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Akelius planning to overhaul Fiorella La Guardia’s former home
January 10, 2019 02:30PM
Akelius Real Estate Management is adding 16 new apartments to an East Harlem rental building where the late New York City mayor Fiorello La...
Money for nothing: Landlords are accused of overcharging tenants for poor renovation work, but is state law to blame?
December 28, 2018 05:00PM
Will Parker & Kathryn Brenzel for The Real Deal and Chris Glorioso & Kristina Pavlovic for WNBC
When Clem Chan and his husband Matthew Haensly signed the lease for their Sunnyside apartment, they thought the landlord was giving them a deal....
Another kind of building boom: Private school construction is a $1B biz
October 31, 2017 09:15AM
Private K-12 school renovations have become fertile ground for construction companies as parents and administrators increasingly push for both needed upgrades and flashy amenities...
Warhol protégée “Baby Jane” suing neighbor over mansion renovation
August 19, 2017 03:45PM
Andy Warhol’s protégée “Baby Jane” Holzer isn’t taking her neighbor’s disruptive home renovation lying down. Holzer recently filed a lawsuit against investment giant KKR president...
CL Investment secures $55M in financing for 287 PAS renovation
July 26, 2017 02:20PM
Less than a year after it bailed on a $300 million condominium plan, Chinese developer CL Investment Group is moving forward with the renovation...
No golden toilets at Bronstein apartments, 67 tenants allege in lawsuit
July 25, 2017 03:27PM
Over 60 tenants in buildings owned by Bronstein Properties allege the purported costs of renovations made to their rent stabilized apartments are completely disconnected...
Hundreds of Hamptonites are signing a petition to stop plans for a “McMansion”
July 23, 2017 11:00AM
Venture capitalist Ken Fox is causing quite a stir in his idyllic Southampton neighborhood. Plans to expand his lake-front Victorian in Southampton Village have...
Historic Adelphi Hotel reopening after extensive renovation
May 07, 2017 12:00PM
The 140-year-old Adelphi Hotel will open for the summer’s horse season in Saratoga Springs after a $34 million restoration. The last surviving hotel of...
A building boom, on the inside
April 12, 2017 01:30PM
You see the cranes, but you probably don’t see the guys doing the drywall. Money spent doing construction work on existing buildings rose for...
How famous interior designers would renovate the Playboy Mansion
June 11, 2016 02:00PM
From Luxury Listings NYC: Earlier this week it was reported that Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion – which went on the market in January for a whopping $200 million...
These East Village landlords are working their buildings the hardest
June 10, 2016 07:00AM
Ariel Stulberg and Will Parker
Some multifamily landlords buy and hold, gradually stacking up income from their properties, making repairs as problems arise — or never at all. Others...
Summertime is renovation time, but not every upgrade adds to a home’s value
June 04, 2016 05:00PM
Form Luxury Listings NYC: Summer is a very popular time for property owners to make upgrades. Many New York City buildings insist renovations take place only...
Locals angered by renovation plans for Chelsea’s oldest house
April 25, 2016 12:51PM
From Luxury Listings NYC: Community Board 4 members were up in arms last week over a proposed plan to turn the oldest home in...
The rich renovate their homes differently: Study
April 16, 2016 09:23AM
From Luxury Listings NYC: Luxury homeowners tend to care more about their own comfort and living desires, and not what future buyers may want when...
How to get a wreck of a home market-ready fast: Video
December 20, 2015 04:00PM
UPDATED, 9:28 p.m., Dec. 20: The penthouse of the historic building at 1185 Park Avenue was a disaster, suffering from years of neglect. But...
NYPL breaks ground on $22M Harlem renovation project
December 19, 2015 04:00PM
Yesterday, the New York Public Library broke ground on a $22 million renovation of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem....
NY Public Library taps Dutch firm to lead Midtown renovations
September 17, 2015 12:30PM
Having abandoned a contentious Norman Foster-designed renovation, the New York Public Library selected Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo to lead a $300 million renovation of...
Big makeovers of minuscule backyards
April 05, 2015 03:00PM
From Luxury Listings NYC: If you are lucky enough to have a backyard in NYC, it’s likely no bigger than a few hundred square...
5 creative façade facelifts
April 04, 2015 03:00PM
From Luxury Listings NYC: Transforming an outdated home can be as simple as renovating the façade. These five renovations via Dwell illustrate how to...
New York Public Library grows near flagship Fifth Ave. location
October 27, 2014 12:20PM
The New York Public Library is expanding close to its main branch, purchasing a handful of Commercial Condos Across The Street from its Fifth...
Under pressure: Brookland Capital selling Marcy Ave resi building for $22M
This startup is trying to make renting more safe — and just scored Series A funding
Missoni takes retail space at Thor Equities’ 680 Madison Avenue
WeWork continues mid-size tenant push with 4 new Manhattan outposts
Meadow Partners considering co-op conversion for LIC luxury rental
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