CRAIN'S --Sweet: Domino Sugar deal done. Sour: Smaller victory than touted

City officials were not alone last week when they hailed the hard bargain they drove with the developer of a huge project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, who agreed to build a total of 537,000 square feet of affordable housing.

Oddly enough, many in the real estate industry expressed happiness at the shape of a deal that had widely been viewed as a bellwether for the de Blasio administration's attitude toward large-scale development—and the big firms that do it.

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