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What the “most ambitious upzoning proposal” in America entails
December 09, 2018 01:00PM
In a plan approved Friday, Minneapolis reportedly became the first city to officially undertake the “most ambitious upzoning” plan in the country. Known as...
Extell’s UWS tower could be imperiled if city cracks down on this building trick
November 30, 2018 04:30PM
The city’s Department of Building says Extell Development’s Upper West Side apartment building abides by current zoning rules — but the battle over the...
In the wake of wildfires, experts call for stricter zoning in risky areas
November 20, 2018 08:30AM
A pair of wildfires burning across the state have claimed more than 15,000 structures and at least 80 lives, breaking records and causing...
SJP, Mitsui Fudosan clinch big victory in supertall battle
July 17, 2018 02:30PM
The city’s Board of Standards and Appeals on Tuesday sided with developers of a 668-foot-tall condominium tower, finding that the project complies with zoning...
REBNY, BOMA urge city to toss plan for commercial-trash zones
July 09, 2018 09:31AM
The Real Estate Board of New York and the Building Owners & Managers Association are among a handful of groups urging the city’s Department...
Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Former mobster sues city of Bridgeport and millionaire developer … & more
May 10, 2018 08:30AM
Onetime Genovese crime family member suing developer, Bridgeport over North End property An ex-mobster has hit the city of Bridgeport and developer Manuel Moutinho...
Westchester and Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Manhattan firm buys 77 Larchmont condo units for $43.5M … & more
March 28, 2018 03:40PM
Brookfield Property Group acquires SoNo Collection developer Brookfield Property Partners has agreed to buy General Growth Properties after increasing its bid, the company announced...
City seeks to change parking rules to encourage commercial development
March 16, 2018 03:57PM
The Department of City Planning is looking to change parking and other zoning rules to encourage commercial development in the outer boroughs. In certain...
City Planning to vote on higher West Chelsea air rights price
February 27, 2018 06:40PM
The City Planning Commission on Wednesday will vote on whether to set certain air rights prices in West Chelsea to $625 per square foot....
New City Council bill could make life hell for some developers
November 01, 2017 02:45PM
Watch out, developers! A new City Council-approved bill could provide members with the ability to fight against as-of-right development. If Mayor Bill de Blasio...
Land-use restrictions hobble US housing supply: report
May 22, 2017 01:10PM
U.S. housing prices are on the rise, and yet fewer new homes are being built than in past cycles. One possible explanation is that...
How zoning became de Blasio’s sharpest tool
February 16, 2017 07:30AM
From the February issue: Carl Weisbrod, the city’s planning czar, finally put rumors to rest last month when he stepped down just one day...
DDG faces scrutiny over UES zoning “gymnastics”
December 15, 2016 08:09AM
With land in Manhattan hard to come by, developers have grown accustomed to combining lots and tapping unused air rights in order to construct high-rise...
City considering crackdown on landlords who skirt zoning rules
December 13, 2016 03:45PM
The City Council will discuss 10 bills Wednesday aimed at tightening the rules that allow property owners to bend zoning regulations. Council member Ben...
No more rubber stamps: City Council is pickier about rezoning
November 30, 2016 02:10PM
Industry City, where the Brooklyn Nets just opened a new training facility, may seem like an ideal spot for a sporting goods shop, but...
How did LA’s planning process become such a mess?
November 29, 2016 03:00PM
From the Los Angeles website: In the first installation of TRD’s series on the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, we explain the underlying problems with L.A.’s...
The Long View: Here’s where resi development would boom if NYC had no zoning
November 23, 2016 07:00AM
What would New York City look like if there were no zoning or landmark restrictions? Gowanus could be a skyscraper canyon, the West Village...
City Council committees approve Moskovits’ 25 Kent
July 12, 2016 05:10PM
Toby Moskovits’ North Williamsburg office complex at 25 Kent Avenue is a few steps closer to becoming a reality.
VIDEO: 5 facts about the NYC skyline you probably never knew
July 07, 2016 01:00PM
From the origins of the Empire State Building‘s “mooring mast” to the first tower to employ technology to prevent it from swaying, The Real Deal...
Not in the zone: 40% of Manhattan buildings violate today’s building rules
May 20, 2016 12:16PM
New York’s zoning code has changed quite a bit in the 100 years since it was first adopted, so much so that as many...
PHOTOS: REBNY’s 123rd annual gala
Knotel has quietly inked 160K sf in leases since December
These are some of the most notable resi sales of the week
Breather taps former mattress startup executive for CEO role
Inside REBNY’s 2019 gala
January 2019 issue
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