Every weekday The Real Deal rounds up New York’s biggest real estate news. We update this page throughout the day starting at 9 a.m. Please send any tips or deals to firstname.lastname@example.org. REBNY pivots on political strategy. The Real Estate Board of New York, under first-year president James Whelan, is moving toward coalition-building and other tactics to reverse the industry’s fortunes in Albany and City Hall. [TRD] Even after concessions, Extell is slow to sell luxury condos.