• Blackstone offers to buy St. Modwen in warehouse chase
    Blackstone Group Inc. funds have offered to buy St. Modwen Properties Plc as the private-equity giant chases a bigger slice of the U.K.’s red-hot warehouse market. The British developer said it’s... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • State accuses activists of using robocall to limit Black vote
    New York state is taking legal action against two conservative activists, accusing them of paying to deploy thousands of deceptive robocalls during the 2020 election to suppress Black voter... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • MTA demands more cops on subways as workers attacked
    The heads of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority and its largest labor union are asking Mayor Bill de Blasio to send more cops to the city’s subway system after an off-duty transit... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • Midtown tech firm Datadog plans hiring spree amid quiet, steady rise
    Sometimes it pays to keep a low profile.   Consumer-focused local technology companies Etsy and Peloton get the most attention as New York's local tech success stories. But the lesser-known... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles
    America’s employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery rapidly... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • Black banking executives on how to sustain post-Floyd changes
    The finance industry can point to tangible progress for Black workers since the Black Lives Matter protests last year. But change isn’t coming fast enough, a half dozen executives said during... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • Trump set for lower tax bill on Wall Street tower as value slips
    Donald Trump is poised to get a property-tax cut for his Wall Street office tower as part of reductions New York is giving building owners in the wake of the pandemic. The estimated market value... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • California-based firm scoops up three Brooklyn rental properties
    A California-based real estate firm has purchased three adjacent buildings in Crown Heights for $10 million, property records show. Redone Asset LLC, an entity linked to Skywell Real Estate, has... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • Uber seeks more drivers on the road as their wages rise
    Uber wants more drivers on the road again after hourly wages for New York workers jumped to a median of $37 an hour, the ride-sharing company said. “Driver earnings are [at] historically elevated... To view the full story, click the title link.
  • City's Q1 health investments nearly surpass all of 2020's, report finds
    Investments in digital health firms in the first quarter of the year have nearly surpassed the level for the entirety of 2020, according to a recent report from the New York City Health Business... To view the full story, click the title link.

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