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Times Square welcomes expansive billion-dollar development
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Times Square welcomes expansive billion-dollar development

L&L Holding Company, Maefield Development Corp. and Fortress Investment Group have revealed plans for a $2.5 billion redevelopment of 1568 Broadway in Times Square. The project is suspected to have a major effect on the area, which already has some of the highest foot-traffic in the planet, bringing numerous industry giants from the digital economy…

Baruch clubs and students denied access to the trading floor
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Baruch clubs and students denied access to the trading floor

Baruch College’s students and clubs have been denied use of the Wasserman Trading Floor during the past year. Instead, the space has been rented out to outside organizations. The floor is normally used by Baruch’s Investment Management Group, as well as by students from the Zicklin School of Business. But since last semester, IMG has…

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New York elections to change business policy

This year’s midterm elections have led to a continued Republican-controlled Senate, while the Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives. With the nation’s current political climate, this win was much needed for Democrats to gain back some control and make a difference in policies and reforms. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s unexpected victory against Joe Crowley, the…

New workshop aims to improve students’ financial literacy
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New workshop aims to improve students’ financial literacy

In a world that is becoming more complex when dealing with financial products and services, understanding how to properly use money is a skill needed now more than ever. However, people were rarely taught this skill adequately, and unfortunately, this is no surprise. “The U.S. lags more than a dozen developed nations in terms of…

Amazon’s HQ2 leaves Queens residents with mixed feelings
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Amazon’s HQ2 leaves Queens residents with mixed feelings

Popular e-commerce giant Amazon is planning to build a home for its innovations in Queens. The company wants to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, which is causing both lifted spirits and heartaches for residents. According to a CNBC article, it would seem ideal for Amazon to choose Long Island City, an area…

Commercial rent control bill aims to protect small businesses
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Commercial rent control bill aims to protect small businesses

The New York City Council proposed a bill aimed at protecting small businesses, which will create a commercial rent control. A common problem many small business owners have is being faced with extreme rent hikes following the expiration of their leases, often forcing them out of business. This policy is the city’s response to soaring…

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