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Deputy Mayor: Prevailing Wages Would Cost City 17,000 Affordable Apartments

Alicia Glen, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development, told the City Council today that obligating developers who receive the controversial 421a tax break to pay construction workers… 869 more words

Cuomo Digs at de Blasio on Real Estate Tax Plan, But Claims No 'Clear Right or Wrong'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo today continued to rip into Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed changes to the state’s 421a tax break for developers—even as he claimed to be undecided on how the program should be reformed, or if it should be reformed at all. 931 more words

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Emigrant Bank’s Patricia Goldstein Dies in Bike Accident

Patricia Goldstein, vice chairman and head of commercial real estate at Emigrant Savings Bank, and a recognized female pioneer in the real estate finance industry, died on April 29 after sustaining injuries in a bicycle accident on April 23. 444 more words


Power Emeritus: Steven Spinola

What a long strange trip it’s been for Steven Spinola, who has been truckin’ along as head of the influential Real Estate Board of New York for nearly 30 years. 581 more words


Activists Blast Jeffrey Klein for His Ties to the Real Estate Industry

Tenant activists are taking aim at one Democratic state senator for his close ties to the city’s real estate industry.

Alliance for Tenant Power, a liberal pro-tenants organization, is planning a series of tweets and Facebook memes blasting State Senator Jeffrey Klein, a Bronx Democrat and leader of the Independence Democratic Conference. 766 more words

Eileen Spinola Stepping Down at REBNY

Eileen Spinola is stepping down as the head of the residential and commercial brokerage divisions at the Real Estate Board of New York after 20 years serving the organization. 258 more words


So They Say: Steven Spinola Talks Unethical Brokers, Taxes and Apartment Shortage

John Banks, the president-elect of the Real Estate Board of New York, has big shoes to fill when he begins his term on March 2. His predecessor, Steven Spinola, 65, will be retiring from his position at the end of 2015, marking 30 successful years in office. 426 more words