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

Sheldon Solow and the Hamptons estate (Getty, Douglas Elliman)
Tri-State

Sheldon Solow’s Hamptons home gets $10M price cut

Sheldon Solow’s Hamptons home just got a $10 million price cut. The 14-acre Wainscott estate, which the late developer...

Sheldon Solow’s Hamptons home gets $10M price cut
School and office reopenings led to fewer reservations at the end of summer. (iStock)
Tri-State

Hamptons rental market had strong summer, begins to cool

The pandemic supercharged the Hamptons summer rental market, which continued to ride that wave in 2021, a new report...

Hamptons rental market had strong summer, begins to cool
270 W Montauk Hwy, Hampton Bays, NY (Loopnet)
Tri-State

Legendary Hampton Bays bar up for sale

The Boardy Barn bar in Hampton Bays may not be serving beer for much longer: The property that hosts the well-known establishment has hit the market. Newsday reports that the popular Hamptons bar can...

Legendary Hampton Bays bar up for sale
 The Ocean Surf Resort at 84 S Emerson Avenue and Sands Motel at 71 South Emerson Avenue (Photos via Nest Seekers)
Tri-State

Two Montauk hotels hit the market asking combined $71M

Two oceanfront hotels in Montauk have hit the market, asking $45.9 million and $25 million. The pricier listing, the...

Two Montauk hotels hit the market asking combined $71M
Realtor Michael Lorber with the Sag Harbor house (Out East, Getty)
Tri-State

Michael Lorber sells Sag Harbor home for $5M

Former “Million Dollar Listing” star Michael Lorber is no stranger to selling expensive properties. But on one recent sale,...

Michael Lorber sells Sag Harbor home for $5M

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