Your City, Today and Tomorrow

The NYC Dept. of Buildings circulates a report on the present and future of construction and development in the five boroughs.

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A Sale on Broadway Goes Final for $528.6 Million

An American Realty Capital REIT provides Rockpoint of Boston with a big one-year profit.

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More on those Central Park Development Shadows

  • Posted at 10:33, December 27, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

Following up on the reports earlier this week on concerns about the new residential towers near Central Park.

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Outlook: New York

What's the future of city office rents?

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Your Holiday Week's Friday News, In Advance

A big new development is being talked up in the South Bronx...subject to approvals.  Smaller mortgage lenders taking over the market.  And: Spitzer!

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Catching Up on the Holiday Shadowplay

There were media reactions to previous stories and issues we looked at on QuidnuncRE over the past week late on Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day.  We summarize here and have links for you on what you may have missed concerning the shadows over Central Park, and the latest mortgage fraud settlement. 

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Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!

  • Posted at 4:56, December 24, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

Please join us when we return later this week.  While we're gone, please visit us on our brand new Facebook page, and follow us @QuidnuncRE

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The Israelis Are Coming. The Israelis Are Here. (And So Are the Canadians.)

An article on the International Business Times website with Greenberg Traurig charts explains overseas investment in U.S. real estate, and why Israelis especially like New York.

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Call Your Congressman

A holiday panic? Tax reform proposals are a step too far for commercial real estate, says an analysis that surfaced today. 

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More Stats: Mortgage Applications

The weekly Mortgage Bankers Association sees the number of applications dropping last week as rates increased.

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High Rising to Come on E. 86th St.

The New York Sports Club sells off its UES building, leases it back for two years, and will move into a new building from Stillman Development on the same spot.

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Mortgage Rates Recede Slightly, Home Prices Increase

  • Posted at 12:14, December 24, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

And a Bloomberg report on says that new home sales were better than analysts expected.

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KKR Closes Its First Real Estate Fund

The investing giant shares the details on the financing of the two-year-old KKR Real Estate Partners Americas LP fund.

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Senior Housing Acquisition Tops $1 Billion

NYC's Newcastle Investment Corp. closes on a previously announced deal that gives it new properties in 24 states.

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For Christmas Eve, Deals and an Assessment

  • Posted at 2:09, December 24, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

The Wall Street Journal sizes up Mayor Bloomberg and looks at his real estate legacy; a roundup of stories on Silverstein Properties' 3 WTC leasing triumph, announced yesterday; and a look at Wall Street investments in Middle America's housing stock, and what they can do to communities' stability.

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