The Popularity of REITs is a Long-term Trend

Dec 04, 18 The Popularity of REITs is a Long-term Trend

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There are two main ways to diversify a real estate investment portfolio, either with a real estate fund, or with a real estate investment trust, known as a REIT. Think of a real estate fund as a kind of mutual fund, with a strong focus on investing in stocks of publicly-traded real estate companies. Most real estate funds invest in...

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Downtown Brooklyn Getting Taller

Oct 14, 18 Downtown Brooklyn Getting Taller

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Until 2010 the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower, with its iconic illuminated clock, at 512-feet-tall, was the tallest building in all of Brooklyn. The rezoning of Downtown Brooklyn 2004 invited the construction of taller and taller buildings in an attempt to grow the city without encroaching on the already scarce open spaces in the...

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Habitat for Humanity Brings Home Ownership to 15 Brooklyn Families

Sep 28, 18 Habitat for Humanity Brings Home Ownership to 15 Brooklyn Families

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Fifteen Brooklyn families are realizing their dream of owning homes in Brooklyn through a years-long project of the non-profit organization Habitat for Humanity. The project was launched about ten years ago, according to CEO of Habitat for Humanity Karen Haycox. “We’ve been holding the property and putting the project together for...

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Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

May 24, 18 Pouya David Yadegar: How one investor applied real estate skills to equity investing

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There are several reasons stocks can be a great investment vehicle along with real estate. Therefore, it is not surprising when Principal and CIO of Prime Opportunities Investment Group LLC, Pouya David Yadegar, became interested in stocks. Before founding the firm, Pouya managed his own family’s wealth through investments in...

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Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

Feb 05, 18 Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

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New York is an old city which is constantly growing and renewing itself. Unfortunately, for growth to happen, sometimes beautiful and historic buildings need to be demolished. The following buildings are on the chopping block. Here is a little bit about each one. Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side showed their last movie at the...

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Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

Dec 25, 17 Art Deco and Neoclassical Coming Together in Williamsburg

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The area is being cleared and the foundations being dug in preparation for the construction of Brooklyn’s newest combo project: The Dime Savings Bank /Residential tower. Proceeding apace, Williamsburg’s historic Dime Savings Bank will see a specially designed 248-foot tower rise adjacent, incorporating the Dime’s neoclassical...

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