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The Real Deal: Related Appointment

The building’s unit owners would like to see construction completed and the remaining apartments sold at fair market value, and not at fire sale prices, said Marc Held, attorney for the buyers.

The Real Deal – Condo Foreclosure: 225 Rector

Marc Held, attorney for the 46 unit owners in the building, Miller has been granted more authority than almost any residential receiver in recent memory: “As far as I know, these expanded rights have never been done in the state of New York. This is a good day for the residents of 225 Rector Place.”

DownTown Express: Condo Disaster

DownTown Express: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines LLP, Quoted Re: Condo Disaster Volume 21, Number 42 | The Newspaper of Lower Manhattan | Feb. 29 – March 6, 2008 Damage in 225 Rector Place’s lobby. Lawyer with tenant sympathies takes over at 225 Rector Pl. By Julie Shapiro The beleaguered residents of 225 Rector Pl. have some reassuring news at last: On Tuesday night, the judge handling the case of their building’s foreclosure appointed a receiver to take control. […]

The Real Deal: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted

Attorney Marc Held, who represents unit owners at Rector Square, said that existing unit owners may be eligible for restitution and abatement of some monthly charges.”Those people have many rights,” Held said. “Those rights may include getting their contracts back and the refund on their [deposits].”

Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Featured in NY Post

NY Post: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted in NY Post ‘For the month of January,” says Erika Wadler, “I cried every single day.” What could have waylaid Wadler’s heart? Some horrible lothario running roughshod over her feelings? The death of someone near and dear? A peek at her 401(k)? No, it was the walk-through of her condo. Wadler’s a buyer at the Clement Clarke, a new building in Chelsea that got its temporary Certificate of Occupancy late […]

The Real Deal: Lawsuit: 225 Rector Condominium

The Real Deal: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, LLP Quoted in Lawsuit: 225 Rector Condominium Rector Square buyers allege condo used for dorms, hotel stays By David Jones  Units at Rector Square allegedly available per night and for students Nearly a year after gaining regulatory approval, Rector Square developer Yair Levy failed to disclose the building’s financial records to buyers at the troubled condominium, offered vacant apartments for extended-stay hotel guests and sold at least 10 apartments for use […]

NY Post: Lawsuit Battery Park City

NY Post: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines, Quoted Re: Lawsuit Battery Park City CONDO CRISIS HITS WALL ST. HIGH ROLLERS By MAX GROSS February 17, 2009 Dozens of financial-industry professionals may lose their new Battery Park City condos because the building’s developer allegedly defaulted on debt payments, which forced the property into foreclosure and threatens an immediate shut-off of heat and electricity. It’s a bitter irony for the residents of 225 Rector St. – many of whom made fortunes […]

NY TIMES: Real Estate Section Mention

NY TIMES: Marc Held, Partner, Held & Hines LLP, Quoted in the Real Estate Section A Condo Toughens Its Stance and Tightens Its Belt By TERI KARUSH ROGERS Published: February 6, 2009 GALVANIZED by a rash of arrears, the St. Tropez — a 34-year-old 301-unit condominium on East 64th Street and First Avenue — scrambled into battle station mode last year. “We’ve had maybe one or two arrearages on a regular basis since 2006 when I got on the board,” […]

NY Post: Lawsuit vs. CIPRIANI

NY Post: Held & Hines Lawsuit vs. CIPRIANI covered by the media (1-18-09) CIPRIANI SON CHARGED IN CLUBBING DRUBBING By SUSAN EDELMAN and BRAD HAMILTON January 18, 2009 What a meatball! The son of embattled restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani served up a knuckle sandwich outside a ritzy Chelsea nightclub – punching out a limo driver, police and the chauffeur said. They said Ignazio Cipriani, 20, was drunk and mouthing off to doormen because they wouldn’t let him into 1Oak on Dec. […]

NY Post: Held & Hines, LLP Case Referenced

FISHY NUPTIALS FIASCO By IKIMULISA LIVINGSTON January 5, 2009 A proud father wanted the best for his daughter on her wedding day, but the fairy-tale event turned into a $100,000 fiasco that ended with the blushing bride kneeling over the toilet vomiting the night away from alleged food poisoning. Simon Attias and his newlywed daughter, Rene Attias-Klinger, are suing the Garden City Hotel on Long Island and caterers for the nuptial nightmare in November 2007. The Chilean sea bass the […]

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