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Midtown Manhattan Office Lease Trends July 2011

Trends in real estate markets, including the Manhattan office lease market, tend to lag behind other economic trends by several months. Consequently, asking rents increased and vacancies decreased for Class A office space in Midtown Manhattan during the Second Quarter of 2011, despite the sluggish economy. Although rents are creeping upward, they are still well …

Mid-Sized NY Hedge Funds Will Need to Register With the SEC

Posted in Finance on July 14, 2011 by rbarton

On June 22, the SEC adopted new rules implementing parts of Title IV of the Dodd-Frank Act which imposes regulation of hedge funds and private equity firms. The Act created a new sub-category of “mid-sized advisors”: those firms that have assets under management between $25 million and $100 million. The goal of this sub-category was …