National June 2022 Issue


Joseph Chetrit: The man from Morocco

Though his close friends and family might quibble over the precise ingredients required for a good Joseph Chetrit story, they can all agree on one thing: There’s probably a negotiation involved.  Robert Verrone’s favorite took place during the 2006 FIFA World Cup, when the top debt broker and his father attempted to enter a soccer stadium with Chetrit, Chetrit’s wife Nancy and their four children. Verrone had secured prime fourth-row… [more]

Rethinking the ground lease

Inflation, lawsuits prompt new ground lease models

Vornado Realty Trust says the land beneath its office building at 330 West 34th Street is worth $145 million. The land’s owner, Haymes Investment Company, claims its value is $225 million — entitling Haymes...

Inflation, lawsuits prompt new ground lease models
Builders have high hopes for 3D-printed housing
Texas

Builders have high hopes for 3D-printed housing

America’s first fully permitted 3D-printed home took twice as long to print and cost more than double what its...

Builders have high hopes for 3D-printed housing
The consensus builder
Los Angeles

The consensus builder

From tackling the $2 billion Alameda Corridor project to bringing the Staples Center to life, Steve Soboroff has spent the last five decades bridging the gap between the city of Los Angeles and real...

The consensus builder
Helicopterless in the Hamptons
Tri-State

Wealthy Hamptonites irked by even wealthier newcomers

Well-heeled Hamptonites balked in April when pay-per-seat helicopter service Blade revealed it would be jacking up the cost of a Manhattan-to-East Hampton flight to more than $1,000 this summer. After years of mounting noise...

Wealthy Hamptonites irked by even wealthier newcomers
Is it last call for America’s housing boom?
National

Is it last call for America’s housing boom?

For months, Compass agent Diana Sutherlin has been running like a bartender at last call. Catering to a diverse...

Is it last call for America’s housing boom?
Inside Chicago’s condo deconversion wars
Chicago

Inside Chicago’s condo deconversion wars

Margerita Humolli had few qualms about KSN, her condo board’s longtime legal counsel — until she learned that the Chicago law firm has turned at least 70 condo buildings into apartments, leaving her in...

Inside Chicago’s condo deconversion wars
On the front lines in Texas’ Ranch wars
Texas

On the front lines in Texas’ Ranch wars

When Covid arrived in March of 2020, third-generation Texas ranch broker Sam Middleton thought it meant a few weeks...

On the front lines in Texas’ Ranch wars
The Closing: Eran Chen

The Closing: Eran Chen

If Eran Chen cultivates the image of the cool New York architect, so do his buildings. He’s playful with shape and has an affinity for structures that teeter right on the edge of pedestrians’...

The Closing: Eran Chen
Stuart Elliott
National

Editor’s note: Of mayors and moguls

There’s a delicate dance between mayors and the real estate developers who build the city. That intricate two-step was on display at The Real Deal’s NYC Real Estate Showcase + Forum last month, when...

Editor’s note: Of mayors and moguls

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