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A loss for real estate? Two more socialist candidates poised to win primaries

It looks like the political landscape may only get worse for real estate. Two more Assembly candidates backed by...

A loss for real estate? Two more socialist candidates poised to win primaries
Marcela Mitaynes (Sunset Park via Wikipedia Commons)

Upset win in Brooklyn election alarms real estate industry

After the 2018 election led to key victories for progressive Democrats, many in the real estate industry might have...

Upset win in Brooklyn election alarms real estate industry
Linda Rosenthal and Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village  (Credit: Brett Carlsen/Getty Images; Orjan F. Ellingvag/Corbis via Getty Images)

Pol seeks to punish landlords with “warehousing fee” for vacancies

A Manhattan politician wants to penalize landlords for “warehousing” rent-stabilized apartments and use the proceeds to address the city’s...

Pol seeks to punish landlords with “warehousing fee” for vacancies
Yuh-Line Niou, Grace Lee and 250 Water Street (Credit: Google Maps)

Howard Hughes project at 250 Water Street triggers primary race

A second-term Assembly member in Lower Manhattan has drawn a challenger inspired by a real estate issue: Howard Hughes...

Howard Hughes project at 250 Water Street triggers primary race
Patrick Jenkins (center) with Carl Heastie and James Whelan (Credit: Twitter, Anuja Shakya Photography)

REBNY, other biz groups tap Heastie’s bestie for tax-break campaign

A coalition of business groups including the Real Estate Board of New York has hired a lobbyist with longstanding...

REBNY, other biz groups tap Heastie’s bestie for tax-break campaign
Brooklyn State Senator Julia Salazar (Credit: iStock, Getty Images)

Support growing in state legislature for “good cause” eviction

A majority of Democratic state senators and assembly members have signed on to a “good cause” eviction bill, and...

Support growing in state legislature for “good cause” eviction
Carl Heastie highlighted homelessness and housing affordability in remarks to open the 2020 session (Credit: Facebook, Getty Images)

Heastie drills down on homelessness, affordable housing

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie surprised observers Thursday night when he highlighted homelessness in his opening remarks for the 2020...

Heastie drills down on homelessness, affordable housing
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (Credit: Matt Wade via Flickr)

Real estate’s nemesis may now be its best hope in Albany

The New York State Assembly for years passed tenant-friendly bills, and the Senate killed them. But now the Assembly...

Real estate’s nemesis may now be its best hope in Albany
From left: Roberto Ramírez, Stanley Schlein, and Patrick Jenkins (Credit: MirRam Group and City and State New York)

Carl Heastie’s BFFs

Some of Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s longtime allies are often hired by real estate players to protect their interests in Albany. Here is a look at three of them. — Stanley Schlein, a lobbyist,...

Carl Heastie’s BFFs
Black Friday e-commerce grew while brick-and-mortar slipped, another socialist is running in Queens

Black Friday e-commerce grew while brick-and-mortar slipped, another socialist is running in Queens

Every weekday The Real Deal rounds up New York’s biggest real estate news. We update this page throughout the day starting at 9 a.m....

Black Friday e-commerce grew while brick-and-mortar slipped, another socialist is running in Queens
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