Airbnb eyes commercial buildings in new partnership

Airbnb is working to launch a new hospitality service that will give short-term renters access to spaces in commercial buildings in New York City.

Big NYC brokerage strikes social media marketing partnership

Warburg Realty has embarked on a new partnership that will enable it to execute targeted social media advertising for all of its listings.

How indie brokerages are using technology to survive

Smaller brokerages may lack the institutional muscle of the major franchises or the endless capital from Silicon Valley, but their bootstrapping innovations are nevertheless winning them listings and offering a model for independent players hoping to s…

1 million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked

Roughly a million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked and their information put up for sale on the dark web, the company confirmed Tuesday evening.

Subterranean garbage chutes and a cooling system for trees: The crazy tech behind Hudson Yards

Slated to open next month, Hudson Yards, the NYC mega project, features an eye-catching array of cutting-edge technology.

‘It’s devastating’: Agents react to Amazon abandoning New York

Fallout looms following Amazon’s decision to pull out of Long Island City. “We drove out the largest company in the world because of socialism,” one agent scoffed.

Amazon abandons NYC HQ2 plan

Amazon’s controversial second headquarters in the New York City neighborhood of Long Island City won’t be happening after all, according to a new report.

Local Realtors reel from report Amazon may avoid NYC

The news did not thrill real estate agents in the area. Half a dozen said they still hope Amazon goes through with the original HQ2 plan, but they also said that with or without the retail giant, Long Island City has already benefited from months of pu…

New York City overtakes San Francisco as world’s top tech hub: Study

New York has overtaken San Francisco as the world’s “premier tech city,” according to a new report from U.K.-based real estate consulting firm Savills.

Matt Damon nabs record-smashing Brooklyn penthouse

Matt Damon recently purchased a $16.745 million condo in the Standish in Brooklyn Heights — the most expensive listing in Brooklyn history.