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City Council passes new protections for commercial tenants
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City Council passes new protections for commercial tenants

The City Council voted Wednesday to crack down on what some elected officials call an epidemic of commercial tenant harassment in the city. Bronx...

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Stringer: Empty retail space has doubled in the past decade
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Stringer: Empty retail space has doubled in the past decade

Despite the city's economic expansion, empty retail space has doubled since 2007. That was the key finding in a report released by city Comptroller...

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Billionaires Row is the planned site for a ‘five-star’ drug rehab
News 3 weeks ago
Billionaires Row is the planned site for a ‘five-star’ drug rehab

An empty Midtown Manhattan building once slated for high-end condos is the planned site of a luxury, for-profit rehabilitation facility for young...

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Prolific investor buys downtown rental building at a big discount
News 2 months ago
Prolific investor buys downtown rental building at a big discount

Prolific real estate investor David Werner is purchasing a controlling interest in a high-end downtown rental apartment building for a big discount...

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Vacant strorefronts not a citywide phenomenon, study finds
News 2 months ago
Vacant strorefronts not a citywide phenomenon, study finds

Reports of retail's death may have been greatly exaggerated. That is the upshot of a de Blasio administration report released Thursday. The...

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New Housing Honcho a No-Show at Annual NYCHA Town Hall
News 3 months ago
New Housing Honcho a No-Show at Annual NYCHA Town Hall

The city Housing Authority held its annual town hall Thursday - and for the first time in years, the tenants who showed up couldn't confront the...

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An easy way to lower tenants' cost of moving in
News 3 months ago
An easy way to lower tenants' cost of moving in

It is no secret that New York City is in a housing crisis. It feels like every day we hear stories about unscrupulous practices that raise the...

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A-Rod forms partnership to buy apartment buildings
News 3 months ago
A-Rod forms partnership to buy apartment buildings

He's won a World Series ring and is engaged to Jennifer Lopez. Now A-Rod is realizing his dream of becoming a landlord. Alex Rodriguez, whose Major...

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Capping broker's fees? Here's a better way to help renters
News 4 months ago
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 4 months 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
News 4 months ago
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 4 months 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 4 months 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
News 4 months ago
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
News 4 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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 5 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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Council hearings cement wide-ranging changes for real estate
News 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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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