June 2019 Issue

Heirs unapparent

One of the main criticisms of the 2020 presidential race could apply to the New York real estate industry as well: A lot of the key players are very old. Just as the quest to evict the 72-year-old Donald Trump from the Oval Office has been dominated by the likes of the 77-year-old Bernie Sanders, the 69-year-old Elizabeth Warren and the 76-year-old Joe Biden, the high-octane world of New York… [more]

CEO spin wash

As the housing market nationwide sputters along, many real estate firms are … [more]

Carlton Group — post Howard Michaels

When financier Howard Michaels was diagnosed with gastric cancer… [more]

“The Plaza” goes behind the glamour at NYC’s most
historic hotel

From the moment in 1907 when New York millionaire Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt strode through the Plaza Hotel’s revolving… [more]

Manhattan’s top listers

Listings, particularly on the high end, are not easy to unload. Nonetheless,… [more]

The Closing: Jay Sugarman

Jay Sugarman, chairman and CEO of the real estate investment trust iStar, hates being called a developer. … [more]

Can eXp’s virtual world
work in New York?

In 2015, eXp Realty CEO Glenn Sanford boarded a 43-foot motor coach… [more]

Residential market report

BHS balks at sale rumors Brown Harris Stevens isn’t going anywhere. That’s what a late-May missive from CEO Bess Freedman and President Hall Willkie told 1,000 or so agents amid… [more]

Commercial market report

NYC tops list of high-growth OZs The Gowanus neighborhood in Brooklyn leads a new ranking of top earning Opportunity Zone tracts, raising questions about … [more]

A successful succession

Building with glass and steel can be a lot easier than dealing with flesh and blood. In our cover story this month, we look at how New York City’s biggest… [more]

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