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 Latest

A photo illustration of the Ram's Head Inn at 107 South Ram Island Drive in Shelter Island Heights (LoopNet, iStock)
Tri-State

On the dock-et: Shelter Island inn owner sues town

Aandrea Carter may be the new kid on the dock, but she isn’t letting Shelter Island dismantle her dreams....

On the dock-et: Shelter Island inn owner sues town
Friends of Bay Street Chairman Adam Potter and rendering of new affordable housing and commercial space (LinkedIn, BHC Architects, Illustration by Kevin Cifuentes for The Real Deal)
Tri-State

Affordable housing project proposed for Sag Harbor

The Hamptons are in dire need of affordable housing. A local leader is ready to step into the lurch....

Affordable housing project proposed for Sag Harbor
Sophocles Zoullas and 275 Ox Pasture Road in Southampton (Getty Images, Harald Grant Real Estate, iStock)
Tri-State

‘Tenacre’ estate is only 3 acres, but lists for $25M

A shipping magnate is ready to put his inaccurately named Southampton estate out to pasture. Zenith Shipping CEO Sophocles...

‘Tenacre’ estate is only 3 acres, but lists for $25M
Gurney’s Montauk on Long Island (Gurney's Resorts)
Tri-State

Hamptons hotel prices up 51% from 2019

Those who haven’t ventured to the Hamptons for an overnight stay in three years are likely bound for a sticker shock. The average hotel price for the first five months of the year was...

Hamptons hotel prices up 51% from 2019
(iStock)
Tri-State

Hamptons rental market slumps. Yes, slumps

For the past two summers, Hamptons home owners had prospective tenants at their mercy. This year, it’s the renters who have leverage. A surge in the supply of rental properties and a drop in...

Hamptons rental market slumps. Yes, slumps
172 Cedar Street in East Hampton LI
(Google Maps)
Tri-State

Huge Hamptons equestrian estate sold for $22M

The owner of an enormous equestrian estate in East Hampton is done horsing around. The 20-plus-acre estate at 172...

Huge Hamptons equestrian estate sold for $22M

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