Commercial Real Estate News & Events, Howard Properties, New York


17 Jul2023

Westchester’s commercial real estate faces a slow summer

Westchester County leasing velocity was down about 11% in the first quarter, and it is anticipated that it will fall further behind last year’s pace in the second quarter. Read the full article here

15 May2023

Hybrid work likely to continue affecting office demand

The phenomenon of hybrid work has resulted in a lot being said in real estate circles regarding office building vacancies, valuations and financing. Hybrid work has caused tenants of all sizes to shrink their office space as their leases expire. This will likely continue for years, as there is no regularity to lease terms or

05 Feb2023

Office leasing slows as hybrid work becomes the new normal

Westchester County’s 2022 year end real estate statistics are out, and as I predicted in last month’s article they are not pretty. According to the Newmark report, fourth quarter office leasing velocity was down 39.6% from the previous year. Read the full article here

14 Jan2023

The Westchester office market is catching up with reality

The office availability rate in Westchester has modestly but steadily increased through 2022. It now is at its highest level on record, 26.2%. Leasing velocity has been lower than in the past. There is an ever-increasing amount of space being offered for sublet, most of which just remains on the market statistics with little or no

29 Dec2022

How relationships unlock doors to real estate deals

Howard E. Greenberg is a Westchester real estate professional who not only seems to know what’s going to happen in real estate and development before it happens but has an encyclopedic knowledge of what already has happened as well. He’s a regular contributor to the Business Journals, and his New Year’s wrap-ups and forecasts are

01 Aug2022

Westchester County First Half Market Report

We are now in the third year of the pandemic, and its effects are clearly being seen in the county’s office space market. In 2021 we had a “normal” year (about 2 million square feet of office leasing velocity), which was only attained after the New York Blood Center made a late December deal for

15 Jul2022

Howard Properties, Ltd. Represents Law Firm In Full Floor Lease At 875 Third Ave.

Howard E. Greenberg Howard E. Greenberg, President of Howard Properties, Ltd., Valhalla, New York, announced that the law firm Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, LLP (“KBR”) has leased the entire fifth floor at Global Holdings Management Group’s Class A Midtown East office tower at 875 Third Ave.  KBR will relocate from 120 Broadway to occupy 27,

30 Jun2022

Howard Properties, Ltd. Represents The City Of Yonkers In 29,000 Square Foot Office Lease

Howard E. Greenberg Howard E. Greenberg, President of Howard Properties, Ltd., Valhalla, New York, has announced this he has represented the City of Yonkers and building owner Yonkers Center, LLC in a long-term 29,020 square foot office lease at 20 South Broadway in Yonkers. The City will relocate a number of departments to 20 South