Financing for a Madison Ave. Office Deal

  • Posted at 11:13, December 17, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

HFF Inc. announces that it found the funds for Ashkenazy Acquisition's $400 million buy in the Plaza District.

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Afternoon Roundup: Vornado, CBRE, and Those at the Top

  • Posted at 6:59, December 17, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

A year-end summary looks at, among other things, transition at the top of prominent real estate organizations.  And much more.  . . .

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What's the Latest in Development at the Airport?

Beyond tons of snowy delays today, CoStar Group reports a $65 million refinancing at JFK.

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In the News . . .

  • Posted at 12:13, December 17, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

. . . are reports on Greenpoint and Roosevelt Island development, and a video on high-priced residential real estate.

 

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Why KKR Says It Is Merging a Holding Company

An exchange-traded holding company will be merged into Henry Kravis's parent company in a stock swap.

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A Look (and Links) to Monday's Hot NYC RE Stories

  • Posted at 10:07, December 16, 2013
  • By Quidnunc Staff

One Wall Street

After the write-down, Atlantic Yards locks in a deal to sell a 70% interest, from Bloomberg news service, which also produced an extensive investigation today into how helping homeowners avoid foreclosures has failed, and how the failure leads back to the big banks.

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Updated Saturday: NYC-Based Insurer Joins with Norway Firm for a Boston Investment

MetLife will invest in office properties in "key cities" with a new partner from Oslo, and the joint venture announces its first big position.

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Brooklyn's Development Week, Summarized

  • Posted at 11:34, December 13, 2013
  • By QuidnuncRE Staff

The Brooklyn Paper summarizes this week's milestone City Council and community board votes that move along the new Greenpoint/Newtown Creek, Bushwick Rheingold, and Williamsburg-Domino development projects.

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Joint Venture Adds Eight More Hotels

A growing joint venture involving New York real estate firms buys a U.S. scattering of Embassy Suites hotels.

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Getting Your Start on Friday

Here's the Friday news to get your day started and to start on ending your week.

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More from Thursday

Five links we didn't get to posting earlier today that you shouldn't miss, ranging from an SL Green lease deal to the weekly mortgage report to the state of Tennessee's Jones Lang Lasalle problem. 

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The Crossroads of the World, at a Deep, Deep Discount

Already burning up social media, the Real Deal's story on the sale of the Marriott Marquis in Times Square will become a lesson in better government management. UPDATED at 7:15 p.m. for a link to the deed.

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JLL + Sage = 7

Jones Lang Lasalle and Sage Realty lease and a expand a bunch of tenants on Third Avenue.

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Who's New on Ninth Avenue?

Big New York developers provide an entry point for a Japanese investment company in the shadow of Hudson Yards.

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Morning Roundup

Catching up with Gramercy Property Trust REIT's preferred dividend, Trulia's private placement, and a followup on a Tribeca move by a city court that is now not happening.

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