Here's a Bonus Plan to Drool Over

SL Green heavyweight Andrew Mathias gets a new deferred deal.

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Who's Building What on Franklin Street?

A Landmarks Commission meeting tomorrow may presage development

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The All-Clear, Again, at One57

The second crane-that-hasn't-done-well is dismantled at 157 W. 57th St.

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What Issues Are Behind the City Council's Midtown East Redevelopment Vote?

A New York Times editorial this morning asks for caution and inquiry before the City Council signs off in a vote scheduled for later this week on Mayor Bloomberg's proposed Midtown East redevelopment plan.

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Way Uptown: What Bronx Development Just Received International Recognition?

A Bronx housing development gets a prestigious award for its practicality and design.  Not for you now: It's sold out.

 

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Who's Changing the Real Estate Profession?

A franchise brokerage network with ties to Warren Buffet forms a young professionals' leadership council that says it will start a "new era in real estate."

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How Much More Valuable Does Your Degree Make You?

Real estate isn’t any different from the rest of the business world:  Your education is a leading indicator of your future success.  More from the National Association of Realtors Conference in San Francisco that wrapped this weekend.

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Who's the New Empire State Building Leasing Executive?

A veteran of the iconic building joins the new NYSE REIT that is under fire for lower-than-expected share values, to help build the brand and the stock price.

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Which Major REIT Gets a Patriotic Leasing Deal?

The Wall Street Journal reports this morning that a 30,000 square-foot lease in a prime Fifth Avenue building, to be announced today, may be a setback for the Iranian government

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News for Tomorrow--and What You Missed on Sunday--Tonight

Reports in the Wall Street Journal on a parking lot in Jersey City, Tourneau's midtown move, and the LeFrak's Prospect Park skating rink donation lead the real estate news in Monday's papers, while China Daily covers horrible long-term real estate prospects projected at a New York business conference.

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More Weekend Wrapup: China and Bank of America

  • Posted at 1:30, November 10, 2013 Updated: 1:36, Nov 10
  • By Russ Bleemer
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Rounding up reports from around the web:  China’s urbanization plan is at its heart a housing and development failure; a huge field of grass grows on the Javitz Center; the feds want $864 million from Bank of America and a former executive for mortgage fraud, and much more.

 

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Weekend Wrap: Vornado’s UN Sale (Updated at 7:50pm)

The big developer unloads a First Avenue office building adjacent to the United Nations and defers the gain in tandem with its recent 655 Fifth Ave. acquisition

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Weekend Wrap: Where Does the NAR See Commercial Real Estate Recovery?

  • Posted at 12:14, November 09, 2013 Updated: 1:35, Nov 09
  • By Russ Bleemer

Transaction volume is increasing, apartments are doing well, but the whole thing is uneven, according to the National Association of Realtors' chief economist.

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Weekend Wrap: Why You Want Commercial Space in Louisville

A Bloomberg story explains that small is now beautiful when you are talking real estate yields. Time to get out of New York?

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Weekend Wrap: Why China Investors Are Looking at the Heartland

The Wall Street Journal documents Chinese students, businessmen, and investment professionals new real estate positioning:  out of the big cities and into the heartland.

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