Knowing is Half the Battle

Embezzlement of funds has always been a concern for condominium associations across Connecticut. The sentencing in January of a former comptroller of a Westport property management company who was charged with embezzling $108,000 from condominium associations while working at a provider of management services to condominium associations, should be a lesson to condo boards across […]

Seaboarded Up

Only a month after Stamford-based Seaboard Realty filed for bankruptcy, its principals have been sued by two major investors in Seaboard development projects. The plaintiffs include MCK 15 LLC with a business address of c/o Spinnaker Real Estate Group in Norwalk. The other plaintiff is another long time, local investor from Darien. Seaboard is the developer […]

Southend Upswing

The sale of apartment buildings containing 30 units in Stamford’s south end for $5.25 million is an indication that property values there are on the upswing. Sold as a package, the 30 units cover four properties along Pulaski, Atlantic and Garden streets. The area is bordered by Stamford Harbor where former industrial land has been […]

Apartmentalizing in Stamford

The apartment market is booming in Stamford, and projections are that the wave of construction will continue to surge. The city’s Department of Economic Development has estimated that 8,100 apartments are being built or approved for construction – most of them in the southern end of the city or downtown within walking distance of the […]

Welcome Aboard!

Pyramid Real Estate Group has expanded its Maintenance and Construction Department staff with the addition of two employees. Corrine Gaete, formerly an employee with Greenwich-based Urstadt Biddle,has joined the company as a service coordinator. Formerly a property manager, she has six years experience in commercial real estate. She has a positive attitude and provides a […]

GE They Bring Good Things…Out of Connecticut

UPDATE: Word has it that GE will move to Boston.  Will they donate their office campus to Sacred Heart for a tax write off?  Stay tuned, we will continue following this story. GE has not announced whether it will keep its headquarters in Fairfield or move elsewhere, but various publications have said Atlanta is emerging […]

Less is More

A large portfolio of properties under management is not always an indication of top performance. Sometimes, it can cause stress for property managers and poor results. Managers at Pyramid Realty work on average with half the properties as the competition, allowing them to devote more time and attention to clients’ properties. It’s like sending children […]

For All the Snowbirds Flying South for the Winter

With freezing weather coming to many areas soon – vacant properties NEED a property manager. Have peace of mind while you are away for long periods of time for the winter or do you own a second home – houses sitting vacant need monitoring to avoid costly water damage. Several vacant properties last year  suffered […]

Pyramid Thinks Outside the Commercial Real Estate Box

During a recent meeting with Pyramid Real Estate Group‘s commercial brokers, David Fiore, principal of Marcus Partners’ New York Metro Office, said 4 million square feet of office space in lower Fairfield County needs to be removed from the market. Those properties are not in primary locations, and many have limited parking, but can be […]

Membership Comes with Benefits

Working exclusively with a commercial real estate broker can literally pay dividends for a business owner. Having a team of brokers from Pyramid Real Estate Group to represent business owners puts them on the same level of the owner of a property in terms of supplying market data. Pyramid brokers are a focused resource for […]

Brokers Broker, It’s What They Do

Working with Pyramid Real Estate Group, Los Ninos Services Inc., was able to renew its lease for 10,000 square feet at 503 Grasslands Road in Valhalla, N.Y. Los Ninos signed the lease renewal with 503 Sprain Brook Co. The agreement, at a below market rate, includes tenant improvements. Los Ninos was represented by broker Roger […]

Call to Action – Live Service

Superior customer service is crucial for the success of any business but especially a service business. Understanding the necessity to quickly respond to callers’ needs and provide service as soon as possible, Pyramid Real Estate Group employs two staff members in high-volume call areas, including accounts receivable, property management and maintenance. This redundant staffing costs […]

Will Sikorsky Aircraft Fly or Stay Grounded in Connecticut?

Lockheed Martin told Hearst Connecticut Media in July that it will keep Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford after it completes its $9 billion purchase from United Technologies expecting to close Friday, November 6, 2015. With the purchase, the company said it must rationalize employee counts and facilities procurement costs. Teamsters Local 1150, which represents many of […]

Gerard Peter Hallock

Gerard Peter Hallock, a long-time commercial real estate professional, left a lasting mark on his peers in the region, including those at Pyramid Real Estate Group, where he served as the firm’s broker development coach for the past two years. A Rowayton resident and a Princeton University graduate, Hallock passed away on Aug. 21 after […]

The Hubbard Mansion Gets Schooled

Pyramid Real Estate Group played a crucial role in the transition of the former Mother of God Academy on West North Street in Stamford to the Beacon School, which offers programs for gifted students seeking a new direction from larger school settings. Pyramid, which oversaw construction of the project, identified and sequenced the priorities to […]

Congratulations are Due to Pyramid’s Condo Managers

Two community association managers at Pyramid Real Estate Group have been nominated for the Manager of the Year award, sponsored by the Connecticut Chapter of the Community Associations Institute.   Jo Titsworth, accounting client manager/Community Association Manager, and Mark Liberman,Community Association Manager/Realtor, will be among those honored at the chapter’s annual supper on Oct. 29 […]

Pyramid Condominium Clients Newsletter Year End 2014

Pyramid Condominium Clients Newsletter Year End 2014

Pyramid Commercial Clients Newsletter Year End 2014

Pyramid Commercial Clients Newsletter Year End 2014

Pyramid Newsletter 2014

Pyramid Newsletter 2014

Pyramid Adds Restaurant Focus

Pyramid Adds Restaurant Focus

Tenants urged to work with landlords

Pyramid featured in area newspaper for business-focused seminar. Read Article (PDF)

Seminars focus on getting lower rents in tough times

Landlords are getting asked for concessions by all the tenants. Read Article (PDF)

One Stamford office building has gone to the dogs

Take your dog to work every day on Summer Street. Read Article (PDF)

Stamford Advocate – New Deals Around Town – Pyramid Hires Two Engineers

Pyramid Real Estate Group hires two engineers.  Read Article (PDF