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Bronx Unemployment Rate Drops

Last week, the New York Department of Labor announced that the Bronx County unemployment rate dropped to single digits, reaching 9.8 percent. While the number can be rounded up to double digits—and the number is still pretty high—it is news that Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. wanted to share immediately.
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KeyBank Refinances Bronx Office Tower

KeyBank provided an $80.5 million loan to Simone Development Companies to replace construction financing on office condominium space in 1250 Waters Place, Bronx, NY 10461 at the firm’s Hutchinson Metro Center development in Bronx....
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4 Misconceptions About Personal Bankruptcy: The Not-So-Ugly Truths About Going Chapter 13

While most financial analysts agree the US economy is headed towards recovery, it is still a sobering reality that 1 in 55 households will file for personal bankruptcy this year....
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Bronx’s Iconic BankNote Building Acquired

Perella Weinberg Partners Asset Based Value Strategy, a leading alternative asset management strategy and a unit of Perella Weinberg Partners, and Madison Marquette, a leading commercial real estate investment and operating company, today announced the acquisition of The BankNote Building, a 410,000 square-foot office complex in Bronx, New York....
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A Lot More Hotel Rooms Coming To Bronx

Hundreds of hotel rooms will soon be coming online in Bronx....
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Trump’s New Bronx Golf Course To Neighbor Homeless Shelter

The city is planning to open a homeless shelter at the now-shuttered Capri Whitestone Hotel in Bronx....
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Bronx Office Hires 54 New Prosecutors

The Bronx District Attorney's Office has hired 54 assistant district attorneys, all graduates from the law school class of 2014....
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Young Woo Picks Up Landmarked Bronx Post Office

It’s official: The Bronx General Post Office is off the market. Developer Young Woo & Associates is buying the property....
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Forever 21 Signs 15K SF Lease With North Bronx Mall

Forever 21 has clinched a spot at the upcoming Mall at Bay Plaza in the North Bronx, which is slated to open August 14, 2014....
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Trion Real Estate Management Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Expanded Portfolio & Staff

Trion Real Estate Management, a tri-state area leader in full service property management headquartered in Yonkers, NY, formerly called Milio Realty Corp, is celebrating its 35th Anniversary with an overall company expansion and rebranding effort....
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Sonali Exchange Opens Bronx Branch

Sonali Exchange has opened a new branch in Bronx in the New York City....
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Bronx Smoothie Bar Has Nude Dancers

The Platinum Pleasures strip club in Bronx had been purchased and turned into a juice bar with nude dancers....
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Bronx Soccer Stadium Could Give Lift To Elevator Company

A planned Major League Soccer stadium in Bronx, near Yankee Stadium, may dislodge North America’s largest elevator-door equipment manufacturer....
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Unidentified Investor Buys Bronx Portfolio For $42M

An unidentified Brooklyn-based investor has snapped up an 11-building affordable housing portfolio in the Bronx for $42.2 million....
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Bronx Millenial Entrepreneurs

Two young entrepreneurial brothers from the neighborhood are taking the transportation world by storm....
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CubeSmart Opens New State-of-the-Art Storage Facility In Bronx

CubeSmart, one of the nation’s largest self-storage operators, announces the opening of a new state-of-the-art storage facility at 1235 East Tremont Avenue in Bronx....
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Bronx Museum Grosses $650K

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. senior director J. Michael Evans and managing director John Mahoney were among 500 guests who sat at tables covered in white satin, with miniature vases of white nerine lilies surrounding a wire sphere filled with LED lights....
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Ruben Diaz, Jr. & Donald Trump - Allies In Borough Renewal

Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Donald Trump are getting along well in the wake of their successful redevelopment venture, the heavily debated 200-acre Ferry Point golf course, in the borough’s Throgs Neck area....
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Developers Adding 1.4 Million Sq. Ft. Of Malls To Bronx

There are at least five large mall projects in the works in Bronx, which will add 1.4 million square feet of retail space....
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Family Sells $53M Bronx Portfolio

Amit Doshi and Lynda Blumberg of Besen & Associates brokered the $53 million sale of a four-building portfolio of multi-family buildings in Bronx....
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FINE Presents Its Summer Collection

FINE will be presenting a summer collection featuring a range of beautiful women representing different backgrounds. FINE will be showing trends for Summer 2018 on June 11 in its presentation fashion show at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill.
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Sell Your House On The Date Of Your Choice For A Fair Price

Do you own an unwanted house, rental property, or land and need to sell now? We work with good folks like you in all types of situations and can provide a solution for you too.
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What’s All This Fuss About Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Fines?

You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire Vehicle Committee”. The topic of this first hearing was TLC enforcement and the manner in which the inspectors treat drivers.
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Annual Fundraising Event “A Taste of HOPE” To Help Give City Residents A 2nd Chance

The HOPE Program (HOPE), a highly effective workforce development organization empowering New Yorkers to build brighter futures through training, jobs and career advancement, will host its 7th annual “A Taste of HOPE” fundraiser on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at The Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan.
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Bronx Women’s Development Center To Open

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small Business Administration celebrates the opening of the BOC Bronx Women's Business Center.
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Centers Health Care Hires Heidi Hendrix, RN, As New Chief Nursing Officer

Centers Health Care, the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuum in the northeast, announced that Heidi Hendrix, RN, an accomplished post-acute clinical director, has joined the company as its new Chief Nursing Officer.
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Starting The "Uber Of Prison Visits"

At 5:30 a.m. on a Friday in April, Calvin Buari pulls up to a New York City apartment building in Bronx. The back door of his Toyota Sienna slides open. Two women jump in, and Buari drives north to catch the Taconic State Parkway. In less than two hours, the minivan will park in front of the giant concrete walls of Green Haven Correctional Facility, where the women will visit their husbands and sons who are serving time.
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Walmart E-Commerce Site Jet.com Leases Warehouse In Bronx

Walmart’s e-commerce site jet.com is boosting its presence in the city with a new warehouse in Bronx.

PW Launches A New Gathering Place For Booksellers To Connect

Last week, Publishers Weekly launched "BXsellers," a private Facebook group where booksellers from all over can engage in meaningful conversations about the issues affecting the world of bookselling, network with one another, share tips, ideas and have access to PW's editors for book recommendations and more.
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Oppose Internet Sales Tax In New York

The New York State Legislature is once again threatening to impose a new sales tax burden on your favorite Internet marketplaces.

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Attiyya Anthony

is a University of Florida graduate with a B.S. in Journalism. After graduating with no financial debt, she learned the importance of working hard and saving money, which sprouted her quest for financial literacy. In addition to journalism, Attiyya is an environmentalist, poet, model, and social activist. She has freelanced for several publications both in Florida and in New York, including HOME Magazine, the Gainesville Sun, the Charlotte Sun-Herald, and Brooklyn's L Magazine.