$1.4 billion in lost NY taxes, schools may soon close, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
November 13, 2020 - 10:30AM

New York has so far lost $1.4 billion in tax revenue due to this year's slowdown in real estate activity, according to REBNY (press release) 

Schools in NYC could be closed by Thanksgiving as coronavirus case numbers climb (The New York Times)

Restaurants and bars fear an end to indoor dining in light of the rise of coronavirus cases (Gothamist)

Amazon's plans to lease warehouse space in Red Hook are raising concerns about unsustainable truck traffic in the area (Brooklyn Paper)

The nonprofit Trust for Governors Island is spearheading a bid to change zoning rules to allow new commercial development—including hotels (The City)

Congressman Max Rose of Staten Island conceded the election for NYC's most conservative congressional district to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (Gothamist)

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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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