When news broke that Iowa-based futures broker Peregrine Financial Group (a.k.a PFGBest) was short some $200 million in client funds, we wondered how firm founder Russell R. Wasendorf eluded auditors. With a scanner and a fake P.O. Box, it turned out, and if that sounded like something Bart Simpson might have dreamed up to keep Read More
Hidden behind blue plywood fencing on 47th Street, the heart of the diamond district, is what is perhaps New York’s next modern office building: the International Gem Tower planned by mogul Gary Barnett and his Extell Development.
It also has the distinction of being the latest piece of New York City commercial real estate Read More