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

Adam Neumann and his Hamptons home (Credit: Jackal Pan/Visual China Group via Getty Images, Out East)

Adam Neumann parts with Hamptons home at a loss

Adam Neumann has sold his home in the Hamptons as he seeks to offload property following his departure from...

Adam Neumann parts with Hamptons home at a loss
Ken Griffin and Calvin Klein’s Hamptons compound (Credit: Getty Images, Google Maps)

Ken Griffin in contract for Calvin Klein’s Hamptons compound

Billionaire Ken Griffin has added another property to his ever-expanding luxury portfolio. The hedge funder, who famously dropped $238...

Ken Griffin in contract for Calvin Klein’s Hamptons compound
Zach and Cody Vichinsky of Bespoke Real Estate (Credit: Getty Images)

Hamptons’ Bespoke Real Estate and former employee tangle over trade secrets

Hamptons brokerage Bespoke Real Estate and Bespoke Luxury Marketing are suing Preston Kaye, a 29-year-old Sag Harbor resident who...

Hamptons’ Bespoke Real Estate and former employee tangle over trade secrets
Chris Coleman and Mickey Drexler's former property at 8 Old Montauk Highway

Saunders’ No. 1 agent Chris Coleman jumps to Compass

Hamptons broker Chris Coleman — who was the No. 1 agent at Saunders & Associates last year — has...

Saunders’ No. 1 agent Chris Coleman jumps to Compass
From left: 263 Surfside Drive and Ivan Kaufman with 901 and 939 Scuttle Hole Road (Credit: VHT Studios, Arbor)

The 10 priciest Hamptons home sales of 2019

UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2019, 2:35 p.m.: A $27 million spec home. A $26 million teardown. A palatial estate snagged for a $40 million discount. These were the top Hamptons home sales of 2019, a...

The 10 priciest Hamptons home sales of 2019
Clockwise from top left: Andrew Saunders of Saunders & Associates, Cia Comnas of Brown Harris Stevens, Nanette Hansen of Sothebys, Ernie Cervi of Corcoran, Marty Gleason of Corcoran, Ed Reale of Sothebys, Robert Nelson of Brown Harris Stevens and Theresa Quigley of Saunders & Associates

Take that, Zillow: Hamptons firms’ listings site goes live this week

As tension with Zillow builds over Hamptons real estate listings, some residential firms are launching their own consumer-facing portal....

Take that, Zillow: Hamptons firms’ listings site goes live this week
Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells

Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells

A beach cottage in Southampton that Mel Brooks and his late wife Anne Bancroft owned for a short time...

Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells
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TRD’s Fall Tri-state issue drops soon!

The Real Deal’s tri-state quarterly for fall is on its way, packed with the biggest real estate news from...

TRD’s Fall Tri-state issue drops soon!
Cee Scott Brown and Jack Pearson

A top Corcoran team in the Hamptons bolts for Compass

One of the Corcoran Group’s top-producing teams in the Hamptons has defected to Compass. Cee Scott Brown and Jack...

A top Corcoran team in the Hamptons bolts for Compass
Harry Macklowe (Credit: Getty Images)

Macklowe’s brazen Hamptons act recalls Times Square scandal

When it comes to construction, Harry Macklowe’s M.O. seems to be act first, seek permission later. Last week, the...

Macklowe’s brazen Hamptons act recalls Times Square scandal
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