New York City

The new era of retail in NYC: Lessons learned from COVID-19 - by David Asfour and Christina Magrans

When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the United States, the retail industry came to a screeching halt. In New York City specifically, the epicenter of it all, neighborhoods, especially those with a strong concentration of retail, were left

Paving New York State’s path to economic recovery - by Ross Pepe

“New York, like states all across the country, confronts the immediate effects of a paralyzing national recession, the longer-term challenge of improving our competitive position in the global economy, and the specter of a dangerous, ugly divisiveness among our people.”

Schoen Group of Savitt Partners handles 61,000 s/f lease for Mother New York at Brooklyn’s Roulston House

Brooklyn, NY According to the Schoen Group of Savitt Partners (Savitt), Mother New York (Mother), an independent creative company with offices in London, Shanghai, Los Angeles and South America, has signed a 61,000 s/f, 15-year lease at the Roulston House in the

The Real Estate Board of New York honors Retail Deal of the Year Award winners at the 22nd Annual Celebration virtual ceremony held July 30

New York, NY The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) honored winners of its 22nd Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards at a virtual ceremony held July 30th, where a portion of the proceeds benefitted Citymeals on Wheels.

Urban Standard Capital delivers $3.8 million acquisition loan for mixed-use building in Cobble Hill

Brooklyn, NY Urban Standard Capital (USC) arranged a $3.8 million loan for Conway Capital’s purchase of a four-story building that houses Court Street Bagels in Cobble Hill. The 6,790 s/f mixed-use building at 181 Court St. was built in

NYC fails to provide meaningful relief to thousands of suffering taxpayers - by Peter Blond

A few months ago, I did not envision the “boys of summer” as the City Council arguing at the 11th hour over the appropriate interest rate to charge suffering landlords throughout the five boroughs. COVID had already closed New York City and the rest of the

Impact investing: An approach for strong risk adjusted returns in real estate - by Michael Zysman

There are many investors that have been on the sidelines waiting for distressed opportunities. Unfortunately, distressed opportunities will be limited in this cycle due to the government’s quick and effective intervention by bailing out the banking system, publicly

Conway Capital secures $8.892 million loan from Urban Standard Capital; Gleitman of Mercury Capital assists

Brooklyn, NY Conway Capital has closed on a $8.892 million acquisition loan from Urban Standard Capital (USC) to purchase four residential and mixed-use properties.

Which NYC neighborhoods have the best–and worst–air quality, according To New Yorkers? - by Ioana Neamt

Living in a highly trafficked city like New York comes with plenty of advantages, but it also comes with some unwanted “perks” like congestion, noise, and pollution. So, where in NYC do

Pacific Retail Capital Partners nominated for nine ICSC MAXI awards

El Segundo, CA Pacific Retail Capital Partners (PRCP) has been nominated for nine ICSC MAXI Awards. The ICSC Global Awards Program will hold a virtual ceremony on