Beltran throws a curve as mansion gets reduced

Former Met Carlos Beltran went down to defeat with his fellow Cardinals in the World Series Wednesday — and he’s taking his lumps in the real estate world, too.


Title company owner prison-bound after failing to pay off 34 mortgages

The owner of a title company that failed to pay off $5.3 million in unpaid balances on 34 outstanding mortgages on properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Ohio has agreed to plead guilty in exchange for a recommended sentence …

Blackstone seeks $500M for London New York hotel

The Blackstone Group is looking to sell its leasehold interest in the London New York hotel at 151 West 54th Street, The Real Deal has learned. Blackstone is looking for at least $500 million for the property, sources said. The multi-national private equity giant has tapped the commercial real estate brokerage firm Eastdil Secured to market the 575,241-square-foot, 562-room hotel, which it has owned since 2004. The fee owner of the site is the estate… [more]

Revealed — Student plans for DDG, Hudson projects: PHOTOS

Cheryl Xu Lu's curving shell design for DDG at 325 West Broadway in Soho

Cheryl Xu Lu’s curving shell design for DDG at 325 West Broadway in Soho

Developers DDG and Hudson Companies, along with The Real Deal, sponsored University of Virginia architecture students on their journey to New York City to put together plans for one of each developer’s residential sites in the city. See the plans after the jump.