Need A Long Island Housing Voucher? In Brookhaven, It’s A 9 Year Wait.

As housing advocates call on Congress to take action after the federal eviction moratorium expired July 31, a new report suggests a lack of funding has created a backlog in low-income families and people in poverty receiving federal housing assistance. On Long Island, some people seeking housing vouchers to live in Brookhaven wait for assistance for over nine years — among the longest reported wait times in the country.
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Self-Storage Crunch Reflects Renters In Flux

The line is backed up for spots at local self-storage centers—thanks primarily to college students leaving town for the summer, but also to rising rents and monopolization of the low-income real estate market. That was the word from customers and staffers interviewed at city storage sites, where it has become...
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Chonky Cookies opens up shop in Lindenhurst’s Sunrise Plaza

Heather Friedfertig started baking giant, stuffed cookies during quarantine as a hobby. And now she’s doing it as a career. She opened her first Chonky Cookies storefront in Lindenhurst this past week. And so far, the owner says it’s been a hit. “It’s like a thousand cookies every day,” Friedfertig...
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One Lyon Aims to Transform Prime Real Estate in Downtown White Plains

The revitalization of White Plains continues with a new plan to redevelop this disused senior facility into luxurious mixed-use apartments. White Plains is about to get a new jewel in the downtown area’s crown, as a vacant senior residence prepares to be transformed into a 212-unit high-end rental community. The...

His portfolio decimated, Isaac Kassirer gets creative with rents

In the Highbridge section of the Bronx, the tenants of 272 units are fighting to keep their buildings rent-stabilized so they might, in turn, keep their homes. Their adversary is building owner Isaac Kassirer, a multifamily investor known for deregulating units to pull in market-rate rents — a business model encouraged by the old rent-stabilization law.

Connecticut AG Investigates Need For M&T Bank Layoffs

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said he wants to know why a bank merger could result in hundreds of layoffs — after bank leaders told state officials otherwise. M&T Bank told the Connecticut Department of Labor it expects up to 750 layoffs in its merger with Bridgeport-based People’s Bank. Tong said the bank had assured him, state lawmakers and employees that job losses would be minimal.
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New Canaan's talks of selling Vine Cottage 'terminated,' now back on market

Negotiations have halted on the town’s sale of Vine Cottage, the antique yellow Gothic revival house next to Town Hall, according to the first selectman on Tuesday. Kevin Moynihan told his fellow selectmen that negotiations were “terminated” on the 2,335-square-foot yellow building at 61 Main Street and he plans to move forward with the same Request for Proposal (RFP) soon. He mentioned the development at the end of the Board of Selectman meeting, and said the board could discuss it in more detail in the future.
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Shopify Opens Networking Hub for Entrepreneurs in SoHo

Click here to read the full article. NEW YORK — Shopify is putting down roots in Manhattan. The e-commerce platform on Thursday will open the doors to Shopify New York, a two-level, 8,000-square-foot space in SoHo that is intended to serve as an entrepreneurial hub for its members and customers.More from WWDTop Five Men’s Fashion Trends From Spring 2022 The space at 131 Greene Street is “part community hub, part resource center and part a place to start for entrepreneurs,” said Arpan Podduturi, director of product, retail and messaging at Shopify. Once inside, visitors will find a rotating retail space where products from...
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July home sales in CT come up short of 2020 market

A historic run on Connecticut real estate could be at an end, after July sales sank 11 percent from boom-market totals of a year ago, when New York City owners and renters sought an exit during the COVID-19 pandemic. About 5,200 homes statewide sold in July, according to Berkshire Hathaway...

JetBlue cancels flight to Florida, keeps HQ in New York City

After publicly floating the idea of taking flight from Long Island City, JetBlue has decided to stay in New York. The airline announced that it would not relocate to Florida and would instead expand its flagship terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens. The company will also add jobs at all three regional airports — JFK, LaGuardia and Newark — according to Crain’s.

4,979 Square Foot Immaculate, Turn-Key Office Space Sublease at 9 West Broad Street in Stamford, CT Represented by Choyce Peterson

NORWALK, Conn., Aug 04, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Choyce Peterson, Inc. (, a full-service commercial real estate brokerage and consulting firm, announced they are exclusively representing a 4,979 square foot (SF) office suite available for sublease at 9 West Broad Street in Stamford, CT. Choyce Peterson Vice Presidents Adam Cognetta and Charlene O’Connell comprise the brokerage team.