New York City

Glanzrock launches a new group known as “A Seat at the Table”

Manhattan, NY Cindy Farkas Glanzrock, a commercial real estate broker and curator, with a focus on gallery leasing and an art lobbyist who founded and operates Glanzrock Curatorial Services, has launched

Madison Realty Capital signs Westhab to 8,233 s/f lease at Union Crossing

Bronx, NY Madison Realty Capital, has signed Westhab to Union Crossing. The community development non-profit organization is the building’s first tenant and has signed a 10-year, 8,233 s/f lease at the

Columbia Property Trust to acquire Normandy Real Estate Management

New York, NY Columbia Property Trust, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Normandy Real Estate Management, LLC, a leading developer, operator and investment manager of office and mixed-use

McCoy and Pezza of NAI LI complete four retail leases - 10,111 s/f total

Huntington, NY Dennis McCoy and Gary Pezza of NAI Long Island represented both F45 Training (Alberts Group) and the respective landlords in the lease of four different locations in Huntington, Hauppauge, Massapequa and Syosset. The following retail leases total 10,111 s/f:

Javier of HelmsleySpear passes away at age 72;
A 35-year commercial leasing and sales veteran

New York, NY Jimmy Javier, an assistant vice president at HelmsleySpear, passed away on October 25 at the age of 72. Javier was an accomplished and highly respected commercial broker with more than 35 years of commercial leasing and sales experience.

Marks, Lebor and Garrett of TerraCRG complete $3.225M sale; Raza and Gordon of We R New York rep buyer

Brooklyn, NY TerraCRG has completed the sale of the commercial building at 15 Vanderbilt Ave. in Clinton Hill. Dan Marks, Daniel Lebor and Garrett Allen of TerraCRG represented the seller in the $3.225 million closing. “We’re happy to announce the sale...

Camhi of RFR arranges two leases totaling 20,739 s/f at 477 Madison Avenue

Manhattan, NY RFR has signed two new financial firm leases totaling 20,739 s/f at 477 Madison Ave., 60 days after acquiring the property and subsequently launching a comprehensive capital improvement program to elevate the quality  of the building.

Central Brooklyn’s development market is booming as affordability lures institutional investors - by Lawrence Sarn and Remi Mandell

Real estate developers have long been smitten with Brooklyn, with their sights set on the upside potential offered by its eclectic neighborhoods, such as Flatbush. As construction continues on several high-profile projects, the cost of land in central Brooklyn is poised to climb as investors take advantage...

Int. No. 1472-B: A cyber-watchdog for commercial and mixed-use landlords - by Peter Blond

After over twenty years in New York City real estate, I would have never dreamed the city’s own legislators would endeavor to amputate the multi-billion dollar hand that feeds it. As if the recent rent law transformations in Albany weren’t damaging enough to owners of multifamily...

Why the next real estate downturn might have less distressed opportunities than the 2008 and 1986 downturns - by Michael Zysman

Why the next real estate downturn might have less distressed opportunities than the 2008 and 1986 downturns. The real estate crash that occurred in 2008 marked the end of a real estate super-cycle that began 22 years prior, in the aftermath of the 1986 real estate crash.