Front Section - July 28-10, 2015

Real Estate Coaching: I'm a top producer - No, really I am!
Every commercial real estate firm in New York City is looking to grow in one way or another. Some firms are looking for top producers ...

20,325 affordable apts./homes financed in last fiscal year; Enough housing for more than 50,000 New Yorkers
According to mayor Bill de Blasio, the city financed the creation and preservation of 20,325 affordable apartments and homes during fiscal year 2015, enough housing ...

Y. Edelkopf, B. Edelkopf and Rybinskov of EPIC sell 245 4th Avenue for $6.5 million
EPIC Commercial Realty arranged the sale of 245 4th Ave. in Park Slope. Found between President and Carroll Sts., the lot is currently home to ...

Hammer and Neiss of Meridian arrange $22.7 million in financing; 14-story, 128-unit Paul Robeson Residence
Meridian Capital Group, one of America's most active debt brokers, negotiated a $22.7 million permanent loan for a multifamily property. The five-year loan, provided by a ...

Whelan promoted to executive VP of REBNY
James Whelan, a veteran of the Bloomberg administration and former senior leader at a private real estate company, has been promoted to executive vice president ...

Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC names Chauhan CFO
Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC, one of the leading green real estate development, investment and project management firms, has named Sanjay Chauhan chief financial officer (CFO). ...

Berman, Spinelli, Tropp and Tortorici of Ariel handle $6.4 million sale; Reps seller, Zeluck Corp. and buyer, a private investor
Ariel Property Advisors arranged the sale of 5255 Kings Highway and 2-24 Preston Court, an industrial facility consisting of four industrial properties in the East ...

Highcap promotes 4 top producing agents; Weiss, Chang, Ferrara and Ahmed
Highcap Group, one of the leading Manhattan commercial investment brokerage firms, has promoted several of its long standing sales agents, Jeff Weiss, Charles Chang, Michael ...

Miron Properties secures new location for EVC
Miron Properties, a full-service real estate brokerage, has represented East Village Cheese (EVC), an East Village institution serving the community for over 25 years which ...

Aesop Realty and ASG complete $22 million sale of 116 University Place; Sold to investor group headed by Ranger Properties & Sagamore Capital
Aesop Realty and ASG Realty arranged the sale of 116 University Place (a/k/a 32 and 34 East 13th St.) in Greenwich Village near Union Sq., ...

DTZ completes 15-year, 14,126 s/f lease for NFF at 5 Hanover Square
DTZ, one of the global leaders in commercial real estate services, secured a 15-year, 14,126 s/f lease for leading community development financial institution Nonprofit Finance ...

GDC plans to transform former convent into $50m tourist destination; 178 rentals apartments, 20 townhomes and spa, inn & restaurant
Building on the momentum of the launch of its GDC Rentals brand, Ginsburg Development Companies (GDC) has revealed plans to transform the former St. Mary's ...

Harrington leads regional STEaM workforce discussion
Nationally recognized labor expert Dr. Paul Harrington of Drexel University led a thought-provoking discussion of the regional economy and what STEaM education will mean for ...

Doshi and Shaban of Besen arrange $6.5m sale of 124-22 Queens Boulevard; 9,790 s/f property sold to New York-based private investor
Besen & Associates arranged the sale of 124-22 Queens Blvd., located in Kew Gardens between 82nd Ave. and 82nd Rd. Besen & Associates broker Amit ...

Tran joins Advalurem as director of asset and portfolio management
Julie Tran has joined Advalurem Group as director with the primary responsibility of overseeing all aspects of asset and portfolio management. With eleven years of ...

66 Rockwell partners with BRIC and BAM
According to The Dermot Company, its Fort Greene rental building, 66 Rockwell, has partnered with two additional local nonprofit organizations, BRIC and BAM, to offer ...

Raff of Alpha Realty sells 1462 Second Avenue for $9.6 million; five-story, 8,620 s/f mixed-use building
Alpha Realty arranged the sale of 1462 Second Ave. on the Upper East Side for $9.6 million. The five-story building consists of 8,620 s/f, with eight ...

Friedland Realty Advisors completes $2.2 million in sales and leases 27,300 s/f
Friedland Realty Advisors completed the following four transactions totaling 27,300 s/f of space and $2.2 million in sales: * Friedland's Andy Grossman brokered the sale of ...

So you want to crowdfund? Top 7 issues
True crowdfunding (lots of small investors who are not accredited under SEC rules) has not yet started - the regulations proposed by the SEC are ...

Gutierrez, Cohen and Roos of Colliers complete 19,939 s/f lease; Relocation and expansion on behalf of Marks Paneth LLP
Colliers International arranged a long-term, 19,939 s/f relocation and expansion on behalf of accounting firm Marks Paneth LLP at 4 Manhattanville Rd. Marks Paneth — one ...

Space Invaders offers virtual tour of the office space available in Yonkers
Move over Netflix, Yonkers is on-demand. Yonkers - the best kept secret in the New York metropolitan area - has launched a new series of online ...

Savanna holds fourth annual "Best in Craft" event at 60 Tenth Avenue; Firm celebrates valued partners and friends
Savanna celebrated its valued partners and friends at its fourth annual "Best in Craft" event on June 11 at 60 Tenth Ave., a Savanna property ...

Summer buzz: Fighting flies in commercial properties
Flying insects are more than just a nuisance. They can spread disease and impact your business. Even in small numbers, house and fruit flies, gnats, ...

Goldflam and Weiss of Highcap Group complete $2.85 million sale of Village Ctr.
Josh Goldflam and Jeff Weiss of Manhattan-based investment sales brokerage firm Highcap Group arranged the sale of an115,000 s/f (20.66 acre) grocery-anchored community shopping center. The ...

Sabre Real Estate Group LLC acquires Anderson Realty Services
Less than a year after opening an office in Jersey City, Sabre Real Estate Group LLC has acquired competitor Anderson Realty Services LLC of Bayonne, ...

Cushman & Wakefield handles $80 million office portfolio sale
Commercial real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has orchestrated the $80 million sale of three class A office buildings totaling 410,000 s/f. The sale ...

Genova Burns receives site plan approval for Baldwin Place in Jersey City, N.J.
Genova Burns LLC, representing lead developer Argent Ventures, has received site plan approval for Baldwin Place, a six-acre mixed-use redevelopment in the Journal Sq. neighborhood. Attorney ...

Heiss of Largo finances $80 million for Hyatt Regency
Vancouver, British Columbia Kevin Heiss, managing director of the Largo Group of Companies, secured $80 million in financing for a full-service, Hyatt Regency. The hotel ...

Hammer and Karpel of Meridian arrange $52.8 million in acquisition financing
Meridian Capital Group, one of America's most active debt brokers, arranged $52.8 million in acquisition financing for the purchase of the Greenbrook Gardens multifamily property ...

Ranieri of NorthMarq Capital finances $16 million
Robert Ranieri, senior vice president/managing director of NorthMarq Capital's Greater Westchester NY/CT based regional office arranged the $16 million refinance of Wallington Plaza, a 92,823 ...

TPP to develop The Oasis Wellness Village
Thomas Partners Properties (TPP) revealed a first of its kind Wellness Village real estate development called The Oasis in LA County. The Oasis will offer ...

Delavale of Breslin Realty secures three leases totaling 10,108 s/f
Robert Delavale of Breslin Realty arranged the following long-term leases totaling 10,108 s/f at Whitman Plaza: * One Main Financial will occupy 2,000 s/f in the ...

Winick Realty brings Buffalo Wild Wings to Mercer County, N.J.
Buffalo Wild Wings is preparing to open its first location in Mercer County following the purchase of a former Chili's location at 3465 US Highway ...

Welco leases 21,500 s/f to Michael's at 400 Mill Creek Dr., Secaucus, N.J.
Welco leased 21,500 s/f to Michael's, one of North America's largest specialty retailer of arts, crafts, framing, home decor & seasonal products for hobbyists and ...

HFF closes $22.5 million sale of office portfolio
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) closed the sale of a two-property medical office and office building portfolio totaling 128,000 s/f. The two properties within the ...

Karni joins GFI Capital Resources Group as VP of accounting and compliance
According to GFI Capital Resources Group, Inc., Eyal Karni has joined the company as Vice President of Accounting and Compliance. The newly created position was ...

Coldwell Banker Commercial celebrates 500 graduate milestone of its emerging broker training program
Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates today announced its 2015 graduating class of the Coldwell Banker Commercial Emerging Broker Training (EBT) Program. With this class's graduation, the ...

JMC Holdings sells 99 Hudson Street to LaSalle Investment for $48 million; Donner of Eastdil Secured led the sale on behalf of JMC Holdings
A $48 million sale was completed for the 34,742 s/f office penthouse at 99 Hudson St. in TriBeCa. JMC Holdings, a real estate investment company ...

Fisher Brothers, Witkoff and New Valley close on $445 million construction loan for TriBeCa's 111 Murray Street
Fisher Brothers, Witkoff and New Valley arranged the closing of a $445 million construction loan from its lead lender Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies as ...

Bergmann moving HQ to Tower280; Buckingham Properties and Morgan Management currently renovating the property
According to Buckingham Properties and Morgan Management, Bergmann Associates will move its Rochester headquarters to Tower280 (formerly known as Midtown Tower) in the fall of ...

ABS Partners signs 50,725 s/f at 400 Lafayette Street for DraftKings and SeatGeek
Full-service commercial real estate firm ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC brokered two leases totaling 50,725 s/f at 400 Lafayette St., bringing the building in the ...

Fisher Brothers, Witkoff and New Valley break ground on 111 Murray Street
Development partners Fisher Brothers, Witkoff and New Valley broke ground on 111 Murray St., the beautifully designed 800-ft. flared-glass condominium in TriBeCa. The developers simultaneously ...

10-03-2015 - 9th Annual Division of Women’s Services Conference and Expo “Women Empowering Women”
The Town of Brookhaven has announced that the Division of Women’s Services 9th Annual Conference and Expo will be held on Saturday, October 3rd from ...