Compass nabs Corcoran’s top rookie of 2015

Compass isn’t just after the grizzled veterans of New York City’s brokerage world. The venture-backed startup recently hired Corcoran Group’s 2015 Rookie of the Year, Danielle Lurie. A graduate of Stanford University, Lurie previously worked as a writer and director in Hollywood. She got into residential brokerage last year, when she closed $25 million worth[…]

What could have been: A look at the opulent condos once planned for the Sony Building

Oh! What it seemed to be. Before deciding to sell the Sony Building at 550 Madison Avenue, the Chetrit Group and Clipper Equity had grand plans for their condominium conversion, one that envisioned 96 opulent residences evoking the glamour of a bygone era. Paying homage to the Sony Building’s architect, Philip Johnson, the developers embraced[…]