Real Estate Recap: June 12 - 18

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


Asthma Triggers Like Roaches, Mice, Mold Could See Better Fixes Under Bill

"The Asthma Free Homes Bill would would strengthens laws to fix triggers like roaches, mice and mold." Read more here... 

 


Developer Plans 6-Story Apartment Building on Franklin Avenue

"A developer filed permits for a 16-unit rental building at Franklin and DeKalb avenues, records show." Read more here... 

 


RENTAL STARTUPS CONTINUE TO CONVERGE ON CROWDED RESIDENTIAL SPACE

"How big can the market for residential real estate tech startups get?" Read more here... 


There is a hidden world of suburban-style rooftop homes in Manhattan

"Across New York City, quirky suburban-style homes lay hidden on the vast roofs of buildings." Read more here... 


NOHO landlord sues tenant for feeding pigeons

"“Feed the birds, tuppence a bag,” says Mary Poppins. “See you in court,” says a Manhattan landlord." Read more here... 


DOB lifts stop-work order at controversial Rivington House Nursing Home

"Fearing that a Lower East Side nursing home could soon give way to luxury condos, activists and politicians are on the move. This week, the Buildings Department lift portions of a stop-work order on the Rivington House Nursing Home issued some 14 months ago, according to the New York Post." Read more here... 


Fairstead picks up 42-building Sunset Park portfolio

"Fairstead Capital picked up a 42-building affordable housing portfolio in Sunset Park from Irving Langer’s E&M Associates, the firm told The Real Deal." Read more here... 


Vornado, Related and Skanska finalize deal to build $1.6B Moynihan Train Hall

"Vornado Realty Trust, Related Companies and Skanska have finalized a deal with the state to build a $1.6 billion train hall at James A. Farley Post Office, paving the way for construction to begin." Read more here...