WATCH: Why do women only make up 7.6% of New York’s construction workforce?

 As a part of The Real Deal’s series on diversity in real estate, the August story, “Female hardhats breaking barriers,” examined the major gender gap within the New York City construction industry — where women only account for 7.6 percent of laborers.  Reporter Kathryn Brenzel interviewed dozens of women who work on both construction[…]

WATCH: TRD pulls back the curtains on Cushman as the firm gears up for its IPO

 For our July cover story, The Real Deal‘s Rich Bockmann and Mark Maurer went behind the scenes at Cushman & Wakefield, which filed a preliminary prospectus for its initial public offering last month. The leadup to the brokerage’s IPO has caused immense internal disorder and confusion, insider​s​ told TRD. This could spell trouble for[…]

What heat wave? Hamptons real estate pros turn out for The Real Deal ‘s East End event

Despite 90-degree temperatures and intense humidity this past weekend, the East End’s top brokers still donned their best Hamptons gear and gathered for The Real Deal‘s debut panel event in Bridgehampton. Christopher Burnside (Brown Harris Stevens), Susan Breitenbach (The Corcoran Group), Ed Bruehl (Saunders & Associates), Lori Schiaffino (Compass), Enzo Morabito (Douglas Elliman) and Cody[…]

WATCH: Jean Nouvel on fitting 53W53 into NYC’s skyline, architecture as art and more

The architect behind 53 West 53rd wanted the tower to be synonymous with New York City, to be a building that couldn’t easily be slipped into another skyline. “A worldwide catastrophe today is the number of buildings that are parachuted because they were preconceived. Offices, housing, shopping malls all look the same,” Jean Nouvel told[…]