Politics

Huizenga lobbied Rick Scott to secure Opportunity Zone designation for West Palm site

Huizenga lobbied Rick Scott to secure Opportunity Zone designation for West Palm site

The son of Blockbuster video billionaire Wayne Huizenga successfully lobbied then-Gov. Rick Scott to include the site of his...

Softbank's Masayoshi Son and Jared Kushner (Credit: Getty Images)

SoftBank wanted Jared Kushner to divest from Cadre

Talks for SoftBank to fund crowdfunding startup Cadre ended when Jared Kushner declined to divest his ownership stake in...

Five real estate trade associations are providing financial backing to a constitutional lawsuit looking to upend New York’s rent law (Credit: iStock)

National groups fund NY landlords’ suit against rent law

It’s not just New York trade associations fighting back against Albany’s new tenant-friendly rent law. Five real estate trade...

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son (Credit: Getty Images)

The people left behind by SoftBank’s startups

A Chicago real estate agent was unable to access basic marketing materials after joining brokerage Compass. A hotel owner...

Control freaks: Institutional players take over landlords’ war on rent caps

Control freaks: Institutional players take over landlords’ war on rent caps

When Steve Kessner began buying East Harlem rental buildings in the 1980s, like most landlords of rent-stabilized apartments, he...

Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg (Credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg v. Trump: Real estate edition

Despite their many differences, Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg do have a few things in common. Both are billionaires, both may be vying for the same office now that Bloomberg is considering a presidential...

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky and Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop (Credit: Twitter, iStock, Airbnb)

The stakes are high as Jersey City residents vote on Airbnb

After a fraught campaign in which both Airbnb and the hotel lobby were accused of underhanded tactics, Jersey City...

Donald and Melania Trump at the entrance way of Mar-a-Lago (Credit: Getty Images)

With move to Mar-a-Lago, Trump could use Florida real estate law to protect himself from creditors

In late September, President Trump and his wife Melania became the latest New Yorkers to relocate to Florida. The state has long been a...

Jho Low and the Time Warner Center at 25 Columbus Circle (Credit: Getty Images)

Financier at center of 1MDB fraud case agrees to give up hundreds of millions of dollars

Fugitive financier Jho Low will stop fighting for assets valued between $650 million to $900 million in the massive...

Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. and President Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Trump Organization might sell its controversial Washington D.C. hotel

The Trump Organization may sell its Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C., following years of criticism that the family...

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