The 14th season of the award winning "The Stoler Report-New York's Business Report" debuted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014.

September 9th, 2014: Brooklyn: The Hub of Growth in New York City

Andrew Kimball, Tim King, Albert Laboz

September 16, 2014: Real Estate Veterans View on the market: I can't believe where the prices have reached

Allan V. Rose, Steve Witkoff, Bruce Eichner, Norman Sturner

September 23, 2014: Banking Executives Outlook on the market

Richard Ehst, Matthew Galligan, David Bagatelle, Matthew Petrula

Seven minutes to Manhattan; eight subway lines and buses; museums, great restaurants; affordable rentals, co-ops; retail - Long Island City - truly, a mecca, a place that has everything, a place where you can live, work and play. Panel: John T.

September 30, 2014: Long Island City: The Hub of Economic & Residential Growth in Queens

Elizabeth Luskin, John Adams, Alan Suna, David Brause

According to Paul Rich, 60% of businesses in America are family businesses, that includes Sears and Walmart. What happens when family members join the business? The first generation works hard growing the business, foregoing salary, vacations; 2nd generation may want to join the company, but only 1/3rd of 2nd generation companies survive.

October 7, 2014: The Challenges in the transitioning of the next generation of a family business

Josh Muss, David Sterling, Paul Rich, Joseph Mattone Sr.

October 14, 2014: Retail in the region: Growing by leaps and bounds

Joanne Podell, Richard Wagman, Chris Conlon, Bruce Schanzer

Michael Stoler calls it a crisis: housing - not enough affordable housing; not enough land or space to build on or money to build with. Guests provide insight into efforts to help correct the situation. Panel: Gary Rodney, Pres., NYC Housing Development Corp.; Charles Brass, Partner, Forsyth Street Advisors; Daniel Moritz, Principal, Arker Companies; Eli Weiss, Dir.

October 21, Affordable Housing in New York City

Daniel Moritz, Charles Brass, Gary Rodney, Eli Weiss

Who's building; who's buying; who's renting? Important questions pertaining to the residential, rental and condo markets in New York City. Prices are pushing renters into Brooklyn and some areas in the borough are going condo. The future looks fine!

October 28, 2014: The Residential Rental & Condo Market in New York region

Scott Shnay, Jeffrey Levine, Eran Pollack, James Heden

Land prices are going up and up; retail prices are going up and foreign buyers are driving prices higher. The future looks bright - particularly for retail. While the amount of retail may be satisfactory in some areas, generally, retail is under represented throughout New York City and the boroughs.

November 4, 2014: Everyone wants to own commercial real estate in New York City

James Nelson, David Schechtman, Ofer Cohen, Shimon Shkury

Host Michael Stoler describes the current real estate market as "the best we have seen in years." From the Hudson Yards, World Trade Center, Williamsburg, to re-zoning Midtown South, rentals vs. condos, outer boroughs vs. Manhattan - all up for discussion.

November 11, 2014: Real Estate Pro's View on the Market

Ofer Yardeni, Bruce Mosler, Stephen Siegel

New York's luxury condo market has been strong for some time, with luxury divided into "standard" and "ultra" luxury. Land prices vary and different neighborhoods command different prices and levels of luxury. Panel: Laurie Golub, General Counsel, HFZ Capital Group; David Von Spreckelsen, President, Toll Brothers City Living, NYC; Kenneth Horn, President, Alchemy Partners; Michael Stern, Managing Partner, JDS Development Group.

November 18, 2014: The luxury condo market in New York City

David Von Spreckelsen, Michael Stern, Laurie Golub, Ken Horn

November 25, 2014: Community & Regional Bank Executives Outlook

Low interest rates - that many believe will stay low - are important to the banking industry. Banks are very competitive with new names coming into the market, confirming the importance of customer service and of branding. Panel: Frank Korzelwinski, Joseph Orefice, Michael Devine, Ralph Bumbaca

December 2, 2014: The Hot, hot, hospitality, industry in New York

Panel: Morris Moinian, Principal & Founder, Fortuna Realty Group; Jason Lipiec, Group Vice President, M&T Bank; Hank Freid, CEO, Impulsive Group; Abie Hidary, CEO, Hidrock Realty. (Taped: 11-04-14) The Stoler Report, Real Estate Trends in the Tri-State Region, New York's only television broadcast featuring real estate and business leaders, began its first season on television and on CUNY TV in September, 2003 (the series has enjoyed two previous seasons on radio.)

December 9, 2014: The meeting & conference business in New York City

On today's episode, Host Michael Stoler and his prominent guests discuss the evolution of the "meeting" business. They look at the event business, which is predominantly planning meetings, and the strategy involved in order to ensure the potential client walks away with an understanding of the brand.

December 16, 2014: The art & difficulties to become a 3 star restaurant in New York City

For New York City restaurants, a New York Times Three-Star Rating is like "winning the lottery." Such a favorable review results in an extraordinary increase in business. Owners of Three Star restaurants describe their award winning establishments. Panel: Alfred Portale, Executive Chef & Co-Owner, Gotham Bar and Grill; Drew Nieporent, President, Myriad Restaurant Group; Markus Glocker, Batard; Bryce Shuman, Executive Chef, Betony.

December 23, 2014: Real Estate Veterans View on the market

Prices are high as a kite; money is cheap and measured against London and Hong Kong, New York is a bargain and it's less expensive to do business in New York! BUT land prices are "sky-high." Can prices keep going up and for how long before another downturn comes along and brings it all down?

December 30, 2014: Challenges of Transitioning to next generation of a family business

According to Paul Rich, 60% of businesses in America are family businesses, that includes Sears and Walmart. What happens when family members join the business? The first generation works hard growing the business, foregoing salary, vacations; 2nd generation may want to join the company, but only 1/3rd of 2nd generation companies survive.

January 6, 2015: Crowdfunding for commercial real estate

Crowdfunding, part of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act, the practice of raising capital from a large number of people, usually through the internet, provides opportunities to individuals to invest as a community, making capital available for entrepreneurs and established companies.

January 13, 2015: EB 5: Immigration Program for Job Creation & creative financing for commercial real

EB-5 - an innovative program begun in the early 1990s, allows foreign investors to obtain permanent US residency, while encouraging economic development and job creation. Investments that create at least 10 full-time jobs, make the investor eligible for a US Green Card. The size of the investment depends on the project.

January 20, 2014: Specialty lending for commercial real estate

There are banks and crowdfunding lenders; and there are specialty lenders: short term and "mezz" lenders providing financing to middle market companies, in many cases, more quickly than more traditional money sources. Panel: Marc Mendelsohn, Founding Partner, The Bluestone Group; Josh Zegen, Managing Partner & Co-founder, Madison Realty Capital; Thanh Bui, Managing Dir./Debt Investment Group, Clarion Partners; Gregg Winter, Co-founder/Managing Partner, W Financial Fund.

January 27, 2015: The State of the Residential Market in New York Ciyt

Finding an apartment in New York City - very difficult! The rental market continues its historic highs, making "off-market" areas very interesting. The yet unanswered question continues to be: is there a limit to how high rents can go? Panel: Aaron Jungreis, President, Rosewood Realty Group; Chad Tredway, Area Manager, Chase Commercial Term Lending; Laurent Morali, Mgr.

February 3, 2015: The Residential Market in New Jersey.

This week on The Stoler Report, four industry leaders discuss the residential market in New Jersey. Michael Stoler's guests include Allen Goldman, Frank Giantomasi, Adam Altman and Brad Dubeck.

February 10, 2015: Anatomy of a deal: The leasing of office space in New York City

A long established law firm, with a Park Avenue address, forced to leave the building, searching for new space! Where to start, whom to work with, where to look? And how do we go from Park Avenue to Times Square? Panel: Michael Kent, Jeff Schotz and Jesse Rubens

February 17, 2015: The growth & development of a medical center & healthcare system in the 31st century

Robert Grossman, MD, Dean & CEO; Andrew Brotman, MD, Senior Vice President and Vice Dean; and Robert Press, MD, Chief Medical Officer discuss some of the significant changes taking place at NYU Langone Medical Center and Healthcare System, describing how these changes effect both the patient and the physician.

February 24, 2015: The Amazing Office market in New York City

Rents are up - vacancies are down! The office market is approaching the record years, 2006-2007, before the financial catastrophe brought growth to a standstill. Markets are strong in Manhattan, with a healthy demand in the boroughs. Panel: Cynthia Foster, President, National Office Services, Colliers International; Scott Galin, President & CEO, Handler Real Estate Organization; Paul Amrich, Vice Chairman, CBRE, Inc.; Mark P.

March 3, 2015: Cranes, Cranes & Cranes: Massive Development in New York City

Michael Stoler asks his guests, a banker, developers and a counselor for their reaction to the massive amount of new development going on in New York City. Each expressed cautious optimism as New York City continues to be a hallmark location.

March 10, 2015: Young Guns of Restaurants in New York City

Areas in Harlem and lower Manhattan, not previously known for their restaurants are now home to new establishments. Opening new restaurants takes "guts" and many might agree, youth! Rules, regulations, prices, difficulty in making a profit - challenges for the industry's "Young Guns."

March 17, 2015: Networking, Strategic Marketing & Communications

Ed Moed, Paul Neuman, Marshall Haber, Joe Apfelbaum

The internet has revolutionized public relations in the 21st century. In the past, PR meant the media - an article, an ad - screened for accuracy and quality. Today, the Internet allows almost anyone to put out a message, resulting in exaggeration and untrue claims, producing clutter and the difficulty of getting a message heard.

March 24, 2015: Banking Executives Outlook

Rick Lyon, Kevin Cummings, Patrick Burns

Determining to whom a bank will lend money may be both a science and an art. Covering many topics: crowdfunding: viewed skeptically; over 55 resident communities: aging community; transit centers, and more, all felt confident that 2015 would be a solid year. Panel: Rick Lyon, Exec. Vice Pres., Capital One Bank; Kevin Cummings, Pres.

March 31, 2015: NYC's Kosher Deli: Thriving & Growing in the 21st century

Jay Parker, Ronald Dragoon, Jack Lebewohl

The documentary "The Deli Man" has brought new attention to the food many of us have relished all our lives. In 1931, New Yorkers could pick their favorite Kosher deli from 1,500 establishments. Today, the choice is down to 15. Tastes have changed, food variety has increased, costs, rents - and how to grow - all discussed with documentary's stars.

April 6, 2015: Non Profits: Shedding Valuable Real Estate for Endowments and Current Operations

Abby Hamlin, Michael Rudder, Samvir Sidhu, Timothy Sheenhan

With real estate prices on the rise, non-profits have an opportunity to reconsider ways to reach their current and future goals. Some of these organizations look to offload properties that are no longer of value, to relocate their offices to communities in greater need of their services.

April 13, 2015: Developer's Forum: Residential Development in the Region

Joseph Cohen, Mitchell Rutter, Lester Petracca, Joseph Cohen

Panelists discuss their projects, developing residential space throughout the five boroughs. The role of the 421-a tax abatement program to residential development was an important part of the conversation. Panel: Joseph Cohen, Principal/Co-Founder, East River Partners, LLC; Lester Petracca, President/CE, Triangle Equities; Mitchell B.

April 28, 2015  What's Happening in Jersey City

Eugene Paolino, Kevin Cummings, Joel Platt, Anthony Bastardi

Jersey City, with New Jersey's second largest population, is expected to be in first place by 2016. New York is easily accessible allowing Jersey City to provide much of Manhattan's work force. Development is transforming formerly neglected areas into desirable locations, maintaining charm of the original buildings, adding modern structures.

May 5, 2015: The Friars Talk about Comedy in the 21st Century

Stewie Stone, a comic's comic, well known for his quick wit, and Dave Konig, three time Emmy Award winning tv host and headlining comedian discuss "standup" comedy. According to Stewie Stone, comedy began in strip clubs. Today, there are more outlets for comedy.

May 12, 2015: I want to be a Broadway Producter

It's exciting to think about producing plays for Broadway. Reality is that only one in four plays are winners - continuing to make money, providing royalties. It's a risky business and hard work! Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson, Barbara Whitman all "live" their latest production, "Fun Home," at Paul Libin's Circle in the Square.

May 19, 2015: What's Happening in Staten Island?

Everyone's bullish about Staten Island! The Wheel, affordable housing, new retail, restaurants, great views, entertainment. All within reach of Manhattan. Great progress but must deal with inadequate public transportation on the Island: light rail, more bus routes, additional ferry docks.

Guests include Richard Marin, David Barry, Vincent Pitta, Winthrop Wharton & Josh Muss

May 26, 2015: Everyone wants to be in Brooklyn

There's a lot going on in Brooklyn! The borough continues to attract young people to live in the borough and to open businesses, some producing and distributing food and beverage products that come with a "hometown" label, making Brooklyn a compelling location for lending consideration.

Panel: Paulo Garcia, Reg. Manager Comm. Brian Leventhal, Alex Barrett, Tim King

June 2, 2015: Taxi, Car Services and mobile based transportation services in New York City

The Yellow Taxi is an iconic symbol of New York City. In 2013, New Yorker's began to see the "green cab" emblem of the Taxi & Limousine Commission's new Boro Taxi program. How does Boro Taxi service work? To what extent do Boro Taxis compete with Yellow Cabs?

Panel: Cira Angeles, Erhan Tuhel, Robert Familant, James Grasso

June 9, 2015: The dynamic office market in Lower Manhattan

Panelists agree that Lower Manhattan is no longer "...your grandfather's downtown." Lower Manhattan is now made up of 30,000 residential units, new office space with extraordinary amenities, and excellent infrastructure continuing to attract the financial services and new industry, such as advertising agencies. Lower Manhattan is re-born.

Panel: Bill Elder, Janno Lieber, David Sturner, Robert Lowe

June 16, 2015: Everyone wants to visit, shop, stay & dine in Lower Manhattan

Thanks to the vision, tenacity and hard work over the past 15 years, of a very dedicated group, Lower Manhattan is back from 9/11. Public/private partnerships of $30B have rebuilt the area. Major retail, award-winning restaurants, hotels have attracted investors, world-wide, to the area to visit/shop/dine and live.

Panel: Jessica Lappin, Drew Nieporent, Andrew Goldberg, Bennan Keating

June 23, 2015: Industry Pros Discuss the Current Market

Celebrating his 750th broadcast, host Michael Stoler welcomes long-time colleagues and frequent guests to his show, Stephen B. Siegel and Ofer Yardeni to fast-forward from 9/11 to the explosive development in downtown and west side New York. According to Siegel and Yardeni, the best is yet to come!

Panel: Stephen Siegel, Ofer Yardeni

June 30, 2015: The Hot, Hot, Investment Market: How High Can It Go?

Q: Has the real estate investment market reached its peak? A: Yes - for this cycle. How high it can go is yet to be determined. Q: Where are the next areas to be developed? A: Interest in Manhattan is shifting west. Properties near transportation are most desirable.

 

Panel: Giancomo Barbieri, Robert Knakal, Aaron Jungreis, Chris Schlank

July 7, 2015: Restaurant Pros on Restaurant & Dining Markets in New York City

\The difficulties of opening and developing a restaurant in New York City have increased dramatically-labor issues, more "red tape," and costs. Diners seek out great chefs, creative menus and strikingly designed space. Running a restaurant demands dedication and love for the business-24/7/365.

Panel: Lenny Kern, Drew Nieporent, Michael Tong & Harry Poulakois

July 14, 2015: Challenges of Food Production in New York City: Finding sites, relocating & growing your business in the Big Apple

The oldest bread maker in New York, a newly established ice cream maker, producer of many delicious treats, and a caterer describe the joy and the pain of their businesses' growth and success - as they search for and finance larger space.

Panel: Keith Cohen, Paul Neuman, Alexis Miesen

July 21, 2015: Fine Wines & Restaurants of the North Fork of Long Island

Michael Stoler and guests toast the 42nd anniversary of successful wine making from the North Fork, agreeing that wines produced from Long Island North Fork wineries have come of age! The blessing of wine critics, the enthusiasm of chefs and restauranteurs assures the consumer of a sophisticated dining experiences.

Panel: Charles Massoud, Tom Schaudel, Russell McCall, Jonathan Lynne

July 28, 2015: Future of Gaming in the Garden State Part I

In Part 1, panelists discusses gaming in New Jersey - particularly horse racing, casino gambling, sports betting and internet betting, asking if and how the gambling industry helps New Jersey? does the state get a percentage of the action? how are jobs affected? Panel: Ralph R.

August 3, 2015: Future of Gaming in Garden State, Part II

Continuing their discussion of gaming in New Jersey, in the second part of their conversation, panelists consider the future - short term/long term - casino ballot questions in November 2015, expansion into North Jersey, the Meadowlands, Hoboken, Jersey City, competition from New York, and more. Panel: Ralph R.