NYCHA air rights traded for repairs, Amazon's HQ2 won't reach capacity for a decade, & more

By Emily Myers | December 14, 2018 - 11:00AM 

The air rights of NYCHA buildings are being sold to developers as part of plans to keep them afloat (6sqft)

Amazon's in no rush to bring workers to LIC. The tech giant expects to fill 700 jobs at the NYC location next year but won't be at full capacity for a decade (WSJ via The Real Deal)

Three finalists are announced in the global competition to redesign NYC’s trash cans—let's just say the original 1930s design is being honored (Gothamist)

Housing Works has secured $4 million for a health clinic in Hell's Kitchen (Crains)

It's looking peachy—hot colors for 2019 (New York Post)

Watch Lower Manhattan’s skyline change from 1900s low rise through to the cityscape it has today (Commerical Café)

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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