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The Strength of the Downtown Market

Do you smell smoke? I don’t know if I smell smoke, but the New York office leasing market is on fire. Everywhere you go Downtown—from Midtown south, Park Avenue south, Chelsea, Soho and many other locations—the real estate is white hot. The vacancy rate in Manhattan continues to recede, now at just 9.7 percent. We Read More

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When a Big Tenant Moves

Meister Seelig & Fein recently moved from Two Grand Central Tower at 140 East 45th Street to 60,000 square feet of newly built-out space at 125 Park Avenue. MSF is a middle-market law firm that was founded in 1994 and has now grown to more than 65 attorneys. At MHP Real Estate Services, we often Read More

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Succeeding in the Summertime

If you are a successful broker, you are running all day, every day. You take care of clients and prospective tenants and landlords on the phone and by email putting together cost projections, analysis and lots of research, including research about your tenant or landlord as well. You are probably thinking about expanding the areas Read More

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The Real West Side Story

While the Hudson Yards becomes a reality over a number of years, it is important to point out that the area nearby on Ninth Avenue from 37th Street to west 57th Street is an exciting, bustling and often trendy area right now. There are few neighborhoods in New York that the younger generation would prefer Read More

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New York City: A Performance Review

Year after year, MHP Real Estate Services performs. From the brokers who continue to provide sophisticated, pragmatic advice while placing their tenants in spaces throughout the city to our acquisition/disposition team that finds and closes transactions of all sizes with significant regularity, we gather good information.

I have been monitoring the continuing discussion about whether Read More

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New York City: A Performance Review

Year after year, MHP Real Estate Services performs. From the brokers who continue to provide sophisticated, pragmatic advice while placing their tenants in spaces throughout the city to our acquisition/disposition team that finds and closes transactions of all sizes with significant regularity, we gather good information.

I have been monitoring the continuing discussion about whether Read More

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An Interview With NGKF’s David Noonan

For the first in a series of interviews, columnist David Greene, the president of brokerage services at MHP Real Estate Services, conducted an interview at the Yale Club with David Noonan, a senior managing director at Newmark Grubb Knight Frank who heads NGKF Capital Markets in the tristate area.

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