Blaming online deliveries for NYC gridlock, cyclists and sanitation workers face off, & more

By Emily Myers | October 29, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Hostility is building between the city's sanitation workers and Brooklyn cyclists (Brooklyn Paper)

Delivering the 1.5 million online packages ordered in NYC is creating gridlock, road safety issues, and pollution (New York Times)

Owners of two Upper Manhattan rental buildings where plans to deregulate rent-stabilized apartments were thwarted by the new rent law have begun to miss loan payments (Wall Street Journal)

More structural problems have cropped up at the new multi-million dollar Hunters Point Library in Queens, including leaks and soundproofing issues (Curbed NY)

It takes an average 83 days to sell a property in NYC, according to data from StreetEasy—places in South Queens sell quickest and Manhattan apartments linger the longest (press release)

Smart photo technology introduced by means you no longer have to click through endless pictures but can go directly to specific rooms on your chosen listing (press release)



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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