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The Trump Presidency Is Over

When, in January 2016, I wrote that despite being a lifelong Republican who worked in the previous three GOP administrations, I would […]

Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/who-china-joint-mission-on-covid-19-final-report.pdf

Coronavirus is highly uncertain and global costs could be high

As coronavirus spreads across the globe, new modelling from The Australian National University (ANU) is set to help policymakers respond […]

The coronavirus symptoms to be on the lookout for and how to protect yourself

As the United States recorded its first coronavirus death — and the number of infections grows worldwide — many people are wondering what symptoms […]

Trump’s signature NAFTA rewrite could actually dampen US growth, new analysis finds

President Donald Trump this month hailed his signature rewrite of North American commerce rules as the “best and most important trade deal […]

Affordable Waterfront Mixed Use Luxury Residential Community Development on Gold Coast, NJ

Projected Capital structure: $272MM ($97MM equity, $175MM debt 65% LTC at 7%) 497,000 gsf (282 residential units 330k nsf / […]

Timeless Residential Condo Tower Development Opportunity in Union Square, Manhattan

Projected Capital structure: $174MM ($69.6MM equity, $104.4MM debt 60% at 7%)   105K gsf (55 residential units 74K nsf, retail […]

New Jersey Gold Coast Mixed-Use (Shopping Mall-Office-Hotel-Senior Center) Development Project

Situated in the core of the New York metropolitan area, the Project site directly faces the Upper West Side in […]

Value-Added Hospitality Repositioning Opportunity, Midtown South, NYC

Projected Capital Structure: $39.8MM ($8MM Equity 95/5), ($24MM Pref. Equity), ($8MM Debt) 50,000gsf (115 keys) This is a private equity […]

The No. 1 job in America with ‘NO experience necessary’ pays $100,000 a year — and it’s not in Silicon Valley

Can you have a job with high satisfaction that also pays six figures? What about first-time job hunters? The answer […]