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Who’s to Blame When Algorithms Discriminate?
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Who’s to Blame When Algorithms Discriminate?

When the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968, the injustice it aimed to root out in the housing market was often egregious: Real estate agents...

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Developer, and Other Dirty Words
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Developer, and Other Dirty Words

Ron Kaplan, a founder of Fivesquares Development, walks the landscaped roof at Liz, a mixed-use project in the Logan Circle neighborhood of...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Built in 1931, this three-story building in Bushwick has a total of 3,300 square feet and includes an occupied retail space, a basement and two...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This 47,350-square-foot, five-story mixed-use building in the Bedford Park neighborhood of the Bronx had been under family ownership for more than...

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A Broadway Performer Finds His Spot in Harlem
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A Broadway Performer Finds His Spot in Harlem

When Jawan M. Jackson learned he had landed an ensemble role in "Motown: The Musical" on Broadway in December 2012, he knew he wanted to live in...

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A Hot Mess of Summer Air-Conditioning Issues
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A Hot Mess of Summer Air-Conditioning Issues

Q: My rent-stabilized one-bedroom, where I've lived for 40 years, has never had air-conditioning. The wiring is so old that a window unit would...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This 10,626-square-foot, five-story office building in the Murray Hill neighborhood has a marble lobby, a main conference room, executive suites,...

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Walls on Wheels and Movable Pods: ‘The Evolution of the Open Workplace’
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Walls on Wheels and Movable Pods: ‘The Evolution of the Open Workplace’

Designers are adding kinetic elements to office spaces to provide more flexibility and accommodate greater collaboration. In recent years, new...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Built in 1900, this mixed-use building in Brooklyn Heights has 7,115 total square feet, with an additional 20,000 square feet of air rights. The...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Up to $40/SQ. FT. This six-story office building in Getty Square has 70,072 square feet, and space in it can be leased from five to 15 years. The...

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Can I Still Get a Payout for My Rent-Regulated Apartment?
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Can I Still Get a Payout for My Rent-Regulated Apartment?

Q: I live in a rent-stabilized building in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, across from Carroll Park and half a block from the subway. It recently...

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Counting Down to a Green New York
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Counting Down to a Green New York

New York's ambitious plan to fight climate change by virtually eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is underway - and the battle begins at...

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Which States Build the Greenest?
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Which States Build the Greenest?

As the Trump administration works to loosen environmental regulations, some states are moving to strengthen them. In New York, lawmakers have...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Built in 1930, this two-story, fully renovated industrial property in Prospect Heights has a total of 10,000 square feet and 18 occupied units....

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My Neighbor’s Tree Roots Damaged My Driveway
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My Neighbor’s Tree Roots Damaged My Driveway

Q: I live in a single-family house, adjacent to a large condo in Roslyn, N. Y. A big tree on the condo's property has roots encroaching onto my...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This four-story, mixed-use property in Bushwick was built in 1915 and redeveloped in 2018. It has three commercial spaces and 17 high-end, rent...

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Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods?
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Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods?

Edward Assile started working for his family's textile supply company near Macy's landmark Herald Square store in the 1980s, when the Manhattan...

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My Downstairs Neighbor Is Driving Me Crazy
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My Downstairs Neighbor Is Driving Me Crazy

Q: I rent an apartment in a prewar building in Upper Manhattan with my wife and our 1-year-old son, who crawls. Whenever our son spins an object on...

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A New Community Rises in Costa Rica, but Don’t Bring Your Car
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A New Community Rises in Costa Rica, but Don’t Bring Your Car

LAS CATALINAS, Costa Rica - Would you relinquish your car to live in paradise? Charles Brewer is betting that you would. In 2006, Mr. Brewer, an...

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Rent Regulations in New York: How They’ll Affect Tenants and Landlords
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Rent Regulations in New York: How They’ll Affect Tenants and Landlords

Democratic lawmakers in New York harnessed their new powers on Tuesday to broker sweeping changes to rent laws in order to protect tenants in a...

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Lock Your Bike to Private Property at Your Peril
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Lock Your Bike to Private Property at Your Peril

Q: My girlfriend locked her bike to my neighbor's side of the wrought-iron fence outside the apartment I rent in a Brooklyn brownstone. We left...

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Developers Built a 30-Story High-Rise. They Might Have to Chop Off 5 Floors.
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Developers Built a 30-Story High-Rise. They Might Have to Chop Off 5 Floors.

In New York City, real estate fights between neighborhoods and developers over new projects typically take place long before any ground is broken....

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How Can I Avoid a Rent Increase?
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How Can I Avoid a Rent Increase?

Landlords always want to raise the rent when a lease is renewed, but a little research could earn you a lot of leverage....

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Rent Here and Eat Well
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Rent Here and Eat Well

When Frankie Celenza is home, hungry and doesn't feel like cooking, relief can be found an elevator and an escalator ride away. A faster-than...

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$95,000 to Fix Up a Studio Apartment, but It Was All a Scam, Officials Say
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$95,000 to Fix Up a Studio Apartment, but It Was All a Scam, Officials Say

When a contractor was hired in 2012 to renovate nine rent-regulated apartments at a prewar, six-story building in the Washington Heights...

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Can You Actually Afford Your Rent?
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Can You Actually Afford Your Rent?

Most New Yorkers are well aware that rents are high. But let's assume you make a decent living. In fact, you earn the median income for your area....

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This five-story 1830 building last changed hands more than 50 years ago. It has around 6,500 square feet of retail space on the ground and second...

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Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past
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Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - No other Southern city is arguably tied as closely to the history of race relations in America as Alabama's capital, considered...

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

This five-story walk-up in the Fordham Heights neighborhood was built in 1925 and has 54 apartments. One is a studio, 31 are one-bedrooms, 13 are...

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Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs?
News 3 months ago
Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs?

You will smell it before you see it. Goody's, a 30-year-old West Indian restaurant known for its oxtail and jerk chicken, brims with locals, many...

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