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Move the junk, spark the economy
News 3 days ago
Move the junk, spark the economy

This summer marks the 10-year anniversary of the Manhattan Bridge Archway's reopening. What now seems like a no-brainer was far from it when the...

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Unraveling the web of Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan real estate
News 1 week ago
Unraveling the web of Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan real estate

The epicenter of the scandal engulfing wealthy pedophile Jeffrey Epstein is his mansion on East 71st Street, but real estate records show he has...

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Forever 21 officials approached landlords about possible stake in company, sources say
News 3 weeks ago
Forever 21 officials approached landlords about possible stake in company, sources say

A small faction of officials at Forever 21 Inc. has asked its biggest landlords if they'd consider taking a stake in the clothing retailer, as the...

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A new wave of construction is hurting listings in some neighborhoods: report
News 3 weeks ago
A new wave of construction is hurting listings in some neighborhoods: report

A residential building boom in the city has made construction sites nearly impossible to avoid for prospective buyers and renters. About 40% of...

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New rent law hurts the tenants it was supposed to help
News 4 weeks ago
New rent law hurts the tenants it was supposed to help

The state Legislature has passed new rent legislation which in theory enhance protections for low- and middle-income tenants. In practice, it has...

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Power surges
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Power surges

Having stepped into office just six weeks ago, Vicki Been, 62, oversees the creation and implementation of Mayor Bill de Blasio's top policy...

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New rent regs will cripple affordable housing programs, developers warn
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New rent regs will cripple affordable housing programs, developers warn

Major developers, including Douglas Durst, say housing projects such as the one his firm is constructing at Hallets Point in Astoria "can't be...

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City pressing ahead with Willoughby Square project amid legal challenge
News 1 month ago
City pressing ahead with Willoughby Square project amid legal challenge

The city Economic Development Corp. can start minor work on its park plan at Willoughby Square in Downtown Brooklyn but the agency will have to...

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Dairy company gets approval to build distribution facility at JFK site
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Dairy company gets approval to build distribution facility at JFK site

Almost three years after Bartlett Dairy & Food Services was selected to develop a vacant site at John F. Kennedy airport, the dairy company has...

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Index shows when renters can get a jump on the ultracompetitive summer apartment market
News 1 month ago
Index shows when renters can get a jump on the ultracompetitive summer apartment market

The city's already ultracompetitive apartment-rental market heats up most in the summer months. There is one way to get a jump on rival renters:...

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Broker-fee hearing postponed as ‘army' massed in opposition
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Broker-fee hearing postponed as ‘army' massed in opposition

The city's real estate agents and brokers should prepare to fight another day, an industry leader argued this week. The City Council was prepared...

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Rent reform: We’ve just created the next NYCHA
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Rent reform: We’ve just created the next NYCHA

State Democrats' sweeping overhaul of rent-regulation laws do away with incentives in place for more than 20 years to encourage investment in...

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Cuomo promises to sign rent-law package
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Cuomo promises to sign rent-law package

Tenants and elected officials urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators to pass universal rent control legislation that would strengthen and...

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How the coolest offices are getting smart
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How the coolest offices are getting smart

A tenant that recently moved to Hudson Yards enjoyed all the amenities of a state-of-the-art office, including high ceilings, giant windows and an...

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NY rent rule revamp sends shock waves
News 1 month ago
NY rent rule revamp sends shock waves

Regulations that govern how more than half of New York renters interact with their landlords-often to the satisfaction of neither-are about to get...

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Life after Amazon in Long Island City
News 1 month ago
Life after Amazon in Long Island City

There have been three seminal events in Long Island City's modern history: the 1908s launch of Queens West, the 1990 opening of the 1.5-million...

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City Planning czar: Despite mayor's policies, anti-development sentiment at ‘all-time high'
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City Planning czar: Despite mayor's policies, anti-development sentiment at ‘all-time high'

The head of the city's planning agency acknowledged that the mandatory inclusionary housing program-a signature accomplishment of Mayor Bill de...

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Landlords hurt by Trump, Kushner fallout
News 2 months ago
Landlords hurt by Trump, Kushner fallout

Prime real estate: Trump Tower serves as a useful backdrop for de Blasio's announcements targeting the real estate industry. At one time it was...

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Lawsuit forces sale of trio of Manhattan apartment buildings
News 2 months ago
Lawsuit forces sale of trio of Manhattan apartment buildings

A rupture between two partners that own a trio of Manhattan rental apartment buildings has lead to a court-ordered sale of the properties that is...

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Manhattan represents quarter of country's coworking market: report
News 2 months ago
Manhattan represents quarter of country's coworking market: report

Manhattan controls the national market for coworking, according to a recent analysis from CBRE. About a quarter of all coworking space in the...

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Lingerie building hasn't lost its appeal
News 2 months ago
Lingerie building hasn't lost its appeal

The building at 136 Madison Ave. has long had sex appeal-it was once part of a collection of office properties along the avenue that catered to...

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REBNY slams Assembly's rent-regulation proposals
News 3 months ago
REBNY slams Assembly's rent-regulation proposals

The Real Estate Board of New York is gearing up for a fight as the Democratic-controlled state Legislature plans reforms to the laws governing rent...

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Real estate's great escape
News 3 months ago
Real estate's great escape

Only a month ago a New York Times headline read "Lawmakers Support Pied-à-Terre Tax" as all the key players in Albany-over the vociferous...

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Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio
News 3 months ago
Landlords Get a $173 Million Deal From City as Their Lawyer Raises Funds for de Blasio

Two years ago, the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio decided to buy 17 buildings, which it planned to use for affordable housing, from a pair...

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The city’s 
mail shafts are chock-full of good stories
News 3 months ago
The city’s 
mail shafts are chock-full of good stories

With a mighty twist of a screwdriver, Jason Walters popped out a metal bracket and opened the mail chute on the third floor of 890 Broadway. He...

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Lenox Hill residential development to be market-rate
News 3 months ago
Lenox Hill residential development to be market-rate

Lenox Hill Hospital's $2 billion-plus plan to redevelop its Upper East Side hospital campus and convert part of the site into a residential...

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Amazon and Union at Odds Over Firing of Staten Island Warehouse Worker
News 4 months ago
Amazon and Union at Odds Over Firing of Staten Island Warehouse Worker

Amazon's plan for a major corporate presence in New York ran headlong into concerns about the company's labor practices in the city. The giant...

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Court deals blow to controversial Upper West Side tower
News 4 months ago
Court deals blow to controversial Upper West Side tower

A court has overruled the city's decision to allow construction of an Upper West Side condo tower that has sparked outrage from community groups...

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Chrysler Building may become a hotel under its new owners
News 4 months ago
Chrysler Building may become a hotel under its new owners

The landmark Chrysler Building, which is being bought for about a fifth of what it last sold for, could ultimately be transformed from an aging...

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Landmark designation requested for White Horse Tavern's interior
News 4 months ago
Landmark designation requested for White Horse Tavern's interior

The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation submitted a request to landmark the White House Tavern just days after it was discovered...

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