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New York City and the impact of the coronavirus

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the US Commercial Real Estate Market

There’s no denying that the emergence of COVID-19 has caused a tectonic shift in the world order. Whether we’re aware of it or not, the global economy and the way that we do business have changed forever, and this pandemic ...
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New York City commute times by neighborhoods

Which Neighborhoods Have the Best — and Worst — Commute Times in New York City

Known to many as the city that never sleeps, New York is notoriously one of the busiest, loudest, and most trafficked urban centers in the world. The city is a Mecca for arts and entertainment, and it’s also home to ...
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The noisiest neigborhoods in NYC

Looking For a New Office for Your Business? These Are the Noisiest NYC Neighborhoods to Work In

New York City is one of the busiest urban centers in the world. All the major global corporations and institutions have an outpost here, and professionals from around the world dream of making it big in the Big Apple. However, ...
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Avoid 7 Mistakes when searching for NYC Office Rentals

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Inspecting Office Rentals

7 Missteps to Avoid When Touring Office Space Most commercial office space leases generally have a term of 3 to 10 years. As a result, executives are not accustomed to evaluating potential space. So if you haven't been in the ...
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Top tax-paying office buildings in Manhattan

These Are the 50 Top Tax-Paying Office Buildings in New York City

Property taxes in the U.S. are a frequent topic of debate, especially when it comes to commercial real estate. Office buildings in major American cities shell out exorbitant amounts on property taxes each year, particularly in New York City, which ...
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Manhattan Office Construction Report 2010-2019

Hudson Square Added More Office Space From 2010 to 2020 Than Any Other Manhattan Submarket

Office development in New York City is more intense than ever, fueled by steady job growth in the metro and a constant influx of tech businesses leasing and expanding office space in NYC. As a result, the city boasts the ...
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office sales in NYC from 2010 to 2020

These Were the Biggest NYC Office Sales of the Past Decade, in Each Borough

We recently looked at a decade’s worth of New York City office sales, zooming in on each borough to see the evolution of the market from 2010 through 2019. What we found is that, while Manhattan continues to outshine the rest ...
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Tips for Negotiating the Lowest Base Rent on Commercial Space

Tips for Negotiating the Lowest Base Rent on Commercial Space

I'll start with an example of a real situation. Last year, I represented a digital marketing agency with a $9,500 per month budget that was in the market for about 2,000 Rentable Square Feet. They had outgrown their 800 Square ...
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Residential Tenants No Longer Have to Pay Broker Fees in NYC

Residential Tenants No Longer Have to Pay Broker Fees in NYC [Update: As of Feb 11, 2020, tenants still have to pay broker fees due to a temporary restraining order issued by justice Michael Mackey of the New York Supreme ...
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One World Trade Center on the Manhattan skyline

Market Report: A Look at NYC Office Sales Activity From 2010 to 2020

The New York City office market is one of the busiest in the world, in terms of both leasing and sales activity. Manhattan is one of the priciest business districts out there, home to a high density of multinational corporations, ...
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Empire State Building Art Deco lobby

8 NYC Art Deco Buildings Where You Can Rent Office Space

Art Deco, the pairing of exquisite craftsmanship with rich materials, and a clear statement of luxury, glamour, exuberance and overall progress, has a strong presence in New York City. As one of the first truly international styles, Art Deco combines ...
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The 5 Best NYC Office Neighborhoods for Architecture, Design, and Other Creative Firms

New York City is a major art hub, and one of the most sought-after destinations in the world for artists and designers. All the big fashion houses, architecture firms, and design companies operate outposts in the Big Apple, following that ...
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