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Erik Engquist

Senior managing editor
Erik joined The Real Deal as senior managing editor in 2019 after 14 years at Crain's New York Business. Prior to that he wrote a weekly political column for Courier-Life Publications for which he was named "best political columnist" in New York by the Village Voice. From 1996 until 2000 he reported for daily newspapers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, covering education, development and municipal government. A graduate of Yale University, Erik has won two National Headliner Awards and was the lead writer for two series that won the New Jersey Press Association's top public service award in consecutive years. He and his wife have twin sons, born in 2000.




    Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Gowanus Canal (Getty)

    Gowanus infrastructure plan aims to mute rezoning foes

    City planners have heard it all before — how new housing would overwhelm local schools, sewer pipes and subways....

    Gowanus infrastructure plan aims to mute rezoning foes
    Peter Koo and the Flushing waterfront (Facebook, Flushing Waterfront, rendering by Jeff Strikeman Architectural Art)
    News Analysis

    Flushing … another project down the toilet?

    Wacky stuff is happening at the City Council. Not long ago, a proposed Special Flushing Waterfront District was supposed...

    Flushing … another project down the toilet?
    Donald Trump and Joe Biden (Getty)
    National

    Real estate pros say Trump better for market than Biden: survey

    Asked if Donald Trump or Joe Biden would be a better president for real estate, many industry professionals surveyed...

    Real estate pros say Trump better for market than Biden: survey
    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return
    National Issue

    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return

    Adam Neumann is back. In his first venture since leaving WeWork last year, the eccentric and brash Israeli entrepreneur...

    Eight stats tell the tale of Adam Neumann’s rise, fall, and return
    New York City council member Margarate Chin, Mayor Bill de Blasio and council member Carlina Rivera (Getty; iStock)
    News Analysis

    Why the Soho rezoning will pass — and Gowanus, too

    Developers prefer clear rules that they can follow to complete their projects. But in a dynamic metropolis such as...

    Why the Soho rezoning will pass — and Gowanus, too
    TRD's Erik Enguist and Port Authority's Rick Cotton

    Port Authority, out $3B, has waterfront land to sell

    Things were going great for the Port Authority until Covid-19. Now it’s asking Washington for billions of dollars. Sound...

    Port Authority, out $3B, has waterfront land to sell

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