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Doorkee Rental Platform Reels in $5.7 Million

NEW YORK — Doorkee, which operates an all-in-one digital platform in NY for  landlords and tenants, has raised $5.7 million in early-stage funding. The seed round was led by New York City landlord Simon Baron Development and early-stage venture capital firms Corigin Ventures and Alpha Edison. Investors in the round also included landlords Stonehenge NYC and Bushburg Properties. Co-founders John Fagan, […]

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SL Green to Build New Tower at 126-132 Nassau Street

NEW YORK — SL Green Realty Corp. announced that it has entered into a 99-year ground lease of 126-132 Nassau Street, located at the corner of Nassau and Beekman Streets in downtown Manhattan. SL Green plans to develop a new 215,000-square-foot building on the site and has secured an unamed user for a long term […]

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Concord Music Signs Lease at 250 W. 57th St.

NEW YORK– Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT) announced that Concord Music Group, Inc. — a leader in the development, management, and acquisition of sound recordings, music publishing, and theatrical performance rights — has signed a long-term lease for 46,329 square feet of office space at its building on 250 West 57th Street in midtown […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Central Park Tower Now World’s Tallest Condo

NEW YORK — Real estate developer Extell Company announced that the under construction Central Park Tower has topped out, which at 1,550 feet, will be the tallest residential building in the world when completed next year. Located on West 57th Street, along the corridor known as “Billionaire’s Row,” Central Park Tower is slated for completion […]

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GFP Buys 675 Avenue of the Americas

NEW YORK — GFP Real Estate says it has closed on the purchase this month of 675 Avenue of the Americas, located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. The building is a 311,000 square-foot, mixed-use Class A office and retail property. It is home to WW’s (Weight Watchers) headquarters as well as Nielsen, Michael’s Stores, Trader […]

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Related Buys WarnerMedia Office Space for $2.2 Billion

Related Companies is purchasing 1.5 million square feet of office space owned by WarnerMedia at 30 Hudson Yards for $2.2 billion. An affiliate of Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, has entered into a contract to purchase WarnerMedia’s approximately 1.5 million square foot office. WarnerMedia is the former Time Warner before it was acquired […]

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Tallest Brooklyn Building Tops Out

BROOKLYN — Real estate firm Extell Development Company announced that the company’s first Brooklyn project, Brooklyn Point, has reached a major construction milestone with its topping out. At 720 feet high, the 68-story luxury building has become the tallest in Brooklyn — eclipsing the Hub skyscraper at 610 feet — the previous tallest building in […]

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Hudson Yards Opens to Public

Hudson Yards, a $25 billion development built above rail yards on the West Side of Manhattan, officially opened to the public Friday, marking a historic moment in the City of New York. (Photo Above: The first Neiman Marcus department store in NYC opens at the new Hudson Yards.) New Yorkers and visitors are now able […]