Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

An Uncertain Future For The U.S. Terrorism Insurance Program

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The federal program, which would pay for catastrophic damage if a U.S. city was attacked again, is up for renewal this year and some have begun to worry that it may be in trouble.


The Changing Faces Around the Water Cooler

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows the office workforce in Manhattan is now less white, less black, and less female, than it was in 1990.

Stringer’s analysis, comparing 1990 and 2012, shows that women workers comprise a slightly smaller percent of the total workforce (48.2 percent ...


Overhaul Outdated NY Telecom Rules, Groups Demand

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Advocates and elected officials say Albany can improve New Yorkers' phone and internet service.


Housing Report: Finally, More Manhattanites Are Willing to Sell

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

After months of low inventory, more owners are putting their homes up for sale thanks to rising real estate prices.


High Court Ruling Puts New York Union in a Bind

Monday, June 30, 2014

A union must sign up members individually, following a setback in the Supreme Court.


Nevermind the Bad News out of Atlantic City! Developers Pitch Casinos in New York.

Monday, June 30, 2014

As casinos shut down in Atlantic City, New York prepares to license four huge casino-resorts.

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Price Tag to Keep Bank In New York: $23 Million

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bank of New York Mellon chooses new world headquarters in Lower Manhattan.


Businesses Say Government Agency Helps Them Sell American Products Overseas

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

House Republicans want to de-authorize an institution that has many fans in the business community.

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Airbnb Decision Could Give Renters Breathing Room

Friday, June 20, 2014

A judge says Airbnb hosts who are discovered by their landlords cannot be summarily evicted.


Big Real Estate Jittery Over Future of Terrorism Insurance

Friday, June 20, 2014

Many commercial building owners and developers are worried about the future of a little-known federal insurance program it considers indispensable.

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IPhone “Kill Switch” Appears to be Deterring Thieves

Thursday, June 19, 2014

iPhone thefts have declined — once other manufacturers add kill switches, will thefts decline more overall?


After the Crash, Banks Paid Billions. Where’d it All Go?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

To places like Newburgh, NY. The town has become a laboratory for a block-by-block method of rehabbing abandoned homes. Now, the program is going to double in size and possibly expand to New York City.

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Six Things to Know About the Expansion of Casino Gambling In New York

Thursday, June 05, 2014

New York already has some slots-only casinos as well as Indian casinos in the northern part of the state. But last fall, New York voters approved a major expansion of casino gambling. Here's what that looks like.

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Yellen Tells NYU Grads: It Takes Grit to Succeed

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Janet Yellen is the rare commencement speaker who has broad influence on the job prospects of her audience.


De Blasio Advisor: Let’s Make a Gigabit Hub

Monday, May 19, 2014

A gigabit innovation center is a possible next step in bringing superfast internet to New York City.


Make the Internet a Utility, Say Tech Companies

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Tech startups say they and their users would be harmed by a two-speed internet.


Airbnb, Casinos and Condos

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WNYC reporter Ilya Marritz rounds up his latest reporting, including stories on Airbnb, which won a battle in the fight to keep its users' records private, the latest developments on casinos in upstate New York and how the crisis in Ukraine is affecting the New York City real estate market.

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Dosvidaniya, New York! Rich Russians Stop Buying Condos

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

U.S. sanctions are having an affect on Russians' appetite for New York's luxury apartments.

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Judge Says Airbnb Can Keep Its Secrets

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A judge quashes Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's effort to examine Airbnb's business records in New York.


Hanging Up on Payphones

Thursday, May 01, 2014

New York City issues a Request for Proposals to replace more than 7,000 public payphones.

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