Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Legal battle over local listings heats up, Sag Harbor assemblyman proposes tax to fund loans for first-time homebuyers … & more

Legal battle between Saunders & Associates and Meg Salem heats up in court Star broker Meg Salem is accused of stealing thousands of active and non-active listings by her former employer Saunders & Associates when she left for startup brokerage Compass in late 2015, but last week in U.S. District Court in Islip Salem’s defense[…]

Company partnering with Todd English claims Kushner lied about food hall space

The company partnering with Todd English to create a food hall in the New York Times building is suing Kushner Companies, accusing the landlord of relying on “alternative facts” to renege on promises made about the space. OHM Concession Group alleges that despite Kushner representatives repeatedly describing frontage and space on 44th Street — dubbed[…]

Hermès to open 4,800 sf Soho store

Luxury retailer Hermès is close to signing a lease for a 4,800-square-foot Soho store. The French luxury accessories company is close to inking a deal at Thor Equities and Premier Equities’ 63 Greene Street, Women’s Wear Daily reported. Hermès will reportedly lease the space initially for one year, as tenants still wary of high retail[…]