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Platt of Arbor Realty Trust originates $2.5 million cash-out refinancing

Brooklyn, NY Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. funded a Freddie Mac Small Business Loan (SBL). The 18A Bleecker St. received $2.5 million in cash-out refinancing through the program. Geoffrey Platt of Arbor’s New York City office originated the loan.

CREW New York holds event Aug. 7th at Golf Club at Chelsea Piers

Manhattan, NY On Wednesday August 7th, CREW New York’s (CREW-NY) Young Professionals gathered for a golf lesson and practice with golf pro Marjorie Jones at the Golf Club at Chelsea Piers.

Niblock and Haque of Friedman-Roth Realty collaborate in $14.3m sale

Brooklyn, NY Friedman-Roth Realty Services closed the sale of two apartment buildings, 1900 Newkirk Ave. and 1815 Beverley Rd. Both are elevator buildings, have 50 ft. of frontage, and have a combined total of

Cammeby’s continues leasing at 161,000 s/f 626 Sheepshead Bay Rd.

New York, NY According to Cammeby’s, they have closed several transactions at 626 Sheepshead Bay Rd. The seven-story, 161,000 s/f, commercial and retail building is part of the Neptune/Sixth development

Our firm is thriving by staying ahead of the curve - by Joseph Aquino

The final quarter of this year, and at least the first quarter of 2020, might be rough for the real estate leasing business. Any leasing broker can make deals when the going is good. What sets some brokers ahead of the pack is their ability to execute strong lease transactions in challenging times.

Message from the CEO of Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors: New rent laws - by Eliezer Rodriguez

The New Rent Laws—Revision or Revenge? In July 2019, I wrote an article for the New York State Real Estate Journal entitled: “New Rent Laws — What Happens Now?” The article summarized a few of the changes that would affect property owners as a result of governor Cuomo’s signing into law the Housing Stabi

Shkury of Ariel Property Advisors shares “Multifamily Mid-Year In Review NYC” report

New York, NY NYREJ recently sat down with Shimon Shkury, founder and president of Ariel Property Advisors, a New York City investment real estate services and advisory company, who shared some of the highlights from Ariel Property Advisors

Funiciello of JF Real Estate and Rogers of Oliva Cos. broker 2,660 s/f lease

Syracuse, NY According to JF Real Estate, Art Werksman Associates have leased 2,660 s/f at 6295 East Molloy Rd. The company will be using the space as a new office furniture showroom. Previously the owners were

LeeNYC brokers two leases totaling 4,300 s/f

Manhattan, NY According to Lee & Associates NYC (LeeNYC), the firm has closed the following leases: Catherine O’Toole, executive managing director/principal, Gregory Gang, executive managing director/principal, David Scher, managing director, Milana Kakuriyeva,

Rent reform in New York: Good cause for concern - by Philip Tucker

Recent rent reform in New York dealt a shattering blow to the status quo of the real estate world. While the real estate industry is preoccupied with picking up the pieces, the tenant’s lobby is signaling that they will continue to push for even more change.