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November 25, 2019

The city has released its much-anticipated report recommending zoning reforms for the Soho and Noho neighborhoods, a move that lays the groundwork for what will likely be the area’s first major land use changes since 1971. 

The 86-page “Envision SoHo/NoHo” report spells...

November 25, 2019

Streets around Rockefeller Center will be closed to cars for part of the day during the tourist-packed holiday season, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced.

After initially backtracking when an earlier vision of the plan leaked in October, de Blasio said on The Brian Lehrer S...

November 20, 2019

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint Landing megaproject, covering 22 acres on the East River waterfront, has been making steady progress since it was first announced in 2011, following the 2005 Williamsburg and Greenpoint rezoning. 

The site’s first market-rate rental build...

November 20, 2019

Business owners blast commercial rent stabilization proposal

Earlier this month, City Council member Stephen Levin announced that he and small-business advocates have crafted legislation that would create a commercial rent stabilization board that would set increases an...

November 19, 2019

For millennials looking for affordable starter homes, their best prospects are clear: It may be time to move to the burbs. A new report shows that young people are indeed willing to move out of a big city in order to nab a good deal—and the places they’re moving to hav...

November 11, 2019

A $90 Airbnb listing in a NYCHA building

You know the old cliche: If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. Such was the case for one Boston tourist, who rented an apartment in Chelsea on Airbnb, only to find that it was located in the Fulton Houses, a NYC...

November 11, 2019

As sea level rises and erosion eats away at coastal landscapes, we’re starting to see the casualties of climate change. In southern Florida, that’s particularly true with the number of critically eroded beaches rising every year.

On Marco Island, a small barrier is...

November 8, 2019

As Amazon and other e-commerce giants circle, warehouse space is booming in the five boroughs. 

Sales volume for industrial buildings is already up 145% from this time in 2016, with total sales expected to reach $2.4 billion this year across 214 transacti...

November 8, 2019

Chris Hemsworth‘s Australian mansion could serve as an Avengers base Down Under.

The 36-year-old actor, best known as Thor in the Marvel franchise, has finally completed a sprawling Byron Bay mansion, which boasts six bedrooms and a $20 million price tag, according to N...

November 7, 2019

A micromobility case study in New Jersey

E-scooters appeared to be stymied in New York for now—legislation that made them legal passed the New York State Senate earlier this year, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has yet to sign it into law—but the New York Times took a look at ho...

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