Konrad Putzier Reporter
  • New York
  • The Wall Street Journal

Konrad Putzier is a commercial real estate reporter for The Wall Street Journal. He spent the past three years as a reporter with The Real Deal in New York, where he covered the city's real estate industry and property moguls. He has written about the rising tide of offshore money into New York construction projects and how the global diamond trade feeds the real estate market. He won a New York Press Club Award in the crime reporting category for a series of articles exposing a co-working Ponzi Scheme.

Focus Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate

46 Articles
8 days ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Airbnb Aims to Attract Big Landlords With a Cut of Its Rental Sales

A new service for rental apartments will act as a listing platform, similar to Zillow or Apartments.com, but it will ...

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24 days ago
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Airbnb Co-Founder’s New Business Is Building Small Homes in Backyards

The startup is launching in California, one of the states trying to boost housing supply by easing restrictions on ac...

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about 1 month ago
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Rising Interest Rates Threaten to Expose Office Buildings’ Inflated Values

Building prices fall and defaults rise amid the Federal Reserve’s efforts to fight inflation.

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about 1 month ago
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Timeshare Comes to the Office: Companies Save Money on Space by Alternating Days

Some companies are saving money on space by alternating days in a workplace with other firms.

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about 2 months ago
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Florida Couple Turned the Empty Miami Mansions of Venezuela’s Elite Into Personal Piggy Banks

A mortgage-fraud scheme used fake passports to get a Ferrari, luxury watches and millions in cash.

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3 months ago
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Chinese Firms Flee U.S. Commercial Real-Estate Market After Big Property Bets Sour

Investors from China who once snapped up American office buildings and hotels have sold a net $23.6 billion of U.S. c...

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3 months ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Deal for Office Space Near Big U.S. Cities Bets on Suburban Lifestyle, Remot...

GIC and Workspace Property Trust are buying a majority stake in 53 suburban office buildings near big U.S. cities in ...

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9 months ago
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Self-Driving Trucks Start to Propel Land Rush Near Major Cities

Alterra Property and Embark are forming an alliance to create autonomous-trucking hubs across the U.S.

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10 months ago
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That Vacation Home Listed on Airbnb Might Be Owned by Wall Street

Investment firms Saluda Grade and WEG Capital have entered the market for short-term rental properties, as tourists a...

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11 months ago
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Offices Are Leased Up, Thanks to Cash Gifts for Tenants, Months of Free Rent

The recent recovery of U.S. office rents owes much of its success to freebies and other incentives offered by landlords.

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11 months ago
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Michael Shvo’s Big Bet on Offices and Retail Faces Pandemic Test

The developer and a group of German investors spent more than $2 billion in 2019 and 2020 to acquire six buildings wh...

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11 months ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | WeWork Co-Founder Adam Neumann Is Becoming an Apartment Mogul

Entities tied to the entrepreneur have bought majority stakes valued at a total of more than $1 billion in buildings ...

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