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The good times are over: Luxury apartment flippers are getting left flat on their backs

In March 2014, a JPMorgan Chase managing director named Leslie Perkins paid $5 million for an Upper East Side condominium at 141 E. 88th St. Almost exactly a year later, she sold it for $6.5... To view the full story, click the title link.

Objectify 139 book boutique | Fhitting Room in Flatiron | Swarovski lease

Companies that would like to have details of openings published should submit descriptions following this format to cnyb-research@crainsnewyork.com, with “New in Town” in the subject... To view the full story, click the title link.

Council pay hike vote | Outsourcing Rikers reform | Zika virus arrives

The City Council is scheduled to vote Feb. 5 on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to retire some carriage horses and move the rest to a stable in Central Park, as well as on a proposal to increase... To view the full story, click the title link.

Republicans push for a NYC tax cap. But why?

Should New York City be subject to the same property-tax cap as the rest of the state? Senate Republicans are promoting the idea again, four months after Majority Leader John Flanagan touted it at a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Biden joins Cuomo to call for expansion of paid family leave in New York

Vice President Joseph Biden is joining Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for an expansion of paid family leave in New York state. Biden and Cuomo, both Democrats, appeared together at a rally in Manhattan on... To view the full story, click the title link.

ConEd pushes for first energy price increase since 2012

New York City-area electric customers would see the overall average bill rise 4.5% under Consolidated Edison Inc.’s first proposed rate increase since 2012, part of a plan to boost revenue by... To view the full story, click the title link.

NYC-area ports shut down as more than 1,000 longshoremen walk off the job

New York City’s ports, the busiest on the East Coast, ground to halt after longshoremen walked off the job Friday in an unspecified labor dispute. Port Authority of New York and New Jerseysaid... To view the full story, click the title link.

Pepsi to open meatpacking district cafe featuring craft soda and a 'cocktail curator'

PepsiCo's quest to make soda edgy has brought it to one of the great restaurant towns of the world, where it will open its own joint with cuisine "inspired by the exploration of the kola nut." The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Tishman Speyer completes Brooklyn Macy's deal

Macy’s Inc. completed a deal with Tishman Speyer this week that will transform its Brooklyn store into a building with 10 floors of office space. The project gives a preview of Macy’s... To view the full story, click the title link.

How is Viceland reinventing advertising? Fewer, more expensive commercials

Vice is looking to woo marketers to its new cable channel with the promise of reinventing TV advertising. With the debut of Viceland, its joint-venture with A+E Networks, next month, Vice is... To view the full story, click the title link.

City Council set to vote on 32% pay raise

Members of the New York City Council are expected to vote next week to raise their pay to $148,500 a year. The Wall Street Journal says that's a 32% increase over the lawmakers' current pay of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Trump goes it alone in lead-up to the Iowa caucuses

As his rivals made their final case to voters ahead of Iowa's kickoff caucuses, Donald Trump was headlining a show of his own. Just three miles from the site of the final GOP presidential... To view the full story, click the title l...

SL Green shares dip as CEO predicts slower NYC job creation

Shares of the largest New York City commercial landlord, SL Green Realty Corp., fell as much as 8.1% yesterday after the company's chief executive, Marc Holliday, predicted that slowing job growth... To view the full story, click the title link.

Councilman's parking-meter bill turns transportation policy upside-down

Parking meters were invented to help shoppers who drive. Now Councilman David Greenfield wants to get rid of them for the same reason. On the busiest shopping day of the year, no less. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hamptons prices reach record amid boom in $5 million-plus home sales

Home prices in New York’s Hamptons reached an all-time high in the fourth quarter, as buyers in the eastern Long Island resort towns made a record number of deals for at least $5 million. The... To view the full story, click the title link.

Affordable-housing developers: Senate leader is wrong on property-tax cap

State Sen. Majority Leader John Flanagan called for an Albany-imposed property-tax cap for the city in the name of affordable housing Thursday, but builders in that industry do not support... To view the full story, click the title link.

Guess which state is the most unionized—again

New York remains the most unionized state in the nation, according to the latest numbers released Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nationally, the portion of workers who were members of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Schneiderman report reveals events ticketing is a 'fixed game'

Had a hard time getting a ticket to a concert or sporting event? New York's attorney general says that's probably because more than half of tickets to many events are held for industry insiders or... To view the full story, click the title link.

De Blasio will miss Groundhog Day while stumping for Clinton in Iowa

Mayor Bill de Blasio will miss New York City's annual Groundhog Day commemoration. De Blasio, a Democrat, will be in Iowa on Monday to campaign for Hillary Clinton in that state's... To view the full story, click the title link.

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