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    Lendlease executive general manager Steven Sommer (iStock)

    Lendlease taps new head of NYC construction

    Lendlease has promoted one of its veterans to lead the company’s New York construction operations. Steven Sommer, who has worked for the construction giant for more than three decades, is stepping into the role...

    Lendlease taps new head of NYC construction
    New York City District Council of Carpenters’s Monitor Glen McGorty (iStock; LinkedIn)

    NYC carpenters union changes how it roots out mob ties

    The city’s largest construction union is taking steps to root out possible ties to organized crime among its members....

    NYC carpenters union changes how it roots out mob ties
    Joy Construction’s Eli Weiss (Getty; Google Maps)

    Inwood developers outlasted lawsuit, but damage is done

    A lawsuit’s demise secured Inwood’s rezoning this week, but the litigation may have done lasting damage to some projects....

    Inwood developers outlasted lawsuit, but damage is done
    David Dinkins (Getty)

    Dinkins is gone, but his real estate legacy lives on

    With the city gripped by recession, Mayor David Dinkins didn’t want to lose Morgan Stanley, a major taxpayer and...

    Dinkins is gone, but his real estate legacy lives on
    From left: Edison Properties CEO Robert Selsam, Ironstate Development's Michael Barry, Stellar Management founder Larry Gluck (LinkedIn; Gluck Family Foundation)

    These developers could benefit the most from Soho’s rezoning

    Sandwiched between two apartment buildings, a one-story, windowless warehouse on Thompson Street has been slated for demolition for more...

    These developers could benefit the most from Soho’s rezoning
    Mayor Bill de Blasio (Getty; Google Maps)

    Inwood rezoning is a done deal

    The state’s highest court rejected a community coalition’s bid to revive its legal fight against Inwood’s rezoning, likely ending a two-year battle over the fate of the neighborhood. The New York Court of Appeals...

    Inwood rezoning is a done deal
    Union Square and Mayor Bill de Blasio (Getty)

    City drops bid to require special permits for Union Square hotels

    The de Blasio administration is abandoning its plan to require special permits for new hotel construction in Union Square...

    City drops bid to require special permits for Union Square hotels
    Council members Francisco Moya and Peter Koo with a rendering of the Flushing waterfront (City Council; Hill West Architects

    Flushing waterfront vote postponed as opposition mounts

    With opposition to a proposal to transform Flushing’s waterfront growing among City Council members, a vote was called off...

    Flushing waterfront vote postponed as opposition mounts
    Sheldon Solow (Getty)

    Billionaire developer Sheldon Solow dies at 92

    Sheldon Solow, the billionaire developer known for his litigious tendencies, died at the age of 92. The cause of...

    Billionaire developer Sheldon Solow dies at 92

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