The top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC

A manufacturing building on Staten Island was the biggest real estate project filed with the city last month. New Jersey-based developer Matrix Development Group wants to build a two-story building on Gulf Avenue, which would be part of its 200-acre industrial park. At 2.3 million square feet, it is May’s largest new project, according to The Real Deal’s analysis of Department of Buildings filings. There were no condominium projects filed with the DOB, and three […] Read More >>


Bob from “Bob’s Burgers” lists Village co-op for $1.8M

From LLNYC: H. Jon Benjamin, the actor and comedian who voices Bob Belcher on FX’s “Bob’s Burgers” and Sterling Archer on Fox’s “Archer,” has just listed his apartment at 126 West 11th Street for $1.795 million, per city records. Read More >>

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Trump’s sister sells in Westhampton Beach, sleepy Bellport gets buyer buzz … & more

Trump’s sister sells Westhampton Beach home for $3.7M  It’s all in the family — especially when it comes to pricey real estate. Elizabeth Trump Grau, one of President Trump’s four siblings, recently sold her 4,123-square-foot oceanfront home in Westhampton Beach for $3.7 million, 27East reported. Buyer Kenneth Eckstein, a bankruptcy attorney in Manhattan, purchased the 0.7-acre spread, which contains five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and a pool. Grau sold the home with her husband, TV producer […] Read More >>

Scorecard: Closed Manhattan condo resales are on a three month slide

From the June issue: The number of closed Manhattan condo resales fell for the third straight month in April, with only 65 recorded transactions, an analysis by The Real Deal found. The median price was $1.55 million, up from $1.4 million in March. New development prices in the borough hit their highest point in the last 12 months, reaching just over $4 million. In Brooklyn and Queens, condo resale prices slipped to a median of $758,500 […] Read More >>

William Kaufman Organization gets $145 refi for 437 Madison

William Kaufman Organization refinanced its 850,00-square-foot office tower at 437 Madison Avenue with a $145 million loan from Bank of America, documents filed with the city Wednesday show. The financing comes in the form of a new $40.5 million mortgage, consolidated with $105 million in existing debt that was held by Apple Bank. The landlord announced three new leases at the 38-story office property in May, the largest of which went to Munich American Reassurance […] Read More >>

The Real Deal is heading to the Hamptons!

The Real Deal is shipping out to the East End for the third installment of our Hamptons Market Report! Click here to check out last year’s issue The market report picks up where The Real Deal leaves off, with in-depth coverage of the residential and commercial real estate scenes on Long Island’s East End. Once again, the supplement will include a ranking of the area’s top residential brokers and brokerages, a comprehensive overview of Southampton’s revamped retail scene, a […] Read More >>

Jamestown looks to refi Tribeca apartment building to the tune of $145M

Jamestown Properties is working to secure $145 million to refinance a Tribeca apartment building developed with tax-exempt funds as a way to revitalize Lower Manhattan in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks. In exchange for the bond-backed funding, the Midtown-based landlord is agreeing to extend the affordable-housing component at 88 Leonard Street for another eight years, an application with the state department of Homes and Community Renewal shows. A representative for the company did […] Read More >>

Sarah Jessica Parker taps Morris Adjmi for townhouse mega-mansion project

From LLNYC: Building permits reveal that LLNYC cover star Sarah Jessica Parker and husband Matthew Broderick tapped Morris Adjmi Architects for their townhouse combination project. Adjmi, a West Village resident, is known for the Samsung building in the Meatpacking District, the Austin Nichols House, 465 Pacific Street in Brooklyn and his work with Kushner Companies. The documents were filed by Frank Selvaggi, Parker’s friend and business manager. Read More >>

Meg Ryan scoops up $9M pad at 443 Greenwich

It looks like Meg Ryan will be getting mail at a new address. The “Sleepless in Seattle” and “When Harry Met Sally” actress nabbed a $9.39 million apartment at Tribeca’s most celeb-studded building 443 Greenwich Street, according to public records filed with the city Wednesday. She bought the 3,155-square-foot, three-bathroom unit through her trust, Third World Dog. Ryan is just the latest big name Hollywood star to check into the MetroLoft Management condo conversion. Other […] Read More >>

Tenants sue Silvershore over alleged harassment

Tenants at several Silvershore Properties-owned Brooklyn rental buildings are suing their landlord for alleged harassment. The buildings are part of a 57-property portfolio Silvershore is trying to sell. According to the complaint, the real estate investment firm left some rent-stabilized tenants without heat, gas or hot water and in some cases failed to renovate damaged units or deal with vermin infestation. DNAinfo reported that the suit claims residents at 196 Kingsland Avenue in Greenpoint who […] Read More >>