Monthly Archives: September 2012

Overriding Affordability

The City Council overrode Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of wage reporting legislation as expected this week. The union-backed bill will require anyone developing housing with city assistance to track and report wages of every employee for publication. Affordable housing developers predicted … Continue reading

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Remember when

Remember when the upper East Side was the city’s prime residential location? That was before the Upper West Side or Meatpacking, or East Village or Williamsburg. Well, think about the Second Avenue subway, the F train stop on Roosevelt Island … Continue reading

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Park Views Extra

Location is one thing, but locations near the park are something else. CBRE just did an analysis that found commercial rents facing parks such as the High Line, MadisonĀ  Square or Bryant Park averaged 44 percent higher than rents just … Continue reading

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