Press


Condo and Retail Project Targets Flush Buyers in Flushing
By Josh Barbanel
October 11th, 2017


Spitzer, Now Building Rentals in Brooklyn, Bets on Perfect Views
By Oshrat Carmiel
October 2nd, 2017


Long Island City Building Boom Sparks Price Hikes
By Josh Barbanel
September 13th, 2017


New York Apartment Vacancies Projected to Soar
By Josh Barbanel
August 1st, 2017


Solving NYC’s condo riddle
By E.B. Solomont and Miriam Hall
August 1st, 2017


This Luxury Manhattan Tower’s Big-Spending Buyers Are Locals
By Oshrat Carmiel
Bloomberg
June 13, 2017


How a mailman built Winzone, the biggest brokerage in Queens
By Eddie Small
The Real Deal
June 2, 2017


A New Jersey Landlord Joins Forces with Airbnb
By Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
May 24, 2017

Flushing’s growing pains
By Chava Gourarie
The Real Deal
December 1, 2016

Ritzy Rentals Flood the Market
By Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
November 16, 2016

Racing Against the Recession
By Rich Bockmann
The Real Deal
September 1, 2016

‘The Market Is Saturated’: Brooklyn’s Rental Boom May Turn Into a Glut
By Charles V. Bagli
The New York Times
August 29, 2016

As Rental Supply Grows, Landlords Negotiate
By Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
August 11, 2016

Manhattan’s Newest Condo Builder Speeds Up in Slowing Market
By Oshrat Carmiel
Bloomberg
May 3, 2016

Plan to Turn Sony Building Into Luxury Apartments Is Abandoned
By Charles V. Bagli
The New York Times
April 29, 2016

Manhattan Landlords Throw In Extras to Lure Renters
By Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
April 6, 2016

Supply glut stalling out luxury resi market
By Ariel Stulberg
The Real Deal
March 15, 2016

At Dizzying Heights, Prices of Luxury Apartments May Have Found Ceiling
By Charles V. Bagli
The New York Times
March 15, 2016

NYC Penthouse Gets Sliced in Two as Luxury Market Falters
By Oshrat Carmiel
Bloomberg Business
February 29, 2016

Brokerages Jockey for Wave of Brooklyn Residential Projects
By Theresa Agovino
The Wall Street Journal
January 31, 2016

The most lucrative property flips of the past year and why the easy money may be over
By Joe Anuta
Crain’s
January 31, 2016

Into the Fifth Dimension
By Ruth Walker
W42ST Magazine
December 01, 2015

At the Desk of: Nancy Packes
By Adam Warner
The Real Deal
October 01, 2015

Flushing in flux
By Will Parker
The Real Deal
October 01, 2015

Outer borough’s tallest building will be mostly for renters
By Rich Bockmann
The Real Deal
September 21, 2015

This Year’s Busiest Home-Building Markets Favor Apartments
by Kris Hudson and Laura Kusisto
The Wall Street Journal
July 31, 2015

Market Rate Development in “TriBoro” area hitting 50-year high
by Rey Mashayekhi
The Real Deal
May 5, 2015

The Real NYC Housing Boom Isn’t in Manhattan
by Oshrat Carmiel
Bloomberg Business
May 5, 2015

Manhattan Bargain: Condos for Less Than $3 Million
by Oshrat Carmiel and Heather Perlberg
Bloomberg Business
February 04, 2015

Too Early to Call Impact of Plummeting Ruble
by Janna Herron
The Real Deal
January 02, 2015

What to Watch in 2015
by E.B. Solomont
The Real Deal
December 01, 2014

City Condo Developers Think Small
by Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
November 6, 2014

Flood of new project launches shift fortunes of marketing firms
by Rich Bockmann
The Real Deal
November 1, 2014

Astoria Cove Project Stirs Worry That Residents Will Be Priced Out
by Laura Kusisto
The Wall Street Journal
July 16, 2014

Luxury Condo Overload?
by Sasha von Oldershausen
The Real Deal
July 01, 2014

Apartment Renters Land Concessions in Manhattan
by Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
February 13, 2014

Colossal Condos: As Prices Rise in New York City, So Does Square Footage
by Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
November 09, 2013

Where Are The Rentals?
by Hayley Kaplan
The Real Deal
November 1, 2013

Developers End Fight Blocking 2 More Luxury Towers in Midtown
by Charles V. Bagli
The New York Times
October 15, 2013

Cross-River Rivals Pinch Manhattan
by Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
September 12, 2013

Frills and Thrills Bring New Life to City Rentals
by Max Gross
The New York Post
July 4, 2013

Helmsley Hotel on Central Park South Set for Condos
by Eliot Brown
The Wall Street Journal
May 19, 2013

Boom In Luxury Towers Is Warping New York Real Estate Market
by Charles V. Bagli
The New York Times
May 18, 2013

Brooklyn’s Building Bonanza
by Katherine Clark
The Real Deal
March 1, 2013

Creative Workers Drive Down Rent
by Josh Barbanel
The Wall Street Journal
February 18, 2013

Nancy Packes StreetEasy Interview
StreetEasy
January 25, 2013

For $60,000 Rental, Penthouse Comes With Gehry Cachet
by James S. Russell
Bloomberg
November 27, 2012

Manhattan Rents Give Mixed Signs
by Josh Barbanel
Wall Street Journal
October 11, 2012

Living The High Life
by Candace Jackson
Wall Street Journal
August 16, 2012

Well-Heeled Renters Find Tight Market
by Josh Barbanel
Wall Street Journal
May 18, 2012

The Art of Advertising
by Leigh Kamping-Carder
The Real Deal
May 1, 2012

Long Island City Is Perking
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
April 27, 2012

Dumbo Looks to Add Room in Vinegar Hill
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
April 5, 2012

No-Frills Luxury for Condos
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
March 28, 2012

Are renters ditching brokers?
by Leigh Kamping-Carder
The Real Deal
March 1, 2012

Brooklyn’s Shifting Center
by Joseph De Avila
Wall Street Journal
February 13, 2012

Wall Street checks out of NY housing
by Amanda Fung
Crain’s NY Business
February 8, 2012

Brooklyn Is Set for a Building Boom
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
January 18, 2012

Sag in Manhattan Market
by Josh Barbanel
Wall Street Journal
December 28, 2011

Reaching High on Upper 5th Avenue
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
October 21, 2011

1212 Fifth Avenue attempts to merge the modern with the old
by Katherine Clarke
The Real Deal
September 21, 2011

Ditching the doorman
by Katherine Clarke
The Real Deal
September 1, 2011

Building Revived
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
August 12, 2011

Mixed-use buildings more prevalent in Manhattan
by Amanda Fung
Crain’ New York Business
August 15, 2011

New Kids Paying Manhattan Rents
by Laura Kusisto
Wall Street Journal
July 19, 2011

Nancy Packes and Cooper Square Collaborate on New Developments
News In Brief, Northeast
Multi-Housing News
May 17, 2011

How the Museum for African Art will change the uptown landscape
by Jason Sheftell
NY Daily News
February 11, 2011

The Heart of the Modern Home
by Kaitlin Ahern
Promenade Magazine
November 22, 2010

The ‘Sunshine’ of the leasing world
The Real Deal
November 1, 2010

St Vincents building goes rental and retail
The Real Deal
October 22, 2010

One Hunters Point and Hunters View Condominiums Nearly Sold Out; Final Residences Released for Sale – SFGate
San Francisco Chronicle
October 21, 2010

Nancy Packes, Citi Habitats partner in leasing up Forest City’s 8 Spruce Street by Candace Taylor
The Real Deal
October 15, 2010

New Gehry Tower Prepares for Renters
New York Times
October 5, 2010

The Conflict-of-Interest Conundrum
The Real Deal
September 30, 2010

Ohm sweet ohm:  New NYC Building Toasts the Young and Nightlife by Jason Sheftell
NY Daily News
May 21, 2010

The Closer:_Trees Grow in East Harlem, and More
NY Daily News
April 23, 2010

Ohm: The Current Cool Spot by Jason Turcotte & Nicole Atkins Concert(Image)
Brokers Weekly
April 14, 2010

Tapestry starts leasing
The Real Deal
March 31, 2010

Sunny side of the Solarium
NY Daily News
March 30, 2010

Going Clubbing by Staying at Home
by Ben Sisario
New York Times
March 29, 2010

Douglaston Development completes 288-unit Ohm at 312 11th Ave
New York Real Estate Journal
February 22, 2010

Collective singular
by Mark Ellwood
Financial Times
February 12, 2010

Where the Stars Call Home: Long Island City’s Hunters Point Condos
Astoria Celebrity & Entertainment Magazine
Winter 2010

Luxury Rental Tower, Ohm, Offers Inspired High-End Living in West Chelsea
Cityfeet.com
February 3, 2010

A Nightclub to Call Home
New York Times
January 31, 2010

From Evolution to Revolution: An Industry In Transformation
Mann Report Residential
January, 2010