NYC Real Estate News

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:05
In the midst of JLL’s takeover of capital-markets specialist HFF, one of the legacy institutional sales brokers from JLL is out. Yoav Oelsner, who was part of a small team that handled JLL’s big-ticket sales, recently left the company, sources told The Real Deal. When reached Thursday afternoon, Oelsner confirmed he left the brokerage and said he was looking forward to working on new opportunities, but declined to comment further. A spokesperson for JLL did […]
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 13:00
Barbra Streisand’s former penthouse at an Emery Roth-designed building on the Upper West Side is asking $11.25 million. Found at 320 Central Park West in the Ardsley, one of the city’s most notable Art Deco residential towers, the duplex includes four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and 2,500 square feet of terraces. The “EGOT” winner moved to the building in 1963 and remained there for over 30 years, according to the New York Times. Before Streisand and her then-husband, Elliot Gould lived at the penthouse, the lyricist Lorenz Hart lived there in the 1940s. The New York Times reported that the current […]
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:39
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:30
Photo courtesy of NYC DOT on Flickr To celebrate Earth Day next weekend, New York City is closing some of its streets to cars. As part of an annual event run by the city’s Department of Transportation, 30 blocks of Broadway from Times Square to Union Square will be closed on April 27 to allow pedestrians and cyclists to roam and ride free between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Along the nearly two-mile route, the city will offer some environmental programs and nonprofit organizations will be on-site to educate walkers about climate change and sustainability. Other neighborhoods participating in car-free “Weekend Walks” event include areas of Washington Heights, Parkchester in the […]
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:11
Chatham Asset Management, the hedge fund that controls the National Enquirer, turned to a business partner to unload the scandal-plagued supermarket tabloid. The investment firm put the newspaper up...

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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:00
Second-home owners who want to rent out their properties will breath a sigh of relief, and perhaps make a bit of cash. A newly rewritten document from Fannie Mae suggests homeowners and lenders may have been misinterpreting rules around rentals of second homes since 2001. Fannie Mae’s April 3 clarification of the “Second-Home Rider” shows that homeowners are allowed to rent out a second home after one year of ownership, and that short-term renting during […]
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:19
House tour season is kicking off on May 2 this year with the opening of the Kips Bay Decorator’s Show House and will continue throughout the summer at various sites throughout the city, New Jersey, and farther afield. For architecture buffs, history junkies, and avid gardeners, this time of year offers the rare opportunity to get an insider’s look at some of the most spectacular homes and surprising gardens in and around New York City. Below we’ve rounded up 14 of the season’s best tours, from the Upper East Side to Park Slope to Nyack to Long Beach Island, and we’re sure everyone […]
Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:03
The number of primary care providers in the state adopting a health care delivery model called the patient-centered medical home grew by more than 35% between May 2017 and May 2018, according to...

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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:00
It turns out another watchdog is probing Mayor de Blasio’s defunct non-profit fundraising group “The Campaign for One New York.” The state’s ethics watchdog, the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), confirmed to The City that there is an ongoing investigation into the group. The commission has already settled two cases as part of the probe, including hitting James Capalino, a lobbyist who improperly provided gifts to public officials, with at $40,000 fine. It was […]