Tighe, Gilmartin talk success in “shark tank,” “testosterone”-dominated NYC CRE

Tucked away in an album at Mary Ann Tighe’s Southampton house is a 19-year-old paper napkin. The napkin is from a lunch she had with her former boss in January 1997, when she asked what it would take to become vice chair of her then-company, Insignia ESG. According to Tighe, her boss took out a […]

Downtown Brooklyn’s second act: Q&A, part I

MaryAnne Gilmartin and Seth Pinsky From the May issue: The buzz surrounding Downtown Brooklyn’s skyline has lately reached a fever pitch. Last year, JDS and the Chetrit Group unveiled plans to build Brooklyn’s tallest tower, a 73-story residential skyscraper that would be twice as high as anything surrounding it. The investment represents a stark contrast […]

“We’re going to see some real distress”: Witkoff

Steve Witkoff is warning of tough times ahead in the new development market Steve Witkoff isn’t known for pulling punches. And he wasn’t about to start today. “I believe that we’re going to see some real distress,” the developer said Tuesday, sounding alarm bells over the state of New York’s new development market. Speaking about the new […]