On the Market: Chetrit Suit Settled; Bed-Bug Scare at Elliman Office; Rent-Reg Decision


New York Senate allows plan that would expand taxi service in boroughs. [NY Post]

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Lawsuit alleging the Chetrit Group discriminated against an employee is settled. [The Real Deal]

Another sign of a market rebound (maybe): the vacancy rate for Manhattan Class A office space is dropping. [Crain’s]

The El Ad Group unveils its first condo complex since its conversion of the Plaza Hotel. [NY Times]

It’s not just New York—U.S. public housing needs an estimated $25.6 billion to cover large-scale repairs. [The Real Deal]

Finally, a decision on rent regulation. [Journal]

Contractors might soon be picketing instead of building. [Crain’s]

City Club Hotel in Times Square might double in size by building upward. [Journal]

Prospect Park’s five arches aren’t what they used to be. [NY Times]

Prudential Douglas Elliman headquarters evacuated after bedbug discovery. [The Real Deal]

Lower rents make downtown more attractive for tenants. [Journal]

The West Village’s coolest rooftop. [Curbed NY]