The closing of Union Square Cafe is a local concern, but the reaction -- "damn greedy landlords" -- underscores the universality of the circumstances.
In efforts to keep up with the growing demand for high-end amenities and services in residential new developments across Manhattan, office buildings have begun to provide similar luxury environments for their workers.
Given the North American urban renaissance, how much development can the highly desirable edge of a park absorb? How much vertical aspiration can our horizontal ideal accommodate?
You've found the home of your dreams. Your offer has been accepted. Now it's time to hire a home inspector. Where do you find one? Naturally, the firs...
Even if one buyer could not purchase the entirety of NYC residential real estate, imagine if a (very large) group of the world's wealthiest families joined together to collectively own the city.
When it comes down to industry marriages, the unification of art and real estate really isn't too serendipitous. Art belongs in the home, and therefore it only makes sense that the artworks showcased and the apartments housing them complement each other.
Out with the old, in with the new. As New York becomes a new hub for tech startups, the city's real estate industry has been gaining innovative approaches to its marketing techniques.
Invest in your experiences no matter how insignificant or unimportant they may appear at first.
Instead of condemning the de Blasio plan because it is ambitious, Federal officials should be working to replicate in cities and towns all across the country. Without fair and affordable housing in the heart of our urban centers, we can never become the egalitarian and democratic society that should be our destiny and our legacy.
What happened to the neighborhood restaurant? It seems now more than ever your favorite go-to has shuttered, leaving you on a hunt for a new regular spot yet again. With neighborhood favorites who bank on their loyal customer base closing, perhaps newcomers can figure out the right recipe to success.
When your kid needs to find an apartment in Manhattan on a budget (our rule is it can't be more expensive than on campus housing), you can't help but get a little tense.
It turns out that the real estate market in my New York City backyard has been a private equity playground for the last decade, and the result, unsurprisingly, has been a disaster for tenants and the market alike.
The developer needs to act as coach, general manager and referee all in one, armed with a grand vision for how things will turn out for the occupants of the building, the neighborhood and the city at large.
The Manhattan skyline is arguably the most recognizable in the world, but is currently in the process of being forever changed with the addition of many new residential skyscrapers.
Anita Durst photo credit 2012 The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Chashama is Persian for "to have vision." Actress Anita Durst vision for chashama was b...
I came home with my roommates and friends with a sense of foreboding and an apartment door slightly ajar. We turned on the lights and inspected our rooms.