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Lincoln Tunnel

Congestion Pricing Would Make New Yorkers Drive Less, Ride Transit More, Survey Says

Almost half of New Yorkers would drive less if a long-awaited congestion pricing plan is implemented in Manhattan, according to a recent poll.

June 14, 2022 - AMNY

Manhattan Skyline

Manhattan’s Population Is on the Rebound

After the ‘urban exodus’ brought on by the pandemic, most of New York City’s boroughs are regaining their population.

June 10, 2022 - Bloomberg CityLab

New York City

Opinion: One Solution to Manhattan's Land Shortage: Just Build It

A New York Times op-ed calls on the city to add landfill development on Manhattan's southern shoreline, claiming it would increase affordability and protect the city from rising sea levels.

January 23, 2022 - The New York Times

A conceptual rendering showing an extended shoreline, filled with green park space, along the shore of Lower Manhattan.

Lower Manhattan Climate Resilience Plan Released

The Financial District and Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan will extend the shoreline in Lower Manhattan by up to 200 feet.

January 2, 2022 - New York City

Looking up at One Vanderbilt and Grand Central Station in East Midtown Manhattan.

New Supertall Planned for Grand Central Station-Adjacent Property

A new supertall skyscraper will rise at 175 Park Avenue, rising next to famous neighbors on a prime block in Manhattan.

December 20, 2021 - 6sqft

A block of the Bowery in New York City seen from high above, with taxis and other cars passing on the street in front of the buildings.

Conceding Density, SoHo/NoHo Rezoning Plan Clears Final Hurdles

A closely watched rezoning effort in New York City cleared a key City Council committee last week, while making some concessions from the original vision to get across the finish line.

December 13, 2021 - TheRealDeal

New York City, New York

Rents Rise in New York City Even as Eviction Crisis Mounts

Although many tenants are still waiting for rental assistance funds to avoid eviction, rents are rising steadily in the city's wealthiest boroughs.

August 27, 2021 - The New York Times

People gather on a street with no cars during the L.E.A.F. Festival of Flowers in the Meatpacking District of New York City.

Permanent Car-Free Streets in Manhattan's Meatpacking District

The local Business Improvement District has decided to permanently block cars from a large swath of Manhattan's Meatpacking District.

August 11, 2021 - New York Post

Manhattan Retail

Too Much Commercial Zoning for Affordable Housing in SoHo's Controversial Rezoning Plan?

Mayor Bill de Blasio is crossing the finish line of his time in office at the same time as one of the most controversial rezoning processes of his administration.

July 22, 2021 - New York Post

Billionaires' Row

World's Tallest Residential Building Nears Completion in Manhattan

Central Park Tower, coming soon to New York City's "Billionaires' Row" was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill architecture.

June 22, 2021 - ArchDaily

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International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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