Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pied A Where?

The rental vacancy rate in New York City as of April 2014 was 3.45 percent according to the Housing Vacancy Survey results released this week. Some of the other statistics from the triennial survey were less expected, however. ¬†Although the … Continue reading

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Three building opportunities

Three new RFPs are out for housing/mixed-use developments on City land at 137 Centre St. in Manhattan, St. Ann’s Avenue in the Bronx and 168th Street in Jamaica, Queens. Projects sizes range from about 100 to 300 units plus stores. … Continue reading

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No New Taxes! Just Higher Old Ones!

No new taxes! Just higher old ones! The Mayor updated his Fiscal 2016 Budget plan this week, forecasting a six percent increase in the property tax levy for the year beginning July 1st due to increases assessments. Apartments and commercial … Continue reading

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Six Nabes Targeted For Housing

Six neighborhoods are now targeted for upzoning to meet Mayor de Blasio’s affordable housing goals, according to his State of the City speech this week that focused almost exclusively on housing. They include East Harlem, the Cromwell-Jerome neighborhood in the … Continue reading

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