Empty stores are turning into fulfillment centers and the market for warehouse space is booming, as the pandemic rockets the retail industry into its e-commerce future.
Together, they employ about 23 million essential workers. But the pandemic has pushed them to the brink. President-elect Biden needs to step in now.
He built an empire from scratch, changing the skyline with high-end residential and office towers but leaving his crowning project unfinished.
Real estate developers are seeking opportunities to buy student housing from strapped universities and convert them into apartments for white-collar workers.
As the pandemic has wrought havoc on the economy, many New York stores have been unable to pay the rent, forcing co-ops to pick up the slack.
Hoping to reinvent itself, Hamilton turned to art and even punctuation. Now a huge sports complex may bring it new purpose.
On an empty lot near Phoenix, perhaps the most auto-addicted city in America, a start-up is betting $170 million on a more walkable future.
The real estate industry has long enjoyed uniquely favorable tax treatment — thanks in part to Mr. Trump’s actions before and after he became president.
Remnants of 19th-century Bushwick still exist at the William Ulmer Brewery. A castle-like, two-story office is on the market as residences, while other plans have been stalled by the pandemic.
Free lunch. Discounted parking. Learning pods for children. Some New York City companies are offering incentives to workers who are required to return to the office.
The people of Illinois, Arizona and California have a chance to make the distribution of state taxation a little more fair.
Proposition 13 in 1978 curbed property tax increases. Now voters may strip protection for commercial buildings, helping hard-hit local budgets.
With state and city government support, developers are building laboratories for medical research and incubator spaces for biotech start-ups amid the race for a coronavirus vaccine.
The four companies known as Big Tech — Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — now have more than 22,000 employees in the city, with thousands added just this year.
Groundscrapers have been considered less exalted than their soaring brethren, but their ability to house an entire company on a single floor has made them more desirable in the pandemic.
They’re making it harder for the city to recover. Here’s how to lower them.
As the hospitality industry grapples with a severe downturn, owners are turning hotels into offices, schools, emergency housing, wedding halls or homeless shelters.
A virtual tour looks at the legal battles and innovations behind 42nd Street. Our critic chats with the Harvard professor Jerold S. Kayden.
With environmental benefits and lower labor costs, mass timber has grown into a market that could rival steel and concrete in the construction industry.
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.
Some landlords are adjusting rent, while others hold firm. Their decisions are reshaping New York City’s neighborhoods.
The Canalejas project, a showcase for the city’s growth as an attraction, is opening amid concerns about protecting cultural heritage and a rise in coronavirus cases.
The British government and business lobby want workers to return to support surrounding businesses, but some city offices are only 15 percent full.
As they grow accustomed to working from home, many businesses are delaying signing new leases until rents drop and the pandemic passes.
As companies reconsider their long-term need to have employees on site, low-wage workers depending on office-based businesses stand to lose the most.
Using land trusts and land banks to develop distressed properties creates growth and equity.
As the outlook for retail, hotel and office space shifts, some developers are already planning to convert empty properties to new uses.
The New York State attorney general is investigating whether the president and the Trump Organization improperly inflated the value of his holdings.
The famed flagship store on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street is undergoing a renovation and is expected to reopen in the spring of 2022.
Airports have some of the most lucrative square footage in the world, but the pandemic has crushed that calculus.
Some hedge funds and private equity firms that lent money to property owners are now suing them for falling behind on interest payments.
A building block in most construction projects, concrete is responsible for about 8 percent of global carbon emissions. Several companies are working to create a greener mix.
Some national chains, both retail and restaurants, are closing outlets in New York City, which are struggling more than their branches elsewhere.
Set your priorities — walkable town, easy commute, good schools, waterfront access or something else? Then start exploring.
The pandemic has turned cleaning and other mundane building tasks into a challenge, stoking interest in machines as cost-effective solutions.
Despite the pandemic, the social media giant leased all the office space in the former main post office at Penn Station in Midtown.
In 2019, the Trump Organization showed improvement over the previous year. But the company’s minimum reported revenues still fell short of the president’s first year in office, his new financial disclosure shows.
In photos and videos, researchers and thrill-seekers celebrate the allure of abandoned schools, factories, hotels, movie palaces and other forgotten properties.
7,500 workers are missing from a famous building. A food cart sells 10 hot dogs a day. The virus’s effect on one block could be a vision of the city’s future.
Ascena Retail is the latest retailer to fall during the pandemic. The disappearance of some of its 2,800 stores is a fresh blow to shopping malls.
The key to pandemic survival for your favorite, homey retailer may be bankruptcy protection. But the code does too little for small businesses.
Improvement of roads and rails has accelerated, but the crisis has strained budgets, muddling prospects for the projects and the real estate developments that count on them.
In south London, people rebelled when a developer, backed by an American hedge fund, tried to evict Nour Cash & Carry.
Brick-and-mortar retail was in the midst of seismic changes even before the pandemic. Analysts say as much as a quarter of America’s malls may close in the next five years.
Seven teams are building privately financed stadiums, a departure from the billions of public dollars spent on new arenas in other sports leagues.
A flood of investment from China has tempered worries that Beijing’s tightening grip on the Asian financial capital would end its status as a lucrative place to do business.
Tech, catering and design companies are rushing to sell employers on fever scanners, box lunches and office floor-planning apps for social distancing. But it’s too soon to tell if they will work.
As the city enters Phase 2, thousands will return to work even as many companies, worried about new cases, keep their workers home.
Savers who want to build their nest eggs without relying solely on the stock market have other options. The pandemic is testing their skills.
Coronavirus killed the new neighborhood’s momentum, but its potential for rebound could be a bellwether for the city’s overall economic health.