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Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is handing his megamansion’s keys to his ex-wife — for $91M
September 14, 2018 05:00PM
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who bought up a large portion of a city block to build a megamansion, just sold the properties to his...
Russian bank dealt blow in attempt to seize New York properties
October 30, 2017 02:00PM
While President Trump’s ties to the Russian government are still up for debate, a jewelry wholesaler who was once likened to the Donald has...
Russian billionaire scoops up another East 75th Street townhouse
October 30, 2017 10:41AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio is not going to like this one. A Russian oligarch has gotten one step closer to becoming the king of...
What to do about rich Russians buying NYC real estate? Asking for De Blasio.
October 21, 2017 11:00AM
New York City mayor Bill De Blasio has a problem he’s not sure how to fix. On BuzzFeed News’ Friday morning show, Editor-in-Chief Ben...
Emboldened by a Trump presidency, Russian buyers return: VIDEO
December 18, 2016 05:00PM
Once one of the chief foreign investors in NYC real estate, Russian buyers backed off in recent years.
Alfa Group’s Kuzmichev buys 14K sf UES spread for $58M
May 04, 2016 03:10PM
Eat your heart out, Roman Abramovich. Alfa Group co-founder Alexey Kuzmichev is the latest Russian billionaire to get into the mega-mansion game, paying $57.5...
Which countries do NYC’s largest foreign investors hail from?
March 03, 2016 09:30AM
From the March issue: The rush of foreign investors and buyers has contributed mightily to New York real estate’s booming growth over the last...
Israeli-Russian billionaire adds to Fifth Avenue assemblage with $59M buy
February 05, 2016 08:00AM
Will Parker and Kyna Doles
Israeli-Russian billionaire Boris Kuzinez purchased a 12-story commercial building at 260 Fifth Avenue for $59 million, his third buy on the block within the...
Buyers from oil-rich nations pivoting to CRE
February 02, 2016 08:31AM
Deep-pocketed investors hit by the plummeting price of oil are increasingly focusing on commercial property investments as they pull back from trophy residential acquisitions,...
Russian princess lists Park Avenue pad for $11M
August 25, 2015 11:00AM
Russian princess Kristina Kovalenko, known to casually drop $6,500 on lunch and $300 for a cocktail, is looking to rake in $11 million with the...
Russian oligarch’s ex pays $20M for Carlton House co-op
May 13, 2015 04:47PM
A year after Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Crimea briefly threatened to dry up Russian investment in New York real estate, things are back to...
Russian currency crisis may affect Miami’s foreign buyers
December 26, 2014 01:15PM
From the South Florida website: The economic crisis in Russia reportedly has the potential to impact Russian buyers in Miami due to imposed economic...
Russian investors flock to NYC “safe haven”
December 16, 2014 05:30PM
Russian investors are among the big-pocketed foreigners flocking to the New York City real estate market. Donald Lutt of Colliers International and Tamir Shemesh...
Could the conflict in Crimea hurt NYC’s skyline?
April 05, 2014 03:00PM
The crisis over Crimea could have one potential ramification that few have considered: its impact on the New York City skyline.
Russian clients go cool on New York as tensions heat up
March 28, 2014 02:20PM
Wealthy Russian buyers are no strangers to New York City real estate, and in recent years have dominated the city’s luxury market. But with...
To Russia, with intent: Macklowe touts 432 Park Avenue at Moscow hotel
October 25, 2013 02:45PM
Macklowe Properties is stepping up its overseas marketing of its flagship project 432 Park Avenue.
Russians see U.S. residential market as a ‘safe-deposit box’: VIDEO
February 27, 2013 09:30AM
Wealthy Russians are increasingly turning an eye toward the real estate market in the United States, CNBC reported. Edward Mermelstein, a prominent real estate attorney...
Russian presence in NYC real estate market will only increase: VIDEO
May 18, 2012 03:30PM
While a Russian was not responsible for the record One57 penthouse purchase, don’t expect the region’s influence on the city’s real estate market to...
Deferred demand sends Russians on New York spending spree
November 08, 2011 05:36PM
Edward Mermelstein, an attorney and managing partner with Rheem Bell & Mermelstein, and the Russian flag Russian magnates are spending massive amounts of money...
Russian buyers hunt trophy properties in NYC and beyond
August 03, 2011 06:09PM
Russian magnates and other foreign investors are buying up some of the priciest residential real estate in the U.S., Bloomberg News reported, as the...
Carlyle Group pays record price for Queens rental tower, scores $180M loan
It’s official: Brookfield owns Forest City
Arel Capital exec is the latest to close on a 220 CPS pad
Brooklyn Heights townhouse joins elite club with $12M sale
Former Airbnb exec snags Cobble Hill townhouse for $4.6M
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