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A lawsuit accuses the Lexington Hotel of negligence for failing to act in emergency (Credit: iStock)

Father’s harrowing tale puts hotels’ liability in spotlight

David Johnson was in Central Park on a Sunday afternoon this spring when his daughter called from her room...

Joel Schreiber (Credit: Shir Stein and Wikipedia)

WeWork’s first investor used his stock as collateral. Now his lenders are suing him

WeWork’s first investor, who pledged his stock in the company as collateral on loans, is being accused of short-changing...

Caspi Development’s Joshua Caspi, Core Asset Management’s James R. Parks, Hana Financial Investment’s Lee Jin-Kook, and 456 Greenwich

Goodbye bankruptcy, hello construction loan: Breakthrough for Tribeca hotel project

After years of headaches, the long-delayed luxury hotel project at 456 Greenwich Street has finally secured a construction loan...

10 Hanover Square (Credit: Google Maps)

FiDi landlord violated rent stabilization regs for years: lawsuit

This page was last updated Oct. 7 at 8 a.m. Two tenants at a building in the Financial District...

Adam Leitman Bailey (Credit: iStock)

Adam Leitman Bailey can practice law again

Real estate attorney Adam Leitman Bailey is back in action roughly five months after the State of New York suspended him from practicing law based partially on him telling a tenant he should commit...

Jerry Rotonda (Credit: LinkedIn)

Former Deutsche Bank exec has defaulted on $3M loan, lawsuit says

Former Deutsche Bank executive Jerry Rotonda, who launched a development firm with Rotem Rosen two years ago, owes City...

297 West 12th Street and Steve Croman (Credit: Google Maps and Getty Images)

Croman backed out of deal over rent-control concerns: lawsuit

Notorious landlord Steve Croman has been hit with another lawsuit, this one accusing him of backing out of a...

261 Broome Street (Credit: iStock and Google Maps)

Tenant’s lawsuit: “Roaches swarmed my bagel!”

Renting an apartment in New York City isn’t for the squeamish. A tenant’s lawsuit alleges that she had to...

Israeli financier Jonathan Leitersdorf had big plans for a prime High Line site -- but taxi drivers, tenant-harassing strip club owners, and a retired FBI agent have turned the project into an absolute circus.

How an FBI agent, strip club owners and cab drivers decimated this High Line luxury project

Amid the new development boom surrounding the revitalized High Line, the northeast corner of 11th Avenue and 23rd Street boasts a prime location, facing...

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Why the title insurance industry remains on self-imposed party probation

They won’t be bringing clients to strip clubs. And they won’t be buying up luxury boxes at the Garden...

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