On what was described as a “clear, sunny afternoon” in August, Boston Properties’ founder Mortimer Zuckerman reportedly veered off Main Street in Long Island’s East Hampton Village and crashed into a single mother’s parked Ford Fusion, leaving the scene after affixing a note atop the crushed vehicle.
The East Hampton Star and later the Read More
We hate to break it to our colleagues at The Real Deal, but it seems like Boston Properties boss Mort Zuckerman is not a reader, and if he was, he’s not anymore.
After more than two months of rumors that Mort Zuckerman’s Daily News might be moving out of its offices on West 33rd Street, the paper and its sister publication U.S. News & World Report will be moving into 100,000 square feet at 4 New York Plaza in the Financial District.
Mr. Zuckerman considered moving Read More
More bad media news: Patrick Gavin of Mediabistro’s Fishbowl DC is reporting that U.S. News & World Report will be scaling back its run from biweekly to monthly. This comes after the Mortimer Zuckerman-owned magazine had already cut back from being a weekly in June.
According to Mr. Gavin, "An official Read More
Harry Macklowe’s early morning Saturday sale of the GM Building and three other midtown towers to a group led by Mort Zuckerman’s Boston Properties did more than just yank New York’s most virile phallus from the market. The GM Building deal slaughtered what had become a favorite scapegoat among brokers for the dip in Manhattan Read More
On Jan. 15, Sam Zell dropped by the bleak house that is the Melville, N.Y., headquarters of Newsday, Long Island’s newspaper.
It was to be a pep talk: The last decade, characterized by its nearly annual tradition of soul-wrenching job cuts, was over. “We’ve got to get off our ass,” he said to the Read More
Powerful landlord and print media titan Mort Zuckerman has signed his first tenant for his new tower-to-be on Eighth Avenue and West 55th Street, closing on a lease of more than 200,000 square feet with the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, a source confirmed.
Taken with another tentative mega-lease with the law firm Read More
Now Mort Zuckerman will have to write his monthly rent checks to a rival.
The home of Mr. Zuckerman’s prized asset, the Daily News, is in contract for more than $700 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
A young and bullish landlord, Broadway Partners, will buy the 14-story media mecca at Read More
Hip Clothier Sheds Threads, Declares Art for Art’s Sake
“The last time local clothier Brooklyn Industries tried to make an ambitious artistic statement in its storefronts, the effort only inspired area graffiti artists. Now, one year (and thousands of dollars in property damage) later, the small-but-expanding chain’s owners have come back with a plan Read More
“It is completely false that I have anything to do with the Giuliani campaign,” said Daily News chairman and publisher Mortimer Zuckerman.
On Jan 24, Politico’s Ben Smith published a PDF of Rudy Giuliani’s 127-page campaign dossier, a secret battle plan. Smith had also reported on the brief while working at the Read More