Monthly Archives: October 2015

Strangers in Shorts

Airbnb expects to host 17,000 visitors for the NYC Marathon this weekend, so after you set your clocks back Sunday morning go see if you recognize the folks jogging out of your buildings. The City Housing Authority has another way … Continue reading

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Stuyvesant Town One-off

Details of the $5.3 billion sale of Stuyvesant Town – Peter Cooper Village to Blackstone Group were released this week, including a report this morning that the City will support Blackstone’s bid to transfer 700,000 square of air rights off … Continue reading

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Elevators Shut Down

Sixty elevators built by the Global Tardif company were shut down by the Buildings Department because of braking concerns, Monday, in the wake of a fatal accident two weeks ago. Yesterday, the City Council passed legislation requiring the Buildings Commissioner … Continue reading

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$1 Million For 0

New York City will launch a million dollar ad campaign next week promoting the rent freeze on one year stabilized lease renewals, according to this morning’s New York Times. The launch will coincide with Mayor de Blasio’s first Town Hall … Continue reading

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Property Tax Limit?

State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan told a Crain’s breakfast meeting this week that New York City should be subject to the same local property tax levy cap as the rest of the State. The cap is 2 percent or … Continue reading

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