Tishman Speyer Properties LP

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2012

    With Donations, Cuomo is Like a Mini-Romney

    This is the promo video for the Committee to Save New York, the outrageously-named pro-Cuomo PAC that loves Andrew. The Governor urged the creation of the fundraising committee before he stepped into office and the monies gathered have supported the advertising of his first term's achievements thus ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2012

    100 Most Powerless New Yorkers

    A 'power list' for the rest of us

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Dan Garodnick Q&A: The Senate Bill That Would Bail Out Landlords and Gut Court Ruling on Stuy Town Rents

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Pedro Espada Jr.: No One's More Loyal -- to Landlords

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2010

    Stuy Town owners miss mortgage payment

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​Rats, drug dealers, hookers, a gambling "casino' in one of the apartments: 2320 Aqueduct Avenue in the Bronx sounds like a terrible building. It used to be bad when one of the Voice's perennial "10 Worst Landlords" owned it. Then he sold out to fancy new owners -- including a Tishman Speyer a ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2009

    A Thanksgiving Honor Roll: NYC's Unsung Heroes

    Lauding the oft-overlooked people in a city of celebrity

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2009

    Stuy Town/Peter Cooper mortgage changes hands

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Stuy Town Tenants Don't Get a Break on November Rents, Despite Ruling

    After last week's landmark Stuyvesant Town decision -- in which a state appeals court found that the mega-developer Tishman Speyer had misused city tax breaks and illegally converted to market rate thousands of rent-controlled apartments in the historic complex -- one would expect some confusion. Bu ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 27, 2009

    The Mayor's Press Pass

    The unexamined world of Mike Bloomberg

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Tishman Loses Stuy Town Fight; May Have to Pay $200 Million, Default

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    After Stuy Town Decision, Experts See Real Estate Market "Collapse." Really?

    When a state appeals court decision came down today that private equity-backed realty company Tishman Speyer illegally converted thousands of Stuyvesant Town tenants into luxury units, the company pleaded with the judge that the ruling could be a death blow. Tishman and its partner, the firm Black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    Stuy Town Owners Back in Court to Defend Jacked-Up Rents

    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 >>

  • News

    September 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    Appeals Court Will Hear Stuy Town Dispute (Updated)

    This week, the Second Circuit New York State Court of Appeals agreed to take a look at a case that could have implications for at least 350,000 tenants in New York.The court will examine a recent decision in the ongoing legal battle that pits the tenants of Stuyvesant Town/Cooper Village case agains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    The End of the Landmark Eatery Era?

    (photo courtesy fates of two of the city's landmark restaurants are growing ever bleaker. An untold number of tourists may soon be hungry and disappointed. It seems the Rainbow Room drama has come to an end. Court documents show that the Cipriani family has agreed to clear o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    The Hudson Railyard Bids Are In

    Photo by hotdogger13 via flickr Five developers submitted proposals on Thursday for the right to build on the 26-acre Hudson Yards, an MTA-owned property on the West Side that once slated to be the home of New York Jets stadium. The site is one of the biggest swaths of land in Manhattan that has n ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2006

    Yankee Lobbyists on Taxpayers' Tab

    Circling the bases: Documents reveal city paid the team's lobbyists and execs—for lobbying city and state officials

  • News

    August 28, 2001

    Landlords Vote With Bucks

    Where the Real Estate Dollars Are Going

  • News

    January 25, 2000

    Campaign Cash

    Vallone Leads Pack in Real Estate Dollars