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ABRAHAM FRUCTHANDLER'S FBE BUYS SOUTH BROOKLYN SITES FOR $58M

Abraham Fructhandler's FBE Limited has purchased five properties along the South Brooklyn waterfront in Gravesend for $57.5 million....

$24K IN RENT SET IN MOTION THE FATAL 2015 EAST VILLAGE BLAST. PRISON NOW LOOMS FOR THE LANDLORD AND CONTRACTORS

Nearly five years after a gas explosion in the East Village killed two people and injured 20, the landlord and two contractors have...

 
 
 

CONDO LENDER BANK OZK REPORTS LOWER PROFITS IN Q4

Bank OZK, which has behind some of the largest condo loans in New York and Miami, reported a drop in fourth-quarter net income and...

POLITICO SHOWS AND NO-SHOWS: WHAT PUBLIC OFFICIALS ATTENDED THE REBNY GALA?

For the second year in a row, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio snubbed the biggest real estate event of the year. Neither...

 
 
 

ABRAHAM FRUCTHANDLER'S FBE BUYS TRIO OF SOUTH BROOKLYN SITES FOR $54M

Abraham Fructhandler's FBE Limited has purchased three properties along the South Brooklyn waterfront in Gravesend for $53.5 million....

THE REAL DEAL CELEBRATES 250 ISSUES

It may be hard for some to imagine now, but there was a time when Columbus Circle was gritty, Williamsburg was more Hasidic than hipster...

 
 
 

STEVE GOLD LOSES EXCLUSIVE AT RECORD-SETTING HARLEM PROJECT

In move fit for a plotline on “Million Dollar Listing New York,” Compass swooped in on one of the show's co-stars' new development...

SUNSET PARK COMMUNITY BOARD DIVIDED ON INDUSTRY CITY

The Sunset Park community board reached an impasse on the Industry City rezoning after a lengthy meeting Wednesday night. The board...

 
 
 

BARNEYS' LIGHTS STILL ON, BUT WORKERS LEFT IN DARK

As Barneys rushes to liquidate its assets, the fate of its employees is uncertain. And they are not happy about it. According to the...

KNOTEL FIRES UP TO A THIRD OF ITS NEW YORK OFFICE: SOURCES

Knotel laid off as much as a third of its New York office, The Real Deal has learned. A spokesperson for the co-working company confirmed...

 
 
 

CHARNEY CONSTRUCTION & DEVELOPMENT BRANCHES OUT

Charney Construction and Development is reinventing itself. The firm, led by Sam Charney, is launching an in-house residential and...

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

Next week brings two more real estate events. Host: ULI New York Date: Jan. 22 Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Urban Land Institute New...

 
 
 

CUOMO RAKES IN REAL ESTATE CASH - BUT NOT FROM LLCS

The real estate industry might not be particularly happy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but he is still the top politician in New York, and...

WHY RYAN SERHANT SENT $10,000 “CASH” TO CLIENTS

Was it a joke, or for real? That question made the rounds in broker circles after photos posted on Instagram last month showed celebrity...

 
 
 

KUSHNER COS. BUYING 1,000-UNIT SUBURBAN APARTMENT PORTFOLIO

Kushner Companies is making another big apartment play in the suburbs. The firm is in contract to pay $266.5 million for a portfolio...

BRONX SENATOR, UNION REIGNITE PREVAILING WAGE FIGHT

A Bronx senator and union laborers are helping to revive the fight to change wage rules for construction projects receiving public...

 
 
 

WOMAN KILLED BY FALLING FACADE FROM QUEENS STRIP MALL: OFFICIALS

A woman was killed Thursday by debris that fell from Queens strip mall, marking the second façade-related fatality in the city over...

EX-FANNIE MAE EMPLOYEE IN LA SENTENCED IN BRIBERY, KICKBACK SCHEME

For years, Fannie Mae employee Shirene Hernandez would assign real estate brokers choice listings on foreclosed homes, and in return,...

 
 
 

EMERALD EQUITY WEIGHING “ALL OPTIONS” TO SAVE MASSIVE MULTIFAMILY PORTFOLIO

One of the biggest rent-stabilized portfolios in New York City is facing a financial reckoning. Multiple sources with direct knowledge...

EVEN THOUGH HE SAYS IT'S “A FAD,” BEN KALLOS RETURNS REAL ESTATE DONATIONS

Ben Kallos is the latest politician to return contributions from real estate. Following the lead of his opponent Mark Levine, who is...

 
 
 



A 14-year-old girl kidnapped by three men used Snapchat to alert her...

A 14-year-old girl kidnapped by three men used Snapchat to alert her friends, police say

Her friends determined her location through the app and called 911. Read more ...

Victim burned after trying to help coworkers during massive Westmoreland...

Victim burned after trying to help coworkers during massive Westmoreland County fire, says mom

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Teacher suing Delta for jet fuel dump says she worries about the health of...

Teacher suing Delta for jet fuel dump says she worries about the health of her students

After a jet dropped fuel over a school playground, resulting in 60 people being treated, four teachers are suing the airline, alleging negligence. Read more ...

The search is on for rare species survivors amid Australia flames

The search is on for rare species survivors amid Australia flames

Much of Australia is still ablaze in an unprecedented wildfire season that has already charred an area the size of Kentucky. Read more ...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone

Conor McGregor has boasted that he will make as much as $80 million from his UFC 246 main event with Donald Cerrone on Saturday night, though much of that will come in the form... Read more ...

Turkish contractors injured in car bomb attack in town near Somali capital...

Turkish contractors injured in car bomb attack in town near Somali capital - reports

A car bomb attack targeting a group of Turkish contractors has left nearly a dozen people injured in the town of Afgoye, 30 kilometers outside the Somali capital Mogadishu. "A... Read more ...

Black boxes of Boeing 737-800 downed in Tehran to be sent to Ukraine - chief...

Black boxes of Boeing 737-800 downed in Tehran to be sent to Ukraine - chief Iranian investigator

The flight recorders of the Ukrainian International Airlines jet, which was accidentally shot down by Iran's air defenses, will be sent to Kiev, the head of the Iranian... Read more ...

Supreme Court to decide if Electoral College voters are required to support...

Supreme Court to decide if Electoral College voters are required to support states' winner

The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could decide the fate of future presidential elections. Read more ...

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect: Snow, Wintry Mix and Rain

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect: Snow, Wintry Mix and Rain

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'We shouldn't speak about players from other clubs': Jose Mourinho stokes...

'We shouldn't speak about players from other clubs': Jose Mourinho stokes Antonio Conte feud as Inter pursue Spurs star Eriksen

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has reignited an old feud with Italian manager Antonio Conte as he accuses the Inter Milan coach of publicly pursuing a transfer for his wantaway... Read more ...