Doctoroff Honors REBNY Members at Awards Ceremony

Dan Doctoroff

Bloomberg LP CEO Dan Doctoroff preached the gospel of growth as he honored 10 award winners this morning at the Real Estate Board of New York’s annual commercial management leadership breakfast.

The former Bloomberg administration deputy mayor stressed the vital importance of commercial real estate to the city’s economy as he called for strengthening the “virtuous cycle” of prosperity ushered in by industry leaders following the recent recession. Read More


REBNY Report Throws Hammer Down on Landmarking

An image from the annual REBNY GALA

The number of Manhattan properties under landmark protection has reached a milestone, but this will only restrain job creation, constrict development and increase the city’s cost of living, according to the Real Estate Board of New York.

A report from REBNY found that 11,857 properties – nearly 27.7 percent – of Manhattan properties are now Read More

The Lobby, REBNY

Rob Speyer Named Next REBNY Chairman

Rob Speyer

Rob Speyer will be the Real Estate Board of New York’s next chairman, the powerful professional association and lobbying group announced this afternoon.

Mr. Speyer, the president and co-CEO of the real estate investment firm Tishman Speyer, will take the position in January when the current chairwoman, Mary Ann Tighe, steps down. Read More