Real Estate

30 Hudson Yards Tops Out

NEW YORK – Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group announced that 30 Hudson Yards, the tallest building in the new Hudson Yards neighborhood, has officially topped out. The final beam was placed on the steel crown earlier this month. The 1,296 ft. tall building is made up of more than 40,000 pieces of steel weighing […]

Real Estate

LIC Rental Building Receives Design Award

LONG ISLAND CITY — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Brooklyn, Queens and Bronx Chapters have named ARC, a luxury rental property in Long Island City, as the 2018 Brooklyn + Queens Design Award’s (BQDA) People’s Choice Award for Queens. ARC is a luxury rental property located at 30-02 39th Avenue in the Dutch Kills section of Long Island City, developed by real […]

Sports tv

Linda Cohn Signs New Deal With ESPN

Long-time sportscaster Linda Cohn has signed a new contract with ESPN. Terms and length were not disclosed. Cohn has been with ESPN for more than 26 years and is the longest-tenured anchor for the network’s main news program SportsCenter. Cohn joined ESPN in 1992 and anchored her first SportsCenter on July 11, 1992. She was […]

Real Estate

Brooklyn Home Sales Drop in 2nd Quarter

BROOKLYN — Brokerage firm Stribling & Associates has released its second quarter Brooklyn Market Report. The report is the only to cover inventory, contracts and sales across the entire borough. The data revealed a yearly decline in the total number of closings, but a slight uptick in contract activity, as the number of properties listed surged to near-record levels. […]

Legal

Davis Polk Law Firm Selects Eight New Partners

NEW YORK — The law firm Davis Polk and Wardwell has elected eight new partners effective July 1. Five are based in the firm’s New York office. Davis Polk has more than 900 lawyers in offices located in New York, Northern California, Washington DC, São Paulo, London, Paris, Madrid, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. The […]

Funding

Pipedrive Lands $50 Million

NEW YORK — Pipedrive, a developer of sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, has closed a $50 million Series C round led by new investor Insight Venture Partners and existing investor Bessemer Venture Partners, with additional participation from existing investors Rembrandt Venture Partners and Atomico. Pipedrive plans to use the money to expand research […]

Funding

Men’s Clothing Site Grailed Raises $15 Million

NEW YORK — Grailed, an online marketplace for curated men’s clothing, has closed a $15 million Series A investment round led by Index Ventures, with added participation from Thrive Capital and Simon Ventures. The new investment brings the company’s total funding to about $20 million and will allow the company to enhance the customer experience, […]

Hotels

Pendry to Build First NY Hotel

Pendry Hotels, in collaboration with Brookfield Properties, will build its first New York City hotel at Manhattan West – an eight-acre, six-building mixed-use development located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards district. The hotel won’t open until 2021. Pendry Manhattan West will feature 164 guestrooms including 30 suites; a signature restaurant; a lounge and vibrant open-air terrace […]

Funding

Kustomer Scores $26 Million Funding

NEW YORK — Kustomer, a developer of a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform, has raised $26 million in a Series B financing round, bringing its total funding to $38.5 million. Redpoint Ventures led the round with participation from Series A investors Canaan Partners, Boldstart Ventures, and Social Leverage. Cisco Investments also joined as a new strategic investor. […]

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 […]