There’s an old joke that says: “God created economists to make weathermen look good.” Generally speaking, economists do not pay much attention to the weather because it does not affect economic activity except over very short periods of time. A bad storm might affect a region for a few days or weeks, but after it’s Read More
A healthy food chain dealt a mortal blow by Superstorm Sandy will reopen near its original location, The Commercial Observer has learned.
Muscle Maker Grill signed a 10-year, 1,000-square-foot lease at 114 Seventh Avenue nearly nine months after Sandy memorably led to the collapse of its former home’s facade at 92 Eighth Avenue.
Here we are, looking back at the year 2012, well into the next boom in commercial real estate financing. It hasn’t peaked yet, but it seems to be accelerating. And this time, the acceleration feels faster than the last time around. At least in New York City, we’re largely back to where we were before Read More