Stories in This Week’s Observer…

Matthew Bronfman sells his East Side townhouse for $33 million–a record for a Manhattan townhouse under 26 feet wide.

Alma and Colin Powell buy a condo on West 93rd Street for $1.85 million.

Pricey Manhattan hotels don't necessarily mean more profits for their owners.

Hearst keeps buying up buildings south of Columbus Circle. Why is that?

Brokerage CB Richard Ellis trounces its archrival Cushman & Wakefield in 2007 leasing deals.

AKRF dominates the creation of environmental impact statements for so many big projects, like Atlantic Yards and the new Yankee Stadium.

Shaun Donovan is Mayor Bloomberg's point man on affordable housing. See what he has to say.

Will a fight with the Toy Center's landlord finally wipe that smile off Giuseppe Cipriani's face?

Club owners look eastward. Chinatown is the new clubland frontier.