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JAACRES assists German Doner Kebab in US expansion

East Rutherford, NJ German Doner Kebab (GDK), a fast-casual dining chain plans to open 350 locations in the U.S. in the next seven years. Its first franchise will open at the American Dream mall.

May message from the president of NYSCAR - James Walker

The National Association of Realtors will hold their Legislative Meetings virtually. Please be sure to register so you can join in on programs such as the Economic Issues and Trends Forum. Go to

LIHC Investment Group and Rockport Mortgage secure $74 million loan

Manhattan, NY LIHC Investment Group and Rockport Mortgage Corp. secured the closing of an FHA Section 223(f) refinancing loan totaling $74 million for Little Italy Restoration Apartments located at 21 Spring St. The property is owned by

Company of the Month: IREON member, Sanico USA leads the way back to clean offices throughout NY Metro area

New York, NY Sanico USA provides janitorial and cleaning services for over 100 commercial, industrial and medical buildings throughout the NY Metropolitan and suburban areas. In the past two weeks alone, the company has

Building Engines partners with FastOffice, to offer virtual office tours

Boston, MA/Toronto, ON Building Engines, a provider of building operations software, has partnered with FastOffice, the developer of a 3D visualization platform. The partnership will enable Building Engines’ customers to

Victory Capital arranges $14.4 million in financing

Brooklyn, NY According to Michael Bivona of Victory Capital, the firm closed $14.4 million in loans: The firm closed a loan through the Coronavirus crisis. The local regional bank, based on Victory Capital’s relationship,

Coaching: The exodus has begun - by Rod Santomassimo

It’s 2008 all over again. Remember 2008, when an estimated 100,000 commercial real estate brokers dwindled to less than 50,000 in less than an 18-month period? Like now, there was a

Suffolk County IDA gives preliminary approval for ScieGen Pharmaceuticals Long Island expansion

Hauppauge, NY In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of economic development and strengthening the economy is a foremost priority. In a move that will result in a $15.5 million investment and add 106 jobs to the

Remote leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic - by Shovkat Mamedov

The business dynamic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of commercial real estate in New York City and beyond. It is likely that we will see the impact of the economic shut down for months – possibly years – to come.

Holloman joins RM Friedland, to spearhead Queens expansion  

Harrison, NY According to RM Friedland, Alfonso Holloman has joined the firm. In this key new role, Holloman will be spearheading the firm’s expansion into the Queens market.