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MAURICIO UMANSKY CALLS DISPUTED MANSION SALE HE BROKERED “UNIQUE,” IN COUNTERSUIT

One month after Agency co-founder Mauricio Umansky was hit with a federal lawsuit for allegedly conspiring with another investor to...

WHY RESIDENTS ARE TURNING ON THE “DIRTY, LOUD, TERRIBLE AND DISGUSTING” EAST VILLAGE

The L train shutdown hasn't even begun, but neighbors are already feeling the headaches of construction. In the East Village, workers...

 
 
 

THE LATEST SOLUTION TO HONG KONG'S HOUSING CRISIS? CAVES

Hong Kong suffers from a chronic housing shortage and has the most expensive housing market in the world. In order to help mediate...

WHEN BUYING LUXURY PROPERTY ABROAD GOES WRONG

Loss-making deals have become the norm for foreign investors in Singapore's billionaire haven. Known as Sentosa Cove, sellers are racking...

 
 
 

LAWSUIT ACCUSES WYNN RESORTS OF RIGGING BOSTON CASINO COMPETITION

A Massachusetts racetrack operator has accused Wynn Resorts and its former chief executive, Steve Wynn, of rigging a competition to...

DO IT YOURSELF: THE WEALTHY ARE INCREASINGLY LOOKING TO INVEST DIRECTLY

Billionaire families like the Dells and the Pritzkers know that the smart way to put their money to work is by investing directly....

 
 
 

WHY HONG KONG BROKER FEES ARE CREEPING UP

Being a real estate agent in the lucrative Hong Kong market has its perks. Rising interest rates, a looming vacancy tax and a decline...

COULD OPPORTUNITY ZONES ECLIPSE OR DOVETAIL WITH EB-5?

NES Financial, a FinTech company perhaps best known in certain real estate circles for providing compliance and reporting services...

 
 
 

SHOULD'VE KNOWN BETTER: RICHARD MARX RELISTS LAKEFRONT MANSION FOR HALF ORIGINAL PRICE

Singer-songwriter Richard Marx and his ex-wife, actress Cynthia Rhodes, slashed the asking price on their North Shore mansion for the...

WHAT TO DO WITH EUROPE'S DYING TOWNS? TURN THEM INTO HOTELS

Thousands of towns across Europe and Japan are on the verge of becoming ghost towns, but a handful of hoteliers are trying to reverse...

 
 
 

THIS SEAGRAM HEIR TIED TO ALLEGED SEX CULT WANTS TO BUILD A FIVE-STORY RESI COMPLEX

Seagram beverage company heir Clare Bronfman wants to develop a 46-unit residential building in Encino, even as she fights criminal...

ELIE TAHARI SUES BOARD OF 860 FIFTH FOR $50M

Fashion designer Elie Tahari's plan to stitch together two penthouse units on the Upper East Side has hit a snag. Again. The designer...

 
 
 

MORE MASSEY KNAKAL ALUMNI LEAVE CUSHMAN FOR JLL

JLL continues to poach former Massey Knakal dealmakers from Cushman & Wakefield. More than half a dozen top brokers focused on Manhattan...

NOT JUST KUSHNER: OTHER MAJOR LANDLORDS FAIL TO DISCLOSE RENT-STABILIZED TENANTS ON CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

It wasn't until Jared Kushner's family firm was exposed for falsifying construction paperwork that a story about New York building...

 
 
 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: THESE ARE NEW YORK'S TOP REAL ESTATE EVENTS NEXT WEEK

There will be a few new real estate events in New York City next week. On Sept. 25, Gensler is hosting a panel, Commercial Real Estate...

HOWARD MICHAELS, PUGNACIOUS REAL ESTATE FINANCE BROKER, DIES

Howard Michaels, a tough-talking capital-markets broker who arranged financing for some of New York's biggest projects, died Friday....

 
 
 

WHEELS OF FORTUNE: WITH M&A ACTIVITY AND FUNDING ROUNDS ABOUND, THE INDUSTRY IS RETHINKING THE VALUE OF RESI BROKERAGES

When the venture-backed brokerage Compass secured a cash infusion of $75 million last month, the response from industry rivals was...

WEWORK IS TAKING A MAJORITY OF THIS CHELSEA OFFICE PROPERTY

Just days after announcing its status as Manhattan's largest office tenant, WeWork notched another new lease, signing on for 60,000...

 
 
 

DE BLASIO ADMIN PUT TOGETHER DOSSIER ON DOI COMMISSIONER WHO EXPOSED NYCHA LEAD PAINT SCANDAL

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration put together a file of allegations against Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters...

NEWEST JAMES BOND DIRECTOR BUYS SOHO PENTHOUSE

Cary Fukunaga, who was recently selected to direct the newest James Bond movie, has purchased a full-floor penthouse in Soho at 570...

 
 
 



Tour Championship: Tiger Woods earns first win since 2013; Justin Rose...

Tour Championship: Tiger Woods earns first win since 2013; Justin Rose claims FedEx Cup

Tiger Woods earned his 80th career win, but it was his first one in more than five years. Read more ...

​Tiger Woods delivers, winning PGA Tour's Tour Championship

​Tiger Woods delivers, winning PGA Tour's Tour Championship

Tiger Woods soared to victory Sunday in Georgia, winning the Tour Championship. Read more ...

As waters rise, thousands could be forced to evacuate a week after Florence

As waters rise, thousands could be forced to evacuate a week after Florence

More than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, thousands of coastal residents were told Sunday that they may need to leave their homes because of still-rising rivers. Read more ...

Patriots WR Josh Gordon inactive for Sunday Night Football vs. Lions

Patriots WR Josh Gordon inactive for Sunday Night Football vs. Lions

After acquiring the wide receiver in a trade last week, the Patriots list Gordon as inactive for their Sunday night showdown in Detroit. Read more ...

Democrats are reportedly investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct...

Democrats are reportedly investigating a new allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Democrats are looking into a new allegation of sexual misconduct by Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, according to The New Yorker... Read more ...

NFL defends roughing the passer penalty called on Clay Matthews

NFL defends roughing the passer penalty called on Clay Matthews

Matthews was flagged for the third straight week after taking down Redskins quarterback Alex Smith. Read more ...

Packers coach Mike McCarthy freaks out at referees after Clay Matthews...

Packers coach Mike McCarthy freaks out at referees after Clay Matthews called for another questionable roughing-the-passer penalty

Clay Matthews was flagged for roughing the passer on a questionable call for the third straight week. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy was livid with the call and could be seen... Read more ...

'It doesn't look good': 49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending...

'It doesn't look good': 49ers fear Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a season-ending knee injury

The San Francisco 49ers fear that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo tore his ACL. The injury came on Sunday after Garoppolo was hit on the sideline while scrambling. Garoppolo has an... Read more ...

Patriots' Josh Gordon inactive against Lions, delaying debut

Patriots' Josh Gordon inactive against Lions, delaying debut

DETROIT - New England wide receiver Josh Gordon is inactive against the Detroit Lions on Sunday night, delaying his debut with the Patriots. Read more ...

LEADING OFF: Brewers-Cardinals, A's-M's highlight night

LEADING OFF: Brewers-Cardinals, A's-M's highlight night

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: Read more ...