Watch: Eliot Spitzer’s advice for Kathy Hochul

Less than a year after ascending to New York’s highest office following the ouster of her predecessor, Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Kathy Hochul is neck-deep in her first state budget negotiations — an annual slog through the political swamp of Albany in which much is at stake but little is revealed to the public until a final deal is reached. Numerous real estate issues remain unsettled as talks stretch far beyond the budget’s April 1 deadline,

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Related Companies nabs land from Spitzer Enterprises for $77M

Related Companies has paid Spitzer Enterprises $77 million for nearly all its ownership interest in three Hudson Yards properties near to where a joint venture among the companies plans to develop housing. The deal gives Related 99.9 percent ownership in 17,300 square feet across three parcels, at 506 and 512 West 36th Street and 511 West 35th Street, which Spitzer bought in 2013 for $88 million.  The transaction values the properties at 12 percent less

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Spitzer snags $388M loan for Williamsburg complex

Eliot Spitzer’s development firm has secured a $388 million refinancing package for its massive rental complex at 420 Kent Avenue on the Williamsburg waterfront. Meridian Capital Group arranged the 10-year, interest-only CMBS loan, which was provided by Citigroup, Commercial Observer reported, citing sources familiar with the deal. The new loan replaces a $386 million loan provided by KKR Real Estate Finance Trust in May 2019. The 1.5 million-square-foot complex consists of three glass towers designed

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Eliot Spitzer Tax Returns Partially Released Following Criticism

NEW YORK — Eliot Spitzer released parts of his federal tax returns for the last two years on Wednesday, but withheld significant portions that would give a full picture of his wealth. The mini-document dump came after Spitzer, a candidate for New York City comptroller, was pounded by critics Tuesday for refusing to provide his …