“What kind of idiot goes on vacation when a major deal is about to close?” one of the judges ribbed Newmark Knight Frank broker David Noonan, who took home the 2011 Most Ingenious Deal of the Year award from the Real Estate Board of New York on April 4.
Mr. Noonan, 50, took the Read More
Amidst the celebratory backslapping at the Real Estate Board of New York’s Ingenies on Monday evening, REBNY president Steven Spinola quietly savored an even bigger victory.
In a January 2010 Observer article, he had sounded one of the earliest calls for not holding the 9/11 terror trials in the federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan. Attorney General Read More
The contenders for commercial real estate’s top prize, the so-called “Ingenious Deal of the Year” award, were unveiled by the Real Estate Board of New York today, with name checks coming in for each of the city’s top firms.
CB Richard Ellis led all comers with four nominees, notably a deal for Mercedes Benz’ new Read More
Commercial real estate brokers may have their flaws—including a certain, shall we say, willingness to behave like extras in Lord of the Flies—but it’s hard to deny that the best have a special sort of street smarts.
Every year, around this time, in a closely watched nomination process, the Real Estate Board of New Read More
The Ingenie nominations – annual source of anxiety, jealousy and sometimes even joy for the commercial real estate world – are in.
The winners of the Real Estate Board of New York’s Most Ingenious Deals of the Year Awards will be announced on April 28 at the 101 Club, the Kodak Theatre of city Read More
Some of us get our positive reinforcement from the Oscar committee. Others from the Pulitzer committee. And, in New York, where real estate brokers get about as much respect as, say, newspaper reporters, some of us get it from the Real Estate Board of New York.
On Tuesday evening, after The Observer went to Read More
Shine your shoes and do your hair up pretty, tomorrow’s Ingenies Night! The Real Estate Board of New York hosts the 64th annual commercial real estate Oscars at the 101 Club on Park Avenue starting at 5:30. Invitation only!
Who will take home the coveted Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award? Last year Read More