New York City

Epstein of HSP Real Estate arranges 2,526 s/f lease for Indiewalls

Manhattan, NY Howard Epstein, director/leasing, HSP Real Estate Group, a member of NAI Global, has arranged a lease at 16 West 36th St. for ...

Executive of the Month: Edery, founder & managing partner of Paradigm Commercial Real Estate – Enjoys hockey and Talmudic/ancient Judaic Law

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal recently sat down with its executive of the month, Michael Edery, founder & managing member of Paradigm Commercial Real Estate LLC, for a question and answer session.

Marcus & Millichap brokers four Brooklyn deals totaling $6.25 million

Brooklyn, NY According to John Horowitz, VP - regional manager of Marcus & Millichap’s Brooklyn office, the firm has completed four deals totaling $6.25 million.

Clifford and Barrett of Cushman & Wakefield arrange $12.8 million Gowanus sale

Brooklyn, NY Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the sale of 80 4th St., a 180’ x 107.67’ lot improved by a 17,942 s/f, single-story, brick warehouse located in the Gowanus neighborhood. The final closing price was $12.8 million, equating to $713.40 per s/f and $300,000 above the original asking price.

Jungreis and Khakshoor of Rosewood complete $14.05 million sale of two-building apartment portfolio

Manhattan, NY Rosewood Realty Group has arranged the $14.05 million sale of a two-building portfolio in Manhattan Valley. The two five-story, mixed-use buildings at 943 and 973 Columbus Ave., feature 36 apartments and four retail stores that include a grooming salon, a coffee shop and a bar. Together, the buildings sold for 13.5 times the current rent roll at a 5.2% cap rate. Combined the buildings are 18,123 s/f. Both were built in 1910.

Cosentino, Bijou and Satanovsky of TerraCRG handle $2.7 million sale

Brooklyn, NY TerraCRG has brokered the sale of 1271 Willoughby Ave., a vacant multifamily building in Bushwick. Matt Cosentino, Fred Bijou and Eric Satanovsky brokered the deal for $2.7 million. The sale price equates to $529 per s/f and $450,000/unit as the six-unit building is 5,100 gross s/f. 

For New York City real estate developers: West Chelsea air rights are all the rage - by Andre Sigourney and Amit Israni

Sales of Manhattan development sites have begun to perk up as buyers and sellers come closer to alignment. Developers are particularly fond of sites situated in the trendy, tech-heavy neighborhood of Chelsea, with the recently-approved pricing of air rights on its west side bound to bolster their demand even further. 

Spring is here! The Real Property Income & Expense filing is due on June 1st - by Peter Blond

While spring seemingly has not arrived locally, it usually brings real estate tax assessment responsibility via the legally mandatory Real Property Income & Expense (RPIE) filing due each June 1st.

Understanding the use of cryptocurrency (digital money) in real estate transactions - by Michael Packman

It’s hard to go many places these days without running into a conversation that includes cryptocurrency or the blockchain. Cryptocurrency, more notably Bitcoin, exceeded all expectations back in December 2017. At its peak, one bitcoin was worth more than $19,000. The crypto marketplace became quite popular as everyone on both sides of the fence of the crypto conversation wondered when the bubble would burst. Today, the price of one bitcoin is back down to under $7,000. One interesting fact that has led me to write this article is that throughout all of this volatility, the use of cryptocurrency for purchasing real estate has become a reality. 

Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards held

New York, NY Top women leaders across various industries, disciplines and backgrounds were honored during the Career Mastered Women’s History Leadership in Action Awards on March 24 at NYC Seminar & Conference Center, Chelsea. Career Mastered Leadership in Action Awards is the highlight of the Women’s History Month calendar.