Real estate business

Billionaire Jon Gray, architect of Blackstone’s $ 115 billion real estate firm, named chairman

Jonathan D. Gray, Global Head of Real Estate at Blackstone Group. Photographer: Victor J.… [+] Blue / Bloomberg Jonathan D. Gray When private equity giant Blackstone Group went public in 2007, less than a quarter of its $ 79 billion in assets under management were related to real estate. Shortly after listing, the worst real […]

Real estate agency

This unconventional Brooklyn art gallery doubles as a real estate agency

Openings at Real Estate are hectic business. Crowds pour into Manhattan Avenue and occasionally into the nearby Mexican restaurant, Acapulco (art is often best enjoyed after enjoying cheap and plentiful huaraches). Following the reception of “Mixed Bag,” the current group drawing show, Willis’ rock band The Listeners performed at Magick City, another quirky hybrid venue […]