Pottery Barn Launches A Chic Garden-Theme Collection With Julia Berolzheimer

May 17, 2022

Julia Berolzheimer redefines garden chic with her Pottery Barn collaboration Pottery Barn Pottery Barn and tastemaker Julia Berolzheimer recently launched a gorgeous garden-themed collection just in time for summer. Berolzheimer puts her own spin on traditional style for the line, weaving in both her personal aesthetic as well as that of the brand. “I am thrilled to be partnering with Pottery Barn, an authority in the home space and a brand I admire, to reflect my love for design and t ...read more

Secured Lenders And Their Counsel Can’t Forget The Minor Details In A Secured Loan

May 17, 2022

UCC-1 filings are easy to make correctly and a disaster if done wrong. U.S. Government Many types of commercial financing rely on security. For a real estate loan, the main security usually consists of a mortgage. For other types of financing, including real estate mezzanine loans, the main security will consist of a “security interest,” a pledge, under the Uniform Commercial Code. Either way, if the borrower defaults, the security gives the lender a relatively straight path to its c ...read more

Are We Nearing The End Of The Seller Market In New York City Real Estate?

May 17, 2022

Current market dynamics indicated by the slight slowdown in deal activity, increasing luxury days on ... [+] market, and mediating last asking price suggests that the seller’s market in Manhattan real estate may be fading. getty The Manhattan real estate market remains very competitive. Monthly contract activity is still running 30% above seasonal averages, with monthly new supply running almost 25% above typical levels. After a year-plus buying frenzy, the market is showing signs tha ...read more

Exclusive: This $59 Million Waterfront Mansion In Miami’s ‘Billionaire Bunker’ Could Become America’s Most Expensive Bitcoin Real Estate Deal Ever

May 16, 2022

Miami's "Billionaire Bunker" a.k.a Indian Creek Island has it's own 13-person police force and ... [+] marine guard and is home to only 40 residences Courtesy of Todd Michael Glaser/Dina Goldentayer For roughly 1,903 Bitcoin at today’s conversion rate, Ivanka Trump, Spanish crooner Julio Iglesias, billionaire investor Carl Icahn, and dozens of other A-listers and titans of industry could soon become your neighbors in Miami’s most coveted address. Locally known as “Billionaire Bunk ...read more

How Do You Say “Membership Interest” For An Equity Pledge?

May 16, 2022

Despite going out of its way to encourage nonresidents to create limited liability companies in its ... [+] state, Delaware fails to define the term “membership interests” in its LLC law. (Photo by Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images Commercial real estate lenders often lend against pledges of equity interests in limited liability companies that own real estate, rather than just against mortgages of the real estate itsel ...read more

As Hong Kong Relaxes COVID Rules The Luxury Market Gains Momentum

May 15, 2022

A drone takes in an aerial view of Hong Kong. getty The luxury real estate market in Hong Kong is exhibiting signs of recovery following weeks of stagnation as a result of another wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the first quarter of 2022, Hong Kong was fighting its fifth wave of the pandemic. As restrictions ease, real estate agents are optimistic that the high-end market is poised to take off, particularly now that buyers can view properties in person. Letizia Casalino, the direct ...read more

Luxury Apartment Offers A Prime Spot In Central Paris For $7 Million

May 15, 2022

The light-filled apartment is on the fourth floor of a 1910 building. Groupe Mercure Paris’ 8th arrondissement, or district, is widely known for the famed Champs Elysees, the wide upscale retail street that links the Arc de Triomphe monument and the Place de la Concorde public square. Every July, television spectators from around the world watch the corridor closely as the annual Tour de France bike race concludes there. What may not be apparent to the public eye, is that the chi ...read more

Rupert Murdoch’s Nephew Puts A Price On Landmark Melbourne Estate

May 15, 2022

The storied estate in an affluent neighborhood of Melbourne, Australia, was updated over a two-year ... [+] period. Private Properties Global A member of one of Australia’s most notable families is listing one of Melbourne’s most notable homes. Theater director Michael Kantor—nephew to media-mogul Rupert Murdoch—along with his wife, Silvia, are putting their Italianate mansion, known as Namarong, on the market with a price expectation of between AUD 22 million and 24 mill ...read more

Crypto Just Became Real Estate’s Hottest New Thing. Here’s What That Means For Buyers, Sellers, And Developers

May 14, 2022

Adaptation from an evolutionary perspective is by nature a glacially unhurried process. It pans out even slower and more painfully when it comes to fundamental changes to the rules by which the real estate industry plays—many of which remain so outdated that they are analogously as irrelevant and inefficient as phones still attached to the wall. Which is why everyone—brokers, realtors, developers, buyers, sellers, and particularly cryptocurrency investors—should be paying close attentio ...read more

Forbes Global 2000: The World’s Largest Real Estate Companies In 2022

May 14, 2022

One Manhattan West near Hudson Yards in New York is one of Brookfield Asset Management's crown jewels. Getty Images Rising inflation across the globe had investors searching for safety in real assets in the last year, and many real estate companies were beneficiaries. The Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate index gained 35% in 2021, outperforming the SP 500 index’s 27% gain, and despite shedding 11% alongside the rest of the market in the first four months of 2022, most real estate firms (at ...read more