Restrictions eased in hotspots, low broker confidence, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
October 22, 2020 - 10:30AM

Restrictions in virus hotspots in South Brooklyn and Queens are being relaxed—in some areas schools and businesses can reopen (Gothamist)

Broker confidence hit a new record low, according to REBNY, a result of massive declines in real estate market activity (press release)

In a survey of MTA workers, 24 percent reported they'd been sick with coronavirus, more than previously thought (Gothamist)

A look at where thousands of new apartments could be squeezed into parts of Soho (Curbed)

The $15 million renovation of Red Hook Library in Brooklyn has been postponed because of the pandemic (Brownstoner)

Mayor Bill de Blasio's guidelines on how to safely celebrate Halloween include masking up, staying outside, and keeping six feet apart (amNY)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She writes about issues ranging from market analysis and tenants' rights to the intricacies of buying and selling condos and co-ops. As host of the Brick Underground podcast, she has earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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