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

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
From left: Oaktree Capital Management co-chairman Howard Mark; Helmut Lang; Hess CEO John Hess; and 8 Tyson Lane in East Hampton, Long Island (Getty Images, Oaktree Capital Management, Google Maps, Hess)
Tri-State

Helmut Lang finally sells East Hampton estate

Helmut Lang can lounge on the beach with his neighbors even after selling them his East Hampton estate. The...

Helmut Lang finally sells East Hampton estate
Clockwise from top left: Eric and Bridget Elkin, Diane Mollica, Liz and Lisa Gillooly and Sarah Frigo (Compass)
Tri-State

Compass aims to grow its North Fork agent count fivefold

Compass is planning an aggressive expansion on the North Fork as the market becomes increasingly like an extension of...

Compass aims to grow its North Fork agent count fivefold
Matt Lauer with 26, 28 & 32 Actors Colony Rd (Getty, Susan Breitenbach)
Tri-State

Matt Lauer finds buyer for languishing Hamptons estate

Disgraced “Today” host Matt Lauer found a buyer after three years of trying to trade his Hamptons estate. Lauer...

Matt Lauer finds buyer for languishing Hamptons estate
(Top) 1580 Meadow Lane in Southampton NY and (Bottom) 2056 Montauk Highway in Amagansett NY (Zillow)
Tri-State

A tale of two oceanfront Hamptons homes

Two oceanfront Hamptons listings featuring a slew of common features are lined up to score very different prices. In Southampton, a 4.5-acre home at 1580 Meadow Lane sold in April for $16.4 million, according...

A tale of two oceanfront Hamptons homes
Town of East Hampton supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Blade's Rob Wiesenthal with East Hampton Airport (East Hampton, Wikipedia)
Tri-State

East Hampton Airport closure at hand, except…

Ah, summer in the Hamptons — the smell of freshly manicured lawns, the mist from waves crashing against pristine...

East Hampton Airport closure at hand, except…
Terry Cohen and her team (Hedgerow)
Tri-State

Top Hamptons team joins Hedgerow

UPDATED, May 2, 2022, 11:15 a.m.: A brokerage team is jumping to a rising name that’s been making waves Out East. Broker Terry Cohen and her four-person team are joining boutique Hamptons firm Hedgerow...

Top Hamptons team joins Hedgerow

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