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Kornblum and D’Amaro complete several real estate transactions in April
May 17, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Yaron Kornblum represented 509-511 West 189th LLC, 519-521 West 189th LLC and 520, West 190th LLC in the refinance of properties located at 509-511 and 519-521 West 189th Streets, NYC and 520 West 190th Street, NYC containing a total of 149 residential units with Greystone Servicing Corporation for an aggregate loan of $18.360 million. Yaron also represented …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Partner
May 14, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Khoren Bandazian has joined the firm as a Partner. Khoren Bandazian has joined the firm’s Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Group. Bandazian practices in all areas of commercial real estate acquisition, financing, leasing, development and sales. He also serves as counsel to …
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Honig Quoted in NY Post
May 13, 2019 | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Cheryl Korman, Jeremy Honig and Erez Glambosky successfully obtained an emergency injunction from the Appellate Division, First Department preventing the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building. Honig was quoted in the New York Post article, “Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter.” The article discusses New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s …
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Honig, Antar and Ross Secure Eviction and $1.36 Million Judgment
May 6, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig, Mark Antar and Burton Ross successfully prosecuted a commercial holdover proceeding in New York County on behalf of Brickman, a midsized real estate investor and landlord, securing the eviction of a defaulting tenant that had leased three floors of the building known as 229 West 36th Street, New York, NY, as well as …
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Schieber and Tare Secure Victory for Good Guy Guarantor
April 18, 2019 | Joshua M. Tare | Evan R. Schieber | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Rivkin Radler scored a significant victory on behalf of a guarantor under a commercial lease, with important implications for commercial tenants and landlords that may be negotiating commercial leases.  311 West 43rd Venture, LLC v 15th Floor Media LLC et al, Supreme Court, Index No. 650851/2018, involved a dispute over the proper interpretation of the …
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Real Estate Group Handles Multiple Transactions in March
April 17, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Michael Heller and Louis D’ Amaro handled the Assignment of Lease for the Landlord in connection with the sale of a gas station. Jason Kurland, along with John Panagopoulos, represented the Seller in its transfer of a hotel located at 338 West 36th Street, New York, NY for a purchase price of $280 million. At …
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Grill, Schieber, and De La Hoz Secure Summary Judgment Directing Specific Performance
April 4, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill, Evan R. Schieber, and Catalina E. De La Hoz secured summary judgment directing specific performance of a contract of sale on behalf of our client, the buyer of a multiple-dwelling residence in Brooklyn.  The dispute arose out of a contract of sale that required the sellers to, among other things, obtain, as …
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Honig, Glambosky, Gordon and Spero Close Multimillion-Dollar Deal
March 26, 2019 | Bankruptcy | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On March 26, Jeremy Honig, Erez Glambosky, Stu Gordon and Matt Spero were successful in bringing to a close a long-running, multimillion-dollar litigation involving our client (the Board of Managers of a condominium located in Tribeca), a commercial unit owner at the condominium (the landlord), and a restaurant-bar operating at the commercial unit (the tenant). …
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Kurland featured in New York Law Journal article
March 20, 2019 | Trusts & Estates | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jason Kurland was featured in a New York Law Journal article, “How a $254M Powerball Ticket Changed This Man’s Life.” Click here to read the article. …
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Real Estate Transactions in February 2019
March 14, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Louis D’Amaro and Stephen Weissman closed on a $34.2 million refinance of a Hilton Garden Inn hotel located in Port Washington, NY. The refinance required the assignment and consolidation of the exiting mortgage on the premises and the approval of the Nassau County Industrial Development Agency. Louis D’Amaro and Max Gershenoff completed the assignment of …
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