WATCH: Developers talk politics and the market at TRD‘s forum

The Real Deal’s 10th annual New York showcase and forum kicked off with a head-to-head showdown between Pam Liebman and Howard Lorber. That discussion, however, was far from the most contentious panel of the day. That title goes to the day’s second panel, which saw Eliot Spitzer, John Catsimatidis and Don Peebles take each other on over both local and federal politics. […]

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 […]

City Planning OKs Moskovits’ 25 Kent special permit but cans Williamsburg rezoning proposal

Rendering of 25 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg (credit: Heritage Equity Partners) (inset: Toby Moskovits) The City Planning Commission blessed developers Toby Moskovits and Rubenstein Partners’ bid for a special permit enabling their planned 400,000-square-foot Williamsburg Generator office complex – but scrapped a rezoning plan that would have facilitated similar office developments in the neighborhood. Moskovits’ […]