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City Planning approves controversial trio of resi towers in Two Bridges
December 05, 2018 11:00AM
After a bitter and drawn-out review process, the city approved a trio of large-scale residential towers on the Lower East Side waterfront on Wednesday....
The stupefying numbers behind a bill that targets NYC hotel developers
October 16, 2018 07:00AM
New York City hotel developers are about to lose nearly half of the land they can build on as-of-right. On Wednesday, New York’s City...
Controversial project at 80 Flatbush gets approval from City Planning Commission
August 07, 2018 08:30AM
The City Planning Commission has given the green light to Alloy Development’s massive project at 80 Flatbush in Downtown Brooklyn. The commission unanimously approved...
City moving forward with plan to limit hotels in industrial zones
April 27, 2018 10:15AM
The city is advancing legislation that would require hotels to get a special permit to build in industrial areas. The City Planning Commission began...
Get your air rights here: City to charge $625 per sf in West Chelsea
February 28, 2018 03:30PM
The City Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved selling development rights to property owners in West Chelsea for $625 per square foot, the proceeds...
Controversial Bedford-Union Armory project gets the go-ahead from City Planning
October 30, 2017 04:50PM
The controversial Bedford-Union Armory project in Crown Heights is moving forward — but not without a few arrests. The City Planning Commission voted 11-1...
City Planning OKs Midtown East rezoning
June 07, 2017 11:05AM
The City Planning Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved the rezoning of Midtown East, a proposal that is expected to create 6.5 million square feet...
City Planning kickstarts East Harlem rezoning review process
April 24, 2017 05:45PM
The city took the first major step Monday to rezone a large swath of East Harlem in what would be the second neighborhood rezoned...
From the archives: Carl Weisbrod, an understated force
January 04, 2017 06:00PM
Carl Weisbrod, the recently appointed chair of the New York City Planning Commission, may not have the star power that his predecessor Amanda Burden...
Planning Commission questions affordable housing component of St. John’s Terminal project
August 25, 2016 10:51AM
Members of the City Planning Commission voiced concerns over the planned St. John’s terminal development at a hearing Wednesday.
Commission says Flatiron condo does not need to add affordable units
August 16, 2016 09:14AM
The New York City Planning Commission let a proposed condo project in the Flatiron District off the hook for adding affordable units under the...
City Planning rejects pleas to force ULURP on Two Bridges projects
August 15, 2016 05:00PM
Three projects planned for Two Bridges have narrowly dodged a lengthy land use procedure.
Revised state law would clear the way for bigger resi buildings
June 09, 2016 04:50PM
New York City may soon see another surge in supertall skyscrapers. The city is pushing for changes to a state law that would allow developers...
City Planning OKs Moskovits’ 25 Kent special permit but cans Williamsburg rezoning proposal
May 10, 2016 06:20PM
The City Planning Commission blessed developers Toby Moskovits and Rubenstein Partners’ bid for a special permit enabling their planned 400,000-square-foot Williamsburg Generator office complex...
City Planning approves Water Street retail proposal
May 02, 2016 08:14AM
Landlords of 17 Properties On Water Street in the Financial District are jumping for joy. A plan that would allow them to turn 380,000 square feet...
Water Street proposal could change city’s privately owned public spaces
April 25, 2016 01:27PM
There could be a retail renaissance coming to New York City’s privately owned public spaces. The City Planning Commission is voting Monday on a proposal that would...
Weisbrod: Expiration of 421a means more luxury condos are on the way
March 30, 2016 11:30AM
Carl Weisbrod is sounding the alarm on the rental housing market. At a City Council budget hearing on Tuesday, the head of the planning...
This software can help developers find property primed for new projects
March 29, 2016 06:15PM
In Shanghai, the sun calls the shots in building design. Bedrooms and living rooms in the city must get at least one hour of...
City Planning approves East New York rezoning plan
February 24, 2016 06:00PM
The City Planning Commission approved the proposed rezoning of East New York on Wednesday in a boost to the de Blasio administration’s ambitious affordable...
80 South St. crosses 1M sf in air rights with City Planning vote
February 11, 2016 09:30AM
The City Planning Commission this week approved an air rights transfer to China Oceanwide Holdings’ 80 South Street, bringing the site’s total buildable space...
Meet the new CEO of Extell Development
Anthony Scaramucci and EJF Capital split on $3B Opportunity Zone fund
German co-living company raises $300M for US expansion
Avenues School co-founder sells $10M Trump Tower condo
Douglas Elliman hires a new creative head as it plans a rebranding
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