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Editor’s note: Recession fears and shelved IPOs

“I don’t know why anyone was paying for the word ‘we.’ The only word he knew was ‘I.’”...

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Editor’s note: A Brave New (York) World

Big Brother is going bricks-and-mortar. In our cover story this month, “Real Estate’s Surveillance State,” reporter Rich Bockmann delves...

Editor’s note: Getting ghosted

“There’s never a development project that’s embraced.” So says David Kramer, president of the Hudson Companies, one of the city’s largest affordable housing developers, in this month’s Closing interview. Kramer was talking about opposition...

Editor’s note: Private fantasies vs.
public realities

There is so much venture capital money flowing into private real estate firms these days that you would be...

Editor’s note: Co-working gets coopted

Forget the free cold brew and pingpong. WeWork and other co-working companies are today less focused on luring freelancers...

Editor’s note: Big returns or bust

Talk about pressure. Venture capital money is pouring into real estate — tens of billions of dollars of it. But taking that seed money is not for the faint of heart. In our cover...

Editor’s note: Kushner’s conundrum

When Charlie Kushner agreed to a sit down for an extended interview with The Real Deal, the first question we asked ourselves was, “Why?” The Kushner Companies founder — whose firm has been thrust...

Editor’s note: Happy birthday to us

From the April issue: What do you get when you cross an Iranian, an Israeli and a WASP from Long Island? It sounds like the setup for a bad joke, but it’s the founding story...

Editor’s note: Downloading deals and uploading investment

From the February issue: Is Bitcoin getting a little played out? In our cover story this issue, we look...

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Editor’s note: Decoding the bro code

From the January issue: Real estate’s “locker room talk” isn’t just confined to the locker room. It’s in the boardroom and the ballroom as well. At a recent rooftop holiday bash, a pumped-up male executive...

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