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Paydirt: ‘Twas a massive week for the city’s I-sales market. Here’s what went down
April 09, 2018 09:00AM
Passover is when New York real estate normally takes a breather. The elite book their trips to Sardinia and Cannes, the more earthbound set...
Paydirt: Forest City calls off the wedding, Barnett’s Israeli issues, Big 3 Title & more industry news you need this week
March 26, 2018 08:30AM
Forget “other people’s money.” Ours works just fine: Google’s parent Alphabet closed on its purchase of the Chelsea Market building from Jamestown last week....
Paydirt: JPMorgan HQ, Anbang gets a chaperone & other industry news you need to start your week
February 26, 2018 09:30AM
Meet the new address, same as the old address: “It is the ambition of the New Yorker to live upon Fifth Avenue, to take his...
Paydirt: Google’s search party, Zillow cracks $1B & other industry news you need to start your week
February 12, 2018 08:30AM
“Betting on $2 Billion Sale: Will the Market Blanch?” read the New York Times headline. It was September 2010, and Taconic Investment Partners, Jamestown...
Paydirt: HNA’s bills bills bills, Forest City’s future, new top firm rankings & other industry news you need to start your week
February 05, 2018 09:15AM
Ladle Full of Debt: HNA Property Group, the Chinese conglomerate that owns Midtown trophy 245 Park and is partnering with Tishman Speyer on three...
Paydirt: RIP Xceligent, Xinyuan’s shrinkage and other industry news you need to know this week
December 18, 2017 11:30AM
Exit through the gift shop: “At this point all employees should pack up their personal belongings and exit the building within the next thirty...
Paydirt: When you’re a unicorn, they let you do it
December 11, 2017 10:30AM
In 2014, Compass first felt the wrath of the white glove. The residential brokerage – and much as it loathes that term, that’s what...
Paydirt: Amazon’s path from murderer to messiah, Premier Agent gets pricier and other top industry news you need to start your week
November 20, 2017 10:10AM
From murderer to messiah?: On the way to becoming one of the most valuable companies ever built, Amazon has slaughtered thousands of U.S. retailers....
Paydirt: Soho’s billion-dollar abyss, the offshore $ fueling the condo boom, and other top industry news you need to start your week
October 23, 2017 01:15PM
Soho’s billion-dollar abyss: “Out of all the neighborhoods in Manhattan, Soho in particular had the charged atmosphere of a movie set, populated with passersby...
Paydirt: How Rupert Murdoch plans to trample Zillow
October 10, 2017 09:39AM
“Power replaces power with itself. You can either stand on the other side of the window, tap, tap, tap, asking to come in. Or...
Paydirt: Broken hearts and disproportionate warfare: How real estate does battle
October 02, 2017 10:20AM
Disque Deane kept a stuffed Alaskan timber wolf in his office, a reminder to be both lean and rapacious. He once smashed a bottle...
Paydirt: Finalists for the most brazen courtroom stunt? Harry Macklowe and Raphael Toledano
September 18, 2017 09:30AM
One, an octogenarian emblem of the highest-stakes Manhattan Monopoly, a man who had the balls to buy a $7 billion portfolio at the top...
Paydirt: WeWork’s f*ck-you money
August 28, 2017 11:00AM
Share office space or go to Mars?: WeWork is now part of an elite club of privately-held U.S. companies valued at over $20 billion....
Paydirt: The multifamily market is a reputational minefield
August 21, 2017 11:00AM
No document is perhaps as loathed by real estate players as the “Worst Landlords Watchlist.” The scorecard, started by then-Public Advocate Bill de Blasio...
Paydirt: Who needs “Game of Thrones” when an epic is playing out right here in NYC resi?
August 07, 2017 09:30AM
Uneasy alliances. Powerful clans trying to decide whom to bend the knee for. A scramble to get new weapons ready for the great wars...
Paydirt: China is trying to neuter its gray rhinos — what will that mean for Manhattan’s skyline?
July 31, 2017 12:00PM
The best-laid plans of mice and men can be trampled by gray rhinos. Gray rhinos (h/t Michele Wucker) are major structural problems in an...
Paydirt: “The Prestige,” starring
Gary Barnett, StreetEasy delivers the coup de grâce
June 26, 2017 11:00AM
It was supposed to be the one that wouldn’t get built. A project of such ostentation, catering to such a rarefied set, that the...
Paydirt: My broker’s keeper
June 05, 2017 11:30AM
The brokerage has traditionally played second fiddle to the broker. It is a place where make-your-own-luck types hang their hats (and licenses), a platform...
Paydirt: EB-5 was Kushner’s kryptonite
May 30, 2017 09:15AM
It took a real estate gaffe for the developer-in-chief to finally sour on his princeling. Jared Kushner , dubbed “The Secretary of Everything” for...
Paydirt: Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go.
May 08, 2017 09:05AM
Go directly to jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200. It’s one of the most famous cards in Monopoly. But in New...
Show me the money: The RE law firms that handled the most sales, loans in New York
Sam Chang snaps up $76M construction loan for NoMad hotel
This precedent-setting rent regulation case kept lawyers (and landlords) busy this year
Brookfield closes on stake in $650M Waterside Plaza complex
Sales officially launch at Central Park Tower
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