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2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Samuel Weiner, Brooklyn Land Title

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? Opening up my own title agency with my partner and seeing early success already. In the last 12 months what was one of the biggest challenges you faced as a leader and how did you overcome it?

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Lea Cosenza, IMEG

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? In the past year, I’m most proud of organically expanding the structural team in Manhattan from 1 to 11 members. Concurrently, we ranked number 2 out of 96 offices for engagement. This success goes beyond mere growth;

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Michael Soleimani, SAB Capital

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? CRE as a whole has experienced market-level turbulence. This is an opportunity to take a deep look at your commitments and set forth a path in which you will blaze a confident and fearless trail.

2024 Ones to Watch Industry Leaders: Gary Pezza, DGNY Commercial

In the last 12 months what accomplishment are you most proud of? I am immensely proud to say that DGNY Commercial is the fastest growing commercial real estate brokerage on Long Island. We’ve increased our business by 200%, recruited experienced new brokers to our team

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Debt cancellations and modifications - by Sandy Klein

The current economic climate marked by rising interest rates, bank failures and consequential stricter lending standards, is putting a damper on economic activity. Economic downturns have a direct correlation with debt servicing. This article takes a bird’s-eye view

Meridian Retail Leasing closes first quarter with a bang - by James Famularo

It’s no secret that the commercial real estate industry has faced hurdles over the past 24 months, and I’m frequently asked how I’ve been able to work through current hardships given the uncertainty surrounding future demand and occupancy rates. I feel

The waiting game - by Michael Packman

Real estate investors have been waiting for the Fed to start easing rates. Data shows that most commercial real estate transactions closing right now are mostly comprised of distressed sales.   Reasons for this include loan maturities, tenants not renewing their

Surprise? Rates are up again! - by John Rynne

At the beginning of the year, I forecasted the trend of the 10 year treasuries and cap rates will continue to slowly move downward throughout the first three quarters of 2024. As you know, 10 year treasuries are one of the primary baselines for mortgage rates. Mortgage

TWA Flight Center’s design, history and significance - by William Gati

I lead a wonderful walking tour of this crown jewel of modern architecture. The TWA Flight Center, designed by Eero Saarinen, is an exemplary piece of modernist architecture, reflecting the optimism and