New York’s luxury office towers attract employees back to work
Latest report from the Real Estate Board of New York finds Class A office buildings have higher occupancy rates with implications for the rest of the nation
by Taylor Anderson Feb 27
Compass seeks antitrust settlement with NYC's largest real estate association
The brokerage sent a letter to the District Court for the Southern District of New York seeking to settle its dispute with the Real Estate Board of New York, or REBNY, outside of the courtroom
by Ben Verde Dec 14
CoStar sees revenue, profit jump in Q3 despite slowing housing market
In an earnings call Tuesday, the real estate giant pointed to its business as a particularly successful standout in an otherwise challenging market this summer
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 25
NYC real estate commissions are all over the map: Consumer watchdog
In a report on Wednesday, the Consumer Federation of America found the median commissions listing agents offered to buyer agents ranged from 1% in parts of Brooklyn to 3% in Manhattan
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 20
CoStar debuts Citysnap search portal as Zillow rivalry continues
The Citysnap real estate search portal includes homes for sale and rent in New York City. It also represents the latest chapter in a rivalry between CoStar and Zillow
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 30
Court rejects REBNY bid to toss Compass antitrust suit
The allegations that the Real Estate Board of New York conspired with Corcoran and Douglas Elliman to 'smother' competition move forward
New York state makes remote online notarizations permanent
As more states allow RON, California and North Carolina are among notable holdouts
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 28
Compass hires new sales executive from Brown Harris Stevens
Fritz Frigan most recently worked as an executive vice president at the New York City-based brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 3
CoStar CEO likens Zillow's StreetEasy to blackmail
Andy Florance on Tuesday positioned his company's upcoming New York City portal as an alternative to Zillow-owned StreetEasy
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 26
CoStar revenue rises to new heights in latest earnings report
The company pulled in $499M in revenue during the third quarter of this year. That's a 17% jump compared to last year at the same time
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 26
CoStar takes aim at Zillow in NYC with launch of Citysnap portal
Homesnap's new portal should launch across New York City in 2022. It's the latest development in a simmering search portal cold war between CoStar and Zillow
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 13
Diane Ramirez named chief strategy officer at Berkshire Hathaway New York Properties
Diane Ramirez, co-founder of New York-based Halstead, will be tasked with expanding Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' presence in New York and its surrounding states
by Libertina Brandt Aug 5
Compass sues REBNY, alleges conspiracy with other brokerages
Compass says the New York organization has worked with Douglas Elliman and the Corcoran Group to "thwart competitors" and "smother" competition
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 12
CoStar Group buys URL
The company, which has signaled a move into residential real estate in recent months, plans to develop a national marketplace for agents
by Patrick Kearns Jan 5
CoStar spoiling for a fight with Zillow over listing data in NYC
Homesnap, which CoStar is acquiring, is reportedly working with the Real Estate Board of New York on a listing portal to rival StreetEasy, which is owned by Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Dec 15