NYC Discussion: Real Estate and Alts

December 5, 2023

Explore the evolving landscape of New York City’s real estate and alternative investments with Brandon Cooperman and Howard Altshuler in this insightful episode of Weaver: The Alternative Edge. Dive into the current trends, market forecasts, and strategic growth in the real estate sector.

Key Points:

  • NYC’s Office Real Estate market is a tale of haves and have-nots
  • Rising interest rates signal a cautious approach to leverage in real estate deals, while Local Law 97 pushes for greener building operations and retrofitting
  • The integration of investment funds and real estate expertise fuels growth in alternative investment strategies


In this engaging discussion, Brandon Cooperman and Howard Altshuler delve into the nuances of New York’s real estate market. They discuss the bifurcation of the market into new, high-demand properties versus older offices, the potential transformations to multifamily spaces, and the exciting growth prospects for alternative real estate assets like self-storage and manufactured housing.

Altshuler expresses anticipation for the BizNOW State of the Market Forecast: “I’m looking forward to hearing what people have to say about that… and seeing who we can meet and make some networking connections with.” This quote encapsulates the essence of the podcast, emphasizing the importance of staying informed and connected within the industry.

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