Wednesday Roundup: The Developers and the Environmentalists . . . Join Forces?

Commercial real estate items surfacing today include a story on environmentalists joining with development interests including the Real Estate Board of New York to extend and preserve (a better version of) a law they have strongly criticized.  Also, a public stock offering, a CMBS report, a development loan on the Upper West Side, and more.

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Diving into Affordable Housing, Part IV

The conclusion of today's series of highlights from last night's wide-ranging discussion of the politics of development and affordable housing at the NYC Bar Association.

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Retail Moves, and the Mission of Representing Real Estate

Catching up with two stories from earlier today, a roundup of Manhattan retailer relocations, and perspective from the Real Estate Board of New York.

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Catching Up on Wednesday, and Previewing Thursday Stories

More retail, and a big law firm re-lease on Broadway.

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Why Should Foreign Tax Levys on U.S. Real Estate Be Lifted?

The Commericial Observer today describes a Congressional proposal to reform FIRTPA, which business interests say discriminates against real estate sales. 

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What's Worrying NY Real Estate Brokers Now?

The Real Estate Board of New York's quarterly confidence indices show that brokers are going into the holiday season wary of more Washington gridlock.

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