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Is Sunnyside Yards a Beacon of Affordable Housing and New Development? Perhaps.
Commercial Observer, by Terence Cullen, February 15, 2017

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Pledges 40,000 Jobs in Four Years
Next City, by Rachel Dovey, February 14, 2017

The ugly truth about your takeout: NYC’s delivery workers are often exploited and underpaid
Business Insider, by Caroline Praderio, February 13, 2017

Can’t pay up: Payless Shoes may shut down 1,000 stores
The Real Deal, by Kathryn Brenzel, February 10, 2017

Entrepreneur Hub Hopes to Spur South Dallas Economy
Next City, by Johnny Magdaleno, February 03, 2017

Stock market surge will benefit Long Island, experts say
Newsday, January 26, 2017

Trump’s sanctuary cities executive order denounced by de Blasio
amNewYork, by Alison Fox and Ivan Pereira, January 26, 2017

‘State of the Chains’ shows 4.2 % growth
Bronx Times, by Patrick Rocchio, January 21, 2017

Self-storage industry gears up for a fight with de Blasio
Crain's New York Business, by Rosa Goldensohn, January 16, 2017

15 trailblazing urban innovations
citiscope, by David Hatch, January 10, 2017

The Long View: Why a tech crash could rattle NYC’s RE market
The Real Deal, by Konrad Putzier, January 04, 2017

Predictions! Experts Look Ahead to 2017 in New York Politics
Gotham Gazette, by Ben Max, December 28, 2016

Big Ideas for the Big City
NY1, December 27, 2016

Report Shows Barriers, Offers Solutions for Non-Traditional Higher-Ed Students
Gotham Gazette, by Luke Foley, December 22, 2016

Harnessing Technology and Innovation to Save the World’s Cities
Newsweek, by Alexander Nazaryan, December 22, 2016

Measuring the Inequality Factor of NYC’s Success
Next City, by Johnny Magdaleno, December 16, 2016

Tech is moving beyond cities to focus on civic engagement in every U.S. county
Tech Crunch, by Hollie Russon Gilman, December 14, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts and Dollar Tree Stores are Proliferating in The Bronx
DNAinfo, by Eddie Small, December 13, 2016

New owner to shut down Bronx factory, move jobs to Indiana
Crain's New York Business, by Matthew Flamm, December 12, 2016

Somehow, It’s Even More Impossible for New Yorkers to Avoid Dunkin’ Donuts in 2016
Grub Street, by Clint Rainey, December 09, 2016

National Chain Stores Decline In Manhattan
GlobeSt. , by Rayna Katz, December 09, 2016

No People in Sight Yet, but South Bronx Gets Ready for Development
New York Times, by Winnie Hu, December 09, 2016

National Brand Are Slowly Leaving Manhattan for Outer Borough Frontiers
Bisnow, by Benjamin Mazzara, December 09, 2016

Eleven retail chains have left New York City this year
Crain's New York Business, by Gerald Schifman, December 08, 2016

Number of Chain Stores Drops on the Lower East Side in 2016
The Lo-Down , December 08, 2016

National chains ditch Manhattan and head for the outer boroughs
Curbed, by Rachel Sugar, December 08, 2016

Retail Chain Stores in Bushwick Are On the Rise, Report Indicates
Bushwick Daily, by Magdalena Waz, December 08, 2016

Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts are leading the retail chain takeover of NYC
Fast Company, December 08, 2016

How many chain stores are there are on Staten Island?
Staten Island Advance, by Tracey Porpora, December 08, 2016

Chain stores flock to outer boroughs while locations drop in Manhattan
The Real Deal, by Kathryn Brenzel, December 08, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts is largest chain store in NYC; expands in outer boroughs, report says
amNewYork, by Tobias Salinger, December 08, 2016

The Fight to “Age-In-Place” in New York
Medium, by Emily Dugdale, November 29, 2016

Lessons From Small Business Saturday 2016: Engage Local Influencers To Kick Off A Successful Holiday Shopping Season
Forbes, by Sante Antonelli, November 28, 2016

‘Economic Tsunami’: Fearing Donald Trump, Immigrants in New York Spend Less
New York Times, by Liz Robbins, November 23, 2016

Facing Reality, City Leaders Reassess ‘Trump Effect’
Gotham Gazette, by Samar Khurshid, November 23, 2016

A female CEO who’s paving the way for others in a male-dominated industry
PBS News Hour, November 21, 2016

OCECM To Re-evaluate Street Fair Rules
Queens Gazette, by Richard Gentilviso, November 16, 2016

Civic Innovation In The Age Of Trump: Effective, Scalable, Exportable Ideas
Fast Company, by Ben Schiller, November 16, 2016

Startups, Hipster Market Drive Resurgence of New York City Manufacturing
EBN, by B. Cameron Gain, November 15, 2016

Report finds NYC lacking strategy for helping start-ups grow
Real Estate Weekly, November 09, 2016

Plan to Rein In New York’s Street Fairs Prompts Unexpected Backlash
New York TImes, by J. David Goodman, November 08, 2016

There Will Soon Be Zero Bookstores In The Bronx
Gothamist, by Josh Keefe, November 03, 2016

Study finds larger businesses pay better, so city should help small ones grow
Crain's, by Joe Anuta, November 02, 2016

Few immigrants work in the city’s entertainment scene
Crain's, by Gerald Schifman, October 29, 2016

Four Years After Sandy, NYC Businesses Still Need Help With Disaster Readiness
Next City , by Johnny Magdaleno, October 28, 2016

Queens Immigrant Workers’ Impact On Economy
Queens Tribune, by Ariel Hernandez, October 20, 2016

How can cities save their small businesses?
Curbed, by Patrick Sisson, October 17, 2016

Gigabit: Why Westchester and not the Big Apple?
The Journal News, by Avram A Billig and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon, October 07, 2016

How Immigrants Shape NYC’s Economy
Next City , by Kelsey E. Thomas, October 07, 2016

Half of all working New Yorkers are foreign-born: Study
Metro, by Kimberly M. Aquilina , October 07, 2016

Transportation fuels city job gains
Crain's, by Gerald Schifman, October 05, 2016

Booming Transport Sector Means More Middle-Class Jobs
Next City, by Johnny Magdaleno , September 26, 2016

A Banker Turned Builder in Queens
Wall Street Journal, by Keiko Morris, September 25, 2016

New Rules Proposed for City’s Street Fairs Would End Decade-Long Moratorium
DNAinfo, by Jeanmarie Evelly, September 22, 2016

City wants to bring in local vendors to ‘soulless’ street fairs
New York Post, by Michael Gartland , September 22, 2016

De Blasio Will Try To Make NYC Street Fairs Less Generic
Gothamist, by David Colon , September 21, 2016

De Blasio administration proposes sweeping changes to street fairs
Politico, by Laura Nahmias, September 21, 2016

Transportation jobs growing at a faster rate than the whole NYC economy combined
Metro, by Amanda Mikelberg, September 21, 2016

Brooklyn Army Terminal Annex to host food manufacturing hub modeled on Silicon Valley
The Architects Newspaper, by Audrey Wachs, September 02, 2016

De Blasio thanks businessman for hiring undocumented workers
Crain's, by Rosa Goldensohn , September 02, 2016

Touted Bloomberg Anti-Poverty Incubator Sees New Life in De Blasio Era
Gotham Gazette, by Ben Jurney, August 30, 2016

NYCEDC to Create Food Manufacturing Hub at Brooklyn Army Terminal
Real Estate Rama, by NYCEDC, August 11, 2016

City to Promote Manufacturing With Food Hub
Wall Street Journal, by Sophie Hollander, August 09, 2016

De Blasio’s trolley is on a collision course with the city’s manufacturing sector
Crain's, by Joe Anuta, August 07, 2016

Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move
Kings County Politics , August 05, 2016

Amid Real-Estate Squeeze, Trying to Carve Out Space for NYC’s Emerging Artists
City Limits, by Melissa Rose Cooper, August 02, 2016

Are South Asians Prepared to Age in America?
Huffington Post, by Meera Nair, July 27, 2016

New York employment bounces back from a lousy May
Crain's, by Peter D'Amato, July 21, 2016

Addressing the Agency Gender Pay Gap
PRNewser, by Courtney Lukitsch, July 21, 2016

Evolving NYC Manufacturing Sectors On Sustained Growth Path
GlobeSt, by John Jordan, July 19, 2016

New report says 3D manufacturing will lead a New York miniboom
Technical.ly, by Tyler Woods, July 18, 2016

Manufacturing jobs on rise in city, says new report
Crain's, by Matthew Flamm, July 15, 2016

To help artists, this non-profit thinks like a venture capitalist
New York Business Journal, by Gary M. Stern, June 30, 2016

Black Girls CODE establishes New York City presence at Google headquarters
Crain's, by Kathryn Casteelwomen, June 29, 2016

How Dallas Is Fueling Success For Women Entrepreneurs
Forbes, by Jana Etheridge, June 26, 2016

Maglev Elevator Also Goes Sideways, Straight Up Willy Wonka Style
Wired, by Aarian Marshall, June 24, 2016

Software is officially the fastest growing job in New York
Technica.ly, by Tyler Woods, June 24, 2016

Trump wrong that Clinton’s refugee plan would cost more than rebuilding all inner cities
Politifact, by Jon Greenberg, June 22, 2016

Despite expectations, design-build for New York City not approved in Albany
Gotham Gazette, by Aaron Holmes, June 20, 2016

Adams Says Dance Benefits Is More Than Just A Waltz
Kings County Politics, by Andrea Karshan, June 20, 2016

No, all the artists are probably not leaving NYC
Real Deal, by Christopher Cameron, June 18, 2016

Are artists abandoning NYC?
WNYC, by Arun Venugopal, June 17, 2016

Why the state should do more for workforce development
Albany Business Review, by Chelsea Diana, June 15, 2016

The Week Ahead in New York Politics, June 13
Gotham Gazette, by Ben Max, June 12, 2016

NYC Tests Revamping the Street Fair
Next City, by Jen Kinney, June 10, 2016

Here’s what the future of city’s street fairs could look like
DNAinfo, by Nicole Levy, June 09, 2016

A small boost in arts funding would go a long way: The city should hike spending on cultural affairs
New York Daily News , by Adam Forman, June 08, 2016

Never too late: 4,500 learn new tech tricks on Staten Island
Staten Island Advance, by Lauren Steussy, June 04, 2016

Op-ed: Union work crews should be as diverse as New York City
Crains New York's Business, by Eric Adams, May 29, 2016

How Dallas Is Fueling Success For Women Entrepreneurs
Forbes, by Jana Etheridge, May 26, 2016

Residents of the Far Rockways Rally to Save the City’s Public Library System
Village Voice, by Anita Abedian, May 26, 2016

Encouraging entrepreneurs: Capital One event promotes female business owners
Plano Star Courier, by Joshua Baethge, May 25, 2016

Can New York’s Middle Class Stage a Comeback?
6sqft, by Dana Schulz, May 25, 2016

Software is officially the fastest growing job in NYC
Technical.ly Brooklyn, by Tyler Woods, May 24, 2016

Middle-income wages are making a comeback in NYC … sort of: Report
Metro, by Angy Altamirano, May 24, 2016

Brooklyn sees boom in design jobs as sector hires at rapid clip
Real Estate Weekly, May 23, 2016

Muddle in the middle as mid-level jobs get scarcer in the city
New York Daily News, May 23, 2016

Middle class’s flight leaves NYC the poorer
Wall Street Journal, by by Anne Kadet, May 20, 2016

Brooklyn’s design sector is booming
The Architects Newspaper, by Jason Sayer, May 17, 2016

Chew on This: Fast Food Can Lead to Health Risks
Norwood News, by Javier Acosta, May 12, 2016

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