Two tenants at Kushner’s Times Square property are showing signs of stress: report

Two tourist attractions at Kushner Companies’ Times Square retail property are showing some signs of trouble, posing a potential threat to the company’s mortgage. At least six contractors have sued the owner of Gulliver’s Gate, which shows a miniature model of the city, over alleged nonpayment of fees, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, the operator of[…]

Despite the black mold and exposed wires, these Brooklyn-based landlords got a $14M HUD contract

When Borough Park, Brooklyn-based landlords Blima Isaacson and Eli Fish took over federally subsidized apartments in Hartford, Connecticut in 2016, living conditions dramatically worsened. One apartment at the Infill housing development, for example, had black mold in the basement and the bathroom. The previous owner had sprayed bleach to the deal with the problem —[…]

LISTEN: TRD discusses the evolution of co-working during latest conference call

For our latest subscriber conference call, The Real Deal’s Jill Noonan, Konrad Putzier and Will Parker discussed our November cover story, which explores New York’s co-working boom and how the industry is going more corporate (besides those who are keeping it cool). Check out the SoundCloud player to listen to the full conversation, and be sure to keep[…]

The iBuying wars: Why a shocking number of companies are jumping on the bandwagon and investing in the burgeoning sector

Welcome to the world of iBuying. Whether buyers and sellers are ready or not, a shocking number of companies are jumping on the bandwagon and investing in the burgeoning sector. Here’s how it works: Rather than listing a property with a broker, homeowners can log onto their computers and get an offer from a iBuying[…]

WATCH: Top resi players talk business of brokerage at TRD forum

At The Real Deal’s fifth annual Miami Real Estate Showcase & Forum, senior reporter E.B. Solomont moderated a discussion among the leaders of the country’s top residential brokerages. Panelists included Robert Reffkin (Compass),  Howard Lorber (Douglas Elliman), Pamela Liebman (The Corcoran Group), Mauricio Umansky (The Agency) and Julie Leonhardt LaTorre (Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates). Highlights[…]