Cushman planning to file for IPO in June: sources

Cushman & Wakefield is gearing up to file for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sometime in June, sources told The Real Deal. The global commercial brokerage has seriously considered going public for at least the past two years. The firm’s top executives, including chairman and CEO Brett White, reportedly[…]

How REITs are making it work

Now more than ever, REITs in the retail space are being forced to raise their game — or run for cover. Since January, Claire’s, Nine West and the Bon-Ton stores have filed for bankruptcy, joining a parade of once-ubiquitous retailers — Macy’s, Sears, Payless, American Apparel, the Limited and Toys “R” Us, to name a[…]

The 15 universities with the biggest NYC footprints

More than a decade after it was first proposed, Columbia University’s massive Manhattanville campus has started to take shape in earnest, with two of the biggest buildings now open: the 450,000-square-foot Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3227 Broadway and the 60,000-square-foot Lenfest Center for the Arts at 615 West 129th Street. Columbia President Lee[…]