Spotlights

Company of the Month: Osei Rubie and Nadir Rubie of National Standard Abstract continue to excel in faith-based and affordable housing developments

Floral Park, NY As summer kicks into high gear, faith-based, affordable-housing development activity is heating up. National Stan...

Preserve your building’s reputation by being proactive–preventative HVAC maintenance - by Bud Hammer

When someone is not comfortable in a commercial building, whether they are too hot or too cold, they will make their frustration known. No one ever says, “I am so comfortable today!” If occupants are wearing their coats with the space heater…

Question of the Month: Why ground lease and why now? - Q&A with Skyline Properties CEO, Robert Khodadadian

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal caught up with Robert Khodadadian, Skyline Properties’ founder, and CEO, for an overview...

Commercial tenant’s waiver of Yellowstone Relief upheld by Appellate Court - Michael Kayam

In New York, the Yellowstone injunction is a form of legal relief used by commercial tenants who have been served with a notice to cure by their landlord to obtain an extension from a court to cure the default and prevent the landlord from terminating the lease until the dispute is settled or determined by the court…

Renting as a financial alternative to purchasing: As we continue on the journey of what to rent next - by Ron Lanzo

Many of you column readers have followed our stories at AFR Furniture Rental Inc., and you know by now I too started out asking who really rents office furniture? At least that was asked at just about every business or networking event I’d attended…

The movement has started–Broome County is becoming an educational hub of the 21st century - by Jacob Klieger

Broome County is New York State’s hidden gem. Surrounded by rolling green hills, our river valleys are home to an educated workforce, a low cost of living, and the fertile soil for a profitable investment…

Construction manager/general contractor: Perspective on impacts of each delivery method - by Marc Heiman

The question has often been asked about the different impacts in retaining a contractor utilizing alternate project delivery methods…

Overview of affordable living in Long Island City: 925-unit housing development, Hunters Point South - William Gati

Amid the new super high-priced luxury housing units in Long Island City is a market and affordable option: Hunter’s Point South…

The Real Estate Board of New York releases new report: “A Tale of Two Retail Neighborhoods”

Manhattan, NY The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) conducted an analysis comparing the local business environments of the borough&rsquo...

550 deals, 9 million s/f, and $2.5 billion later – CPEX Real Estate celebrates 10 years of success

New York, NY Ten years ago, Brian Leary and Timothy King founded a commercial brokerage firm just as the housing bubble burst and the real e...