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PIQUET REALTY APPOINTS DAVID BENMEN AS NEW REAL ESTATE AGENT

NEW YORK – July 10, 2014: Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm known for its deep ties to the high-end Brazilian investor community, announced the addition of David Benmen as a Licensed Real Estate Broker. He will be based in the firm’s New York City office.

Eastern Union Funding Doubles Production Year-Over-Year

NEW YORK, - July 1, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Eastern Union Funding, one of the largest national private mortgage brokerage companies, has posted over $1.5 billion in sales volume for the first half of the year – which is double that of 2013 – and is on target to break $3 billion in sales volume by year-end

Average and Median Manhattan Apartment Sales Prices Hold Steady

New York, NY - June 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to the 2014 second quarter Manhattan residential market report released today by Brown Harris Stevens, the average Manhattan apartment sale price of $1,700,426 was essentially unchanged from the first quarter of 2014 but up 19% from the second quarter of 2013. At $904,500, the median price, which measures the middle of the market and is less impacted by high-end sales, was just 5% higher from a year ago. The number of closings was up 9% to 2,694 from the second quarter of 2013 and 17% from the previous quarter

Brown Harris Stevens Manhattan Agents Named to Top National Real Estate Agents By WSJ...

New York, NY - June 27, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Brown Harris Stevens is pleased to announce that five agents based in their New York City offices were named as top agents in the country by The Wall Street Journal and Real Trends today. John Burger was ranked the top individual agent in New York City. Lisa Lippman was #2 and Kyle Blackmon #4 in Manhattan.

BROWN HARRIS STEVENS’ DANIELLE GROSSENBACHER ELECTED 2015-2016 INTERNATIONAL REAL ESTATE FEDERATION PRESIDENT

NEW YORK - June 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Brown Harris Stevens, the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, is pleased to announce that Manhattan Real Estate Broker Danielle Grossenbacher has been elected 2015-2016 World President of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI). She will be inducted on May 30, 2015 at the FIABCI World Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Currently, Danielle is also a representative of FIABCI to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

PIQUET REALTY ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE CHANGES

MIAMI - May 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) --- Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with deep ties to the Brazilian investor community, today announced management changes at the top-level of the company. Cristiano Piquet, formerly President, will now serve as Chief Executive Officer of Piquet Realty. Daniel Piquet, former Chief Financial Officer will now assume the role of President. Benjamin Benalloul will continue to run the New York office, as Vice President

Warburg Realty Broker Charlie Lewis Appointed to Board of Brooklyn Community Services

New York - May 21, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Charlie Lewis, a broker at Warburg Realty(r), one of Manhattan's leading residential real estate companies, has been appointed as a board member to Brooklyn Community Services (BCS)

WARBURG REALTY®’S CHRISTINE MILLER MARTIN AND SUSANNE RHOW TO HOST WOMEN’S WEALTH DISCUSSION EVENT

New York - May 2, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Warburg Realty®, one of Manhattan’s leading residential real estate companies, has announced that Christine Miller Martin and Susanne Rhow will host The Smart Woman’s Guide to Building and Protecting Wealth

HAP INVESTMENTS AND DESIGNER KARIM RASHID ANNOUNCE ‘HAP 5’ IN EAST HARLEM

NEW YORK - May 1, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- HAP Investments, a New York based international real estate investment and development company along with designer Karim Rashid announced today the ground breaking for 329 Pleasant Avenue, to be known as “HAP 5.

WARBURG REALTY(r) APPOINTS TWO NEW AGENTS

New York - April 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Warburg Realty(r), one of Manhattan's leading residential real estate companies, today announced Annette DeLara and Rodrigo Retamoza have joined the firm as licensed real estate salespersons

HAP INVESTMENTS AND DESIGNER KARIM RASHID ANNOUNCE ‘HAP 5’ IN EAST HARLEM

NEW YORK - April 28, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- HAP Investments, a New York based international real estate investment and development company along with designer Karim Rashid announced today the ground breaking for 329 Pleasant Avenue, to be known as

PIQUET REALTY SHOWS COMMITMENT TO GROWING THEIR NEW YORK MARKET SHARE

NEW YORK, NY - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, known for their deep ties to the high-end Brazilian investor community, has announced the signing of a new lease at The Coates Building, located at 555 Madison Avenue. The company will utilize the space to grow their New York presence. The firm’s expansion plan includes accommodating roughly 100 agents at this location.

MICHAEL GUERRA JOINS WARBURG REALTY® AS BROOKLYN SALES DIRECTOR

New York - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Warburg Realty®, one of Manhattan’s leading residential real estate companies, today announced Michael Guerra has joined the firm as its Brooklyn Sales Director. In this newly created role, Guerra will be responsible for heading Warburg’s expansion into Brooklyn

PIQUET REALTY, THE PREFERRED REAL ESTATE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL BUYERS, ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF...

New York, NY - April 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, known for their deep ties to the high-end Brazilian investor community, is expanding its foothold in the New York City luxury and commercial marketplace with the acquisition of Portman Realty, Inc., which includes Portman Realty Management, which manages north of 1.0-million-square-feet in New York. Cristiano Piquet, who first established his firm in 2008, will be the President and CEO. New York-based Benjamin Benalloul, formerly President of Portman Realty, will be the Vice President. Benjamin will work in tandem with Cristiano to lead business development and client service initiatives for Piquet Realty in all regions where the firm operates

WARBURG REALTY® APPOINTS ALEXANDREA MERRELL

New York - April 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Warburg Realty®, one of Manhattan’s leading residential real estate companies, today announced that Alexandrea Merrell has joined the firm in its Tribeca office.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Broker Public Portal with Homesnap Grows Over 150% in First Year

Broker Public Portal (BPP) since its launch with Homesnap in January last year has grown from serving 45 Multiple Listing Services to more than 120 MLSs today, representing 800,000 real estate agents and brokers. As a result, Homesnap has become one of the nation’s most collaborative consumer real estate apps. Real estate agents have invited more than 19 million clients and contacts to access MLS listing data, and 8.5 million consumers have engaged with their agents through Homesnap.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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New Menino Survey Of Mayors, From Boston University Initiative On Cities,...

Mayors nationwide, from cities large and small, agree that housing availability and affordability is their most pressing concern and the top reason that people are moving away from their cities. Mayors are also deeply concerned by the consequences of climate change and agree that cities should play a strong role in mitigating the negative effects. At a time when cutbacks in federal and state funding threaten to adversely impact infrastructure and education, mayors are even willing to advocate for increased state and local taxes to close the budgetary gaps and enhance the quality of life for their constituents.