Panelists, Q&A confirmed for TRD‘s forum & showcase

The lineup for The Real Deal’s new development showcase and forum is taking shape, with two new speakers announced for three panels that will cover topics like foreign investment, residential development and financing projects in New York City. Once again, TRD is bringing real estate’s top names together for thought-provoking discussion on some of the industry’s biggest issues. The event, which will be hosted at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea on Tuesday, May 12th, will feature the likes of … [more]

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Alexander Rovt financed mailer attacking Assembly candidate

Billionaire real estate investor Alexander Rovt has been revealed as the bankroller of a controversial  mailer attacking Assembly candidate Geoffrey Davis. The scandal is adding to criticisms about real estate money influencing Albany politics, Capital New York reported. … [more]

Announcing Summit 2015 Closing Speaker: Ben Jealous

NewSchools Summit 2015 is just a couple of days away! I’ve been to many Summits over the years, but this is my first since I joined the organization as CEO last summer. I am really looking forward to it.Over the last few years, the NewSchools team has tried to identify big issues that many people in the field are already talking about quietly with close colleagues, and then design plenary sessions and […]

Clarion and MHP’s 180 Maiden Lane gets first new tenant since $28M renovation

A new tenant has inked a lease at the newly renovated 180 Maiden Lane. Clarion Partners and MHP Real Estate Services spent $28 million on the office tower in the Financial District, the Wall Street Journal reported. Reinsurance broker the Holborn Company — currently located at 88 Pine Street — signed on for 25,000 square feet on the sixth floor of the building, according to the newspaper. … [more]