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The Neon Comes Down at Subway Inn

Monday, December 01, 2014

A beloved east side dive bar packs its bags.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Stories the GM Building Can Tell

Friday, November 21, 2014

Vicky Ward, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, explains New York commercial real estate through the saga of one building -- The G.M. Building. 

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WNYC News

South Street Seaport Tower Gets a Haircut

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Developer Howard Hughes and SHoP Architects Corp. unveil a scaled-back residential tower as part of their plan to redevelop the seaport.  

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NYC Plan to Amp Up Industry and Manufacturing

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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The City Council recommends using land use policy changes as a way to create and preserve manufacturing and industry jobs.

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Value of Flood-Prone Property in New York Soars

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Buildings worth more than $100 billion are vulnerable to coastal flooding in New York City.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Holding New York's Worst Landlords - And More - Accountable

Monday, October 13, 2014

Letitia James reviews her list of New York City's worst landlords and how to hold them accountable.

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Manhattan Home Prices Rise — For Now

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Prices are going up, thanks to a steep jump in the luxury market,

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Real Estate Investing for the Rest of Us

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

CityShares bills itself as an opportunity to invest in NYC's emerging neighborhoods. Is it spreading the real estate wealth or adding fuel to the fire of displacement and gentrification?

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Brooklyn Heights Library Will have Market-Rate Housing

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Library officials approved of a plan to sell the Brooklyn Heights Library branch to The Hudson Companies in a deal worth $61 million.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Taking Back the Gowanus Canal

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Leslie Albrecht, reporter for DNAinfo.com, talks about all the controversies surrounding the future of the Gowanus Canal, from disputes between the city and EPA over the ongoing cleanup process, to clashes between politicians and residents over planning future uses of the neighborhood.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Apartments are the New Swiss Bank Accounts

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Foreign buyers are parking their (sometimes ill-gotten) gains in high-end New York City apartments. 

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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.

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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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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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Say Goodbye to Manhattan's Gas Stations (Here's A Map to Find One)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

In New York City, land is more precious than oil. Gas stations are dwindling — but here's a map to find one.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

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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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Commercial Real Estate Market

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Daniel Geiger, a senior reporter covering commercial real estate at Crain's New York Business, talks about commercial rent and how the market is going for small businesses in New York City. 

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WNYC News

Rent Guidelines Board Proposes Historic Rent Freeze

Monday, May 05, 2014

Tenants cheer a preliminary vote that could freeze rent for some apartments for the first time in the history of New York City's Rent Guidelines Board.

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De Blasio to Unveil Affordable Housing Plan

Monday, May 05, 2014

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After a delay last week, the mayor was expected to detail his plan to create 200,000 units in 10 years on Monday.

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