New York City

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    New York City

    Luxury Developer Extell Took Hard-to-Get PPP Stimulus Loans

    (NEW YORK, NEW YORK)— After the Small Business Administration released its report on recipients of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), numerous stories emerged of the not-so-small businesses who also received the coveted loans. Among them is luxury real estate developer Extell, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company is […]

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    Former Jehovah’s Witness Buildings Gets Modern Makeover

    (BROOKLYN, NEW YORK)— The legendary and even ominous “Watchtower” building that has housed the world headquarters for Jehovah’s witnesses since the 1960s has recently been converted to a modern, airy commercial property with office, retail and hospitality space for rent. Now, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports, the complex will soon […]

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    New York City

    COVID Slows Real Estate Market During Peak Season

    (NEW YORK, NEW YORK)— Agents are seeing home sales fall as panicked buyers back out of deals and sellers hesitate to invite strangers into their home for showings, The Wall Street Journal reports. The virus strikes the city at a particularly unfortunate time, halting home sales at the time when […]