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Stronger regs have muted impact on agency green lending

In the face of rising demand, agency lenders have upped the requirements to qualify for agency-backed green financing, but the


Investors extoll transit-oriented projects

New Rochelle, N.Y., which is undergoing a major revitalization stemming from an extensive public-private partnership, could become a case study

Potential WeWork bond deal puts spotlight on Israeli market

WeWork’s recent move to explore the possibility of raising $500m in the Israeli bond market highlights a growing trend of



Buyer-seller pricing gap drives down Big Apple sales volume

The pricing expectation gap between buyers and sellers in every asset class drove New York City’s low transaction volume in


Silverback JV maps out Fort Lauderdale resi development

New York-based Silverback Development and joint venture partner Bizzi & Partners Development have completed the acquisition of a five-block assemblage


New Standard Equities taps deep West Coast roots for deal opps

New Standard Equities, a Los Angeles-based multifamily specialist, is using its deep knowledge of the West Coast to source complex


Blackstone taking bids for Bryant Park tower

The Blackstone Group is taking bids for Five Bryant Park, a 1958 vintage office tower that it’s shopping jointly via JLL and HFF. The private


Brokers: Google could gobble more Chelsea space

Google’s deal to acquire Chelsea Market, a 1.2m square foot office property at 75 Ninth Avenue in New York, may


Axar makes investment in Terra Capital

Axar Capital Management has made an investment in Terra Capital Partners, a New York-based fund manager that focuses on mezzanine investments


CREFC: Finance pros bullish on 2018

A new survey from the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council has found that commercial real estate finance professionals remain optimistic


People: Morningstar Credit taps Grow as president

Morningstar Credit taps Grow as president Morningstar Credit Ratings has named Brian Grow as its new president, the company announced.


REFI Forum: Investor innovation driving retail progress

Innovative investors are figuring out a new path forward for the retail sector, with creativity and adaptive reuse a key


SL Green, Ivanhoe Cambridge pitch NYC office condo

SL Green Realty and Ivanhoe Cambridge are pitching a leasehold interest in a fully-leased 685,000-square-foot block of space on floors




Rockpoint snags Midtown office

Rockpoint has acquired 1700 Broadway, a 626,000-square-foot office building between 53rd and 54th Streets in Midtown Manhattan from Ruben Companies.


G.H. Palmer refinances Los Angeles apartments

G.H. Palmer has refinanced debt on a pair of Los Angeles multifamily properties, opting to lock in low interest rates.


Knakal, Procida: Look to the past to figure out the future

The New York commercial real estate market is in the midst of a correction that’s been driven by cyclical pressures


Squire Patton taps Johnson to spearhead global partnerships

Squire Patton Boggs has hired Stanton Johnson as a partner in its global real estate practice, the company announced. Johnson,


Avison Young marketing suburban Virginia mixed-use office development

Avison Young is marketing 120,136 square feet of Class A office space in a mixed-use office, residential, and retail development