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Loeb & Loeb boosts real estate practice group with addition of Strauss

New York, NY Peter Strauss has joined Loeb & Loeb LLP’s real estate practice as a partner. He advises both domestic

Levine and O’Connell join King & Spalding

New York, NY King & Spalding has added real estate lawyers Scott Levine and Christine O’Connell as partners in the Corporate

Pryor Cashman LLP holds 10th Annual R.E. Cocktail Reception

New York, NY National law firm Pryor Cashman LLP hosted its 10th Annual Real Estate Cocktail Reception at the Times Sq. EDITION Hotel. The firm brought together more than 200 attendees from the real estate space, comprised

Varjan, Jambu, Steffani and Braun of Lee NYC sell two buildings - $36.5 million

Brooklyn, NY Chris Varjan, senior managing director of investment sales, Vickram Jambu, senior managing director of investment sales, George Steffani, director, and Jonathan Braun, director of Lee & Associates NYC, have arranged the sale of the properties at 145 Henry St., between Pierrepont and Clark Sts., and 15-19 Wyckoff St.,

Bortz of The Kislak Co. sells 192-units for $19 million; Financing provided by Columbia Bank

New Windsor, NY The Kislak Company, Inc. negotiated the  $19 million sale of Southgate Village Apartments, a 192-unit multifamily property located at 2300 Vails Gate Heights Dr. Kislak marketed the property on an exclusive with senior vice president Janet Bortz...

Hodges Ward Elliott arranges $61 million sale of Rocket Lofts; Parker, Gillen, Tambor, Van Buitenen and Boyan rep seller

Brooklyn, NY The New York office for Hodges Ward Elliott (HWE) has arranged the $61 million sale of Rocket Lofts at 100 South 4th St., a 100% free-market rental building located on the south side of Williamsburg, between Berry St. and Bedford Ave. 

CPC holds ribbon-cutting for $15 million adaptive reuse

Utica, NY The Community Preservation Corp. (CPC) joined state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, senior advisor to governor Cuomo for Upstate Economic Development John Maggiore, mayor Robert Palmieri, the development partners of Doyle Hardware Building LLC, Empire State Development Corp. (EDC), and other stakeholders

State of land use in New York City - Four key findings - by Ron Cohen

Land use is arguably one of the most critical issues for the effective planning and development of our fair city. There are various rezoning initiatives that have recently passed to foster growth in neighborhoods such as Inwood, East Harlem, Jerome Avenue (Bronx), and East New York.

Belmont Park Redevelopment to benefit Long Island Rail Road; First full-time LIRR station in 50 years

Belmont, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo said the $1.26 billion Belmont Park Redevelopment Project will benefit from a full-time Long Island Rail Road train station, the first full-time LIRR station in nearly 50 years, helping mitigate traffic...

Too much, too far, too fast - by Ed Kalikow

The decision to modify New York City’s rent laws had good intentions. They say that’s what the road to hell is paved with. There’s no denying the system needed an overhaul. Bad landlords had figured out ways to abuse the system and take advantage of tenants, engaging...