Spotlights

TPA 2019 will immediately affect residential and commercial landlords and tenants - by Stephen Lasser

The Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019 and Statewide Housing Security Protection Act of 2019 (collectively the TPA 2019) were signed into law by governor Cuomo on June 14th, and all landlords and tenants in New York will be affected by its

What’s trending right now in the office furniture industry? - by Ron Lanzo

We’ve seen a lot of trends come and go within the office furniture industry over the years, and this past year, 2019 has been no exception! For some time now, one of the biggest new trends include lower panel heights. They’ve continued to shrink to

Let’s keep a good thing going: Congress urged to save the EB-5 Program - by Debbie Klis

The November 21st, 2019 effective date of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) new EB-5 program modernization rule is approaching fast. The new rule will increase the minimum investment amount per investor to $900,000 for projects in a

In New York and across the U.S., the age of the smart city is now - by Robert Bianco

Recently, a major American newspaper with a worldwide readership published an opinion piece about smart city infrastructure written by a professor of civil engineering. In short, the engineer’s perspective was that smart cities will be expensive, “exceedingly complex to

Give Broome County a look, so you too can #thrivenow through economic development - by Stacey Duncan

Successful economic development is more than just an idea for a start-up. It’s more than the desire to revitalize a downtown area, or the countless contracts, permits, and applications that go into seeing a project from start to finish. While these are all components to

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty takes a “Ninja Selling” approach to real estate

Cold Spring Harbor, NY Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, (Sotheby’s) one of the nation’s leading realtors, is sold on the “Ninja Selling” approach to

Gotta have art! The new plus in design A+D - by Cindy Farkas Glanzrock

Art and architecture are no longer considered to be independent of one another or optional for a developer. Visionary developers now bring architects and artists together early in the design process rather than using art as a decorative afterthought. Art creates value in

Across the U.S., commercial real estate financing opportunities are abound as rates head lower - by Eli Weisblum and Remi Mandell

The U.S. economy is in its 10th year of expansion, the longest in history, but its pace has decelerated in recent months due to slowing global growth and the impact of tariffs. For the Federal Reserve, these developments have been a bane, but they are a boon for

August Spotlight: What's Trending in today's commercial real estate market?

New York, NY The New York Real Estate Journal has published its monthly spotlight, What's Trending, on August 20th. This spotlight sheds light on some of the current trending ideas and issues as they pertain to the commercial real estate industry.

Cignature Realty: A leader in multifamily and mixed-use apartment building sales in Manhattan

Featured Company: Cignature Realty

Manhattan, NY Cignature Realty’s mission is to provide unparalleled deal execution for a broad range of real estate investors, from single-property owners to institutional and private equity investors…