Victory for loft tenants, new timeline for BQE repairs, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
December 17, 2019 - 11:00AM

A court's ruled that under the Loft Laws, the owner of a converted NYC manufacturing building can't use bankruptcy to avoid a landlord's responsibilities to tenants (City Land)

New York City may need to overhaul a 1.5-mile stretch of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway as early as 2021, a panel of experts warns (Wall Street Journal)

All of the 50 largest NYC apartment sales of the year closed in Manhattan, 25 of them in Midtown with 220 Central Park South the most sought-after address in the city (press release)

The co-living company, The Collective, has announced a $150 million project with 224 apartments in Williamsburg with 97 rooms set aside for students (press release) 

How your landlord could be tracking you—and the ongoing debate about smart access technology like facial recognition (New York Times) 

Brooklyn’s first public bicycle parking hub is open outside Atlantic Terminal with space for 20 bikes (Brooklyn Eagle)

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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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