If you know the guy attached to all those chins in the sketch to the right, call the cops -- according to police, he felt up an 11-year-old girl at a Manhattan Dunkin' Donuts last week.According to the New York Police Department, the suspect was at a Dunkin' Donuts on 1st Avenue at 21st Street ne ... More >>
David ShankboneIn 2009, a landmark state appeals court ruling found that the owners of Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village had illegally deregulated 4,400 apartments while enjoying special tax breaks from the city. Its impact wasn't quite clear; no one was sure what the legal rents of those apartme ... More >>
Under the gaze of Moses, King Solomon, Hammurabi, and Abraham Lincoln (in a mural on the ceiling of the New York County Courthouse rotunda), the latest sad drama in the city's real estate bust played out this morning with minimal fanfare. Speaking slowly and deliberately, the auctioneer finis ... More >>
By Sara Gates
Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada Jr. defected from the Democrats and then defected from the Republicans during last year's Albany madness, but he'll always be loyal to his landlord pals.
Last month, Espada launched a trial balloon for legislation that would ostensibly "freeze rent ... More >>
The Tishman Speyer/Black Rock Realty partnership which bet $5.4 billion that they could convert Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village to market rate housing in a booming real estate market that no longer exists moved one step closer to a total loss on Friday when it missed a $16 million mo ... More >>
Tishman Speyer and BlackRock, the owners of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village in Manhattan, turned over the main mortgage for the 11,200-unit complex to a "special servicer". Special servicers are given the power to renegotiate the terms of a failing loan and possibly sell the assets t ... More >>
When Tishman Speyer Properties took thousands of units in Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village -- longtime middle-class bastions on the edge of the hyper-gentrified East Village -- out of regulation and raised rents, tenants sued and a court found that the properties could not be deregulated, b ... More >>
After nearly three years of veritable civil war between two powerful real estate executives and thousands of tenants, the owners of the historic downtown residential complexes, Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, will appear in court again today.
Landlords Jerry and Rob Speyer, and their part ... More >>
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