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This ex-NYC drug cop has amassed a $400M real estate portfolio

Former New York City detective Greg O’Connell bought his first building in Red Hook back in 1967 for $22,000,...

Gentrification City: Investors are turning to other corners of NYC to chase returns

Once upon a time, developers who were looking to make smart investment plays would throw up a building in...

Bedford 2.0? Can a street filled with small, trendy retail take off in the South Bronx?

Before Noëlle Santos struck a deal to rent 2,300 square feet along Alexander Avenue for the only independent bookstore...

Atlanta’s version of the High Line sparks gentrification fears

Atlanta is struggling with an affordable-housing problem around its version of the High Line. The BeltLine – a 22-mile...

Cuomo and Nixon spar over housing during Wednesday night debate

The first — and only — debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon before next month’s gubernatorial primary...

Gentrification Nation: Downtown LA is fastest gentrifying area in the US,
report says

Downtown Los Angeles has become ground zero for gentrification. That’s according to a new survey from RentCafe, which ranked...

The next frontier: Developers are zeroing in on these five outer borough neighborhoods

It used to be that developers looking to make smart investment plays in New York City would throw up...

Why investors are flocking to Far Rockaway

Far Rockaway may be one of the farthest-flung parts of the city, but over the past few years that hasn’t been much of a detriment to development. And a rezoning and new ferry service...

Why investors are flocking to East New York

When Brooklyn’s East New York was rezoned in 2016, it touched off a real estate makeover. That year, developers filed applications for 339 residential units. But in 2017 that number shot up by 284...

Why investors are flocking to Longwood and Morrisania in the Bronx

Longwood and Morrisania may not have completely escaped the problems that plagued the South Bronx during the infamous 1970s,...

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