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When wealth meets bad taste, Brooklyn super shares all, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
March 3, 2022 - 10:30AM
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Emily Myers for Brick Underground

With the spotlight on Russian oligarchs' condos, a contractor with ultra-wealthy clients talks about insane deadlines, crazy security protocols, and bad taste (Curbed)

Gerandy Balvuena, a Brooklyn super, offers an unvarnished view into his work, life, and beliefs in a new short documentary (The New Yorker)

The National Association of Home Builders put a “net-zero energy” home on display at its recent International Builders’ Show (Marketplace)

Federal legislation could tackle discrimination in the home appraisal process (CityLab)

NYCHA announces $360 million in repairs to Reid Apartments in Brooklyn, home to 3,600 residents (press release)

City officials want to install 100 raised crosswalks every year to help fix dangerous intersections (The New York Times)

 

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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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