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City transportation officials call for higher parking rates

New York City officials said parking meter rates will go up citywide by the end of 2018 under a new plan. City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said Wednesday that the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Construction labor shortage: How should real estate clients respond?

Think back over the past few years. How often have you read that the construction sector in New York faces a "labor shortage" or a "skills challenge"? It’s a well-worn theme that isn't going... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Con Ed"s steam system is in line with city"s greenhouse-gas goals

To the editor: In Daniel Geiger’s May 14 article that critiques the energy profiles of some of the city's newer buildings ("High-end condos are eating up energy"), he leaves the reader with a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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32 people hurt after buses collide inside Lincoln Tunnel

A New Jersey Transit bus collided with another inside the Lincoln Tunnel, injuring 32 people including seven with more serious injuries. New Jersey Transit officials say a bus from Wayne, N.J.,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Affordable housing and preservation are not enemies

To the editor:  It is important to rectify a number of assertions made or implied in the Real Estate Board of New York's recent letter. ("Letter to the editor: Next Landmarks chair must... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Gateway group gets green light for key aspect of tunnel project

The government agency charged with overseeing the construction of a new pair of rail tunnels under the Hudson River and other related infrastructure announced on Friday it had received money to push... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Appellate court delivers win for downtown landlords

A panel of judges delivered a victory for Lower Manhattan landlords Thursday, ruling that rent-regulated apartments that received a particular tax break can be converted to market-rate once rents... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Times says Blankfein likely to step down from Goldman in December

Lloyd Blankfein will probably step down as Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s chief executive in December, The New York Times reported, citing people familiar with the firm's plans. David Solomon, who was... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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JetBlue names new president as CEO shifts to long-term strategy

JetBlue Airways Corp. is promoting Joanna Geraghty to president, tasking her with running day-to-day operations while freeing up Chief Executive Robin Hayes to focus on long-term planning. Geraghty,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Plaza Hotel buyers Ashkenazy, Alwaleed sue owner

Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. and Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co., the investors trying to buy the historic Plaza Hotel, sued the property's majority owner for allegedly reneging... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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A registered dietitian helps at-risk youth train for jobs in food service

One afternoon in the kitchen at The Door, a youth-development center for vulnerable New Yorkers between the ages of 12 and 24, eight culinary workforce trainees stirred peanut sauce, marinated steak... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Etsy CEO earns $20M in 12-month turnaround

Once the clouds parted, Etsy's CEO, Joshua Silverman, found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Silverman is looking at a $20 million gain, thanks to the Brooklyn e-tailer's stock price, which... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Former attorney general offers Schneiderman"s successor a checklist

New Yorkers across the state are trying to come to grips with the shocking news that forced Eric Schneiderman to resign as attorney general. The New York attorney general has become one of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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This $85M apartment comes with a trip to outer space

The owner of a Manhattan condominium is including a trip to outer space with the purchase of an $85 million apartment. Peek inside: See pictures of the $85 million apartment that's out of this... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Charter school to open $20 million Bronx location

Harlem-based Neighborhood Charter School is opening a location in the Bronx. The school just received city approval to develop a 58,000-square-foot facility in Mott Haven with classrooms for 630... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Kushner Cos., Brookfield said to be near deal on troubled 666 Fifth Ave.

Kushner Cos. is nearing a deal with a unit of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. to salvage its investment in overleveraged office tower 666 Fifth Ave., according to two people familiar with the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Business group gets creative in public-investment wish list

The construction industry wants to get cultured. That's the thrust of a new report from the New York Building Congress, which calls for the city and state to put more funds and energy into its... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Citi Habitats partners with startup Jetty

Brokerage Citi Habitats announced Thursday it will form an alliance with Jetty, a startup that has raised $15.5 million to provide tenants with renters insurance as well as an alternative to security... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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New York"s fight to rescue net neutrality

The Senate voted to save net neutrality this week following its repeal by the Federal Communications Commission. But the battle to retain a free and open internet is far from over, and New York is... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Who"s pandering now?

The state Republican Party yesterday accused Gov. Andrew Cuomo of "political pandering" for supporting driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. In a statement, the GOP called it "dangerous" and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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