Articles by Maya Rajamani

HFF brokers hit the ground running at JLL in New Jersey, SALT cap hurts Lower Hudson Valley housing market & more Tri-State real estate news

HFF brokers hit the ground running at JLL in New Jersey, SALT cap hurts Lower Hudson Valley housing market & more Tri-State real estate news

JLL brokers bevy of New Jersey building trades A team of brokers from HFF, having just seen their firm close on its $2 billion...

HFF brokers hit the ground running at JLL in New Jersey, SALT cap hurts Lower Hudson Valley housing market & more Tri-State real estate news
Vineyard Vines HQ sold in Stamford, Avon inks Rye deal & more Westchester and Fairfield real estate news

Vineyard Vines HQ sold in Stamford, Avon inks Rye deal & more Westchester and Fairfield real estate news

Group buys Stamford’s Vineyard Vines building for $34M More than a month after buying a Stamford office building for $163 million, Philadelphia-based Rubenstein Partners...

Vineyard Vines HQ sold in Stamford, Avon inks Rye deal & more Westchester and Fairfield real estate news
Multifamily properties trade in Bridgeport, Toll Brothers buys in White Plains and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Multifamily properties trade in Bridgeport, Toll Brothers buys in White Plains and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Investment firm brokers 4 Bridgeport sales totaling $12M The Shelton office of private investment firm Northeast Private Client Group handled the sale of nine Bridgeport...

Multifamily properties trade in Bridgeport, Toll Brothers buys in White Plains and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
City Square project in White Plains gets go-ahead, fallen hedge funder’s Greenwich home gets another price chop and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

City Square project in White Plains gets go-ahead, fallen hedge funder’s Greenwich home gets another price chop and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

City Square project in White Plains gets go-ahead, fallen hedge funder’s Greenwich home gets another price chop and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Stamford apartment complex sells for $50M, Tom Brokaw’s Pound Ridge home gets a $2M price cut and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Stamford apartment complex sells for $50M, Tom Brokaw’s Pound Ridge home gets a $2M price cut and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Belpointe sells Baypointe in $50M Stamford property trade A limited liability company linked to Greenwich-based investment firm Belpointe sold an apartment complex in Stamford...

Stamford apartment complex sells for $50M, Tom Brokaw’s Pound Ridge home gets a $2M price cut and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Entry-level homes sell fast in Fairfield, $1.2B in projects secure Westchester tax subsidies and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Entry-level homes sell fast in Fairfield, $1.2B in projects secure Westchester tax subsidies and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Buyers are snapping up entry-level homes in Fairfield County Entry-level houses in Fairfield County are selling fast — though the definition of “entry-level” varies by...

Entry-level homes sell fast in Fairfield, $1.2B in projects secure Westchester tax subsidies and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
AvalonBay breaks ground on $77M Harrison complex, journalist Scott Pelley to sell Darien home and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

AvalonBay breaks ground on $77M Harrison complex, journalist Scott Pelley to sell Darien home and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

AvalonBay breaks ground on 143-unit Harrison project A trio of mixed-use buildings will rise next to the Metro-North train station in Harrison as part...

AvalonBay breaks ground on $77M Harrison complex, journalist Scott Pelley to sell Darien home and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Clockwise from top left: Bruce Willis lowers asking price on Bedford Corners estate by nearly $1M (credit: Wikipedia and Houlihan Lawrence), Wilton-based agency joins Berkshire Hathaway's HomeServices as residential brokerage consolidation comes to Connecticut, CVS signs lease as anchor tenant at New Rochelle's Rockwell development and Nordstrom sets an opening date for its store at Norwalk's new SoNo Collection (credit: JohnOwensCT).

HomeServices acquires Wilton resi brokerage, I.M. Pei-designed IBM campus in Somers to get new life & more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Wilton agency joins HomeServices as broker consolidation comes to Connecticut Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties has snapped up Wilton-based...

HomeServices acquires Wilton resi brokerage, I.M. Pei-designed IBM campus in Somers to get new life & more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Former Rye Playland operator files for bankruptcy, Darien gets a co-working space for women & more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Former Rye Playland operator files for bankruptcy, Darien gets a co-working space for women & more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Company that lost Rye Playland contract files for bankruptcy The company that was supposed to start managing the Rye Playland amusement park until Westchester...

Former Rye Playland operator files for bankruptcy, Darien gets a co-working space for women & more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Former NFL star’s Greenwich home heads to auction, Dressbarn shuts its doors and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Former NFL star’s Greenwich home heads to auction, Dressbarn shuts its doors and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news

Former NFL All-Pro Matt Birk’s Greenwich home heads to auction In what has been billed as an increasingly popular alternative to more traditional listings,...

Former NFL star’s Greenwich home heads to auction, Dressbarn shuts its doors and more Westchester & Fairfield real estate news
Lana Zakocela and Justin Etzin in front of their former New Castle home (Credit: Getty, Zillow)

The Seychelles to auction off estate at a discount after diplomat’s divorce

The consul general and tourism ambassador of the Seychelles, an Indian Ocean island nation known for its robust offshore...

The Seychelles to auction off estate at a discount after diplomat’s divorce
National Cheat Sheet: Zillow sues Compass, Felix Sater speaks out after Mueller Report release … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow sues Compass, Felix Sater speaks out after Mueller Report release … & more

Lawsuits filed by Zillow claims Compass poached tech staffers, stole trade secrets Zillow Group has hit Compass with a pair of lawsuits, claiming the...

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow sues Compass, Felix Sater speaks out after Mueller Report release … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains YMCA site set for $100M apartment complex, $48M Greenwich sale is priciest in 5 years… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains YMCA site set for $100M apartment complex, $48M Greenwich sale is priciest in 5 years… & more

Developer proposes $100M project at YMCA site in White Plains Southern Land Company, the Nashville-based developer that is in contract to buy the building...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains YMCA site set for $100M apartment complex, $48M Greenwich sale is priciest in 5 years… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Blackstone Group plans to become a corporation, NAR hit with new antitrust suit  … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Blackstone Group plans to become a corporation, NAR hit with new antitrust suit … & more

Blackstone Group plans to change its corporate structure effective July 1 Blackstone Group plans to become a corporation in an effort to “make it...

National Cheat Sheet: Blackstone Group plans to become a corporation, NAR hit with new antitrust suit … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: JPMorgan to sell One City Place in White Plains, Greenwich homeowners get used to price cuts… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: JPMorgan to sell One City Place in White Plains, Greenwich homeowners get used to price cuts… & more

‘Market realities’ force Greenwich homeowners to sell for less Homeowners trying to sell off pricey properties in Greenwich are settling for less than optimal...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: JPMorgan to sell One City Place in White Plains, Greenwich homeowners get used to price cuts… & more
National Cheat Sheet: House flips hit pre-crisis levels, ‘cannabiz’ entices the real estate sector… & more

National Cheat Sheet: House flips hit pre-crisis levels, ‘cannabiz’ entices the real estate sector… & more

Report finds house flips returning to pre-financial crisis levels House flipping is still almost as prevalent as it was before the 2008 financial crisis,...

National Cheat Sheet: House flips hit pre-crisis levels, ‘cannabiz’ entices the real estate sector… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains developer heads to prison, Marc Jacobs buys in Rye, Tommy Mottola sells in Greenwich… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains developer heads to prison, Marc Jacobs buys in Rye, Tommy Mottola sells in Greenwich… & more

Developer gets 6 years in prison for $58M Ponzi scheme A White Plains developer who pleaded guilty to defrauding investors at projects in Westchester, Manhattan...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains developer heads to prison, Marc Jacobs buys in Rye, Tommy Mottola sells in Greenwich… & more
National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls $15B addition to Vision Fund, Compass buys Stribling… & more

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls $15B addition to Vision Fund, Compass buys Stribling… & more

SoftBank mulls adding $15B to giant Vision Fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group is considering adding an additional $15 billion to its $100 billion Vision...

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls $15B addition to Vision Fund, Compass buys Stribling… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Connecticut country estate seeks $20M, White Plains developers get $33M in tax breaks… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Connecticut country estate seeks $20M, White Plains developers get $33M in tax breaks… & more

Melva Bucksbaum’s Litchfield County estate seeks $20M An estate in Sharon, Connecticut, owned by late arts patron Melva Bucksbaum has hit the market for...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Connecticut country estate seeks $20M, White Plains developers get $33M in tax breaks… & more
National Cheat Sheet: HomeServices named largest US resi brokerage, housing starts hit 8-month low… & more

National Cheat Sheet: HomeServices named largest US resi brokerage, housing starts hit 8-month low… & more

Warren Buffett’s HomeServices named top US resi brokerage Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America is now the largest residential brokerage in the country, according to...

National Cheat Sheet: HomeServices named largest US resi brokerage, housing starts hit 8-month low… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rye mansion owner sues developer over ‘defects,’ CBRE sees rise in office-to-resi conversions… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rye mansion owner sues developer over ‘defects,’ CBRE sees rise in office-to-resi conversions… & more

Rye mansion owner sues developer over ‘numerous defects’ The owner of a mansion in Rye has slapped its developer with a lawsuit claiming the...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rye mansion owner sues developer over ‘defects,’ CBRE sees rise in office-to-resi conversions… & more
National Cheat Sheet: US home sales drop again, JLL acquires HFF for $2B… & more

National Cheat Sheet: US home sales drop again, JLL acquires HFF for $2B… & more

Report: ‘Shift’ as US home sales decline, inventory grows U.S. home sales continued to fall in February, dropping 4.2...

National Cheat Sheet: US home sales drop again, JLL acquires HFF for $2B… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: WWE body slams former Stamford HQ, Port Chester developer pleads guilty to tax charges… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: WWE body slams former Stamford HQ, Port Chester developer pleads guilty to tax charges… & more

WWE ditches ‘Titan Towers’ for new Stamford HQ Vince McMahon’s World Wresting Entertainment has signed a lease for 415,000 square feet of space in...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: WWE body slams former Stamford HQ, Port Chester developer pleads guilty to tax charges… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Developers among 50 charged in college admissions scandal, Ben Carson wants to boost affordable housing in Opportunity Zones … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Developers among 50 charged in college admissions scandal, Ben Carson wants to boost affordable housing in Opportunity Zones … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Developers among 50 charged in college admissions scandal, Ben Carson wants to boost affordable housing in Opportunity Zones … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RMC pays $487.5M for Mack-Cali portfolio, historic Bronxville mansion returns to market… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RMC pays $487.5M for Mack-Cali portfolio, historic Bronxville mansion returns to market… & more

Mack-Cali sells $487.5M portfolio to Westchester developer Jersey City-based real estate investment trust Mack-Cali Realty has agreed to unload a 56-building office and residential...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RMC pays $487.5M for Mack-Cali portfolio, historic Bronxville mansion returns to market… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Real estate’s top billionaires revealed, retail apocalypse continues… & more

National Cheat Sheet: Real estate’s top billionaires revealed, retail apocalypse continues… & more

China, Hong Kong real estate billionaires top Forbes’ richest list Forbes has released its annual ranking of the world’s wealthiest people, and the real...

National Cheat Sheet: Real estate’s top billionaires revealed, retail apocalypse continues… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich developer dives into Opportunity Zones, Time Equities pays $14M for Bridgeport building… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich developer dives into Opportunity Zones, Time Equities pays $14M for Bridgeport building… & more

Greenwich developer launches Opportunity Zone REIT Belpointe Capital is taking advantage of the Trump administration’s new Opportunity Zone program, the Connecticut Post reported. The Greenwich-based...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich developer dives into Opportunity Zones, Time Equities pays $14M for Bridgeport building… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Michael Cohen testifies about Trump’s real estate, Toll Brothers sees Great Recession-era numbers… & more

National Cheat Sheet: Michael Cohen testifies about Trump’s real estate, Toll Brothers sees Great Recession-era numbers… & more

Cohen testimony touches on Trump buildings, ‘Executive-2’ President Donald Trump inflated the values of his real estate holdings in New York so he could...

National Cheat Sheet: Michael Cohen testifies about Trump’s real estate, Toll Brothers sees Great Recession-era numbers… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich lakefront home sale sets a 2019 ‘record,’ Sleepy Hollow portfolio sells for $10.7M… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich lakefront home sale sets a 2019 ‘record,’ Sleepy Hollow portfolio sells for $10.7M… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich lakefront home sale sets a 2019 ‘record,’ Sleepy Hollow portfolio sells for $10.7M… & more
The decider: Nassau County executive Laura Curran looks back on her first year in office

The decider: Nassau County executive Laura Curran looks back on her first year in office

When former journalist and Democratic county legislator Laura Curran took the oath of office as Nassau County executive at...

The decider: Nassau County executive Laura Curran looks back on her first year in office
National Cheat Sheet: Payless files for bankruptcy, 1M accounts hacked on StreetEasy … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Payless files for bankruptcy, 1M accounts hacked on StreetEasy … & more

Payless will shutter thousands of stores amid second bankruptcy filing Payless ShoeSource has filed for bankruptcy and plans close all of its remaining 2,500...

National Cheat Sheet: Payless files for bankruptcy, 1M accounts hacked on StreetEasy … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Scarsdale lands on ‘richest places’ index, co-working arrives in Trumbull … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Scarsdale lands on ‘richest places’ index,
co-working arrives in Trumbull … & more

Scarsdale ranks second on ‘Bloomberg Richest Places’ index A Westchester County town has taken one of the top spots on the Bloomberg Richest Places...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Scarsdale lands on ‘richest places’ index,
co-working arrives in Trumbull … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Amazon dumps NYC, Google plans $13B real estate investment, Sears survives… & more

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon dumps NYC, Google plans $13B real estate investment, Sears survives… & more

Amid opposition, Amazon says ‘adios’ to LIC site for HQ2 So long, Big Apple. Amazon has scrapped its plans to build a new campus...

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon dumps NYC, Google plans $13B real estate investment, Sears survives… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Westport medical center sold for $19M, Putnam County private island hits market for $13M… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Westport medical center sold for $19M, Putnam County private island hits market for $13M… & more

Arizona-based REIT pays $18.75M for Westport Center for Health A 38,000-square-foot medical complex in Westport has been sold to Healthcare Trust of America, a...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Westport medical center sold for $19M, Putnam County private island hits market for $13M… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Moody’s launches CRE data portal, Trump’s childhood home hits the market … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Moody’s launches CRE data portal, Trump’s childhood home hits the market … & more

Moody’s new CRE data portal to compete with CoStar The Real Deal has had its eyes on a potential showdown that became a reality this...

National Cheat Sheet: Moody’s launches CRE data portal, Trump’s childhood home hits the market … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Office vacancy rates fall in Fairfield, Robert Redford’s retail brand sets up shop in Westport … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Office vacancy rates fall in Fairfield, Robert Redford’s retail brand sets up shop in Westport … & more

Report finds office vacancy rates falling in Fairfield County Fairfield County saw office vacancy rates decline at the end of 2018, as property owners...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Office vacancy rates fall in Fairfield, Robert Redford’s retail brand sets up shop in Westport … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

Federal Reserve holds interest rates, vows to be ‘patient’ when it makes decisions Ending a string of increases, the Federal Reserve decided not to...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: MGM inks $850M Yonkers casino and raceway deal, architecture firm HLW heads to Stamford … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: MGM inks $850M Yonkers casino and raceway deal, architecture firm HLW heads to Stamford … & more

MGM Resorts closes on $850M Yonkers casino, raceway buy Eight months after announcing its purchase of the Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway, Las...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: MGM inks $850M Yonkers casino and raceway deal, architecture firm HLW heads to Stamford … & more
National Cheat Sheet: US home sales have weakest year since 2015, hedge fund honcho has country’s largest-ever home buy… & more

National Cheat Sheet: US home sales have weakest year since 2015, hedge fund honcho has country’s largest-ever home buy… & more

Home sales plunge in December, sparking more slowdown fears Existing home sales dropped 6.4 percent from this past November to December, officially making 2018...

National Cheat Sheet: US home sales have weakest year since 2015, hedge fund honcho has country’s largest-ever home buy… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Toll Brothers, JPMorgan team up on $157M Harrison luxury tower, Bruce Willis lists Bedford estate for $13M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Toll Brothers, JPMorgan team up on $157M Harrison luxury tower, Bruce Willis lists Bedford estate for $13M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Toll Brothers, JPMorgan team up on $157M Harrison luxury tower, Bruce Willis lists Bedford estate for $13M … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Sears avoids liquidation, warehouse vacancies hit 18-year low, Blackstone plans massive real estate fund … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Sears avoids liquidation, warehouse vacancies hit 18-year low, Blackstone plans massive real estate fund … & more

Sears dodges liquidation after board accepts chairman’s bid All of the remaining assets of Sears Holdings Corporation have been acquired by chairman Edward Lampert...

National Cheat Sheet: Sears avoids liquidation, warehouse vacancies hit 18-year low, Blackstone plans massive real estate fund … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Valhalla lease signed for $1.2B biotech center, Diageo ditches Norwalk for NYC … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Valhalla lease signed for $1.2B biotech center, Diageo ditches Norwalk for NYC … & more

Developer inks Valhalla lease for new $1.2B biotech center A $1.2 billion biotechnology center is slated to rise in Valhalla, the Westchester County Business...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Valhalla lease signed for $1.2B biotech center, Diageo ditches Norwalk for NYC … & more
National Cheat Sheet: WeWork eyes IPO after SoftBank retreat, Sears avoids liquidation, Trump’s troubles… & more

National Cheat Sheet: WeWork eyes IPO after SoftBank retreat, Sears avoids liquidation, Trump’s troubles… & more

WeWork mulls IPO, rebrands after SoftBank slashes stake The co-working giant formerly known as WeWork is rebranding itself as The We Company after getting...

National Cheat Sheet: WeWork eyes IPO after SoftBank retreat, Sears avoids liquidation, Trump’s troubles… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Elmsford warehouse sold for $70.25M, CBRE and NKF take office leasing market’s temperature … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Elmsford warehouse sold for $70.25M, CBRE and NKF take office leasing market’s temperature … & more

Mack-Cali sells Elmsford Distribution Center for $70.25M A six-building industrial park in Westchester has been sold by Mack-Cali Realty Corporation to Realterm Logistics for...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Elmsford warehouse sold for $70.25M, CBRE and NKF take office leasing market’s temperature … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Amazon’s Whole Foods plans store expansion, Sears fights for survival, US firms see Israeli bond troubles … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon’s Whole Foods plans store expansion, Sears fights for survival, US firms see Israeli bond troubles … & more

Amazon looks West to open new Whole Foods stores Amazon plans to open a spate of new Whole Foods stores across the country, the...

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon’s Whole Foods plans store expansion, Sears fights for survival, US firms see Israeli bond troubles … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $33M Rockefeller estate sale named priciest of 2018, famous photog’s ex-New Canaan home seeks $2M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $33M Rockefeller estate sale named priciest of 2018, famous photog’s ex-New Canaan home seeks $2M … & more

Ex-Rockefeller property tops list of biggest Westchester residential sales An estate owned by David Rockefeller that sold for $33 million in February 2018 was...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $33M Rockefeller estate sale named priciest of 2018, famous photog’s ex-New Canaan home seeks $2M … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed’s interest rate hike raises Trump Org’s borrowing costs, US housing market slowdown could continue … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed’s interest rate hike raises Trump Org’s borrowing costs, US housing market slowdown could continue …
& more

Trump Org faces extra $1M in borrowing costs from higher interest rates The Federal Reserve irked President Donald Trump by raising interest rates for...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed’s interest rate hike raises Trump Org’s borrowing costs, US housing market slowdown could continue …
& more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich estate sells for $17.5M, White Plains projects get OK for $5M in tax breaks … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich estate sells for $17.5M, White Plains projects get OK for $5M in tax breaks … & more

Sale of Georgian estate in Greenwich marks town’s highest sale of the year A 27-room estate in Greenwich has sold for $17.5 million — making...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Greenwich estate sells for $17.5M, White Plains projects get OK for $5M in tax breaks … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed hikes interest rates, SoftBank halts plans to buy WeWork stake … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed hikes interest rates, SoftBank halts plans to buy WeWork stake … & more

Federal Reserve hikes interest rates despite criticism from Trump The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the fourth time this year — putting them at...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed hikes interest rates, SoftBank halts plans to buy WeWork stake … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Moby sells Pound Ridge home for $1.1M, former GE building in Stamford set for senior living … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Moby sells Pound Ridge home for $1.1M, former GE building in Stamford set for senior living … & more

Moby sells Pound Ridge home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright ‘disciple’ Less than a year after buying a house in Pound Ridge, the Connecticut-born...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Moby sells Pound Ridge home for $1.1M, former GE building in Stamford set for senior living … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Trump names new FHFA head, Cohen gets 3 years in prison, Sears shops stores …  & more

National Cheat Sheet: Trump names new FHFA head, Cohen gets 3 years in prison, Sears shops stores … & more

Trump picks Pence’s chief economist to lead Federal Housing Finance Agency The Federal Housing Finance Agency is getting a new director. President Donald Trump...

National Cheat Sheet: Trump names new FHFA head, Cohen gets 3 years in prison, Sears shops stores … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Rochelle resi tower sells for $259M… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Rochelle resi tower sells for $259M… & more

Partnership picks up Westchester’s tallest residential building for $259M The tallest residential building in Westchester County has sold for $259 million. Harbor Group International...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Rochelle resi tower sells for $259M… & more
National Cheat Sheet: Compass hires CTO, Brookfield set to buy Forest City … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Compass hires CTO, Brookfield set to buy Forest City … & more

Compass taps AI expert to be new chief technology officer Nine months after Compass’ chief technology officer left to...

National Cheat Sheet: Compass hires CTO, Brookfield set to buy Forest City … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed warns of rising commercial real estate prices, Airbnb adds Amazon exec ahead of IPO … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed warns of rising commercial real estate prices, Airbnb adds Amazon exec ahead of IPO … & more

Fed, highlighting asset bubble dangers, red flags rising commercial real estate prices A report released Wednesday by the Federal Reserve warns that soaring commercial real...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed warns of rising commercial real estate prices, Airbnb adds Amazon exec ahead of IPO … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: A rich county gets a ratings downgrade, ‘City Square’ plans revealed … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: A rich county gets a ratings downgrade, ‘City Square’ plans revealed … & more

Westchester County loses top AAA rating after downgrade Despite its array of mansions and other areas of affluence, Westchester County, one of the richest...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: A rich county gets a ratings downgrade, ‘City Square’ plans revealed … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Apollo plans $1B real estate fund, Amazon’s HQ2 selection spurs spurned cities to react … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Apollo plans $1B real estate fund, Amazon’s HQ2 selection spurs spurned cities to react … & more

Apollo plans to raise at least $1B in its third U.S. real estate fund Buyout giant Apollo Global Management hopes to raise at least...

National Cheat Sheet: Apollo plans $1B real estate fund, Amazon’s HQ2 selection spurs spurned cities to react … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Wells Fargo calls Fairfield County ‘distressed,’ Mamaroneck yacht club sells … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Wells Fargo calls Fairfield County ‘distressed,’ Mamaroneck yacht club sells … & more

Wells Fargo deems Fairfield County ‘distressed,’ raises down payment requirement Wells Fargo has designated Fairfield County as “distressed” and increased its required down payment...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Wells Fargo calls Fairfield County ‘distressed,’ Mamaroneck yacht club sells … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Amazon makes HQ2 split official, SoftBank invests $3B in WeWork… & more

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon makes HQ2 split official, SoftBank invests $3B in WeWork… & more

Amazon announces plans to split its HQ2 between Long Island City and Crystal City After months of speculation and unconfirmed reports, Amazon finally made...

National Cheat Sheet: Amazon makes HQ2 split official, SoftBank invests $3B in WeWork… & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Michael D’Alessio pleads guilty to fraud, co-working space heads to White Plains … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Michael D’Alessio pleads guilty to fraud, co-working space heads to White Plains … & more

White Plains developer Michael D’Alessio pleads guilty to wire fraud Michael D’Alessio has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors in development projects across New York....

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Michael D’Alessio pleads guilty to fraud, co-working space heads to White Plains … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Mortgage applications plunge, Amazon eyes splitting HQ2 … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Mortgage applications plunge, Amazon eyes splitting HQ2 … & more

Lowe’s Companies to close 51 stores across North America amid ‘strategic reassessment’ Another retailer is closing dozens of its stores. Lowe’s Companies, which has...

National Cheat Sheet: Mortgage applications plunge, Amazon eyes splitting HQ2 … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: AMS buys Yonkers lot for $18.3M, Stamford Marriott sells for $31.6M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: AMS buys Yonkers lot for $18.3M, Stamford Marriott sells for $31.6M … & more

AMS buys lot in Yonkers for $18.3M with plans to build 24-story rental building New York City-based AMS Acquisitions LLC has snapped up a...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: AMS buys Yonkers lot for $18.3M, Stamford Marriott sells for $31.6M … & more
National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank share prices sink, Sears files for bankruptcy … & more

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank share prices sink, Sears files for bankruptcy … & more

SoftBank share prices sink as Saudi Arabia is implicated in Jamal Khashoggi’s death SoftBank Group’s shares saw their steepest price drop in two years...

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank share prices sink, Sears files for bankruptcy … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Inventory’s up but residential sales just hit a 4-year low … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Inventory’s up but residential sales just hit a 4-year low … & more

Residential sales hit 4-year low in Westchester County Residential sales in Westchester between July and September were lower than they have been for the...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Inventory’s up but residential sales just hit a 4-year low … & more
National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls majority stake in WeWork, Sears hires bankruptcy advisers … & more

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls majority stake in WeWork, Sears hires bankruptcy advisers … & more

SoftBank could buy a majority stake in WeWork, according to a report SoftBank is considering buying a majority stake in WeWork, the Wall Street...

National Cheat Sheet: SoftBank mulls majority stake in WeWork, Sears hires bankruptcy advisers … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Trumbull draws in new dev, theater-to-apartment conversion kicks off … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Trumbull draws in new dev, theater-to-apartment conversion kicks off … & more

Fairfield commercial leasing activity shows ‘vote of confidence,’ Westchester activity ‘moderately’ improves Fairfield County’s leasing activity showed a “vote of confidence” for the area,...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Trumbull draws in new dev, theater-to-apartment conversion kicks off … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Trump tax investigation launched, mall vacancies hit 7-year high … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Trump tax investigation launched, mall vacancies hit 7-year high … & more

New York launches investigation into Trump family finances after bombshell report The state of New York plans to investigate President Donald Trump and his...

National Cheat Sheet: Trump tax investigation launched, mall vacancies hit 7-year high … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Developer plans multifamily conversion for White Plains YMCA … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Developer plans multifamily conversion for White Plains YMCA … & more

Nashville-based developer plans multifamily conversion for White Plains YMCA In April, the YMCA of Central and Northern Westchester said it was planning to sell...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Developer plans multifamily conversion for White Plains YMCA … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed raises rates again, Tishman Speyer launches co-working brand & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed raises rates again, Tishman Speyer launches co-working brand & more

Fed raises interest rates for the third time this year The Federal Reserve on Wednesday hiked interest rates by a quarter percent — the...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed raises rates again, Tishman Speyer launches co-working brand & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Plans for new MLS announced, Mack-Cali sells pair of White Plains offices … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Plans for new MLS announced, Mack-Cali sells pair of White Plains offices … & more

Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service and Long Island MLS announce merger The Multiple Listing Service of Long Island and the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Plans for new MLS announced, Mack-Cali sells pair of White Plains offices … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Och-Ziff to launch $2B real estate fund … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Och-Ziff to launch $2B real estate fund … & more

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group’s $2B real estate fund will target opportunistic investments Och-Ziff Capital Management Group hopes to raise...

National Cheat Sheet: Och-Ziff to launch $2B real estate fund … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Stamford building fetches $78M in city’s largest multifamily sale this year … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Stamford building fetches $78M in city’s largest multifamily sale this year … & more

Stamford apartment building fetches $78M in city’s largest multifamily sale this year San Francisco-based Friedkin Realty Group purchased an apartment building in Stamford from...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Stamford building fetches $78M in city’s largest multifamily sale this year … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Home loan demand hits 4-year low, Freddie Mac CEO retiring … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Home loan demand hits 4-year low, Freddie Mac CEO retiring … & more

Home loan originations hit a 4-year-low in the second quarter, report says Interest rates are rising, and the demand for home loans has hit...

National Cheat Sheet: Home loan demand hits 4-year low, Freddie Mac CEO retiring … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains council greenlights 1,328 apartments in two major redevelopments  … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains council greenlights 1,328 apartments in two major redevelopments  … & more

White Plains council greenlights 1,328 apartments in two major redevelopments The White Plains Common Council last week approved a development called Hamilton Green, a...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: White Plains council greenlights 1,328 apartments in two major redevelopments  … & more
National Cheat Sheet: LaSalle calls off the deal with Blackstone … & more

National Cheat Sheet: LaSalle calls off the deal with Blackstone … & more

Blackstone to get $112M breakup fee as LaSalle opts for Pebblebrook’s bid Pebblebrook, on behalf of LaSalle Hotel Properties,...

National Cheat Sheet: LaSalle calls off the deal with Blackstone … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Extell secures tax breaks for $502M Yonkers riverfront development … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Extell secures tax breaks for $502M Yonkers riverfront development … & more

Extell secures tax breaks for $502M Yonkers riverfront development Extell Development Co. has snagged more than $21 million in tax breaks from the Yonkers...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Extell secures tax breaks for $502M Yonkers riverfront development … & more
National Cheat Sheet: With $23B in deals, Brookfield unseats Blackstone as top dealmaker in North America  … & more

National Cheat Sheet: With $23B in deals, Brookfield unseats Blackstone as top dealmaker in North America … & more

Brookfield’s $23B in deals this year makes it the top dealmaker in North America Brookfield Asset Management has a higher total value of real...

National Cheat Sheet: With $23B in deals, Brookfield unseats Blackstone as top dealmaker in North America … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Battle over zoning at Stamford office parks rages on … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Battle over zoning at Stamford office parks rages on … & more

The battle over zoning for fitness complexes at Stamford office parks rages on Earlier this month, Stamford’s Board of Representatives rejected a zoning change...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Battle over zoning at Stamford office parks rages on … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Compass set to buy Pacific Union … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Compass set to buy Pacific Union … & more

Compass plans to acquire San Francisco-based Pacific Union, CEO confirms Compass plans to buy San Francisco-based Pacific Union International...

National Cheat Sheet: Compass set to buy Pacific Union … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $100M assisted living and health center hybrid facility planned for Norwalk … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $100M assisted living and health center hybrid facility planned for Norwalk … & more

$100M assisted living and health center hybrid facility planned for Norwalk A Norwalk property where a YMCA once stood will soon be home to...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: $100M assisted living and health center hybrid facility planned for Norwalk … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Zillow stock plunges 15% in one day, Softbank’s IPO could be the largest ever … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow stock plunges 15% in one day, Softbank’s IPO could be the largest ever … & more

Zillow stock plunges 15% but its CEO says the company’s ‘long-term story is intact’ It wasn’t the best week for Zillow Group, which saw...

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow stock plunges 15% in one day, Softbank’s IPO could be the largest ever … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Why Westchester homes are getting battered by “dramatic price reductions” … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Why Westchester homes are getting battered by “dramatic price reductions” … & more

Why Westchester homes are getting battered by “dramatic price reductions” An increasing number of Westchester residents are trying to sell their homes to avoid...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Why Westchester homes are getting battered by “dramatic price reductions” … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed keeps interest rates steady, Brookfield to shell out $6.8B for Forest City … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed keeps interest rates steady, Brookfield to shell out $6.8B for Forest City … & more

Fed keeps interest rates where they are, with a rate raise expected next month While the Federal Reserve held off in raising interest rates...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed keeps interest rates steady, Brookfield to shell out $6.8B for Forest City … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: SL Green sells 6-building office complex in Rye Brook for $55M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: SL Green sells 6-building office complex in Rye Brook for $55M … & more

SL Green sells 6-building office complex in Rye Brook for $55M A joint venture between New York-based commercial real estate firm George Comfort &...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: SL Green sells 6-building office complex in Rye Brook for $55M … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Tommy Hilfiger’s former Greenwich manse hits the market … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Tommy Hilfiger’s former Greenwich manse hits the market … & more

Greenwich mansion once owned by Tommy Hilfiger hits the market A 4.6-acre Greenwich property that fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger owned until 2006 has hit...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Tommy Hilfiger’s former Greenwich manse hits the market … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Compass to license its tech, WeWork goes vegetarian … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Compass to license its tech, WeWork goes vegetarian … & more

Non-core market real estate firms can now license Compass’ technology Compass has started to offer its technology to other...

National Cheat Sheet: Compass to license its tech, WeWork goes vegetarian … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Cap on SALT deduction hurting Westchester home sales… & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Cap on SALT deduction hurting Westchester home sales… & more

New cap on state and local tax deductions hurting Westchester home sales A new federal tax law that caps deductions on state and local...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Cap on SALT deduction hurting Westchester home sales… & more
National Cheat Sheet: CEOs of top 100 REITs make 77x more than their employees on average … & more

National Cheat Sheet: CEOs of top 100 REITs make 77x more than their employees on average … & more

REIT CEOs make much more than their employees, a new report finds The CEOs of the top 100 real estate investment trusts make 77...

National Cheat Sheet: CEOs of top 100 REITs make 77x more than their employees on average … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Price for equestrian estate in Ridgefield slashed by $17M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Price for equestrian estate in Ridgefield slashed by $17M … & more

Price for historic equestrian estate in Ridgefield slashed by $17M The onetime home of railway executive Hunter Harrison has taken another price chop, the...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Price for equestrian estate in Ridgefield slashed by $17M … & more
National Cheat Sheet: JLL plans $3B stock offering … & more

National Cheat Sheet: JLL plans $3B stock offering … & more

JLL plans $3B stock offering for one of its REITs Jones Lang LaSalle hopes to raise up to $3...

National Cheat Sheet: JLL plans $3B stock offering … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Jackie Gleason’s Cortlandt mansion lists for $12M … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Jackie Gleason’s Cortlandt mansion lists for $12M … & more

Circular mansion once owned by Jackie Gleason hits the market for $12M A circular mansion that was once home to “Honeymooners” star Jackie Gleason...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Jackie Gleason’s Cortlandt mansion lists for $12M … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Zillow plans to file for a $650M public offering … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow plans to file for a $650M public offering … & more

Listings giant Zillow plans to file for a $650M public offering Real estate listings company Zillow plans to file...

National Cheat Sheet: Zillow plans to file for a $650M public offering … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Armonk estate to be auctioned online in bid to draw Chinese buyers … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Armonk estate to be auctioned online in bid to draw Chinese buyers … & more

Armonk estate hits online auction block in bid to draw Chinese buyers Real estate auction company Concierge Auctions is selling an estate in Armonk...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Armonk estate to be auctioned online in bid to draw Chinese buyers … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield files for IPO … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield files for IPO … & more

Cushman & Wakefield officially files for an initial public offering Last month, sources told The Real Deal that Cushman...

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield files for IPO … & more
The East End’s top brokers on the state of the Hamptons market

The East End’s top brokers on the state of the Hamptons market

UPDATED, June 13, 12:12 p.m.: The past year was a slower one for the East End housing market, but...

The East End’s top brokers on the state of the Hamptons market
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Bob Weinstein sells Greenwich manse for $17M  … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Bob Weinstein sells Greenwich manse for $17M … & more

Harvey Weinstein’s brother Bob sells Greenwich manse for $17M Film producer Bob Weinstein landed a buyer for his stately 3.25-acre estate in Greenwich, Variety...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Bob Weinstein sells Greenwich manse for $17M … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Canaan imposes temporary ban on “for sale” signs in yards … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Canaan imposes temporary ban on “for sale” signs in yards … & more

New Canaan imposes temporary ban on “for sale” signs in yards “For Sale” signs will vanish from New Canaan for half a year starting...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: New Canaan imposes temporary ban on “for sale” signs in yards … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Fed follows through with plan to raise interest rates … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed follows through with plan to raise interest rates … & more

The Federal Reserve is following through with its plan to raise interest rates Last month, the Federal Reserve indicated it would gradually increase interest...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed follows through with plan to raise interest rates … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Home Depot and Lowes profit from the home construction slowdown … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Home Depot and Lowes profit from the home construction slowdown … & more

Home Depot and Lowes are profiting from the home construction slowdown New home construction is slowing down — sending prices up — which means more and...

National Cheat Sheet: Home Depot and Lowes profit from the home construction slowdown … & more
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RBS sells Stamford building … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RBS sells Stamford building … & more

Royal Bank of Scotland selling Stamford building, but still plans to lease space The Royal Bank of Scotland is...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: RBS sells Stamford building … & more
National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield plan June filing for IPO, Sears set to shutter scores more stores … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield plan June filing for IPO, Sears set to shutter scores more stores … & more

Cushman is planning to file for an IPO in June: Sources Cushman & Wakefield plans to file for an initial public offering this month,...

National Cheat Sheet: Cushman & Wakefield plan June filing for IPO, Sears set to shutter scores more stores … & more
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