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Capping broker's fees? Here's a better way to help renters
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Capping broker's fees? Here's a better way to help renters

The City Council has introduced legislation seeking to reduce move-in costs for renters. While it's encouraging to see the council taking on a...

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Great Recession 10 years later: Housing prices increase
News 2 weeks ago
Great Recession 10 years later: Housing prices increase

In this digital series, Crain's will explain, by the numbers, how New York has changed 10 years on from the Great Recession. To help keep banks...

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NY Senate Democrats say they have universal rent control votes following day of protests
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NY Senate Democrats say they have universal rent control votes following day of protests

Tenants and members of the Upstate Downstate Housing Alliance from across the state, demand New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators pass...

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Cuomo: Reform, don't abolish, laws that pass renovation costs onto tenants
News 3 weeks ago
Cuomo: Reform, don't abolish, laws that pass renovation costs onto tenants

Gov. Andrew Cuomo still wants landlords to get their money's worth. The governor on Friday seemed to reject calls from some lawmakers and activists...

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EDC's recent challenges extend well beyond Amazon debacle
News 1 month ago
EDC's recent challenges extend well beyond Amazon debacle

Last year the Economic Development Corp. official and his City Hall colleague who were in charge of a multibillion-dollar streetcar project left...

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City leads booming market for trendy food halls
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City leads booming market for trendy food halls

Even as the concept spreads rapidly throughout the country, New York is still the food hall capital. The city has 29 food halls, as counted in a...

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Former Sutton Place developer sues law firm for $270 million
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Former Sutton Place developer sues law firm for $270 million

The fight for ownership of 3 Sutton Place may have been settled in court two years ago, but former developer Joseph Beninati is not finished with...

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Office landlord purchases Bronx warehouse
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Office landlord purchases Bronx warehouse

In the mid-1980s, real investor Leslie Himmel and her business partner Steve Merringoff purchased a Long Island City office building on a hunch the...

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Amazon Go in Manhattan will be first to accept cash
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Amazon Go in Manhattan will be first to accept cash

Amazon launched its high-tech Go convenience store a year ago, where shoppers can pull items off the shelf and walk out. Now it's adding a...

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Tenant activists release list of 'worst' evictors
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Tenant activists release list of 'worst' evictors

Tenant activists stepped up their campaign against what they say are abusive landlords with the release today of a list of the most prolific...

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City considers demolishing and rebuilding two NYCHA buildings in Chelsea
News 2 months ago
City considers demolishing and rebuilding two NYCHA buildings in Chelsea

The de Blasio administration is reportedly considering a plan to demolish and rebuild parts of a New York City Housing Authority property in...

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NYC renters move in search of sweeter deals as rents keep rising
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NYC renters move in search of sweeter deals as rents keep rising

New York City apartment-dwellers were on the move in March, signing a wave of new leases as landlords raised rents. In Manhattan, signings climbed...

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Former Goldman partner joins rush for opportunity zones
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Former Goldman partner joins rush for opportunity zones

Former Goldman Sachs partner Peter Scaturro and real estate developer Lightstone Group are joining the rush into "opportunity zones" - designated...

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Rudin rethinks energy with NYSERDA
News 3 months ago
Rudin rethinks energy with NYSERDA

Discover a new world of sustainability with the NYSERDA Commercial Tenant Program. When companies commit to becoming more energy efficient, they...

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Condé Nast subleases floor at 1 World Trade Center
News 3 months ago
Condé Nast subleases floor at 1 World Trade Center

Condé Nast finally is offloading some of the space it occupies at 1 World Trade Center. The media company, which owns magazine brands such as Vogue...

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Business leaders see Amazon's change of course as devastating for LIC
News 4 months ago
Business leaders see Amazon's change of course as devastating for LIC

I spent Thursday morning in Long Island City talking to business owners who were rallying support for Amazon's plan to bring its second...

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City inks agreement with Willets Point developers
News 4 months ago
City inks agreement with Willets Point developers

The city signed an agreement Thursday that charts a path forward for development in Willets Point. The de Blasio administration signed a letter of...

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Kushner evicting Times Square tenant, endangering loan payments
News 5 months ago
Kushner evicting Times Square tenant, endangering loan payments

Kushner Cos. has begun evicting its second-largest tenant from a Times Square tourism property, endangering at least $285 million of loans backed...

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Council hearings cement wide-ranging changes for real estate
News 6 months ago
Council hearings cement wide-ranging changes for real estate

Lack of choice hurts ride-hailing across New York City What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Three more years of de Blasio is starting to feel...

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Housing Works secures $4M for Hell's Kitchen clinic
News 6 months ago
Housing Works secures $4M for Hell's Kitchen clinic

Lack of choice hurts ride-hailing across New York City What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Three more years of de Blasio is starting to feel...

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Pol: Make landlords lock in preferential rents, but subsidize them
News 6 months ago
Pol: Make landlords lock in preferential rents, but subsidize them

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wants owners of rent-stabilized apartments to get a break, not take a hike. A citywide survey he released...

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City unveils plan to rein in landlords who skirt rent regs
News 6 months ago
City unveils plan to rein in landlords who skirt rent regs

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Three more years of de Blasio is starting to...

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Manhattan rents dip again
News 6 months ago
Manhattan rents dip again

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Three more years of de Blasio is starting to...

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East Harlem gentrification boosted by rezoning, tax breaks
News 6 months ago
East Harlem gentrification boosted by rezoning, tax breaks

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York While nonprofits wait to get paid, de Blasio...

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In NYC politicians rail against Amazon, but in Virginia they cheer
News 6 months ago
In NYC politicians rail against Amazon, but in Virginia they cheer

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Connections started my career — let's give...

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NYC politicians rail against Amazon, but Virginia's cheer
News 6 months ago
NYC politicians rail against Amazon, but Virginia's cheer

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Three more years of de Blasio is starting to...

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Condo breaks TriBeCa record, sells for $55M
News 6 months ago
Condo breaks TriBeCa record, sells for $55M

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Connections started my career — let's give...

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Condo sells for $55M, a TriBeCa record
News 6 months ago
Condo sells for $55M, a TriBeCa record

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Connections started my career — let's give...

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City plans to sell $1B of public-housing air rights
News 6 months ago
City plans to sell $1B of public-housing air rights

What critics get wrong about Amazon's HQ2 Amazon's treatment of workers is not welcome in New York Connections started my career — let's give...

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Council blasts Amazon deal in contentious hearing
News 6 months ago
Council blasts Amazon deal in contentious hearing

A hearty benefit to the private owner of roughly half of the waterfront property where Amazon plans to build its Long Island City headquarters drew...

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