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Extell Development pays $63M for Diamond District parcel
December 04, 2018 05:30PM
Gary Barnett’s Extell Development has spent $62.5 million to purchase 572 Fifth Avenue in what appears to be part of the firm’s assemblage play...
Barnett to build large hotel in the
November 05, 2018 08:30AM
Gary Barnett’s secretive Diamond District development, it turns out, will be a hotel with several hundred rooms. And the developer is now ready to...
discusses the connection between the global diamond trade and NYC real estate
April 06, 2018 03:00PM
For The Real Deal’s April cover story, senior reporter Konrad Putzier investigated the deep ties between the global diamond trade and New York’s real...
Rough cut: How the global diamond trade shaped New York’s skyline
April 02, 2018 12:45PM
From the April issue: There are figurative cutthroat businesses, and there are literal ones. Yitzchak Tessler knows the difference. Chain-smoking in his Midtown office, he...
Extell’s Diamond District plans just got even more mysterious
January 29, 2018 12:40PM
Extell Development has filed plans to demolish two more buildings on 47th and 48th Streets, further fueling speculation about the company’s mysterious Diamond District...
Boston-based TA Realty picks up
Diamond District building for $40M
April 21, 2017 11:00AM
Boston-based asset manager TA Realty bought a six-story building at 1200 Sixth Avenue for $40 million, or $1,861 per square foot. The building has...
From the archives: Facets of change in the Diamond District
September 03, 2016 01:00PM
Drab older office buildings and retail spaces a cut below nearby Class A space make New York’s Diamond District a rough gem in gleaming...
Extell to raze 10 buildings in Diamond District
July 19, 2016 08:37AM
In a move that’s sure to fuel speculation about Extell Development’s Diamond District plans, the city greenlit master assembler Gary Barnett’s plans to raze 10 West...
Isaac Chetrit, Yadidi score $130M refi for Midtown office buildings
October 12, 2015 05:02PM
Investors Isaac Chetrit and Ray Yadidi refinanced two Diamond District buildings with a $130 million loan from Signature Bank. The refinancing, arranged by Meridian...
A perfect cut
August 09, 2015 10:00AM
From Luxury Listings NYC: The office lobby is a generic space guarded by a single dispassionate doorman. Here you would never suspect that raw...
Diamond District building being shopped as redevelopment site
September 29, 2014 03:50PM
Massey Knakal Realty Services is in early discussions with investors interested in buying the Diamond Center of America, a 16-story office tower that is...
Isaac Chetrit faces suit from diamond retailer to block eviction
June 27, 2013 04:30PM
Less than a year after buying an 18-story tower in the Diamond District, real estate investor Isaac Chetrit is facing a lawsuit from a...
Extell to move forward on Gem Tower without construction loan
December 27, 2010 09:49AM
Extell Development plans to start going vertical with its 34-story International Gem Tower building in March with or without a construction loan, vice president...
Forgoing fabulous on Fifth
October 16, 2009 06:56PM
Ricky’s on Fifth Avenue From the October issue: Fifth Avenue in the 40s is in retail flux. Nearly a dozen spaces on the 10-block...
Valuation inflation: Why sky-high figures could come back to bite investors
In surveillance case against Trade Off, construction exec says he bought
Carlyle Group pays record price for Queens rental tower, scores $180M loan
It’s official: Brookfield owns Forest City
Arel Capital exec is the latest to close on a 220 CPS pad
December 2018 issue
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