Hospital

NYU Opening New Inpatient Facility

NEW YORK — This Sunday, NYU Langone Health will open the doors to a new inpatient facility, the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion, adding significantly to the healthcare space in New York City and offering private rooms for all patients. The building includes Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital—34th Street, the first children’s hospital built in […]

Retail

Bruno Magli Shoes to Open SoHo Store

NEW YORK — Bruno Magli, the Italian luxury shoe company, plans to open a 2,000 square-foot concept store in the chic SoHo shopping district of New York City on September 1, at 120 Wooster Street. Located in a prime location just steps away from designer fashion destinations Chanel, Gucci, Tiffany & Co. and more, the boutique will showcase the latest […]

Funding

Gotham Greens Blooms With $29 Million

BROOKLYN — Gotham Greens, an operator of urban greenhouses and grower of indoor produce, has closed $29 million in Series C equity funding. The new round brings the company’s total funding until date to $45 million, not including bank debt. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn to a multi-state indoor farming […]

Funding

Reonomy Secures $30 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Reonomy, a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) data and analytics, has secured $30 million in Series C funding, led by Sapphire Ventures with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Softbank Capital. Reonomy has now raised $68.4 million in funding to date, and has quickly established itself as one of the […]

Media Offices

Discovery to Move HQ to 230 Park Avenue

NEW YORK — Discovery, operator of cable networks Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC and more, has selected 230 Park Avenue South in New York’s Flatiron district as the location for its new global headquarters. Announced earlier this year, the company is moving its headquarters from Maryland to the Big Apple to be closer to advertising […]

Funding

Zurich Insurance Invests in CoverWallet

NEW YORK — Zurich Insurance Group has made an undisclosed investment in CoverWallet, a NY startup that makes it easy for businesses to understand, buy, and manage insurance online. Zurich has acquired a minority stake in the company. The investment follows a commercial partnership between CoverWallet and Zurich in Europe that was announced in February. Through the […]

Government Legal

Trump Charity Sued by NY Attorney General

NEW YORK – NY Attorney General Barbara Underwood has filed a lawsuit against the Donald J. Trump Foundation, and its directors, Donald J. Trump (now the President of the United States), his sons and daughters Donald J. Trump, Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump. The petition filed alleges a pattern of persistent illegal conduct, occurring over […]

News

AT&T Completes Time Warner Buy

AT&T has completed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc., just two days after a federal judge ruled against objections to the deal by the Department of Justice. The deal brings together global media and entertainment leaders Warner Bros., HBO and Turner with AT&T’s strong presence in technology and its video, mobile and broadband […]

Funding

Breather Gets Fresh $45 Million Investment

NEW YORK — Breather, a provider of flexible and private workspace, has raised approximately $45 million in fresh financing led by Menlo Ventures and other firms including Canadian pension fund la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“la Caisse”), Ascendas-Singbridge and Singapore national fund Temasek. Breather has raised nearly $120 million to date, with locations […]

News

Starbucks Launches Prepaid Card With Chase

Starbucks has partnered with Chase to launch a new prepaid debit card. The Starbucks Rewards Visa Prepaid Card is the first prepaid or debit product where you can earn Stars (reward points) outside of Starbucks. It is the only general purpose reloadable (GPR) prepaid product that allows you to earn Stars for purchases you make […]