What's Happening in Affordable Multifamily?

What are the market implications of Greystone’s launch of a new multifamily affordable housing properties fund?

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What's Going on With Boston Properties?

Ahead of this morning's quarterly analysts' call, a big REIT reports a strong quarter.

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What's New on the FiDi Market?

A new smallish Wall Street listing with a vacancy coming--and that's a good thing.

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What's the State of the Leasing Art in Midtown South?

The numbers say "record rents." The Kaufman Organization is at the heart of it.

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Why Did RXR Realty Get an Injunction Against Its (Former) Partner?

RXR Realty wins an injunction, for now, against its big One Worldwide Plaza loss, but announces a big new Grand Central acquisition and redesign.

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How Much More for ClearRock‘s Flatiron Improvement?

A couple million more to re-do a newly purchased historic building for commercial renters.

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Who Are JLL's New Helmsley Building Five?

A big lease bunch for Jones Lang LaSalle at 230 Park Ave. today.

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What Downtown Office Property Sold at a Loss Last Week?

The lessors at CBRE may have done a great job filling 100 William Street in the Financial District, but a Japanese real estate investment firm lost money in the six years it owned the property.

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Updated 10/28! Who's After the American Realty-Cole Combination?

That didn’t take long.

The massive $11.2 billion American Realty Capital Properties Inc. acquisition of Cole Real Estate Investments Inc., announced Wednesday, is likely headed to a class-action courtroom. At least, that's where a couple of plaintiffs' firms want to take the deal.

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Why Is Building Looking Better in the Third Quarter?

By at least one measure, local construction is soaring.

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Babs Corcoran on Why Sex Closes Deals. Every Time.

Former Corcoran Group head turned reality TV star Barbara Corcoran has revealed how she closed all those real estate sales: She used her sex appeal. Every time.

Corcoran said on ABC’s Nightline last night, “I always use the sex card” to compete with male dealmeakers,

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How Much Are the Foreclosure Fighters Getting from NY State?

If you can protect people’s homes from foreclosure in New York state, you are eligible for state money.

That’s the word this week from state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who announced $20 million in so-called HOPP grants to organizations that help homeowners avoid disclosure.

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Who’s Inspiring You to Real Estate Domination this Week?

If you’re a Douglas Elliman broker, you likely have been entertaining your social network followers with wit of Kevin Space, who keynoted the residential broker’s company retreat in Atlantic City this week.

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Why the Latest Central Park Nabe Developments Have No Place for You

With billionaires in sight, the N.Y. Times focuses on the six buildings being built by Central Park.

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