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NYC developer gets nearly $1B loan to build residential towers overlooking Hudson River

The fresh financing -- believed to be the largest Manhattan residential-construction loan since before the pandemic -- means the full-block project will soon “go vertical” at the Hudson River site...

Related Companies to build 1,200-foot skyscraper on Madison Avenue

The cloudbuster comprising luxury condos, stores and perhaps a hotel will rise at 625 Madison Ave., a property that includes next-door 39 E. 58th?St., former home of restaurant Lavo.

French-American private school Ecole moving to new Flatiron District home

French-American private school Ecole is moving and growing. It signed a long-term lease for 46,000 square feet at Williams Equities’ 120 E. 23rd St., a 1913-vintage, 250,000 square-foot commercial building.

NYC's MetLife Building picks major firm to run iconic tower in surprise twist

The MetLife Building, a crown jewel asset of the Grand Central-East Midtown office district, is putting all its assets under one ownership and management roof, Realty Check has learned.

Big deal to bring Ikea to empty Midtown lot raises bigger questions

It’s major news that Sweden’s Ingka Investments, which owns most Ikea stores, formed a “strategic alliance” in Extell’s planned, one million square-foot mixed-use tower at 570 Fifth Ave.

Park Avenue office tower lures another tenant amid major upgrades

Tradeweb Markets signed for 76,000 square feet on two full floors at SL Green’s 245 Park.

NYC developer Michael Shvo's spat with posh member's-only Core Club takes ugly twist

As we?reported on June 27, he faces a $600 million lawsuit by the Core Club for an alleged, "sinister" fraud scheme involving the club’s location at 711 Fifth Ave.

NYC's new Midtown Community Improvement Coalition won't make a dent in its sleaze and menace

Sorry, Mayor Adams and DA Bragg: NYC's new Midtown Community Improvement Coalition won't make a dent in the sleaze and menace on the mean streets of Midtown West.

The biggest trend at NY eateries? Erasing the stigma of 'early bird' dining

"[Diners are] reserving as early as 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. is a hot time," said one restaurateur.

Empire State Building filling up to the brim with addition of latest tenant

The newest ?tenant, global management consulting firm Kearney, just claimed the highest two office floors -- 78 and 79, where it signed for 27,866 square feet. (Higher floors are broadcasting...

NYC workers continue to return to office as building 'visitations' move closer to pre-pandemic levels

The return-to-office trend continues apace. Manhattan office “visitations” in May were 74 percent of 2019 levels, compared with 70 percent in May of 2023, according to the Real Estate Board...

Fabled Midtown pub Langan’s finds new home after closing in 2018

The big news on booming West 47th Street is the return later this year of Langan’s, the fabled Irish bar and eatery that closed in January 2018.

$128M upgrade helps former CBS headquarters keep white-shoe firm

In the latest reflection of Sixth Avenue’s enduring appeal, global law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe renewed its lease on 144,312 square feet for fifteen years at 51 W. 52nd...

NYC members-only club seeks $600M in fraud suit against developer Michael Shvo

The lawsuit alleges that Michael Shvo lured the glamorous, business-and cultural-focused Core Club to 711 Fifth Ave. – a? building he claimed to own – with “sinister and fraudulent”? schemes.

Hey there, Delilah! Celebrity hotspot to open latest venue in Meatpacking District

Delilah, a celebrity-favorite mecca with locations in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami, signed a lease for a 10,000 square-foot, two-level pleasure palace at 50 Ninth at West 14th Street.

Hudson Yards skyscraper The Spiral lands five new tenants to lift occupancy above 80%

The Spiral has been a favorite Realty Check subject since we first reported Pfizer would anchor the Tishman Speyer tower back in August 2017. Its strong pulling power -- enhanced...

Flexible co-working facility The Square replaces former WeWork floors

WeWork’s former floors at Hines’ 205 Hudson St. will survive as co-working space, but under a different business model and with some redesigned sections. Hines, which owns the boutique office...

Years after the end of COVID, NYC remains trapped in 'Long Lockdown'

The virus and quarantine may be over, but the effects are still hurting the city's recovery.

Why shuttering NYC's illegal pot shops is more urgent than ever?

The legal blowback to Operation Padlock to Protect should send a loud warning to Mayor Eric Adams: Crackdown on unlicensed dispensaries now, before it's too late.

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