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Stuart Elliott
National Issue

Editor’s note: The Way We Live Now

There are two types of people in this world: those who have enough money, and those who never have enough (even if they’ve got billions).  If you are reading The Real Deal, you almost...

Editor’s note: The Way We Live Now
Editor’s note: The back-to-work balancing act
National Issue

Editor’s note: The back-to-work balancing act

Remember those days of the mindless commute, when you would grab a cup of coffee and rush to work,...

Editor’s note: The back-to-work balancing act
Stuart Elliott
National Issue

Editor’s note: Landlords left in the lurch

They might not have the most beloved public image, and are often caricatured as greedy and heartless. But landlords...

Editor’s note: Landlords left in the lurch
Editor’s note: A tragic wake-up call
National Issue

Editor’s note: A tragic wake-up call

Disasters in South Florida have traditionally been natural, not man-made. The region’s climate, long characterized by hurricanes, has transformed the way its housing is constructed. Hurricane Andrew, which destroyed more than 63,000 homes when...

Editor’s note: A tragic wake-up call
Editor’s note: High stakes, short memories
National Issue

Editor’s note: High stakes, short memories

Developers are eternal optimists. And forgetful masochists. These gruff street fighters of the real estate world often must buck...

Editor’s note: High stakes, short memories
Stuart Elliott
National Issue

Editor’s note: Battling the old guard

“The old guard has to be stopped.” That quote may sound like it came from a progressive politician in Albany, but it was actually from a real estate broker in Manhattan. One of our...

Editor’s note: Battling the old guard
Stuart Elliott
National Issue

Editor’s note: The boom ahead

Gone is the bombast of the Trump years, with its tweetstorms and incendiary press conferences. While this new era is quieter when it comes to rhetoric, it is just as tumultuous, and the changes...

Editor’s note: The boom ahead
Stuart Elliott
National Issue

Editor’s note: Clawbacks, SPAC attacks … and Barney

Compass brokers vomiting over clauses in their contract. The “Barney” theme song being used to torture homeless people. A...

Editor’s note: Clawbacks, SPAC attacks … and Barney
Editor’s note: Miami mania
National Issue

Editor’s note: Miami mania

It seems like the whole world is heading south for the winter — and staying there. Since the pandemic hit, South Florida — despite seeing an enormous number of Covid cases — has benefited...

Editor’s note: Miami mania
Editor’s note: Pain and promise as 2020 comes to a close
National Issue

Editor’s note: Pain and promise as 2020 comes to a close

They say hindsight is 20/20. And fortunately, 2020 is nearly in our hindsight as well. There are reasons to...

Editor’s note: Pain and promise as 2020 comes to a close

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