Real Estate Recap: June 19 - 25

ALL THE THINGS YOU MISSED IN THE REAL ESTATE WORLD LAST WEEK IN A DIGESTIBLE, SHORT LIST. HAVE A GREAT WEEK!


LIRR fares will be discounted during Penn Station track work

"In theory, it’ll mollify customers whose commutes are disrupted, but some say that Governor Cuomo isn’t going far enough." Read more here...


NYC’s heat-affected neighborhoods will get help from the city this summer

"The city wants to bring more plant coverage, among other heat-alieveing measures to more neighborhoods." Read more here...


Williamsburg's Pfizer-replacing residential project gets community board approval

"The Rabsky Group has officially started the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) to rezone a two-block site at 200 Harrison Avenue." Read more here...


Heineken Pledges $100K to Floating Pool if It Gets Enough Public Backing

"The Plus Pool needs 100,000 signatures from supporters to win $100,000 from the beer giant." Read more here...


Discrimination Against Immigrant Renters Spikes, Prompting City Outreach

"Cases of housing discrimination based on immigration status have increased over the last 12 months." Read more here...


Rabbi Pledges to Save as Much of LES Synagogue as Possible After Fire

"The synagogue will likely require a full demolition, according to an engineer hired to assess the site." Read more here...


City Halts Work on Construction Site Where 3 Workers Were Injured

"Three workers were seriously injured after building materials collapsed through the roof." Read more here...


Strengthen Rent Regulation Rules Amid Homeless Crisis, Task Force Urges

"The Family Homelessness Task Force wants the state to boost rules to preserve rent stabilized units." Read more here...


The priciest condo project in New York history is finalizing a $900M loan

"Gary Barnett’s Extell Development is finalizing a $900 million construction loan for Central Park Tower, The Real Deal has learned." Read more here...


One57 could set NYC foreclosure record

"Yet another sky mansion is scheduled for a foreclosure auction. For the second time in a month, a property seizure is being sought at One57 on Billionaires’ Row. Following a mortgage default, apartment 79, a full-floor..." Read more here...