Giuliani's Real Estate

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The New York Times' Marc Santora and Village Voice senior editor Wayne Barrett comment on former mayor Rudy Giuliani's recent foray into the world of real estate - and what it may mean for a potential gubernatorial bid.


Wayne Barrett and Marc Santora

Comments [8]

thatgirlinnewyork from manhattan

please, god, make guiliani go away. haven't we had enough??

Jul. 22 2008 12:31 PM
hjs from 11211

are we to believe wb doesn't use a computer?

ps i can't believe he said that on the radio.

so RG will go to albany or washington? hmm, oh well albany then, nothing gets done there any way.

Jul. 22 2008 10:38 AM
David from Nassau

Did you look at the contributions Rudy raised from some of the big Iranian developers like the Moinians, Lalezarian, Harounian and more? I see that as a way to now get them to invest in his new JV. And don't forget, Rudy's priest, Alan Placa, lives at the Catholic Church in Great Neck -- just south of Kings Point where many of the Iranian real estate moguls live....

Jul. 22 2008 10:36 AM
william from accoss the street on varick st

You may have it a bit wrong, at least for the residential real estate issue. Many NYC'ers view foreign residential investment as a huge problem. You have to consider the dollar/euro exchange and the foreign demand for residential city property is driving the market up at an unusual rate in comparison with the rest of the country. Therefore long time residents once again are finding hard to cope with that competition.

So in the end that part of his investment will hurt him with city folk.

Jul. 22 2008 10:35 AM
hjs from 11211

9/11 for $

Jul. 22 2008 10:30 AM
Nicole from Kingsbridge

Guiliani will create a lot of publicity in yet another bid for higher office and then, unceremoniously (unlike anything else he does), he'll come down with a bad cold and withdraw.

Jul. 22 2008 10:30 AM
Peter from Brooklyn

Can't he go away, 9/11? I dont understand why he wants to subject us to more of his crap, 9/11. What happened the last time we elected a micromanager govonor, 9/11? Rudy makes Spitzer look like a monk, 9/11. 9/11, 9/11.

Jul. 22 2008 10:29 AM
RC from Queens

Sorry Wayne Barrett, I guess your hope of never having to write about Rudy Guilianni again has not yet come to fruition. :-/

Jul. 22 2008 10:25 AM

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