Bixby Real Estate Recap: May 22 - 28

All the things you missed in the Real estate world last week in a digestible, short list. Have a great week!


Fully rebuilt Rockaway Boardwalk will debut on Memorial Day weekend

"Mayor de Blasio toured the last stretch of the new boardwalk ahead of its upcoming public debut." Read more here...


Abandoned Bronx Borough Courthouse will be reborn as a charter school

"Come August 2018, the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse will be home to the Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts." Read more here...


Cuomo calls on Trump to fix Penn Station’s ‘near riot’ conditions

"Earlier this month, Amtrak announced that it would have to carry out 21 repairs at the beleaguered train station, which would take place over a period of 44 days in July and August." Read more here...


Bed-Stuy Biggie Mural to Stay After Landlord's Change of Heart, Artist Says

"Solomon Berkowitz "didn't know" the importance of Biggie to Brooklyn, according to the mural's artist." Read more here...


More Q Trains Coming to 2nd Ave. Subway During Rush Hour This Fall: MTA

"Additional southbound and northbound Q trains will be added to the morning and evening rush hours." Read more here...


MTA hit with class action over allegations of lead paint along the 7 line

"Residents of Jackson Heights claim the MTA has intentionally allowed dangerous lead paint to fall." Read more here...


20-Story 'Boutique Lifestyle Hotel' To Rise on W. 39th Street

"The hotel will have a lobby restaurant and a rooftop bar, the developer's website says." Read more here...


Manhattan resale market is strong, but buyers still have the upper hand

"The use of discounts and concessions have doubled in Manhattan this year." Read more here...