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RVM Enterprises, a provider of litigation support services, purchased a 30,000-square-foot commercial condo at 40 Rector Street on the property’s penultimate floor, The Commercial Observer has learned.
The Financial District asset converted to commercial condos last year, and RVM’s purchase was one of the first to close, said Eric Cagner, of Newmark Knight Frank, who represented the buyer with Newmark colleague David Falk.
Add another RSVP to the great guest list of life — a newly minted nightlife power couple will soon be a family of three.
Party blog doyenne Rachelle Hruska and her new husband, hotelier Sean MacPherson, are welcoming a new member this December, Ms. Hruska confirmed to The Observer.
“We’re very excited!” she said over Read More
Investment banker Robert Diamond is seriously considering jumping into the race to challenge incumbent Staten Island Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, The Politicker has learned.
Diamond is a senior vice-president at Realty Capital International, a real estate investment banking firm, and a former vice-president at Bear Stearns. Prior to his career in finance, he served in Read More
The Draft Trump 2012 effort is announcing this afternoon that another state coordinator has come on board in order to lay the groundwork for a possible presidential run.
Scott Royce, a former New Hampshire field director for Jack Kemp’s 1988 campaign will be coordinating the Draft Trump movement in his home state of South Carolina. Read More
Sixteen members of the New York City Council have sent a letter to executives at the news agency Thomson-Reuters urging them to treats its unionized Newspaper Guild employees fairly.
“We are deeply troubled by Thomson Reuters’ apparent attempt to break the union representing more than 420 of its employees and its treatment of union members,” Read More
Ray Kelly declined today to say if he was interested in or had been contacted about becoming the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
“I’m very happy where I am. Best job in America,” he told a scrum of reporters after a press conference at Grand Central Terminal with Department of Homeland Security head Read More
A reader passed along the following invitation for Andrew Cuomo’s first major fundraiser since getting inaugurated at the start of the year.
The fundraiser is tied together with a performance of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and according to our reader, specifically targets members of the LGBT community. (The show is about two drag queens Read More
A reader passed along the following email from Democratic fundraiser Sally Minard inviting supporters to a a “Campaign Inaugural Gala Dinner” for President Barack Obama at the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 27.
“The battle lines have been drawn,” writes Minard. “The campaign for the presidency is joined…The revolutionary agenda proposed by the Read More
Colin over at the Brooklyn Politics points us to the fact that it appears as if Darryl Towns has already resigned his Assembly seat and assumed the post of commissioner of New York Homes and Community Renewal without so much as a word of congratulations from Cuomo administration.
No date for a special Read More
Earlier this week, former mayor Ed Koch announced that he would begin to robo-call legislators who violated a pledge to back non-partisan redistricting.
Most of the renegers were Senate Republicans, and one, an Assembly Republican, reneged on his reneging decided to in fact support the reforms once Koch started calling his Read More