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Developer doubles down on Brooklyn site in $250M deal
News 9 months ago
Developer doubles down on Brooklyn site in $250M deal

Real estate developer Dov Hertz is buying a large waterfront site in Sunset Park with plans to create more than 1 million square feet of industrial...

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On the rise in central Harlem
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On the rise in central Harlem

In July 2001 Bill Clinton set up his post-presidency offices on the 14th floor at 55 W. 125th St. in Harlem. At the time, chants of "We love Bill"...

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NYC's boutique hotels poised to draw more travelers—and investors
News 9 months ago
NYC's boutique hotels poised to draw more travelers—and investors

Googling “boutique hotel Midtown Manhattan NY” yields a whopping 713 lodging options. This is a recent development as the city is seeing a boom in...

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Worst bus lines are in Midtown and central Brooklyn, report finds
News 9 months ago
Worst bus lines are in Midtown and central Brooklyn, report finds

Riding these buses is no party. A transit advocacy group today bestowed dubious distinctions upon a pair of Metropolitan Transportation Authority...

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Gowanus Canal cleanup advances
News 9 months ago
Gowanus Canal cleanup advances

A federal pilot project, part of a full-scale cleanup, has dredged approximately 17,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Fourth Street...

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Animation company is latest film-industry tenant in Sunset Park
News 9 months ago
Animation company is latest film-industry tenant in Sunset Park

The owners of the Industry City retail and commercial complex continue to woo tenants in the film industry. Buck, a production company that...

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Airbnb's bookings could be cut in half by new rule
News 9 months ago
Airbnb's bookings could be cut in half by new rule

Last week, Airbnb Inc. was dealt one of its biggest blows in the company's 10-year history. New York City council members voted to require the home...

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Why the negative spin? Deals signal strength of Madison Ave retail
News 9 months ago
Why the negative spin? Deals signal strength of Madison Ave retail

To the editor: It is perplexing why Crain's would turn a story about two luxury brands looking to reinvest on Madison Avenue into a piece of bad...

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Greening the city from the top down
News 9 months ago
Greening the city from the top down

When storm clouds gather, 62 square miles of roofs keep us dry in New York City. Unfortunately, most of the dozens of inches of rain that hit New...

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Despite strong economic indicators, commercial and retail rents fall
News 9 months ago
Despite strong economic indicators, commercial and retail rents fall

The city's economy is good shape, with year-over-year job growth above 2% and median household income and tourism inching up. That should be aiding...

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A pair of high-end retail deals could reveal the bad news on Madison Avenue
News 9 months ago
A pair of high-end retail deals could reveal the bad news on Madison Avenue

Two major fashion brands are close to taking space on Madison Avenue, several sources familiar with the deals said. The leases could provide a...

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These are the most expensive U.S. cities, based on sushi prices
News 9 months ago
These are the most expensive U.S. cities, based on sushi prices

Rich coffee may be a perk of living in Seattle, but good sushi is going to cost you. Basic rolls Seattle rolled past Los Angeles, Miami and San...

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New Yorkers trying to flee high state taxes find moving isn't so easy
News 9 months ago
New Yorkers trying to flee high state taxes find moving isn't so easy

Among the wealthy tri-state-area set, there’s more buzz than ever about fleeing south to Florida, land of mild winters and, more importantly after...

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Finally, a fix for the city's worst land-use mistake
News 10 months ago
Finally, a fix for the city's worst land-use mistake

IN 1984 Carl Weisbrod was desperately seeking Board of Estimate approval of the Koch administration's plan to revitalize Times Square, just one...

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Dockless bike-share test loses operator
News 10 months ago
Dockless bike-share test loses operator

One of the companies selected for the city's new dockless bike share program dropped out Thursday, just days before the pilot project was scheduled...

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Thor Equities loses control of $50 million property
News 10 months ago
Thor Equities loses control of $50 million property

Thor Equities has given up ownership of a Third Avenue building to its lender, the latest blow to the firm, which has struggled with several...

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In the city, even the cheapest homes are waiting for buyers
News 10 months ago
In the city, even the cheapest homes are waiting for buyers

It’s not just luxury-home listings that are piling up in New York City. Even units for less than $1 million — within reach of far more people than...

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Hundreds still out of their homes after steam pipe leak in Flatiron District
News 10 months ago
Hundreds still out of their homes after steam pipe leak in Flatiron District

Five hundred people remain out of their homes and businesses after a steam pipe explosion spewed asbestos-laden vapor into the air in Manhattan's...

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Council speaker keeping distance from Union Square tech hub fight
News 10 months ago
Council speaker keeping distance from Union Square tech hub fight

This speaker says he is keeping quiet on controversial plans to develop a tech hub and office center on 14th Street. City Council Speaker Corey...

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City adds record number of affordable apartments
News 10 months ago
City adds record number of affordable apartments

The de Blasio administration financed the construction of more than 9,000 new affordable apartments over the course of 2017, officials announced...

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Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York
News 10 months ago
Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York

Target will begin rolling out speedy service for thousands of products by the end of the month in New York, less than a year after spending $550...

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Council votes unanimously to deflate Airbnb
News 10 months ago
Council votes unanimously to deflate Airbnb

Airbnb seemed to be sucking wind after its political foes delivered it a gut punch Wednesday. The City Council voted 45-0 in favor of a bill backed...

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Village wants protections, not 'downzoning,' to accompany tech hub
News 10 months ago
Village wants protections, not 'downzoning,' to accompany tech hub

To the editor: Facts be damned in Greg David’s bid to discredit any perspective other than “build baby build” on development plans in New York City...

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Council pushes green infrastructure at new developments
News 10 months ago
Council pushes green infrastructure at new developments

The City Council plans to introduce a bill Wednesday mandating green roofs on certain new developments. Expect push-back from the real estate...

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Moinian's Sky one of first buildings to get revived tax break
News 10 months ago
Moinian's Sky one of first buildings to get revived tax break

A 1,175-unit rental development on Manhattan's Far West Side is one of the first buildings to qualify for the revamped 421-a tax abatement, despite...

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Despite boom times for banks, Wall Street jobs are well off historic highs
News 10 months ago
Despite boom times for banks, Wall Street jobs are well off historic highs

On Wall Street, happy times are truly here again. Firms such as JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are reporting robust earnings and...

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City retail rents keep sliding with Fifth Avenue taking a beating
News 10 months ago
City retail rents keep sliding with Fifth Avenue taking a beating

Retail rents are tumbling in Manhattan, especially in the toniest neighborhoods. In the area around the Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue, home to the...

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Airbnb is financing a user's lawsuit against the city
News 10 months ago
Airbnb is financing a user's lawsuit against the city

Airbnb Inc. is taking a page from the Peter Thiel playbook. The home-rental company is providing financial support for a lawsuit brought by one of...

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Major state contractor stuffs Cuomo's campaign coffers
News 10 months ago
Major state contractor stuffs Cuomo's campaign coffers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's infrastructure investments are paying off—for his campaign, at least. A Long Island-based state contractor gave the governor's...

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Airbnb bill's passage is imminent, but optics war continues
News 10 months ago
Airbnb bill's passage is imminent, but optics war continues

The hotel industry and allied unions are winning handily as the clock runs out Airbnb's effort to stop approval of their City Council bill, but...

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