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Blackstone's Jonathan Gray and Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty  Images)

City sides with tenants at Stuy Town in case against Blackstone

New York City is siding with Stuyvesant Town tenants in their challenge against their landlord, Blackstone, while industry pros...

City sides with tenants at Stuy Town in case against Blackstone
Blackstone's Jonathan Gray and an aerial of Stuyvesant Town (Credit: (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images; iStock)

Stuy Town tenants sue Blackstone to stop rent hikes

Tenants at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village are suing to block Blackstone, the world’s largest commercial landlord, from...

Stuy Town tenants sue Blackstone to stop rent hikes
980 Avenue of the Americas and Vanbarton Group's Richard Coles and Gary Tischler (Credit: Google Maps)

Vanbarton Group scores $240M Blackstone refi for 980 6th Avenue

UPDATED, Thursday, March 6, 2020, 3:17 pm: Vanbarton Group has secured a $240 million refinancing from Blackstone for its...

Vanbarton Group scores $240M Blackstone refi for 980 6th Avenue
Linda Rosenthal and Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village  (Credit: Brett Carlsen/Getty Images; Orjan F. Ellingvag/Corbis via Getty Images)

Pol seeks to punish landlords with “warehousing fee” for vacancies

A Manhattan politician wants to penalize landlords for “warehousing” rent-stabilized apartments and use the proceeds to address the city’s...

Pol seeks to punish landlords with “warehousing fee” for vacancies
Empire State Realty Trust’s CEO Tony Malkin at last year's MIPIM conference in New York (Credit: Getty Images)

MIPIM postponed until June as coronavirus spreads

Come back in June, folks. A day after organizers of MIPIM — one of real estate’s largest annual events...

MIPIM postponed until June as coronavirus spreads
Jon Grey and Tokyo skyline (Credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Blackstone plays it safe with $2.7B Japanese rental property deal

Blackstone Group and its institutional investors see stability in Japan’s low-upside residential market. The New York-based financial firm has...

Blackstone plays it safe with $2.7B Japanese rental property deal
Dealpath's Mike Sroka and Blackstone's John Fitzpatrick (Credit: Dealpath, Blackstone)

Blackstone is latest real estate giant to back Dealpath

In the latest proptech bet by a major real estate player, private equity giant Blackstone has made a strategic...

Blackstone is latest real estate giant to back Dealpath
Fears of coronavirus have led some of the world’s most prominent commercial real estate companies to pull out of the MIPIM conference in Cannes, France. (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

Coronavirus exodus: CRE bigwigs ditch MIPIM

UPDATED, Feb. 28, 2:17 p.m.: Fears of the rapidly spreading coronavirus have caused some of the world’s most prominent commercial real estate companies to pull out of a major commercial real estate conference in...

Coronavirus exodus: CRE bigwigs ditch MIPIM
Clockwise from the top left: Bellagio Las Vegas, Blackstone's Jon Gray, Embassy Office Parks in Bangalore, Blackstone's Ken Caplan, Stuyvesant Town, and  Blackstone's Kathleen McCarthy (Credit: Blackstone, Embassy Office Parks, Wikipedia)

How Blackstone became the world’s biggest landlord

Until about a decade ago, Blackstone Group derived most of its profits from traditional private equity. But following a...

How Blackstone became the world’s biggest landlord
From left: Prologis CEO Hamid R. Moghadam and Blackstone's Jon Gray

Blackstone’s warehouse play challenges Prologis’ claim to the throne

Long before windowless warehouses became a sexier investment than luxury condos, Prologis was king. The San Francisco-based company bought...

Blackstone’s warehouse play challenges Prologis’ claim to the throne
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