Articles by Candace Taylor

From the archives: The mechanics of a con job

From the archives: The mechanics of a con job

  Real estate scams are the crime du jour, it seems. In the 2000s, the era of easy credit...

From the archives: The mechanics of a con job
Gracie Mansion

By the Numbers: Going to Gracie-land

From the October issue: After the final ballot has been counted in next month’s election, New York City will have a new mayor for the first time since 2002. Whoever wins will get the keys...

By the Numbers: Going to Gracie-land
Young Woo’s Pier 57 plan clears City Council vote

Young Woo’s Pier 57 plan clears City Council vote

UPDATED, 5:01 p.m., April 9: The City Council today unanimously approved Young Woo & Associates’ plan to transform Pier...

Young Woo’s Pier 57 plan clears City Council vote
Bruce Cholst

Can menacing condominium owners be forced to sell their apartments?

For New Yorkers accustomed to living stacked on top of each other, the annoyances of such close quarters —...

Can menacing condominium owners be forced to sell their apartments?
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Brown Harris Stevens hires hospitality vet to head new hotel sales division

Brown Harris Stevens’ commercial real estate division has tapped industry veteran John Murray to head up its new hotel...

Brown Harris Stevens hires hospitality vet to head new hotel sales division
Streeteasy.com integrates DOB data

Streeteasy.com integrates DOB data

The real estate website Streeteasy.com today launched expanded features, including data from the city’s Department of Buildings. Streeteasy.com, launched in 2006 for brokers and homebuyers, has long linked property listings with recorded sales from the...

Streeteasy.com integrates DOB data
President and CEO of Prudential Douglas Elliman Dottie Herman in blue and guests at last night’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” finale party

The Real Deal on the town: PHOTOS

The men of “Million Dollar Listing New York” hit the party circuit last night in honor of the first season finale. In the early evening, Prudential Douglas Elliman broker Michael Lorber, son of Elliman...

The Real Deal on the town: PHOTOS
From left: Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Joshua Muss of Muss Development, Bob Sanna

Brooklyn Beep presses for NYU expansion, Apple in borough

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is pushing hard for New York University to further expand in the borough, he...

Brooklyn Beep presses for NYU expansion, Apple in borough
Related’s Blau finds buyer for UES penthouse

Related’s Blau finds buyer for UES penthouse

Related Companies President Jeff Blau has finally found a buyer for his customized penthouse at the Chatham condominium on...

Related’s Blau finds buyer for UES penthouse
Halstead Property takes over for Elliman at 166 Montague

Halstead Property takes over for Elliman at 166 Montague

It’s been a long road for Brooklyn Heights’ old Franklin Trust office building at 166 Montague Street, which was...

Halstead Property takes over for Elliman at 166 Montague
Walentas talks about his new W’burg hotel and the “crappy” economics for development

Walentas talks about his new W’burg hotel and the “crappy” economics for development

From left: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (credit Jonathan Fickies); Jed Walentas, vice president of Two Trees Management, (credit Jonathan Fickies); and a rendering...

Walentas talks about his new W’burg hotel and the “crappy” economics for development
Manhattan Apartments sues A.C. Lawrence

Manhattan Apartments sues A.C. Lawrence

From left: Jerry Weinstein, founder of Manhattan Apartments, Larry Friedman and Anthony DeGrotta, co-founders of A.C. Lawrence An alliance between 27-year-old rental brokerage Manhattan Apartments and upstart A.C. Lawrence has soured, leaving the two...

Manhattan Apartments sues A.C. Lawrence
A peek inside the Hotel Chelsea renovation

A peek inside the Hotel Chelsea renovation

The lobby of the Hotel Chelsea as it was (center); the art has now been removed and demolition has begun The renovation of the Hotel Chelsea has begun in earnest. In August, a group...

A peek inside the Hotel Chelsea renovation
Hotel Chelsea deal closes

Hotel Chelsea deal closes

Eastdil’s Douglas Harmon and the Hotel Chelsea The famous Hotel Chelsea — longtime haunt of luminaries like Bob Dylan, Charles Bukowski, and Janis Joplin — has been sold. Secretive real estate investor Joseph Chetrit reportedly...

Hotel Chelsea deal closes
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The (other) Brooklyn Flea

Brooklyn native Margaret Cuonzo at 50 Duffield Street in Downtown Brooklyn.From the July issue: In the current market, home purchases — even at the lower end of the price spectrum — can be just as...

The (other) Brooklyn Flea
Court sides with neighbors in Empire Hotel noise complaint ruckus

Court sides with neighbors in Empire Hotel noise complaint ruckus

The Empire Hotel has suffered another setback in its long battle with neighbors over noise emanating from its popular...

Court sides with neighbors in Empire Hotel noise complaint ruckus
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New condo 233 Pacific Street debuts in Boerum Hill

225 Pacific Street, sister building of 233 Pacific Street (photo credit: PropertyShark) and Corcoran’s Aaron Lemma A new 30-unit...

New condo 233 Pacific Street debuts in Boerum Hill
Jacky Teplitzky Team enters Florida market

Jacky Teplitzky Team enters Florida market

A top-ranked Manhattan broker team, the Jacky Teplitzky Team, is expanding to Florida. In March, Prudential Douglas Elliman opened an office in Miami, and Jacky Teplitzky told The Real Deal that she will be...

Jacky Teplitzky Team enters Florida market
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Chetrit accused of religious discrimination

A groundbreaking lawsuit heading to trial in federal court claims that prominent developer Joseph Chetrit engaged in discrimination by allegedly firing an employee for his religious beliefs. Les Kramsky, a former employee, claims in...

Chetrit accused of religious discrimination
$33 million mansion-to-be hits the market

$33 million mansion-to-be hits the market

The recent death of heiress Huguette Clark — who grew up in a 121-room Fifth Avenue mansion — evokes a different era of city living, when the well-to-do lived in spacious, single-family houses as...

$33 million mansion-to-be hits the market
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