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Acceleration clause: One of the most common, if not standard, clauses in a commercial lease
The acceleration clause in a commercial lease, that is the ability of the landlord to collect the balance of the rent due from the tenant ...

Appraisal: Are we ready for the free market again?
The commercial real estate market throughout the Northeast has been the most active in many years. Some of the lowest interest rates in modern times ...

Architecture: How to obtain New York City Department of Buildings work permit to have construction work done
Dealing with all of the New York City agencies can be overwhelming especially when one wants to have construction work done. The following is a ...

Commercial Leasing: 6 important things to consider before signing a commercial lease
If you are a new business owner who is taking the important step of leasing your first commercial space, you should be aware that commercial ...

Professional Profile: Atanu Bhattacharjee, 2015
Name: Atanu Bhattacharjee Title: Industrial Real Estate Advisor Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela Education: ...

Professional Profile: Jim Evans , 2015
Name: Jim Evans Title: Associate Broker Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Manhattan Education: BS Finance and ...

Professional Profile: Kimberly Gillman, 2015
Name: Kimberly Gillman Title: Marketing Coordinator Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Bronx, N.Y. Education: LaGuardia HS for the ...

Professional Profile: Robin Herko, 2015
Name: Robin Herko Title: Associate Broker Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: New York Education: NYU, School of Commerce First job outside of real ...

Professional Profile: Tony Lembeck, 2015
Name: Tony Lembeck Title: Vice Chairman Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Oceanside, N.Y. Education: B.A. Rollins College, Winter Park FL, 1979 / J.D. University ...

Professional Profile: Josef Pomerantz, 2015
Name: Josef Pomerantz Title: Account Executive Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Seattle Washington Education: LaGuardia HS for the Performing ...

Professional Profile: Peter Rosenberg, 2015
Name: Peter Rosenberg Title: Associate Broker Company: Friedland Realty Advisors Location: 656 Central Ave., Yonkers N.Y. Birthplace: Philadelphia Education: B.A., J.D. First job outside of real estate: Attorney First job in real ...

Professional Profile: Rick Stassa, 2015
Name: Rick Stassa Title: Broker Company: Friedland Realty Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. Birthplace: Manhattan Education: AB Lafayette College, 1984 / MBA, Fordham University, 1992 First job outside ...

Investments: Get a net-lease property ready to go for your 1031 Exchange
With today's historically low interest rates along with a strong rebound in real estate, many owners are looking to adjust their real estate portfolios. For ...

NY Economic Development: We're building the new economy in Greater Binghamton
Greater Binghamton provides all the amenities you need to expand or relocate your business in the year ahead. Anchored by a diverse make-up of high-tech ...

Office Market: Avison Young releases fourth quarter 2014 Manhattan office market analysis: Overall office vacancy rate to 9.4% - the lowest rate since 2012
Buoyed by New York City's budding economy, which is growing at its fastest pace since 1990, the Manhattan office market continued its strong recovery during ...

Property Management: The 2015 battle over rent regulation: Time to rethink the failing system
2015 is the year that everything needs to change. We need to rethink housing. For over 70 years New York's rent regulation system has been ...

Retail: Most successful retailers combine elements of e-commerce with brick-and-mortar locations
While modern technology continues to infiltrate the lives of U.S. citizens, it's only natural to wonder what impact this is having on our consumer culture. ...

Kestenbaum of Exit Realty earns Certified Buyer Representative designation
Congratulations were extended to Ray Kestenbaum, real estate salesman at Exit Realty First Choice in Fresh Meadows, by his brokers and colleagues and by LIBOR, ...

Massimo Grp. launches "Brokers Who Dominate Book Club" January 29th
From best-selling book to internet sensation: Massimo Group founder and president Rod Santomassimo will host his first "Brokers Who Dominate Book Club" live webinar with ...

LEG negotiates approvals for Halletts Point, Highland Cross and Forrestal Village
According to Lincoln Equities Group LLC (LEG), its redevelopment and land use division expanded in 2014. Specifically, LEG managed and negotiated approvals for some of ...