Research & Insights

B6’s 2020 Predictions Report

Last year was a tumultuous one for the investment sales market in New York City. New rent regulation put a damper investors’ appetites after the state’s legislation passed in June. Even amid a roaring economy, 2H19 was a sluggish one.

As we head into 2020, there’s cautious optimism around the B6 offices. We surveyed our investment sales and capital advisory teams to gauge opinions on where the market is headed. Here’s what we found.

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Quarterly Reports

Block by Block: 3Q19

As the new reality of stricter rent regulations becomes clear, the investment sales market in New York City continues to underperform its historical trend. That’s pushed the trajectory of industrial and retail in very different directions.

Block by Block: 1H19

The investment sales market in New York City continued its sluggish performance through the second quarter of 2019. But even in this environment, opportunity still exists in certain pockets of the city. So B6 tapped three of its brokers to find out where they see potential upside in their neighborhoods.

Block by Block: 1Q19

The investment sales market in 2019 got off to a slow start amid uncertainty in the broader economy and speculation about major rent reforms this summer. But even amid a market slowdown, development is continuing thrive.

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Recent News

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The Ladders
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As the CEO and founder of B6 Real Estate Advisors, Paul J. Massey Jr., explains, he always notices a high-level achievement, even if it was a long time ago.

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Being number one – B6 – Paul Massey

December 12, 2019

After leaving Cushman and briefly foraging into New York politics, Paul set up B6 real estate advisors in July 2018 with a goal of becoming the number one mid-market investment sales and capital advisory brokerage in the States.

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Wharton Properties Acquires Williamsburg Property in Record-Setting Transaction

November 18, 2019

Wharton Properties has acquired 166 Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for $20 million, or $3,226 per-square-foot, in what is a record-setting transaction for the submarket.

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Jeff Sutton pays record price in Williamsburg: brokers

The Real Deal
November 18, 2019

A Williamsburg commercial building that housed a metal fabrication company has sold for what appears to be a record-high price per square foot in the neighborhood.

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Amazon Loss Stings, but Long Island City Real Estate Shrugs It Off

The Wall Street Journal
November 16, 2019

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Joint Venture Pulls Trigger on $50M Brooklyn Portfolio Sale

Globe Street
November 14, 2019

B6 Real Estate Advisors is arranging the sale for the portfolio comprised of 80% free-market units.

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E-commerce has city’s warehouse market booming as retail slows, report says

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November 8, 2019

As Amazon and other e-commerce giants circle, warehouse space is booming in the five boroughs. Sales volume for industrial buildings is already up 145% from this time in 2016, with total sales …

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E-Commerce Drives New York City Warehouse Boom

The Wall Street Journal
November 7, 2019

Warehouses are emerging as New York City’s hottest property type, with the pace of growth in sales of these e-commerce distribution centers exceeding those of office and apartment buildings this year.

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Two Side-By-Side Palm Beach, Florida, Townhouses Heading to Auction This Month

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November 4, 2019

Two luxurious townhouses with private pools in Palm Beach, Florida, are scheduled to hit the auction block with no minimum bid later t…

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Rent Control & Building By Building, Block by Block with Paul J Massey

Jason Hartman Podcast
November 4, 2019

Jason Hartman talks rent control with Paul J Massey, CEO of B6 Real Estate Advisors, as the two discuss the impact rent control is having on the real estate market in New York City.

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B6 Real Estate Advisors Beefs Up Recruitment for Capital Advisory

Globe Street
October 23, 2019

B6 Real Estate has agents in 21 territories throughout the New York tristate area and half are unfulfilled with capital advisory agents.

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Influencers: The Top Names in Multifamily

Globe Street
October 11, 2019

Congratulations to Thomas Donovan for being named a Influencer, The Top Names in Multifamily

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