A vacancy tax on empty storefronts, designs for two riverside parks in Inwood & more

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By Emily Myers  |
February 12, 2019 - 11:00AM

De Blasio wants a vacancy tax on empty storefronts (New York Business Journal) 

Construction of the final World Trade Center skyscraper may get underway without an anchor tenant (Crains)

Support is growing for a walkway and bike bridge connecting Greenpoint and Long Island City (Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

The city wants designs for two riverside parks as part of improvements to the waterfront in Inwood (Curbed NY)

Tenants in a luxury building in Brooklyn are complaining the place is turning into a de facto dorm after the management struck a deal to rent to college students (NY Post)

Parked cars are filling the sidewalks of Gowanus (Pardon Me for Asking)

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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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