Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com

Clinton pal Paul Cejas wants $18.5 million for 834 Fifth co-op.

Downtown dominates the big office leasing deals in the first quarter.

Scott Panzer takes his team from Newmark Knight Frank to Jones Lang LaSalle.

Corcoran’s Rick Hoffman on Hamptons housing this season: Bring on the kids!

Accounting giant Deloitte goes on the hunt for at least 600K feet of New York or New Jersey office space.

SL Green sues a rival, claims it sabotaged REIT’s bid for Queens racino.

Gary Barnett’s Extell plans 112 new condos on the West Side.

The barren Democratic mayoral primary could mean a dearth of new affordable-housing ideas.

David Falk gets bumped up to president of Newmark’s tri-state region.

Landlords and tenants could forge unlikely alliance in property tax fight.

Hamptons home sales slump in the first quarter, along with Manhattan’s.

A 19-story hotel is planned for Lower Manhattan.

The city is nearly done with a zoning plan that will allow for more grocery stores.

Big contractors and the Port Authority part ways over construction of the trade center PATH hub.