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Mayor Bill de Blasio at a Green New Deal rally at Trump Tower (Credit: Getty Images)

Not just Trump Tower: These NYC buildings would get absolutely hammered by Green New Deal fines

Several properties that would likely face fines under the city’s “Green New Deal” are older apartment buildings throughout the city. The legislation imposes penalties...

Comptroller Scott Stringer (Credit: Getty Images)

City slow to spend $15B in Superstorm Sandy aid: Stringer

The city has been slow to spend roughly $15 billion it’s received in Superstorm Sandy aid, according to Comptroller...

Time Equities CEO Francis Greenburger and Empire State Realty Trust CEO Anthony Malkin (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

Going green has some city landlords seeing red

All stick, no carrots. That’s how some in the real estate industry — or at least several building owners...

Public housing is excluded from the city’s clean-energy plan

The mayor’s plans for using clean energy at city buildings doesn’t include public housing or hospitals. The de Blasio...

City Council just created the “largest disruption in the history of New York City real estate”

The City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection has passed a sweeping package of bills to cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for adoption...

NY is introducing its own Green New Deal

As Washington debates the controversial Green New Deal, New York City is forging ahead with its own measures in a bid to curb climate change. The city council will announce Thursday a batch of...

Bricks and… wood? Green developers are embracing timber

Some developers are looking to cut down on their carbon footprint by finding alternatives to steel and mortar. Now,...

This City Council bill would require landlords to retrofit buildings

A new City Council bill seeks to require some 50,000 buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent...

Boston Properties looking to raise $1B for green projects

Boston Properties is betting big on sustainability. The company, which owns and manages 20 million square feet of projects...

Does going green net you more green when selling your home?

If you make extensive energy-conservation and other green improvements to your home, will they earn you a premium price...

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