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Rangers’ star Jacob Trouba nets Tribeca condo for $6.7M

He shoots, he scores! New York Ranger defenseman Jacob Trouba has shelled out $6.7 million for a Tribeca condo, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. The Michigan native will be moving into a building with a history of hosting celebrities, including “Don’t Look Up” star Jennifer Lawrence, SNL alum (and Austin Powers himself) Mike Myers and multi-talented musician and actor Justin Timberlake, who sold his penthouse in the building for $29...

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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen selling penthouse apartments in Nolita

Legend has it they’re going to sell. Celebrity super-couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are looking to sell two apartments they own in Nolita, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. According to the newspaper, the “All of Me” crooner and his cookbook-author wife are looking for $18 million for the two penthouse apartments in the Brewster Carriage House, a 19th-century built landmark. The two contiguous apartments were purchased by the ...

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Floating real estate: Colin Jost, Pete Davidson buy Staten Island Ferry boat

They’re on a boat. “Saturday Night Live” regulars Colin Jost and Pete Davidson — arguably the two most-famous Staten Island-bred comedians ever — have purchased a decommissioned ferry boat that for years floated them to and from Manhattan. The more than half-century-old John F. Kennedy, which plied the waters between South Ferry and St. George since 1965, was purchased by the duo — along with comedy club owner Paul Italia — f...

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Suburban Chicago horse farm could be put to pasture

The owners of a 35-acre horse farm in suburban Wheaton, the town’s largest private estate, have a simple answer for a group that wants to buy and preserve the land: Neigh. The DuPage County Forest Preserve District this week voted to negotiate with the farm’s long-time owners, the Bolger family, the Chicago Tribune reported. They’ve tried to buy the Gladstone Ridge farm twice before, in 1988 and 1998. Each time, then-owners Vincent Bolge...

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Atlanta’s wealthiest – and whitest – neighborhood continues effort to secede

The City of Buckhead? Residents of Atlanta’s wealthiest and whitest neighborhood are doubling down on efforts to secede from the city and create an independent police force, alarming local officials who worry about population loss and reduced tax revenue, according to the Wall Street Journal. Critics say a split would divide the region along economic and racial lines and perhaps politically as well. The Republican-led state legislature i...

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Vicky Ward breaks down New York State’s Trump investigation

If you don’t have time to read through state Attorney General Letitia James’ recent filing to the Supreme Court of New York State on her investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s real estate practices (and alleged shenanigans), you’re in luck: journalist Vicky Ward has broken all down for you. In her latest Substack post, the “The Liar’s Ball” author questions whether or not Trump crossed the line when he allegedl...

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Cincinnati agency buys 200 rental homes, elbowing out investors

A Cincinnati agency can now add landlord to its title. The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority agreed last month to pay $14.5 million for 195 houses throughout Cincinnati and surrounding Hamilton County, aiming to thwart investors and keep renters in their homes, according to the Wall Street Journal. It aims to fix them up and sell them to low- and middle-class tenants. The agency outbid more than a dozen investment firms to pick ...

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Lloyd’s of London may exit “Inside Out” home after three decades

Lloyd’s of London, the 300-year-old insurer that takes on complex risks from ships to oil rigs and the legs of soccer players, is pondering whether to bail out of its famed London headquarters now that flexible working seems here to stay. The world’s largest commercial insurance firm said it could move out of its “inside-out” building home of 36 years, according to the Daily Mail. “As we adapt to new structures and flexible ways of read more »

They can sell the Hamptons. But can they sell “Selling the Hamptons”?

Reality television is headed back to the world of Hamptons real estate agents with Selling the Hamptons, which premiered on Discovery+ this week. Stars of the show spoke to the New York Post ahead of Thursday’s premiere, offering a taste of the backstories that led them to become real estate agents in one of the world’s wealthiest enclaves. The cast consists of six Nest Seekers International agents, including three that appeared on Netflix...

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NYC investment sales hit multi-year peak to end 2021

Mirroring a late-year surge observed in Manhattan, New York City’s investment sales market ended the year with a flurry of activity as deal volume topped levels last seen in 2018 and dollar volume achieved at least a four-year high. The city recorded 626 investment sales in the fourth quarter, according to a report by Ariel Property Advisors, the most in a single quarter since the beginning of 2018, when 643 deals closed. Sales in the

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