuckerman gets last laugh

After sitting out the recent boom, Mort Zuckerman gets out his wallet
By Adam Piore | January 17, 2015 01:00PM

In the ego-driven world of New York City real estate, there was something almost superhuman about the restraint Mort Zuckerman, and his firm Boston Properties, exhibited throughout the liquidity-juiced buying boom of recent years.

The perma-tanned media tycoon, his low-key partner Ed Linde and the other green eyeshades at Boston Properties watched placidly from the sidelines as moguls like Harry Macklowe and the folks over at Broadway Partners spent money like overindulged housewives with platinum cards. Click here to read the full story from the September 2008 issue.