Pal Park Mayor said he will sue “Mayor recall committee”
- For false accusation
- Recall committee still said they have enough evidence
- Mayor salary: $76124+$5100(mayor expense)+$35,000(school supervisor) -> $116,224
- Wife: $73,984 (Building dept part time)
- #1 Son: $73,984 (Swimming pool manager, teacher)
- #2 Son: $124,494 (Town policeman)…
1st “Restaurant Week” in Fort Lee : 22nd – 25th
- About 45 restaurants participated /organized by Business District Alliance
- DC price: $15 – $50 full course menu
- Celebrity chef: David Burke lived in town since 2001.
- Korean cuisine were mentioned in food magazine Savuer: “For the best Korean food in New York, you gotta leave the city for a quiet town across the GWB”
In Boston, Condo Boom
- As economy in Boston recovers, new condo permits increase.
- New construction permits -> 4000 as of end of August -> Most of them are Condo
- For last a few years, most new permits are multifamily (rental apartment)
- It indicates rent demand hit the peak, and buying demand increases
- So far, most new construction located at the down town area, this year it moves to city skirt area
North West Queens(Most Korean populated) -> still high rent
- NW Queens median rent -> $2895 ( 5.3% Up CMT last year, 4.6% Up CMT 4.6%)
- 3 Br median rent -> $4886 (62.9% Up CMT last month($3000) (Manhattan, median rent ->$4950)
- So far, 3 br was lower than average -> now it becomes normal.
- Rent ranking: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens -> Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn
Large mixed use building will be built in Flushing
- “Flushing Point Plaza” between Van Wyck Exp and 40 Rd.
- Lot: 440,000 sf. / Plan submitted to DOB
- 2 residential buildings and 1 hotel connected/ 19 stories
- 326 apt units (avg 845sf) / 278,365 sf commercial space and hotel
- 390 + 112 parking
P.A. Bus terminal will stay in Manhattan
- NJ/NY representatives agree to stay on Manhattan’s West Side.
- 230,000 passengers each weekday -> will be 330,000 in 2040.
- Current terminal : 66 years old
Bergen towns are top N.J. housing markets acc to Smartasset.com
- Healthiest town for pedestrian-friendly shopping, rail service
- Glen Rock(5th), Ridgewood (6th), Westwood (9th) among 152 towns
- 1st: Hoboken
- Also Smeatasset.com found underwater house -> 16% ( 20.8 % in 2015)
- US Transportation dept will announce guidelines for self driving car on 9/20 After 60 days, final guidelines will be fixed.
- Google will announce own cell phone on 10/2 ($649)