Real Estate

Albany Agenda

Who are real estate lobbyists talking to in New York?

A new Housing Justice for All report breaks down the influence peddling.


What will New York’s next real estate developer tax break look like?

The replacement for 421-a could come down to negotiations between REBNY and organized labor.

Albany Agenda

REBNY report: New construction applications are down significantly

The developer group found that new housing projects have dropped off since a state tax break expired.

Albany Agenda

Maria Torres-Springer on why she’s ‘extremely grateful’ to Kathy Hochul

The New York City deputy mayor for housing said the governor has included all the city’s priorities in her budget proposal. The next hurdle is convincing lawmakers.

Albany Agenda

Hochul touts her housing carrots for NY municipalities

The governor said there is increased interest in state grants to build housing.

Albany Agenda

Hochul’s ‘placeholder’ housing developer tax break

After her previous proposals were rejected, the governor is leaving the most controversial parts of a 421-a replacement for others to decide.

New York State

Hochul hauls in big real estate money

A who’s who of developers maxed out their contributions to the governor.

Power Lists

The 2023 Real Estate Power 100

The industry’s most influential developers, policymakers and advocates in New York.

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Real Estate

Durst on commercial and residential real estate development’s future, post-COVID-19

The developer discusses housing and sustainable, green construction in an interview with City & State.

New York State

The best New York political investigations of 2019

Journalists tackled housing discrimination on Long Island, predatory lending in the New York City taxi medallion industry and more.

Donald Trump

Could New York opt out of Opportunity Zones?

The community development tax break is benefiting the wealthy, but New York doesn't have to hand out its own money.

Real Estate

Can New York rein in big real estate?

As rent regulations come up for renewal, tenant advocates and their progressive allies in Albany are pushing for extensive reforms – and real estate is on the defensive for the first time in years.

New York City

Rental protections, budget disagreements and a billion-dollar loser

Donald Trump is New York's billion-dollar loser, Queens DA Richard Brown dies and New York City fights rental protections in This Week's Headlines.

New York City Council

BIDs say commercial rent regulation bill is bad for business

New York City's business improvement district association comes out against the Small Business Jobs Survival Act.

Donald Trump

Keeping tabs on Saudi ties to Trump’s NYC interests

Donald Trump and Jared Kushner’s New York businesses depend on money from Saudi Arabia and its allies.

Donald Trump

Why Donald and Fred Trump got away with it

There is little preventing landlords from operating similar schemes to Trump’s to jack up rents on regulated apartments.