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Will Manhattan land prices seesaw in the wrong direction?
March 09, 2017 07:30AM
From the March issue: In 1626, Dutch merchant Peter Minuit bought the island of Manhattan for the equivalent of $24. Today, an investor would...
The market for land got buried in 2016
January 11, 2017 03:30PM
Land sales in Manhattan ground to a halt last year with just under $3 billion worth of transactions in 2016, down 74 percent from...
Paydirt: The ground beneath her feet, Trump & the taxman, no mezzin’ around … & more
October 03, 2016 09:33AM
The dirt on dirt: Mark Twain’s memo must have got lost in the mail. “Buy land, they’re not making it anymore,” isn’t a mantra...
Manhattan land was worth $1.4 trillion total in 2014: analysis
January 06, 2016 10:51AM
A group of economists think they know what all the land in Manhattan is worth: $1.4 trillion.
Meet 421a’s real beneficiaries: Landowners
November 23, 2015 08:00AM
When state lawmakers in June agreed to an overhaul of the 421a tax abatement program, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the revisions the “best rent...
Animated map shows how land prices have evolved
July 16, 2015 04:15PM
For New Yorkers, it’s hardly news: land prices are rising. A plot of land in New York State averaged less than $3,000 in cost back 1975....
Even more condos planned for Long Island City
December 22, 2014 05:00PM
With Long Island City land prices blowing up and the neighborhood’s demographics shifting to an older, more monied crowd, developers are increasingly considering condo...
Real estate prices for burials far from dying down
August 05, 2014 01:50PM
The New York City inventory squeeze is extending about six feet under. Like all other real estate in New York, the price of burial...
Five largest landowners in the US
June 01, 2014 02:00PM
Land remains a hot investment, and America’s wealthiest individuals are snapping up property at breakneck speed.
Sky-high land prices hinder multifamily rental projects
March 25, 2014 03:25PM
Despite the unquenchable demand for rental units in Manhattan, stratospheric land prices are blocking the development pipeline for multifamily projects, industry experts say.
Builders stand to gain in pre-K space race
March 03, 2014 03:40PM
Developers are poised to cash in on a citywide grab for space to house preschool programs that Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing the...
NYC’s (new) land rush: Developers play with thin margins as Manhattan land prices skyrocket
December 20, 2013 10:30AM
From the December issue: Call it New York City’s new land rush. In the last year, prices for land and developable sites in the city...
Manhattan land prices get “stupid”
November 15, 2013 05:22PM
Developers surveying a recent spate of land sales at sky-high prices are concerned that the market has overheated, and a repeat of the 2008...
Developers, faced with stratospheric land prices, forced to leave renters high and dry
February 22, 2013 09:00AM
New York City developers made a madcap dash to secure property sites in 2012, and with prices continually inching upwards, had little option but...
Investors reap rewards from downturn acquisitions in improving market
September 10, 2012 03:00PM
Companies such as BlackRock, Angelo Gordon & Co and Starwood Capital are beginning to sell off shovel-ready development sites they bought on the cheap...
Land deals drive prices to pre-recession levels
September 07, 2012 04:00PM
From the September issue: Industry analysts continue to debate whether the New York City real estate market has recovered, but there’s no question that...
Land costs price developers out of new development rental market
February 17, 2012 01:30PM
Residential rentals have proven to be the least volatile among all property asset classes in the wake of the recession, real estate pros agreed...
Elie Tahari sues board of 860 Fifth for $50M
125 Greenwich supertall closes on $473M debt package
Sales have launched at Tishman Speyer’s 11 Hoyt. Here’s a look inside
More Massey Knakal alumni leave Cushman for JLL
Not just Kushner: Other major landlords fail to disclose rent-stabilized tenants on construction permits
August 2018 issue
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