Saturday , June 24 2017

Real Estate

Cohen’s Point72 plans move to skyscraper in NYC’s Hudson Yards

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  Bloomberg Billionaire Steven A. Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management agreed to move its New York offices to 55 Hudson Yards, the third skyscraper planned for Related Cos.’s $25 billion development on Manhattan’s far west side. Point72, the $11 billion firm that oversees Cohen’s wealth, plans to lease more than 175,000 ...

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Silicon Valley’s latest startup offering is a whole city

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  Bloomberg Y Combinator, the startup accelerator and investment firm that helped produce Airbnb, Dropbox, and Instacart, is embarking on a creation project arguably more ambitious than any company. “We want to build cities,” wrote Y Combinator partner Adora Cheung and President Sam Altman in an announcement slated for release ...

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Singapore realty gets a prop with a whiff of Brexit

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  Bloomberg For all the damage it’s doing to a fragile global economy, Brexit might have some unintended positive consequences. Among them, perhaps, a soft landing for Singapore’s wobbly property market. With hindsight, the seemingly excessive S$3.4 billion ($2.5 billion) that Qatar Investment Authority paid BlackRock this month to buy ...

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EU exit to prolong London’s housing woes, says Foxtons

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  Bloomberg Foxtons Group Plc forecast lower 2016 revenue and profit as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union prolongs uncertainty in London’s residential property market. The shares fell to the lowest since the company’s stock-market debut. Earnings will fall significantly from a year earlier as “challenging conditions” hurt ...

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Crystal Lagoons tech usage soars past $20bn in MENASA

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  EMIRATES BUSINESS Crystal Lagoons, the multinational innovation company and developer of patented technology that makes giant crystalline lagoons a reality, has tallied up its current activity in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) projects, revealing a presence in real estate developments worth a staggering US$20 billion. ...

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