From the archives: Meet the little W’burg building that’s home to over 1,000 LLCs

From the archives: At first glance it seems like one nondescript building among scores in South Williamsburg, a three-story brown-brick property housing a small retail store and a couple of apartments above. But in Hasidic real estate circles, the 3,500-square-foot structure at 199 Lee Avenue is legendary. Hundreds of landlords from the Orthodox community, who[…]

Bunny Mellon’s former land up for grabs as part of new Antigua resort

Replay Resorts is developing a 132-acre five-star luxury resort in Half Moon Bay, Antigua, which includes property formerly owned by the late Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, an heiress and famed taste-maker known for her influence on Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Speaking on behalf of the Canadian developer, William Anderson, who is the CEO of the project, said[…]

Accor’s luxury home rentals group tries to take a chunk out of Airbnb

Accor’s luxury home-sharing brand, Onefinestay, is launching a new program designed to keep bookings from wealthy clients coming: a personal butler, available for a year after the vacation is over. The service, which caters to would-be Airbnb guests who are looking for high-end properties, was founded in 2009. Its new loyalty program, called Higher Living,[…]