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Asset Preservation to offer free CE webinars in November for 1031 advisors, attorneys, CPAs and RE professionals

New York, NY Asset Preservation, Inc. will be offering a series of free webinars that qualify for CE credits in November. Pamela Michaels, Esq., senior VP of Asset Preservation, Inc. will lead the presentations, which are open to the public.

Executive of the Month: Johnny Din, CEO of Cycamore Capital, balances his business platform with giving back

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal (NYREJ) sat down with Johnny Din, CEO of Cycamore Capital and this month’s Executive of the Month. Cycamore Capital is a vertically integrated “Live-Work-Play-Create” real estate platform with a mission to curate spaces for

Marx Realty signs Target and H&M to Cross County Center in Yonkers

Yonkers, NY According to Marx Realty, a New York-based owner, developer and manager of office, retail and multifamily property across the U.S. and division of Merchants National Properties, Target and H&M have signed new retail leases at the rebranded Cross County Center

Longfellow Real Estate Partners and New York Blood Center reveal new Center East renderings

New York, NY New York Blood Center (NYBC), one of the nation’s largest independent blood centers and a non-profit institution which supports life science startups through groundbreaking research, unveiled plans for Center East. The applied life sciences hub will replace

Lantern Real Estate arranges $41 million in bridge financing
on behalf of Double U Realty

Brooklyn, NY Lantern Real Estate arranged $41 million in bridge financing for 56 North 9th St., also known as 87 Kent Ave., a mixed-use multifamily and commercial property in the Williamsburg neighborhood on behalf of

SWBR and PARKlets for the People of Syracuse partner to celebrate National PARK(ing) Day

Syracuse, NY SWBR and PARKlets for the People of Syracuse partnered to mark National PARK(ing) Day on Friday, Sept. 18th. This is the third year SWBR has turned parking spaces on South Franklin St. into a

Suffolk IDA preliminarily approves Koala Optics relocation and expansion

Hauppauge, NY The Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency (SCIDA) has preliminarily approved a transaction for Koala Optics, LLC and Yoleez Snacks for the acquisition of a 33,540 s/f manufacturing facility located at 10 Commerce Dr. With the Suffolk IDA’s assistance, the principals of Koala Optics, LLC and Yoleez Snacks will be merging the two businesses under one roof in a move that represents a nearly $8 million investment to improve capacity and efficiencies while creating 23 jobs within the first two years.

Size matters: The smaller the better? - by Ori Goldring

In the early months of the pandemic transaction velocity of investment sales in NYC nearly ground to a halt. One market segment that has remained relatively resilient has been that of multifamily assets priced $5 million and under, particularly in Brooklyn. With $5 million and under sales making up nearly 50% of all real estate transactions across all asset classes throughout NYC, coupled with Brooklyn controlling nearly 34.5% of all transactions in the COVID-19 world thus far, it becomes the question in our current climate: Is smaller better? 

Westchester Town of the Month: Cortlandt
Where life works, the economy is evolving, and the future is bright

Cortlandt, NY There is a hidden gem nestled against the eastern banks of the Hudson River, less than an hour train ride from Midtown Manhattan. It is the Town of Cortlandt, where life works at home, work and play, and it is prime for investment. Commercial space is often available with twice the space at half the cost. A willing, educated and diverse workforce is there to staff and operate a business.

Post-pandemic future of the U.S. hotel industry - by Vikash Jha

Over the last six months, since COVID-19 induced a gigantic shock to the overall economy, particularly to the hotel industry, expert assessments and speculations on recovery have ranged from a catastrophic short-selling of distressed assets to a gradual multi-year recovery to a sharp V-shaped recovery. The true projection however, may somewhat be segment-specific and driven by multiple extraneous economic and behavioral factors.