Plans for NYC's waterfront, paying rent in installments, & more

By Emily Myers | May 11, 2021 - 10:30AM 

This summer could be a chance to recoup major pandemic losses in commercial real estate taxes, which help the city pay for vital services (Bloomberg)

Could the retail model of buy now, pay later in multiple, smaller installments be applied to the rental market? (Vox)

The city's 10-year plan for its 520 miles of waterfront is up for discussion at two virtual public meetings (press release)

Shootings and subway attacks put crime at the center of NYC's mayoral race (The New York Times)

Homeless New Yorkers housed in private hotel rooms as a result of the pandemic reflect on a year off the streets or out of shelters (The City)

After more than 10 years of planning, a self-filtering swimming pool is a step closer to floating in the East River (Bowery Boogie via Curbed)


Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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