March 2019 Issue

Amazon’s ashes

It’s no secret that the real estate industry was salivating over Amazon’s arrival in Long Island City — and was giddy about the potential ripple effect expected for the entire New York market. But the retail giant’s decision to ditch its plans for a second company headquarters in LIC had a more apocalyptic effect on some than on others. Not only had Amazon tapped TF Cornerstone to develop part of… [more]

Can real estate lobby the left?

Cocktail hour at the “Liar’s Ball” — the Real Estate Board of New York’s annual gala — is all about being seen. Brokers and … [more]

Has the RLS ship sailed?

When the Real Estate Board of New York flipped the switch on syndication — the technical term for blasting listings… [more]

HFZ vs. the market

There’s nothing particularly modest about Ziel Feldman’s megaproject rising on 11th Avenue along the High Line — … [more]

Behind the Belnord

While early sales for HFZ’s under-construction Downtown development — the XI — may be off to a slow start, the firm’s Upper West Side project, the… [more]

Building on a prayer

The city’s real estate industry isn’t known for showing mercy. But as New York continues to grapple with an affordable … [more]

The Closing:
Anthony Scaramucci

Anthony Scaramucci may be best known for his 11 tumultuous days as … [more]

NYC’s architects re-angle

Last year, residents began moving into TF Cornerstone’s massive new rental tower at 606 West 57th Street in Hell’s Kitchen, where some units were asking… [more]

The design firms with the biggest footprints in NYC

To better understand the architecture firms behind some of the city’s biggest projects, The Real Deal analyzed new building (NB) and alteration (A1 and A2)… [more]

The architecture shops with the most projects completed in 2018

The Real Deal ranked the architects issued temporary certificates in 2018. … [more]

These are the top architecture firms in each borough

The Real Deal ranked the top performing architects in Manhattan, Brooklyn, … [more]

MAP: These architecture firms are designing NYC’s skyline

 Want to keep up with projects being completed in New York City? Check out The Real Deal’s interactive architecture map, which tracks projects that have received an initial temporary certificate… [more]

The first to the last mile

When Andrew Chung left the Carlyle Group to launch his own company four years ago, multistory industrial space for e-commerce companies was … [more]

Day in the life of: James Wacht

Thirty years ago, James Wacht was a young real estate attorney whose clients included a rough-around-the-edges property management firm named Sierra … [more]

Residential market report

Billionaires’ Row sellers are taking some steep losses Luxury residential resales have been some of the biggest loss-makers in recent years, according to … [more]

Commercial market report

Queens I-sales enjoyed a rebound in 2018 The Queens investment sales market bounced back last year, boosted by a few big deals. The borough saw 619 deals totaling $4.67 billion,… [more]

Editor’s note:
The great whiplash

Call it Ping-Pong politics. The people who thought Donald Trump’s election would be a boon for business might want to think again. With the federal government moving so far right,… [more]

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