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Bellevue insiders share strategies for growth and what"s next for the city

Downtown Bellevue is quieter these days than before the pandemic – just 10% of people who work in Bellevue live in the city, Mayor Lynne Robinson said. But it is bouncing back......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2021

Amid talk of restarting economy, virus keeps killing in city

Hopeful talk about getting people out of their homes and back to work in some parts of the country seems a far cry from the harsh reality in New York and its suburbs: Thousands of people infected... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 18th, 2020

LIVE CORONAVIRUS UPDATES: A New York City hospital"s coronavirus antibody test can test 2,000 people per day, Walmart requires all US employees to wear masks

John Lamparski/Getty Images We'll keep this page updated with the biggest coronavirus headlines of the day. Scroll down fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2020

28 painfully repetitive photos of New Yorkers" commutes show why many probably aren"t missing them right now

Peter Funch The coronavirus outbreak in the US has hit New York City the hardest, forcing millions of people to work from home and avoid their typical commutes. But photos detailing the repetitive nature of the cit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 3rd, 2020

KPMG"s new No. 2 executive will work in NYC, live in Minneapolis

KPMG has named a new CEO while electing a Minneapolis woman as the new deputy chair of the firm.  Laura Newinski, who lives in Minneapolis and offices in New York City, will be the new No. 2, according to the firm. Her role is effective July 1 a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2020

I biked to work every day while living in Berlin and I was shocked by how much easier it was than in New York

Eliza Relman/Insider For two months last summer I lived in Berlin and commuted to work by bicycle.   As a New Yorker who often cycles in the city, it was incredibly refreshing to live in a place with significantly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 27th, 2019

Declining real estate investment is a threat to city services

New York City is a more desirable place to live, work, and visit .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 23rd, 2019

Commercial market much stronger than headlines imply

Over the past decade, New York City has experienced a period of strong economic growth driving an increase in jobs, commercial investment, and unprecedented demand to live and work in the five boroughs. .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 9th, 2019

Cityʼs real estate industry leading the way on climate change

The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) is committed to addressing climate change by supporting proactive and achievable steps that make our city a greener, more energy-efficient place to live, work, and visit. Later this month, the City of New Y.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklySep 11th, 2019

Protect the whole city, not just one neighborhood

Climate change is a significant threat to New York City’s future, as violent weather and unprecedented sea level rise directly threaten half a million people who live along our 300-mile coastline, as... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 25th, 2019

Absentee millionaires don"t deserve city tax breaks

Should New York City be subsidizing—through generous real estate assessment breaks and property tax reductions—people who own apartments here that they do not live in? Should real city residents in... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 24th, 2019

These are Portland"s 25 best neighborhoods for young professionals

Sure, most of us are familiar with the "Portlandia" TV show line that the city is "where young people go to retire."  But what about young people, say, those younger than 34, who have to work? Where do they live? Or, where should they live? Pit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2019

People are buying up New York City condos as investments like never before

Drew Angerer/Getty Investors are buying New York City condos to rent out instead of live in at a record pace, according to Bloomberg, citing StreetEasy data.  The three buildings that genera.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 27th, 2018

Stop Apologizing, Baltimore: What could Baltimore do if it got out of its own way?

Editor's note: "Stop Apologizing, Baltimore" is a two-part series exploring why people live, work, play and do business in Baltimore — despite an array of ongoing issues. In this article, we focus on how the city's image affects economic development.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2018

The New York City real estate market has gotten so bad that people are paying millions to live in the basement

Sean Pavone/Shutterstock New York City real estate is so outrageous that homebuyers are paying millions for underground apartments, according to a New Y.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez insists "I still live in my hood" in escalating battle with right-wing media over apartments in DC and the Bronx

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez admitted moving apartments in New York City after sustained coverage from various news outlets of her accommodation. The New York Post interviewed people who used t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 25th, 2019

Andrew Yang formally announces New York City mayoral run in new video

Making his entrance to the sprawling field in a new video, Yang promises to create a "people's bank" and "maybe we can even save the Kn.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

The 10 American cities that saw the most residents flee at the height of the coronavirus pandemic

US Postal Service data shows that millions fled urban cores last year. New York City topped the list, which was mostly made up of large cities. People loading a moving truck in Manhattan on September 12, 2020......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2021

Hundreds of apartments pitched near Doraville MARTA — not one of them affordable

“I really think if Doraville can get this mix of incomes right by MARTA, that it can be a huge economic boon to the city, and a real accelerant for opportunity for people who can't really afford to live near other MARTA stations.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 5th, 2021

Apple and TikTok booted an iPhone app promoting secret large, indoor parties as COVID-19 surges across the US

A TikTok promoting "secret gatherings" in NYC with crowds of people indoors without wearing masks had been viewed nearly 11,000 times. Vybe Together Vybe Together, a New York City-based ".....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytDec 30th, 2020