The Hamptons

The Hamptons

The Hamptons are a group of towns, hamlets and villages that run along the coast of Long Island’s South Fork. The area is notable as a popular summer and weekend retreat for affluent New Yorkers. The Real Deal reports real estate news in the Hamptons, which often includes pricey residential deals in and around the seaside resort towns.

The Hamptons Q&A

What is the real estate market like in the Hamptons?
Given its popularity as a summer retreat, many of the notable properties in the Hamptons are private homes. However, the various Hamptons towns all have commercial spaces with restaurants, retail, and offices. There are several seaside hotels. In our Tri-State issues The Real Deal reports on the state of the Hamptons resi market, some of the priciest listings in the Hamptons, summer hotspots, and more.
Who are the biggest real estate players in the Hamptons?
Many major New York City brokerages, including Corcoran, Brown Harris Stevens, Douglas Elliman, Sotheby's, Compass and more, take advantage of the high-end clientele in the Hamptons with outposts in the region. The Real Deal's reporting on firms with new Hamptons outposts, as well as local broker rankings, can be found in our Latest below.

The Hamptons Top Stories

July 23, 2019Robert Futterman was charged with a DUI after a Hamptons car crash.

The Latest

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Tri-State

Suffolk County home sales up 33% from a year ago

Home sales in Suffolk County surged in December, echoing the activity in New York’s sales and rental markets after...

Suffolk County home sales up 33% from a year ago
Nir Meir Asks Court to Stop Eviction (Google Maps)

Nir Meir seeks to throw out Hamptons ejection suit

 Former HFZ Capital Group executive Nir Meir is asking a court to throw out a case seeking to eject...

Nir Meir seeks to throw out Hamptons ejection suit
Nir Meir and 40 Meadow Lane, Southhampton (Google Maps)
Tri-State

Former HFZ principal Nir Meir faces ejection from Hamptons home

Just weeks after Nir Meir left HFZ Capital Group, he is facing the prospect of getting booted from his...

Former HFZ principal Nir Meir faces ejection from Hamptons home
Ken Griffin and 650 Meadow Lane (left) and 15 West Dune Lane (Photos via Google Maps; Compass; Citadel)
Tri-State

The 10 priciest Hamptons homes sales of 2020

UPDATED Dec. 21, 2020, 6:40 pm: It’s no secret that Hamptons buyers went ham this year. Wealthy New Yorkers...

The 10 priciest Hamptons homes sales of 2020
Kyle Barisich (iStock)
Tri-State

Break a leg: Broadway actor turns Hamptons broker

With Broadway dark, one actor is working his way back into the limelight in an unconventional fashion. Kyle Barisich,...

Break a leg: Broadway actor turns Hamptons broker
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Tri-State

Evidence mounts that high-end sales powered pandemic market

Home shopping has shifted noticeably during the pandemic, drawing a pool of buyers with fatter wallets and favoring sellers...

Evidence mounts that high-end sales powered pandemic market
A new report finds that Hamptons prices skyrocketed as demand outpaced supply this year (iStock)
Tri-State Archive

Report details Hamptons rental boom

The Hamptons’ rental market had a booming season, yet the number of online bookings failed to surpass last year’s, a new report found. Homes did not sit empty. Rather, many owners pulled their homes...

Report details Hamptons rental boom

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