JAM News

Monday, October 12, 2020

Andrew Cuomo, the King of New York

The Governor has been widely praised for his response to COVID. But his critics see a would-be authoritarian obsessed with settling scores.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Councilman who helped kill Industry City development explores mayoral bid

The Brooklyn Democratic councilman who helped kill a Sunset Park development project that promised 15,000 jobs is exploring a mayoral run, The Post has learned.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Will SoHo Be the Site of New York City’s Next Battle Over Development?

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rezone SoHo to accommodate new affordable housing in a wealthy, white neighborhood.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Business Leaders Feel Sidelined in New York City’s Recovery

Mayor Bill de Blasio is said to have given a cold shoulder to some executives offering assistance. New York City’s business leaders have looked for ways to help the city during its looming financial crisis, as they have done previously in tough times, but some say they haven’t found much of a partner in Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Reports of NYC’s real estate market crash have been greatly exaggerated

If you read most click-bait headlines, the Big Apple residential property scene appears on the brink of collapse.

Friday, October 2, 2020

Audit Finds City Left $1.4 Billion In Uncollected Fines For Nuisance Violations On The Table

The city left an estimated $1.4 billion in fines linked to quality of life issues uncollected even as it remains in dire financial straits, according to an audit by the Department of Investigation.

Friday, October 2, 2020

New York City’s downgrade by Moody’s no surprise, observers say

New York City’s downgrade by Moody’s Investors Service, municipal bond and budget analysts say, underscores the need for the city to look within for efficiencies even if it receives state or federal help.

Friday, February 7, 2020

NYC’s real estate industry reels from broker’s fee ban

Here’s how the real estate industry is reacting to the broker’s fee ban