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COMPASS ADDS FIRST INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR TO BOARD

Under SoftBank's eye, Compass has added an independent director to its board. Pamela Thomas-Graham, a banking, fashion and media executive,...

ILAN BRACHA SELLS KELLER WILLIAMS NYC

Ilan Bracha has left the building. The cofounder of Keller Williams NYC sold the struggling Manhattan brokerage, capping several tumultuous...

 
 
 

COUNCIL DRIVES ANOTHER NAIL IN COFFIN OF OLNICK'S LENOX TERRACE PROJECT

The City Council will soon find out if the Olnick Organization's backup plan for its Lenox Terrace expansion was just a bluff. The...

NYCHA HIT WITH CLASS ACTION ALLEGING “DEPLORABLE” CONDITIONS

A class action lawsuit against the New York City Housing Authority accuses the beleaguered agency of creating “deplorable” living conditions...

 
 
 

FULL-FLOOR SHERRY-NETHERLAND PAD RELISTS - NEARLY HALF ITS 2015 ASK

A full-floor home at the iconic Upper East Side hotel and co-op, the Sherry-Netherland, is back on the market with another price chop,...

WHAT THE CANDIDATES SAID ABOUT HOUSING ISSUES AT DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

In an otherwise bizarre Democratic debate that devolved into a discussion of “personal mottos,” candidates answered a rare question...

 
 
 

RESTAURANT CHAIN COSI FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY AFTER STORE CLOSINGS

Fast-casual restaurant and catering chain Cosi is entering bankruptcy for the second time in four years, weeks after shuttering numerous...

RETAIL MAGNATE PETER NYGARD QUITS AFTER SEX-TRAFFICKING RAID ON NYC OFFICES

The FBI and NYPD raided Nygard International's Manhattan offices Tuesday as they investigated sex-trafficking allegations against its...

 
 
 

PLANNED NEW YORK SEA WALL SHELVED AFTER TRUMP MOCKS IT

What might have been a multi-billion dollar sea wall to protect New York City was scrapped after President Donald Trump mocked the...

MAKING YOUR OFFICE GOLF-ENABLED IN 6 STEPS

When real estate's most high profile leaders aren't on the links, they can maintain their game with a few accessories that'll help...

 
 
 

THE CLOSING: MICHAEL GIANARIS

State Sen. Michael Gianaris has been an elected official in New York for the past 20 years and became one of the most pivotal figures...

BEVERLY HILLS' WALDORF ASTORIA PLANTED A MOLE INSIDE THE PENINSULA TO STEAL CLIENTS, LAWSUIT SAYS

The Peninsula Beverly Hills believes it had its own Aldrich Ames manning the front desk. The ultra-luxury hotel filed a lawsuit this...

 
 
 

FOREVER 21'S NEW CEO IS FORMER H&M EXEC

Forever 21 has appointed a new CEO less than a week a bankruptcy court judge approved the fashion retailer's sale to a trio of investors...

AMAZON SIGNS 300K-SF LEASE IN MIDDLE VILLAGE

Amazon is continuing to boost its presence in New York City with a big new lease. The e-commerce giant is taking roughly 300,000 square...

 
 
 

CBRE PLANS CUTS TO NYC WORKFORCE AMID “CHANGE IN BUSINESS PRIORITIES”

CBRE is planning to lay off more than three dozen employees in its New York offices due to a shift in business priorities. The world's...

MOINIAN SUED FOR CHARGING MARKET-RATE RENTS DESPITE TAX BREAK

A lawsuit filed today alleges the Moinian Group improperly charged market-rate rents at a FiDi tower while receiving tax benefits....

 
 
 

JUDGE DEALS ANOTHER BLOW TO TWO BRIDGES TOWERS

A New York County Supreme Court judge has nullified approvals of four proposed towers totaling 2,775 units in Two Bridges, in the second...

CUOMO EXPECTS NYC TO TAKE LEAD ON PROPERTY TAX REFORM

Despite Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest push to do something about the city's convoluted property tax system, state lawmakers aren't...

 
 
 

TOP WEWORK SALES EXEC RESIGNS AMID OFFICE RELATIONSHIP PROBE

A senior sales executive at WeWork resigned on Valentine's Day, while under investigation for a romantic relationship with a team member...

LOSING THE NARRATIVE: MAYOR'S SIGNATURE ISSUE SLIPPING AWAY

Five months into his mayoralty, Bill de Blasio blasted out a press release that quoted 80 elected officials, developers and advocates...

 
 
 



Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of a shooting at MillerCoors headquarters in Milwaukee. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

President Trump's reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his... Read more ...

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy confirmed in a news conference Wednesday that authorities are searching a pond in Wilkes County, NC in connection with the case of missing... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

The Yankees injury hits keep on coming. Now, the AL East favorites will likely be without slugger Giancarlo Stanton to open the season after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1... Read more ...