NEWSWEEK: Interview: Alan Greenspan Former Federal Reserve Chairman

'This was an Accident Waiting to Happen': Responding to Critics Charging the Fed for the Housing Bubble and Subprime Mortgage Mess NEW YORK, Sept. 16...

STAR Rebate Enrollment Campaign Launched in Capital District and Hudson Valley Regions

Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Barbara G. Billet announced (September 10, 2007) that the Tax Department has started mailing letters...

Deloitte Research Leading Index Increases Slightly; Weaker Consumer Spending Expected, Primarily Due to Housing...

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Deloitte Research Leading Index of Consumer Spending got a boost this month from falling jobless claims and...

Levinson Calls On State Lawmakers To Improve Provisions Of Real Property Tax Law

Mineola, NY, September 11, 2007 --  Nassau County homeowners receive lower STAR benefits than Westchester County homeowners; Enhanced STAR benefits earmarked for seniors with...

STAR Rebate Enrollment Campaign Launched in Northern New York

Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Barbara G. Billet announced (September 04, 2007) that the Tax Department has started mailing letters...

STAR Rebate Enrollment Campaign Launched in Central New York Counties

Acting New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Barbara G. Billet announced (September 04, 2007) that the Tax Department has started mailing letters...

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...

$325 Million Ameriquest National Settlement Provides $22 Million for New York

Consumers must mail form no later than Sept. 10, 2007.  New York, NY (July 12, 2007) - Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and State Banking Superintendent...

Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Thornburg Mortgage, Inc.

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbey Spanier Rodd & Abrams, LLP commenced a Class Action lawsuit in the United States District Court for...

Governor Announces Federal Disaster Aid For Brooklyn Storm Victims

Governor Eliot Spitzer announced (Sept. 7) that a major disaster declaration has been issued by the federal government to assist Brooklyn homeowners, renters and...

Zenta Announces a Broad Range of Default Management Support for Both Servicers and Attorney...

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ZENTA today announced a broad range of default management services to support residential mortgage servicers and the attorney...

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

MFA Mortgage Investments, Inc. (NYSE: MFA) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 11,000,000 shares of its common stock at a...

Governor Spitzer Signs Bill To Reform NYC Tax Exemption For Housing Development

New Law Will Encourage Construction of Affordable Housing Governor Eliot Spitzer announced (Aug. 24) that he has signed bills that will encourage housing construction throughout...

National City Hosts Annual Analysts’ Conference

Provides Details on Mortgage Banking Restructuring and Updates on Corporate and Business Strategies NEW YORK, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the company's annual...

Buffalo’s Business: No real estate boom means no subprime calamity

While we regularly gripe about our sluggish job growth, our below-average incomes and our high taxes, our tepid housing market is keeping us on...

Revised Belleayre Resort Still Wrong for Catskill Park, Local Communities

Four Catskill Preservation Coalition Members Decline to Sign Agreement with Developer Dean Gitter SHANDAKEN, N.Y., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Catskill Heritage Alliance, Friends of...

Hanshaw Road Reconstruction Project Moves Ahead

By a vote of 13 to 1, the Legislature authorized the design and right-of-way plan for the reconstruction of one-and-a-half miles of Hanshaw Road....

New York City Property Tax Rebate Information

New York City ($400) Rebate If you received a rebate check in 2006, have not moved, and have paid your property taxes incurred before July...

Kurt Salmon Associates and Accruent Focus on Real Estate Lifecycle Management as Source of...

Industry Leaders Drive Improvement in Retail's No.1 Capital Expenditure NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt Salmon Associates (KSA), a global management consulting firm, announced...

How The Property Tax Works

In New York State, the real property tax is a tax based on the value of real property. Counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts,...

American Home Mortgage Investment Corp. Announces Bankruptcy Court Approval of Sale Process for Certain...

MELLVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Home Mortgage Investment Corp. (OTC: AHMIQ) ("American Home") today announced that the U.S....

Wall Street in a Fighting Mood for Charity

Extell Development Company announces plans for 'The Extell Wall Street Boxing Charity Championship' New York, NY, August 14, 2007 -- Top Wall Street executives are...

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,...

Northeast Securities Development buys Tower Place Mall

Tower Place Mall, which has struggled with store and restaurant departures in recent years, has been sold to a New York-based development company for...

Businesses receiving Empire Zone tax breaks to be held accountable

Hundreds of companies get millions of dollars in tax breaks and in return promise to hire new employees or invest in their own businesses,...

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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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Six Companies Receive New York State Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Certification

The Office of General Services Commissioner today announced that the following six businesses have recently been certified by the Office of General Services’ (OGS) Division of Service-Disabled Veterans’ Business Development (DSDVBD)