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USDA Home Loans Funded Through the Recovery Act Exceeds 50,000; New York Home Loans...

Combined Rural Development Recovery Act Funding in New York Now Exceeds $120 Million. SYRACUSE, N.Y. - August 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that the number of home loans funded through the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) has now exceeded 50,000. The announcement was made yesterday in Washington, D.C. by Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan.

Rep. Tonko Secures Investments In Local Infrastructure, Housing Projects

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 23, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-21) joined the House of Representatives Thursday in approving the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2010, which builds on the Recovery Act to make smart investments that will provide short-term help in the form of housing and jobs to those hurt most by the economic downturn, and long-term solutions like highway and public transit improvements to put our economy on sound footing for the future.

SL Green Realty Corp. Announces $0.10 Dividend on its Common Stock for Second Quarter...

New York, NY - June 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) today reported that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock for the quarter ending June 30, 2009.

THOMPSON AND NEW YORK CITY PENSION FUNDS ANNOUNCE EFFORT TO PROTECT AFFORDABLE HOUSING

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. and the New York City Pension Funds joined with other elected officials and housing advocates today...

BROADWAY PARTNERS ANNOUNCES 120,000 SF LEASE

Strong Leasing Momentum Continues at Midtown Manhattan Office Tower New York, NY, February 6, 2008 - Broadway Partners, a national private real estate investment and...

Governor Spitzer Proposes Historic Investment In Affordable Housing

$400 Million Housing Opportunity Fund Draws Praise from Advocates, Business Community January 13, 2008 - Governor Eliot Spitzer today visited the Rheingold Houses in Bushwick,...

Hampshire Partners Fund VII Acquires Medical/Retail Building in Bronx, N.Y.

Bronx, N.Y. - January 10, 2008 - The Hampshire Companies, a full service, private real estate investment fund manager with equity in assets valued at...

CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD SONNENBLICK GOLDMAN ARRANGES FINANCING FOR BROOKLYN, NEW YORK OFFICE BUILDING

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 – New York, NY – Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman, as exclusive advisor to SL Green Realty Corp. and the...

MFA Mortgage Investments, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MFA Mortgage Investments, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced today it plans to make a public offering of 15,000,000 shares...

Commitment by Fortune 400 Company Continues the Revitalization of Lower Manhattan

Governor Spitzer Announces World Trade Center Lease  October 16, 2007 -- Governor Eliot Spitzer and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced that NCR Corporation, a global...

Thompson Announces Pension Fund Sponsored Affordable Housing For City Educators

New York, NY, October 4, 2007 -- New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. today announced an investment of more than $28 million...

CPC Resources And East Brooklyn Congregations Open 48 Affordable Rental Apartments In Brooklyn

Rents to Range from $723 to $1,007 per Month for Low-Income Families Brooklyn, September 27, 2007 – City officials and community-based developers announced the completion...

Arbor Realty Trust Amends Financing Facility

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ABR), a real estate investment trust focused on the business of investing in...

Lexington Realty Trust Announces Formation of Co-Investment Program For Its Specialty-Use Real Estate Assets

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexington Realty Trust ("Lexington") (NYSE: LXP), a real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on single-tenant real estate investments,...

Manhattan’s Lipstick Building Sells for $648.5 M.

Another Manhattan landmark is going to foreign investors. An investment group led by Tao-Maofim LLC, a US joint venture of Tao Tsout Ltd. and...

So, Is Atlantic Yards a Rip-Off or Not?

It’s been an odd week in the history of Atlantic Yards project. Last Friday, the Mayor said that $300 million worth of tax breaks...

Tax incentives for Rochester Technology Park approved

The County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency has approved tax incentives for the soon-to-be new owner of Rochester Technology Park — the former Kodak...

They were so drunk on money and power that they didn’t know their incompetence

As suspected here last week, long-term interest rates have stabilized: the all-powerful 10-year T-note is in a broad range below 5.2 percent, and mortgages...

Insurer Battens Down Real Estate Hatches

MetLife Inc. recently gave stable value fund investors a peek at its strategy for coping with a possible downturn in the U.S. housing market. MetLife,...

The price of the lobster salad is the best barometer of real estate ...

If you really want to know how the housing market in the Hamptons is faring as summer beckons, Steven Gaines suggests an unusual yardstick. He...

If you had multimillion-dollar digs waiting to be sold

Prices for some swanky pads on Long Island have been reduced recently, and it's taking longer to sell, signs that the high-end market has...

Land Boom Resounds in Manhattan

Land speculation in Manhattan began in 1626 when Peter Minuit bought the island for 60 guilders, or $24, from the Canarsee Indians. The tradition...

Apartment REITs Are A Target-Rich Environment For Private Equity

The proposed $22 billion leveraged buyout of Archstone Smith (NYSE: ASN) by Tishman Speyer and Lehman Brothers may spark a new round of go-private...

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Flatiron Partnership and Van Alen Institute Unveil Winner of Flatiron Public...

the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual holiday program and a highly visible landmark in this thriving New York City neighborhood.

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Flatiron Partnership and Van Alen Institute Unveil Winner of Flatiron Public...

the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) and Van Alen Institute unveiled the winner of the fourth annual Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition—Flatiron Reflection by Future Expansion—a temporary installation in the heart of the Flatiron District. Flatiron Reflection will be the centerpiece of the Partnership’s sixth annual holiday program and a highly visible landmark in this thriving New York City neighborhood.