UWS condo tower may shrink, Hudson County Airbnb hosts rake it in, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
February 18, 2020 - 11:00AM

A judge says developers of the nearly complete 668-foot condo tower at 200 Amsterdam Ave. have to remove 20 floors because it violates zoning limits (New York Post)

According to RentCafé's national rent report, the most expensive rentals are in Manhattan, $4,210 per month, and the lowest rents are in Wichita, KS, $662 per month (press release)

Airbnb hosts in Hudson County, NJ, welcomed 420,300 short-term guests last year, bringing in $75 million in host revenue (Jersey Digs)

For a $2,000 minimum fee, a New York City plant stylist will fill your apartment with plants and make it look beautiful (The New York Times)

Trader Joe's is coming to the former Guastavino-tiled Food Emporium space under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (New York Post)

Home furnishings retailer Pier 1 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (Business Insider)


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