Funding

Rightway Healthcare Nabs $20 Million Funding

NEW YORK — Rightway Healthcare, a New York-based patient navigation and healthcare advocacy platform for employers and their employees, has secured $20 million in a Series B funding round led by Thrive Capital. The financing will be used to expand Rightway’s navigation platform and explore new opportunities to deliver its products across the healthcare sector. […]

Offices Real Estate

Facebook Signs for 1.5 Million Square Feet at Hudson Yards

Facebook, which operates the world’s largest social network, has signed a mega lease with Related Companies and Oxford Properties for over 1.5 million square feet of office space at its sprawling Hudson Yards complex on the East Side of Manhattan. The leasing deal is one of the largest ever for Manhattan offfice space and covers […]

Retail

Famous Footwear Opens Flagship Store in Midtown

Famous Footwear has opened a new 8,400 square-foot flagship store at 34th Street and Broadway in New York City. This is the largest of the company’s 32 New York metro area stores. The store is owned and operated by Calares — formerly Brown Shoe Company — whose brands include: Famous Footwear, Sam Edelman, Naturalizer, Allen […]

Funding

Comcast Leads $10.6 Million Round in Hive

NEW YORK — Hive, which operates a business productivity platform, has raised a $10.6 million Series A round, bringing total funding to $16.7 million. Comcast Ventures led the round with participation from existing seed investors Tribeca Venture Partners, Vocap Investment Partners, and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Hive says the company quintupled revenue in the past year, […]

Funding

Banza Pasta Lands $20 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Banza, a line of pasta made from chickpeas, has landed $20 million in growth funding, led by Enlightened Hospitality Investments — the growth equity fund affiliated with Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group – and Prelude Growth Partners — a consumer product goods focused growth equity fund. The capital will be used to grow Banza’s team, […]

Funding

Mirror Reflects On $34 Million Round

NEW YORK — MIRROR, which sells an in-home fitness video screen, has secured $34 million in Series B-1 financing led by Point72 Ventures. Other participants in the round include lululemon; supermodel, entrepreneur and philanthropist Karlie Kloss; Kevin Huvane, founder of Creative Artists Agency; Steve Lockshin, accomplished angel investor; media investors, LionTree LLC; as well as […]

Offices Real Estate

LinkedIn Expands for Eighth Time at Empire State Building

NEW YORK – Empire State Realty Trust announced that business networking site LinkedIn has signed its eighth expansion lease at the Empire State Building, adding three and a half floors and 188,653 square feet to its current campus. Since 2011, LinkedIn has grown to 501,600 square feet in total at the Empire State Building. The […]

News Sports

MSG Wants to Spin Off Knicks, Rangers Into Separate Company

NEW YORK — The Madison Square Garden Company announced that it is pursuing a revised plan for the proposed separation of its sports and entertainment businesses. The company owns the NY Knicks and NY Rangers sports teams plus the Madison Square Garden arena and Radio City Music Hall in NY. The Company is now pursuing […]

Airlines Transportation

New Delta Concourse Set to Debut at LaGuardia

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo earlier this week unveiled the first new concourse and gates at Delta Air Lines’ new Terminal C as part of the ongoing $8 billion transformation of LaGuardia into a 21st century airport. This opening is the latest milestone in the complete rebuild of LaGuardia Airport, which will provide modern customer amenities, […]

Funding

Blueground Scores $50 Million for Furnished Apartments

NEW YORK — Blueground, a company offering extended-stay furnished apartments, has closed a $50 million Series B funding round. The round was co-led by WestCap Investment Partners and Prime Ventures. WestCap’s founding partner, Laurence Tosi, is an experienced investor and operator, who served as the long time CFO of private equity firm, Blackstone, and subsequently, as the CFO of […]