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BROOKLYN'S MOST ACTIVE DEVELOPER TAKES TUMBLE IN ISRAEL

Boaz Gilad's Brookland Capital had a rough week in Tel Aviv. Over the course of two days, the company's bonds on the Tel Aviv Stock...

THOR GIVES UP OWNERSHIP OF UPPER EAST SIDE BUILDING

Thor Equities has relinquished its ownership of 1231 Third Avenue, giving control of the building to SL Green Realty. The real estate...

 
 
 

REAL ESTATE REPRESENTS 17% OF THE COUNTRY'S GDP AND SOFTBANK IS PLANNING ACCORDINGLY

SoftBank doesn't want to be called a kingmaker. At best, the Japanese telecommunications giant sees itself as a prince-maker that is...

WEWORK GETS INTO THE BROKERAGE BUSINESS

A year after launching a real estate investment fund, WeWork is launching a real estate advisory business that offers brokerage services....

 
 
 

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

There will be two new real estate events in New York City next week. On July 24, AmTrust Title is hosting its NYC Real Estate Forum...

FUNDRISE LAUNCHES $500M OPPORTUNITY ZONES FUND

A crowdfunding startup is launching a $500 million investment fund to focus on developments in distressed areas that the federal government...

 
 
 

TOWN SUES ENTITIES TIED TO NEW EMPIRE OVER UNPAID FEES AT TURTLE BAY CONDO

Town New Development is suing entities tied to New Empire Real Estate Development, claiming Bentley Zhao's firm stiffed the brokerage...

COULD BABY BOOMERS SPUR A HOUSING BUST?

Will baby boomers turn into party poopers when they unload their homes in large numbers starting in the next decade? Could they create...

 
 
 

COVERT POACHING OPERATIONS

Richard Steinberg, a longtime Warburg agent who recently defected to Douglas Elliman , was on vacation in Jamaica when he finally decided...

WILL THE GOWANUS REZONING BE WHAT DEVELOPERS HOPED?

Rezoning Gowanus has been on the agenda of developers and politicians alike for a decade. As a result, investors have paid what many...

 
 
 

SL GREEN WILL REDEVELOP ONE MADISON AVENUE WHEN CREDIT SUISSE LEASE EXPIRES IN 2020

Architect Daniel Libeskind's design for a 600-foot-tall condominium tower at One Madison Avenue was one of the most talked-about projects...

ALL YEAR MANAGEMENT PLANS MIXED-USE COMPLEX AT CONTAMINATED GREENPOINT SITE

Yoel Goldman's All Year Management plans to build a 244,000-square-foot mixed-use development on a contaminated site in Greenpoint....

 
 
 

LLC TRANSPARENCY BILLS NEED MORE REPUBLICAN SUPPORT: SEN. GRASSLEY

As the Treasury Department increases its efforts to crackdown on money laundering in real estate, legislation that would force shell...

COMPASS IS SPENDING “BILLIONS” ON AN END-TO-END PLATFORM

UPDATED, July 19, 3:50 p.m.: By 2028, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin wants agent commissions to account for only 20 to 30 percent of their...

 
 
 

BATTLE OF THE BILLIONAIRES: DORONIN SUES HAKIM OVER CROWN BUILDING LEASE

Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin accused Iranian-born billionaire Kamran Hakim of derailing his Crown Building condo conversion....

COMPASS WANTS AGENTS TO TAKE HOME 20% COMMISSION: REFFKIN

By 2028, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin wants real estate agents to pocket 20 percent - or even 30 percent - commission on their deals,...

 
 
 

TITLE INSURANCE STARTUP SPRUCE RAISES $15.6M

Following the annulment of strict marketing regulations on title insurance firms, startup Spruce has raised $15.6 million. The firm,...

TEE OFF WITH THE REAL DEAL AT OUR ANNUAL NY GOLF OUTING

The Real Deal is pleased to announce that we will be hosting this year's golf outing at The Muttontown Club in East Norwich, New York....

 
 
 

AIRBNB COMPLAINTS REACHED RECORD HIGH IN MAY

Airbnb complaints saw a 152 year-over-year increase, according to this week's market reports. The short-term rental provider has been...

A VERY BRADY HOUSE LISTS FOR $1.9M

The home that helped make made the “Brady Bunch” an iconic show is on the market for the first time. The longtime owners of the split-level...

 
 
 



Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets...

Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets surface

James Gunns' tweets made light of pedophilia and rape. Read more ...

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $433 million

The estimated jackpot is $433 million. Read more ...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a robbery

A man entered the store, held the store owner at gunpoint, took money and left. Then the gunman returned and fatally shot the father of four. Read more ...

9 members of same family died in duck boat tragedy

9 members of same family died in duck boat tragedy

Nine members of the same family were among the 17 people that died in the “heart-breaking” duck boat tragedy in Missouri, the state's governor said Friday. Missouri Governor... Read more ...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings'...

Dentist has patients flocking for teeth cleanings after 'In My Fillings' challenge

A Greenville, South Carolina dentist has officially won the Drake-inspired "In My Feelings" challenge with a twist. Read more ...

Baby born at Chick-fil-A receives free meals for life, job offer​

Baby born at Chick-fil-A receives free meals for life, job offer​

This little nugget couldn't wait to enter the world. Read more ...

Michael Cohen recorded Donald Trump discussing payments to Playboy model...

Michael Cohen recorded Donald Trump discussing payments to Playboy model during election

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, secretly taped a conversation he had with Trump regarding payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, in the... Read more ...

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

It's been 49 years since first humans set foot on the moon

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin went where no one had gone before. Read more ...

Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Bristol Palin joining 'Teen Mom: OG' cast

Sarah Palin's daughter will reportedly be replacing well-known cast member Farrah Abraham. Read more ...

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate

Trump has denied McDougal's allegations of an affair. Read more ...