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Newark joins bid for Amazon HQ2 with a $7 billion bump from Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is seeking to deploy $7 billion in potential tax credits to lure Amazon’s planned second headquarters to Newark, which has been struggling to stage a broad... To view the full story, click the title link.

Large contractors would be unfairly targeted by new safety legislation, trade group says

The City Council is rushing a problematic piece of construction safety legislation toward passage Tuesday without serious input from the industry, a contractors' association alleged last week. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Film and TV industry balks at tax-credit ban for companies with sexual harassment issues

Amid the aftershock of the deepening scandal over producer Harvey Weinstein's alleged decades of sexual assault, New York's film and television business community is worried that a proposed amendment... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump ally could buy Weinstein Co.

Billionaire investor Tom Barrack is circling the ultimate distressed asset in Hollywood: the movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein. Barrack’s private investment firm, Colony Capital, is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Kushner family's control of 666 Fifth is in jeopardy

An ambitious plan by Jared Kushner’s family to recast its indebted Fifth Avenue office building as a luxury architectural trophy is collapsing, setting off a chain of events that may imperil... To view the full story, click the title link.

Nordstrom puts its hunt for a buyer on hold

Nordstrom is halting, at least temporarily, the hunt for a buyer, sending shares down sharply at the opening bell Monday. The Nordstrom family told a special committee at the upscale retailer that... To view the full story, click the title link.

Spy museum to open in New York City in December

A museum dedicated to espionage is coming to New York in December. Spyscape, a 60,000-square-foot spy museum developed by the British investment group Archimedia, will be located in Midtown. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

City landlords look to update their lobby spaces

Office landlords are updating their lobbies with amenities like public seating, overhauled retail, and lounge spaces, The Wall Street Journal reported. Among the owners updating their lobby space is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump's Obamacare cuts are going to cost insurers

President Donald Trump’s directive rolling back Affordable Care Act subsidies, which followed on the heels of his executive order that may open the door to businesses purchasing health... To view the full story, click the title link...

What scrapping NAFTA could mean for NYC

Regardless of what happens to the North American Free Trade Agreement, Queens businessman Kevin Leichter is planning to expand in Mexico. Last week his Premier Paint Roller Co. of Richmond Hill... To view the full story, click the title link.

Readers sound off on the city's music industry

I wanted to comment on Aaron Elstein’s article “Rocking on” (published as part of a series on the changing music industry in New York City). Prior to reading this delightful piece,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Shedding light on construction deaths

Your story “Majority of construction workers who died in 2015 were from Central and South America” shed light on the underreported dangers facing construction workers and the demographics... To view the full story, click the title l...

De Blasio has alienated allies? Sounds like a certain president I know...

Greg David’s “A tale of two de Blasios” states that Mayor Bill de Blasio “has stumbled on tactics, proved an easy mark for his rivals and been dragged down by a needless war... To view the full story, click the title link.

Taxi owners: City is obliged to save us

Crain’s editorial about the disruption of the so-called taxi monopoly (“Taxi regulations, like the industry, must adapt to changing times”) makes a few very good points before... To view the full story, click the title link.

A campaign about nothing: De Blasio's re-election bid is short on new ideas

Last week's dreadful mayoral debate—which was harmful for political discourse in New York—at least shone a light on one of the most worrisome aspects of the campaign: Bill de Blasio... To view the full story, click the title link.

Five times New York City tried to woo companies with tax breaks

CITY SUBSIDIES OFFERED/RECEIVED: $26.1M/$8.4M START DATE: DEC. 21, 2001 END DATE: JUNE 30, 2030 LOCAL JOBS AT START: 3,300 CURRENT LOCAL JOBS: 2,826 To view the full story, click the title link.

Amazon will expect subsidies. NYC's record on attracting jobs through incentives is mixed

This week Amazon is expected to close the frantic bidding war for its second national headquarters. The e-commerce giant is dangling a choice prize: up to $5 billion in capital investment in the... To view the full story, click the title link.

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