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City won"t close developers" favorite loophole, but state can

Developers haven’t met a loophole they don’t love to exploit. The one allowing mechanical voids has become the loophole of choice among New York’s luxury developer set, who see rooftop decks and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

State slams city proposal to close loophole on voids

New York lawmakers and citywide advocates are slamming the on , calling the text amendment too weak to close the loophole. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and state Sen. Robert Jackson called for the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 11th, 2019

This time, the NIMBYists are right: Close the mechanical-void loophole

The cries of outrage about real estate "bullies" wrecking New York City can get tiresome, especially when they come from folks living happily in homes built by the "bully" developers of yore. "The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

City drafts rules to close height-boosting loophole

The de Blasio administration has drafted rules to limit the size of hollow spaces in buildings, which developers have increasingly been using to boost the height of a project's uppermost apartments.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 26th, 2019

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons

A presidential pardon for federal crimes won't be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation The Democrat-led state Assembly plans to vote Tuesday on a measure closing a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2019

NYC passes rule to close "Kushner loophole" in construction

New York City lawmakers have voted to close the "Kushner loophole" that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 8th, 2019

Tokala to ask City Council for $12 million to begin developing downtown buildings

Sudha Tokala's idea of a medical school in downtown Wichita appears to be taking its first major step. Tokala, who owns five downtown buildings in close proximity, including the former Finney State Office Building, will ask the City Council on Tu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Another attempt to close Hawaii’s alleged solar water heater loophole

Since the enactment of the law, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism has received more than 5,900 variance requests as of April 6......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Strikes on T-4 airbase most likely a US attack, says Syria; Pentagon denies

Syrian state TV said there were casualties in what it said was a suspected US missile attack on the T-4 airfield near Homs, which is close to the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 9th, 2018

The Most Dangerous City in Every State

While murder and other kinds of violence make the news every day, the rate of these types of crimes occurring in the U.S. is close to its lowest point in decades. Since America’s violent crime rate........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 8th, 2018

Saban Brands to lay off 60 workers with Hasbro purchase

Saban Brands, which owns the Power Rangers brand, plans to lay off 60 employees as a result of Hasbro Inc.’s planned purchase of the company. Saban Brands, based in Century City, California, sent a letter to the state saying it would close July 2,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

State group to monitor city"s accounting troubles

Even more eyes will be keeping a close watch on the Philadelphia Finance Department's handling of its back accounting work as the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority said Tuesday that it will be an agenda item on its monthly board meeti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

City to regulate stilts loophole by end of year

The city is on schedule to regulate so-called excessive mechanical voids by the end of the year, dealing a blow to developers who use a quirk in the building code to boost the height of their luxury... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 28th, 2018

Mayor Hancock sends message to business owners, developers in State of City address

As Hancock acknowledged, the economic state of the city is much different now than when he was elected in 2011......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

State of Downtown report: High residential demand, slight uptick for office market

Downtown Jacksonville saw a slightly increased interest in office space, a high demand for residential development and close to a billion dollars in investment in 2017, according to the city's annual State of Downtown report released Wednesday. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

The City With the Weakest Job Growth in Every State

The strength of the U.S. economy is a favorite talking point of politicians, journalists, and business leaders. Indeed, there is plenty of evidence to suggest we are in a period of unprecedented........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 8th, 2018

What took so long to close the Kushner loophole?

The city last week unveiled a rule designed to prevent landlords from falsely claiming a building has no rent-regulated tenants. Such misrepresentations, which allow owners to evade extra scrutiny of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 17th, 2018

City fast-tracks crackdown on buildings on stilts

The de Blasio administration is accelerating plans to tighten a loophole that allows developers to boost the height of luxury apartment buildings, according to multiple sources. A tower on the Upper... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

With new developers, 23-story Oakland tower to break ground this summer

Holland Partners took over the project from Lane Partners, which had a development agreement with the city......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

The Insider: National Black Arts Festival (Photos)

Atlanta Business Chronicle Photographer Byron Small attends some of the city's biggest parties and events, where the state's most influential movers and shakers converge to mingle. The National Black Arts Festival hosted its 2019 NBAF Gala on July .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2019

As loophole bill heads to Cooper"s desk, Lindberg companies undergo "rehabilitation"

A group of assets once under the umbrella of Durham-based Eli Global is now under state control......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2019