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May 27th, 2011

Why New York’s Economy Is Recovering Faster Than the Nation’s—and What Now?

In almost every respect, the financial crisis has been the most severe downturn in a generation. In terms of its legacy as well, it will almost certainly prove to be among the most significant economic events in recent American history. … Continue reading

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May 23rd, 2011

Nearly One-Third of City Job Gains Come From Real Estate

The real estate industry powered another strong month for New York City employment figures, providing 2,000 of the 6,100 new jobs in April, according to an April employment report prepared by Eastern Consolidated. It was one of four industries that … Continue reading

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May 20th, 2011

Manhattan Builders Plan Biggest Decade for Towers Since ’80s

Manhattan developers are planning the city’s biggest decade of office construction since the 1980s, betting on rising demand for modern space even with tenants unsigned and the availability of financing more limited. More than 25 million square feet (2.3 million … Continue reading

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May 17th, 2011

Big Loans Are Back for Real Estate

Funding for real estate projects in the city is flowing again, with many developers taking advantage of the improving environment to refinance properties, according to Real Capital Analytics’ ranking of the top financing deals, which appears in this week’s Crain’s. … Continue reading

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May 16th, 2011

The Real Deal: Sovereign Funds Share Wealth

Sovereign Funds Share WealthIt looks like sovereign wealth funds — which are made up of pools of money derived from a country’s reserve — are slowly returning to invest in commercial real estate in the United States. Since the economic … Continue reading

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May 2nd, 2011

The Money Spigot Opens

It isn’t a flood just yet. But observers say the flow of funds from the money spigot for New York real estate deals has intensified in recent months. View Article (URL) The Money Spigot Opens (PDF)

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May 2nd, 2011

China Nibbles on Big Apple

In the latest sign that cash-rich Chinese investors are funneling money into prime New York property, Bank of China Ltd. is lending more than $250 million to refinance an office tower near Columbus Circle, according to people familiar with the … Continue reading

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May 2nd, 2011

Times Square Hotel: Project for EB-5 Investors

The New York Immigration Fund is proud to announce the Times Square Hotel Project for its EB-5 Investors. This 38-story luxury hotel will boast over 200,000 square feet of the most sought after real estate in the world. Along with … Continue reading

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