Book Review

  • The conflict-of-interest conundrum

    October 01, 2010 07:00AM By Candace Taylor
    The mid-2000s real estate boom created a special kind of chaos in the new condo market, as established brokerage firms, resale agents and boutique...
  • A new development rebirth?

    October 01, 2010 07:00AM By Candace Taylor
    Until now, resales have led the real estate market’s recovery in New York, with new condos trailing behind. But new development is finally starting...
  • Unraveling the new development mystery

    October 01, 2010 07:00AM By Candace Taylor
    While many of New York City’s new residential towers are sheathed in glass, the process of buying a new condo is far less transparent....
  • What does it take to make a comeback?

    October 01, 2010 07:00AM By Candace Taylor
    Shaya Boymelgreen Embattled developer Shaya Boymelgreen recently announced that he’s looking for development opportunities in Manhattan. That may sound surprising, given that the erstwhile...
  • New residential developments

    September 01, 2010 07:00AM
    Leasing update Soho 55 Thompson Street Once the site of the city’s first indoor parking garage, Manhattan Skyline’s new rental tower has begun leasing...
  • Connecticut condos battered, but see light

    September 01, 2010 07:00AM By C.J. Hughes
    Trump Parc Stamford Connecticut may be known as the land of steady habits, but Fairfield County’s condo market might be more accurately called the...
  • Delancey rising

    September 01, 2010 07:00AM By C.J. Hughes
    38 DelanceyA huge condo touting its cool credentials and top-of-the-line finishes (recessed ceiling lights!) may seem about as au courant as having a Friendster...
  • Betting on a starquitecto

    August 01, 2010 12:00PM By Peter Kiefer
    A rendering of the Habita Hotel and Sean Ludwick of Black House Development at the construction siteWhen the first credit card is swiped at...
  • Documenting Ground Zero

    August 01, 2010 12:00PM By Alex Ulam
    Larry Silverstein being filmed for a Steven Spielberg documentary While Ground Zero may be among the most popular tourist destinations in the city, much...
  • Hard times for hard hats

    August 01, 2010 12:00PM By Melissa Dehncke-McGill
    From left: Barry LePatner, Louis Coletti, Michele Medaglia, Pat Di Filippo, Richard Anderson, Richard Kennedy, Jack Buehrer While the residential market might be improving...
  • 2 Cooper Square arrives, looking old-school

    August 01, 2010 12:00PM By Barbara Thau
    Sharon Smith, executive vice presidnet of Atlantic Development Group, and 2 Cooper Square A muscular brick fa├žade, cornice molding and double-hung windows typify the...
  • Townsend too

    July 01, 2010 07:00AM By Steve Cutler
    The newly completed Townsend at 350 West 37th Street adds 206 more luxury rentals to the couple thousand that have come to market recently...
  • The W’s long road

    June 30, 2010 04:30PM By Alison Gregor
    Jacqueline Bayer, a senior managing director with the Moinian Group, and the W New York-Downtown Hotel It’s been a long haul for the Moinian...
  • A new holy grail for loans

    June 30, 2010 04:26PM By Catherine Curan
    While having 51 percent of a building already sold (and sometimes 71 percent) is still the gold standard, an increasing number of lenders have...