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5 Questions with Developer Robert Weisz

December 17, 2020

As the region enters 2021 with the specter of possible further economic restrictions due to rising coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths, but with the hope of improving conditions now that COVID-19 vaccines are starting to be administered, Real Estate In-Depth turned to a well-known and longtime successful commercial investor—Robert Weisz—for some much-needed perspective. Commercial real estate…

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Real Estate Experts Predict Continued Economic Rebound in 2021

December 17, 2020

WHITE PLAINS—National and regional real estate and economic experts are in unison that the housing and some sectors of the commercial real estate markets, in spite of and in some cases due to COVID-19, will continue to rebound from the early days of the pandemic next year. Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors officials and area…

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Rep. Maloney’s Bill to Protect Hudson River Passes House

December 9, 2020

WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives on Dec. 8 passed the National Defense Authorization Act of 2021 on a bipartisan vote, which includes Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney’s (NY-18) provision permanently banning the establishment of new anchorages for oil barges on the lower Hudson River, from Yonkers to Kingston. “This is a victory for the Hudson Valley. I…

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NJ Brokerage Merges with Howard Hanna Rand Realty

January 15, 2021

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ—Locally-based Plawker Real Estate, one of Bergen County’s leading brokers, recently announced that it has joined forces with real estate brokerage firm Howard Hanna Rand Realty. The Plawker Real Estate office at 601 Palisade Ave. in Englewood Cliffs will now operate as Howard Hanna Rand Realty – Plawker Group. Additionally, the Plawker Commercial…

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Irving Rohinsky

January 15, 2021

Still Going Strong at 92 At 92, Irving Rohinsky, president and co-founder of The World Realty Group in Suffern, has no plans to retire any time soon. In fact, he started his real estate career at 65, the age a lot of people have set as their retirement point. “I just love what I do,…

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NJ Brokerage Merges with Howard Hanna Rand Realty

January 15, 2021

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ—Locally-based Plawker Real Estate, one of Bergen County’s leading brokers, recently announced that it has joined forces with real estate brokerage firm Howard Hanna Rand Realty. The Plawker Real Estate office at 601 Palisade Ave. in Englewood Cliffs will now operate as Howard Hanna Rand Realty – Plawker Group. Additionally, the Plawker Commercial…

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Viewpoints

Philip Weiden

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS: Highlights of the Latest COVID Aid Package

January 15, 2021

A COVID rescue package has been signed into law by President Trump. The legislation included the following: One item is $4 billion for the MTA. The funding is critical to stave off cuts that the MTA claimed would be unavoidable without federal aid. If the aid was not forthcoming, MTA claimed that Metro North service…

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Richard Haggerty

GATEWAY PERSPECTIVES: Enough!

January 8, 2021

I’m going to make this short and sweet. Enough! Enough with the political grandstanding. Enough with the conspiracy theories. Enough with the inflammatory rhetoric that is tearing at the framework of our democratic institutions and creating baseless distrust of our electoral system—the backbone of our democracy. We need to move on to the next chapter.…

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John Vrooman

Google Alerts – Robocall Help – Headset Help – ANC tip – Product Tips

January 15, 2021

Happy New Year! Before jumping back into things, as usual, I want to first mention some random, but exciting and consequential topics that I've been following, and would encourage you to consider following as well. The topics are: Quantum Computing; Protein Folding; Artificial Intelligence (a.k.a. "AI"); Augmented Reality (a.k.a. "AR"); Solid-State Batteries; and CES 2021…

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Real Estate In-Depth

$93.5M Mixed-Use Project in Bedford Park In the Bronx Secures Construction Financing

January 5, 2021

NEW YORK—The New York State Homes and Community Renewal, New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development and Douglaston Development announced on Jan. 5 the closing of construction financing for a 188-unit affordable senior housing development in the Bedford Park area of the Bronx. The development will include a new supermarket on the ground…

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