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    How NYC’s top real estate law firms got creative in an unusual year

    How NYC’s top real estate law firms got creative in an unusual year

    When Michael Werner finally returned to his office at 1 New York Plaza last fall after months spent working...

    How NYC’s top real estate law firms got creative in an unusual year
    Pandemic lockdowns for all three cities started in the last full week of March 2020, but office use had already plunged the week before as companies proactively sent workers home (iStock)
    National

    Manhattan lags Chicago, LA in returning to the office

    For all of Wall Street’s drum-beating to march workers back to their desks, Manhattan office buildings have actually been...

    Manhattan lags Chicago, LA in returning to the office
    Employees revolt against return-to-office edicts
    National Issue

    Employees revolt against return-to-office edicts

    Momentum for a broad return to the workplace this summer is fizzling in the face of uprisings from employees...

    Employees revolt against return-to-office edicts
    Flurry of 8-figure deals highlight Hamptons sales in June
    Tri-State

    Flurry of 8-figure deals highlight Hamptons sales in June

    The Hamptons housing market continues to sizzle even with summer in full swing. Several buyers forked over eight-figure sums...

    Flurry of 8-figure deals highlight Hamptons sales in June
    WFH-feature
    National Issue

    The return to the workplace is re-shaping the workspace

    As more Americans get vaccinated, the return-to-office movement is gathering steam. Companies that a month ago were merely speculating...

    The return to the workplace is re-shaping the workspace
    In 2017, SJP Properties and Mitsui Fudosan America secured approval to erect a 668-foot condominium building at 200 Amsterdam Avenue based on a convoluted zoning lot 10 times the size of the building’s actual footprint.
    Issue

    Animated conflict: Beheading 200 Amsterdam

    The ruling to shorten 200 Amsterdam may not ultimately force SJP Properties to deconstruct nearly half of the nearly complete building, but it has already ended the use of gerrymandered zoning lots to boost...

    Animated conflict: Beheading 200 Amsterdam
    (Illustrations by Chris Koehler)
    Issue

    The bills that wouldn’t die!

    The only political victories the real estate industry could claim last year were fending off the pied-à-terre tax and the “good cause” eviction bill. But growing momentum to pass both measures in the current...

    The bills that wouldn’t die!
    The trial and tribulations of Robert Durst
    Subscriber

    The trial and tribulations of Robert Durst

    Nearly four decades after the suspicious disappearance of his first wife, New York real estate scion Robert Durst is scheduled to go on trial in Los Angeles this month. He is accused of the...

    The trial and tribulations of Robert Durst

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