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Market value grew in FY 2019, for the eighth straight year. The total City-wide market value of fully and partially taxable property exceeded $1.2 trillion dollars and was about 8.8 percent higher than in FY 2018.
The 2018 Housing Supply Report examines changes in the overall supply of housing in NYC during the prior year, looking at factors that include the number of permits issued for new dwelling units and the number of completed housing units.
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The 2019 Income & Expense Study analyzes the cost of operating and maintaining rental housing, examining the conditions that existed in NYC’s rent stabilized housing market in 2017, the year for which the most recent data is available, and also the extent by which these conditions changed from 2016
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he New York City (the City) Department of Finance (DOF) is responsible for administering the City’s tax and revenue laws. For Fiscal Year 2018, it reported collecting approximately $39 billion in revenue and valued more than one million properties worth a total market value of more than $1 trillion
APPLICANT - Rampulla Ass Arch, for Anthony Vasaturo, owner; MS Fitness, LLC, lessee. App Feb 19, 2014 - Spec Perm to allow the oper of phys culture estmt (Club Metro USA) in existing bldg. Amdt of a prev approved var to permit chg of use fr banquet hall, red bldg size, retain acc pking in resl dist.
APPLICANT - Francis R. Angelino, Esq., for Claret Commons Condominium, owner; Peloton, lessee. Application November 15, 2013 - Special Permit (§73-36) to allow a physical culture establishment (Peloton Fitness). C6-3X zoning district. 140 West 23rd Street. Block 798, Lot 7503. COMM BOARD #4M
APPLICANT - Akerman Senterfitt LLP, for VBI Land Inc., owner. Application March 19, 2012 - Variance (§72-21) to permit the construction of commercial building, contrary to use regulations (§22-00). R7-1 zoning district. 614/618 Morris Avenue, Block 2411, Lot 1. COMM BD #1BX
APPLICANT - Eric Palatnik, P.C., for Margaret Angel, LLC, owner. App Sept 13, 2013 - Special Permit for the enlargement of an existing single family home, contrary to floor area. R3-1 zoning dist. 288 Dover Street, Block 8417, Lot 38 COMM BD #15BK
APPLICANT - Rothkurg Rothkrug & Spector LLP, for Lutheran Med Ctr, owner. App Aug 21, 2013 - Variance to permit the enlargement of an existing ambulatory diagnostic treatment health facility (UG4), cont to floor area and rear yd regs. R6B/C4-3A zoning dists. 514 55th St, Bk 784, Lot 10. COMM BD #7BK
Warshaw Burstein, LLP, for 168-42 Jamaica LLC, owner Application October 9, 2013 - Special Permit (§73-36) to allow the operation of a physical culture establishment (Planet Fitness) on the cellar and the first floor of the building. Queens. COMMUNITY BOARD #12Q
APPLICANT - Law Offices of Marvin B. Mitzner LLC, for Broadway Realty LLC, owner. App Feb 11, 2014 - Ext of Time to Complete Const of a prev approved variance permitting 11-story resl building w commercial on the grd floor, cont to bulk regs, exp Jan 12, 2014. C6-1 dist. 813-815 Broadway,COMM BD #2M
APPLICANT - Eric Palatnik, P.C., for 39th Avenue Realty Management, LLC, owner. App May 30, 2013 - Special Perm to allow the reduction of parking spaces for the enlargement of a building containing Use Group 6 professional offices. C4-2 zoning dist. 133-10 39th Avenue, Block 4973, Lot 12 COMM BD #7Q
APPLICANT - Law Office of Fredrick A. Becker, for E 24 Realty LLC by Sarah Weiss, owner. App June 19, 2013 - Spec Per for enlgemt of 1fam home cont to floor area, open space; side yd and less than the reqd rear yd. R2 zoning dist 933-939 E 24th Street, Block 7588, Lot 29 & 31 (31 tent),COMM BD #14BK
APPLICANT - Philip L. Rampulla, for Joseph LiBassi, owner. App Sept 16, 2011 - Appeal challenging Fire Dept's determ that grade of the fire apparatus rd shall not exceed 10% per NYC Fire Code Sect 503.2.7. R2 zoning dist. 20, 25, 35, 40 Harborlights Court,Block 615, Lot 36, 25, 35, 40. COMM BD #1SI
APPLICANT - Eric Palatnik, P.C., for Steven Feldman, owner; Anwar Ismael, lessee. App Aug 20, 2013 - Amdmt of a prev approved variance permitting operation of an automotive service stn, seeks to change use to car rental establishment. R6 zoning dist. 664 New York Ave, Block 4819, Lot 39 COMM BD #9BK
APPLICANT - Akerman Senterfitt LLP, for Bacele Realty, owner. Application September 20, 2012 - Variance to permit a bank (UG 6) in a residential zoning district, contrary to §22-00. R4/R5B zoning district. 27-24 College Point Boulevard, Block 4292, Lot 12, Borough of Queens. COMMUNITY BOARD #7Q
APPLICANT - Sheldon Lobel, P.C., for Cong Bet Yaakob, Inc., owner. App Oct 23, 2013 - Var to allow the dev of Use Group 4A house of worship (Cong Bet Yaakob), cont to regs. R5, R6A and R5/OP zoning dist. 2085 Ocean Pkwy, Block 7109, Lots 56 & 50, COMM BD #15BK
APPLICANT - Rothkrug Rothkrug & Spector, for Venetian Mgmt LLC, owner. App May 7, 2013 - Re-Instmt of variance which permitted a one-story m v storage garage w repair, which expd on Feb 14, 1981; Amdmt use to retail; Waiver of Rules. R6 zoning dist. 1590 Nostrand Ave,Block 5131, Lot 1. COMM BD #17BK
APPLICANT - Nikolaos Sellas, for Double T Corp., owner. App Aug 8, 2013 - Proposed construction of a 6-story residential building located within bed of a mapped street (29th Street), contrary to Genl City Law Section 35. R6A/R6B zoning district. 29-15 Newtown Avenue, Block 596, Lot 9, COMM BD #4Q
APPLICANT - Warshaw Burstein, LLP, for 37 W Owner LLC; Ultrafit LLC, lessee. SUBJECT - Application July 19, 2013 - Special Permit (§73-36) to allow the operation of a physical culture establishment (Ultrafit). C6-3A zoning district. 136 Church Street, Block 133, Lot 29. COMMUNITY BOARD #1M
APPLICANT - Nikolaos Sellas, for L & A Group Holdings LLC, owners. App August 8, 2013 - Proposed construction of a 4-story resl building located within the bed of a mapped street (29th St), contrary to General City Law Section 35. R6A/R6B zoning dist. 29-19 Newtown Ave, Block 597, Lot 7, COMM BD #4Q
APPLICANT - Bryan Cave LLP/Margery Perlmutter, for NYC Fashion of Institute of Technology, owner. App Oct 4, 2013 - Ext of time to complete const of Spec Perm to waive regs for comm use facility (FIT), expd on Oct 6, 2013. C6-2 zoning dist. 220-236 West 28th St, Block 777, Lot 1, 18, 37, COMM BD #5M
APPLICANT - Law Office of Fredrick A. Becker, for 150 Central Park South Inc, owner; Exhale Ent, Inc., lessee. App Sept 23, 2013 - Ext of term of a var for contd operation of phys culture estmt (Exhale Spa), expd on Oct 21, 2013. R10-H zoning dist. 150 Central Park S, Block 1011, Lot 52, COMM BD #5M
APPLICANT - Sheldon Lobel, P.C., for Rick Russo, owner. Application May 10, 2013 - Proposed construction of a residence not fronting on a legally mapped street, contrary to General City Law Sect 36. R2 & R1-1 (SHPD) zoning districts. 43 & 47 Cecilia Court, Block 615, Lots 210 and 205, COMM BD #1SI
APPLICANT - Rothkrug Rothkrug & Spector LLP, for Michael Calabrese, owner. App June 4, 2013 - Variance to permit the enlargement of an existing 1-story automobile sales establishment, contrary to use regulations. R5 zoning dist. 1614/26 86th St and Bay 13 St, Block 6363, Lot 42. COMM BD #11BK
APPLICANT - Nasir J. Khanzada, for Aqeel Klan, owner. App Feb 28, 2013 - Reinsmt of var which permd auto service stn, expd on Nov 6, 1992; Amdmt to perm change of use fr auto svce stn to auto repair w auto sales; Waiver of Rules. R2 zoning dist. 264-12 Hillside Ave, Block 8794, Lot 22, COMM BD # 13Q
APPLICANT - Rothkrug Rothkrug & Spector LLP, for A/R Retail LLC, owner; Equinox Columbus Centre, LLC, lessee. App Oct 1, 2013 - Ext of term of spec perm which expd on Sept 16, 2013. C6- 6 (MID) zoning dist. 10 Columbus Circle, aka 301 West 58th St, 303 West 60th St, Block 1049, Lot 1002, COMM BD #4M
APPLICANT - Sheldon Lobel, P.C., for 231 East 58th Street Associates LLC, owner. App March 25, 2014 - Amdmt of prev appd Var permitted retail stores on the 1st flr of an existg 5 story bldg seeks to elim term which exp Apr 8, 2023. R8B zoning dist. 231 East 58th St, Block 1332, Lot 16, COMM BD #6M
APPLICANT - Law Office of Fredrick A. Becker, for 1610 Avenue S LLC, owner. App Jan 9, 2013 - Ext of time to complete constr and obtain a cert occupancy of a prev granted common law vested rights app, which expired on Dec 9, 2012. R4-1 Zoning Dist. 1602-1610 Avenue S. Block 7295, Lot 3.COMM BD #15BK
APPLICANT - Akerman, LLP, for S&M Enterprises, owner. SUBJECT - App Apr 25, 2014 - Ext of Time to Complete Constr and obtain a Cert of Occ on prev granted Var for const of mixed use bldg, expires on May 7, 2014. C1-9 zoning dist. 663-673 2nd Ave, Block 917, Lot(s) 21, 24, 30, 32, 34, COMM BD #6M
APPLICANT - Bryan Cave LLP, for ESS PRISA LLC, owner; OTR 330 Bruckner LLC, lessee. App Feb 13, 2013 - Appeal challenging Dept of Buildings' determination that existing sign is not entitled to non-conforming use status. M3-1 zoning district. 330 Bruckner Boulevard, Block 2599, Lot 165, COMM BD #1BX
APPLICANT - The Law Office of Jay Goldstein, PLLC, for One NY Plaza Co. LLC, owner; Gear Fitness LLC d/b/a Retro Fitness, lessee. App Apr 10, 2014 - Spec Perm,1 New York Plaza, 114-142 13 Broad St, 13 South St, 1-21 Water St, 49- 63 & 54-64 Whitehall St, Block 4, Lot 7501, COMM BD #1M
APPLICANT - Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP, for Greek Orthodox Community of Whitestone Holy Cross Inc., owner. App Jan 24, 2014 - Var to perm the enlargement of an existing school bldg (Holy Cross Greek Orth Church). 12-03 150th St, Block 4517, Lot 9, COMM BD #7Q
APPLICANT - Eric Palatnik, P.C., for Nader Kohanter, owner. App Ap 25, 2014 - App to perm an ext of time to comp const and obtain cert of occ under Common Law vested rts doctrine for mixed-used resl comm facility. R4-1 zoning dist. 1472 East 19th St, Block 6756, Lot 36, COMM RD #14BK
APPLICANT - Sheldon Lobel, P.C., for Ivy Cross Island Plaza, owner. App Dec 18, 2013 - Ext of Term of a prev approved Variance which expired on Feb 24, 2012; Waiver of the Rules. C1-3/R2 and R2 zoning dist. 133-33 Brookville Blvd, 133rd Ave and 243rd St, Block 12980, Lot 1. COMM BD #13Q