Jared Kushner looks to be still tied up in 229 West 43rd Street retail condo

The White House recently confirmed that Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and perhaps his closest adviser, would hold on to some of his real estate assets. Kushner, who recently stepped down as head of Kushner Companies, has so far declined to provide a comprehensive list of what he will and will not keep. But a […]

EB-5 is a big, beautiful door for Trump corruption: State Dems

When the EB-5 visa program debuted in 1992, members of Congress said it would spur job growth and whip up a significant amount of capital investment from overseas. But despite vigorous support from the real estate industry and a largely supportive Congress, opposition against the program continues to mount. Critics have taken aim at Ponzi-style […]

Jared Kushner sells stake in 666 Fifth Avenue

UPDATED Jan. 31, 02:47 PM: Jared Kushner sold his equity stake in 666 Fifth Avenue, once the most expensive office buildings in America. According to a spokesperson for Kushner Companies, the stake was sold to a family trust, but the company declined to comment on who exactly would control it. “Mr. Kushner’s ownership interests were sold […]

Jared Kushner is shopping the New York Observer: report

Donald Trump hasn’t agreed to sell off a single cent of his business empire before he becomes president, but his son-in-law, the oft behind-the-scenes political schemer Jared Kushner, appears ready to let his New York Observer go for good. Kushner has been quietly shopping Observer Media, fashion industry publication WWD reported Wednesday. The New York […]

Kushner loans Moskovits $33M for Bushwick project

As traditional banks tighten the purse strings, Jared Kushner is seeing through a commitment to establish his firm as a peer-to-peer lender. A debt fund under the Kushner Companies umbrella provided a $33 million loan to Toby Moskovits’ Heritage Equity Partners for a new mixed-use office and retail project at 215 Moore Street, according to […]

Jared Kushner was instrumental in getting Trump elected — what comes next for him?

While President-elect Donald Trump met with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office Thursday, Jared Kushner strolled the White House’s South Lawn with Obama’s chief of staff Denis McDonough. The sight of the two men deep in discussion sent tabloids into overdrive: Might Trump tap Kushner to be his chief of staff? Fueling that thesis […]

Kushner secures $370M to refi Times Square retail condo

Jared Kushner’s Kushner Companies landed a $370 million loan from Deutsche Bank and SL Green Realty to refinance its 250,000-square foot retail condominium on West 43rd Street. The financing includes a $285 million senior note from Deutche Bank and a $85 million mezzanine loan from SL Green, the Commercial Observer reported. JLL’s Keith Kurland and […]

Kushner pushed for hit piece on Richard Mack after two clashed over 666 Fifth deal: sources

Jared Kushner strong-armed his reporters into pursuing a controversial story about fellow real estate investor Richard Mack, after the two feuded over a deal involving Kushner’s trophy office property at 666 Fifth Avenue, sources told The Real Deal. On Thursday, Vanity Fair published a profile of Kushner, the CEO of Kushner Companies and the publisher […]