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A rendering of the Flushing waterfront and Council member Peter Koo (Rendering via Hill West Architects; New York City Council)

City Planning considers controversial Flushing waterfront rezoning

The city is moving forward with a controversial proposal to rezone a chunk of Flushing’s waterfront, which would pave...

City Planning considers controversial Flushing waterfront rezoning
State Sens. James Gaughran, Brian Kavanagh and Kevin Thomas (NY Gov; Getty)

State Senate hearing confronts racial bias by brokers

Ten months after a Newsday investigation reminded New Yorkers that minority home-shoppers still face bias from real estate brokers,...

State Senate hearing confronts racial bias by brokers
Andrew Kimball and Carlos Menchaca with a rendering of Industry City (Getty)

Where’s the mayor? Council members say de Blasio’s MIA on Industry City rezoning

The City Council has until early November to vote on the proposed rezoning of Industry City, but support from...

Where’s the mayor? Council members say de Blasio’s MIA on Industry City rezoning
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Proposed cost caps for MCIs deemed “lose-lose” for tenants, landlords

More than a year after New York’s rent law was overhauled, the state has proposed cost caps for renovations...

Proposed cost caps for MCIs deemed “lose-lose” for tenants, landlords
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US sells Hong Kong consulate apartments at big discount: $7K psf

The U.S. government has agreed to sell a compound in a prime Hong Kong neighborhood to local developer Hang...

US sells Hong Kong consulate apartments at big discount: $7K psf
From left: Charles Bendit, Douglas Durst, Douglas Eisenberg, Bill de Blasio, Jeff Blau and Kathryn Wylde (Getty)

NYC real estate execs to de Blasio: Bring this city back

Some of the biggest names in New York City real estate implored Mayor Bill de Blasio to take “immediate...

NYC real estate execs to de Blasio: Bring this city back
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s response to the budget crisis has been to seek federal aid and borrowing authority. (Getty, iStock)

NYC’s fiscal fiasco vexes real estate industry

Back when it was flush with cash, the de Blasio administration heeded developers’ request to add technical staffers at...

NYC’s fiscal fiasco vexes real estate industry
The essential guide to where the New York real estate market stands on investment sales, leasing, residential and politics. (iStock)

Here’s where NYC real estate stands post Labor Day

Back to school still a question mark The New York City school system, the nation’s largest, is officially back...

Here’s where NYC real estate stands post Labor Day
Former New York governor David Paterson (Getty; Pixabay)

Group opposing NY tax hikes off to rough start

Opposing tax increases in New York is not for the faint of heart, it turns out. A business group...

Group opposing NY tax hikes off to rough start
Plaza Hotel (Getty)

Why it has taken four years for the Plaza to fix a balcony

UPDATED Aug. 28, 2020, 2:45 pm: An internal dispute over union labor at the Plaza has gone public. In...

Why it has taken four years for the Plaza to fix a balcony
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