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The Bronx saw a particularly strong surge in development, including a tower in Brookfield Properties’ Bankside development (Credit: iStock)

City sees highest number of new building permits in years

The number of building permits issued in New York City for new homes last year jumped to the highest...

City sees highest number of new building permits in years
From left: 141 Willoughby Street, 200 East 83rd Street, and 200 East 34th Street (Credit: CityRealty and Google Maps)

The top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC

For the second month in a row, every borough made an appearance on the list of the city’s 10...

The top 10 biggest real estate projects coming to NYC
Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why

Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why

The year 2000 was big one for Stuyvesant Town. MetLife, the original developers of the massive apartment complex, became...

Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why
Queens hotel permits reached historic highs in August. Why the party could soon be over

Queens hotel permits reached historic highs in August. Why the party could soon be over

Outer-borough hotel construction has been on a roll lately, with new construction in light manufacturing zones being a major...

Queens hotel permits reached historic highs in August. Why the party could soon be over
Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why

Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why

  The year 2000 was big one for Stuyvesant Town. MetLife, the original developers of the massive apartment complex,...

Minor alterations sometimes take decades to complete. Here’s why
Check out DOB’s flashy analysis of 20 years of construction

Check out DOB’s flashy analysis of 20 years of construction

The Department of Buildings on Wednesday unveiled a comprehensive analysis of construction volume in the city dating back nearly...

Check out DOB’s flashy analysis of 20 years of construction
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Almost 3K new resi units came online in Brooklyn during the third quarter: analysis

Brooklyn came tantalizingly close last quarter to tying its record for new residential units, falling short by literally one...

Almost 3K new resi units came online in Brooklyn during the third quarter: analysis
Housing starts across the country dipped last month

Housing starts across the country dipped last month

Housing starts across the country fell by nearly 7 percent between February and March to hit a seasonally adjusted...

Housing starts across the country dipped last month
Building permits up to start the year – but the data warrant a closer look

Building permits up to start the year – but the data warrant a closer look

The city issued new building permits for an estimated 4,294 residential units in the first two months of 2017,...

Building permits up to start the year – but the data warrant a closer look
The volume was turned way down on residential development plans in 2016

The volume was turned way down on residential development plans in 2016

A lot of the same cranes that dotted the skyline last year will keep swinging away in 2017. But...

The volume was turned way down on residential development plans in 2016
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