This week’s episode of gritty PR docudrama Kell on Earth saw the firing of Stephanie Vorhees, an underling at People’s Revolution. But, the Post reports, Vorhees seems to have landed on her feet: she’s now a broker at Halstead.
Her new boss told the Post, “I do not often hire someone without Read More
Location: Things are bad out there. Who’s buying apartments in Manhattan right now?
Ms. Ramirez: Apartments, to some degree—not to some degree—they’re your homes. It’s the people that need homes. Life goes on and you need homes. … The bottom-line issue of who is buying is, it’s all value purchases.
"We are dealing with a much different market than the same time as last year,” said John Parsegian, a senior vice president at Halstead Property who specializes in the luxury rental market.
Indeed. As rental market reports heap seemingly endless piles of bad news on an already jittery industry, it’s becoming Read More
It was 10:30 on an overcast Monday in early November, and Kent Swig, one of New York’s biggest landlords, was sitting at a conference table in the chic seventh-floor offices of his 20-story building at 770 Lexington Avenue. The windows framed a dreary autumn morning on the Upper East Side.
Mr. Swig, 47, wore Read More
Halstead Property, fresh from launching an investment sales wing during one of the worst markets in living memory, announced this morning that it has launched a mini-TV site called Halstead ProperTV (get it?). The site, according to a release, aims to allow "users to not only experience a property listing, but also virtually meet Read More
In an absurdly ideal New York City, 13-room co-op spreads overlooking pretty Upper East Side blocks would be reserved for public school teachers and organ donors, but executives who have recently sold their power plant companies to Bear Stearns would politely be forced to live more modestly.
But that’s not the way things are. Read More
Odd timing. That’s what New York investment brokers are saying about Halstead Property’s recently announced plans to open a commercial real estate investment arm during one of the worst markets in recent history.
“I don’t think it’s a great idea,” said an investment broker from a rival and well-established firm, which, though it has Read More
Residential brokerage powerhouse Halstead Property announced today it has launched an investment sales division to broker commercial real estate deals. The division will be headed by John D. Goldman as managing director and will be headquartered at 770 Lexington Avenue.
Mr. Goldman comes from Murray Hill Properties, where, according to a Halstead release, he sold Read More
Halstead Property cleaned up at Wednesday night’s Real Estate Board of New York residential awards gala. Halstead brokers took first, second and third place in the sales category of the Residential Deal of the Year contest; the rookie of the year award; and the Henry Forster Award for charitable and cultural service.
First Read More
The gentrification train keeps roaring its way up to Harlem and Morningside Heights, or should we say "SoCo."
Today Curbed posted two items that spell trouble or progress, depending on your point of view. W Hotel’s parent company Starwood is building a branch of its new Aloft brand on Frederick Douglass Bpulevard and 124th Read More