2021 Press Releases

Title Date
The Real Estate Board of New York Partners with Real Estate Technology Leader Homesnap to Launch Public Portal For New York City’s Residential Listing Service October 13, 2021
Special Report: Midtown’s Retail Sector Hurt by Absence of Office Workers, Creating a New Threat to City and State Tax Revenue October 7, 2021
New Report: Brooklyn Retail Market Highlights Challenges and Opportunities in Pandemic Recovery September 23, 2021
As City Council Debates Controversial Bills on Commercial Rent Control, Broad Coalition of Business Leaders, Homeowners and Real Estate Industry Leaders Voices Opposition and Urges Council to Take a More Effective Approach to Supporting Small Businesses September 15, 2021
REBNY Statement on Extension of New York State Eviction Moratorium September 2, 2021
REBNY Members Participate in the NYC Homecoming Week Celebration August 26, 2021
New REBNY Report Shows Brokers’ Optimism in Real Estate Market Hit Record Levels During Q2 2021 August 12, 2021
The Real Estate Board of New York Announces Retail Deal of the Year Award Winners at 23rd Annual Celebration August 6, 2021
As New Yorkers Return to the Office, Real Estate Industry and Labor Release Safety Guidelines for Commercial and Residential Buildings July 21, 2021
The Real Estate Board of New York Announces Contestants for 23rd Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards Competition July 20, 2021
REBNY Statement on Federal Approval of LaGuardia AirTrain July 20, 2021
The Real Estate Board of New York Announces Sales Brokers Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award Winners at 77th Annual Celebration June 24, 2021
REBNY Statement on Rent Guidelines Board Vote June 23, 2021
New Report: Ongoing Declines in Retail Rents Create New Opportunities and Help Drive Market Activity June 20, 2021
Building the Next Generation of Real Estate Professionals: REBNY, CUNY and Project Destined Launch 2021 Summer Internships June 18, 2021
REBNY Announces Contestants for 77th Annual Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Awards Competition June 14, 2021
REBNY Celebrates Industry Leaders and Charts the Path for New York City’s Greatest Comeback at 125th Annual Banquet June 11, 2021
New REBNY Report Shows Surge in Brokers’ Confidence in Real Estate Market as City Heads Toward Recovery June 1, 2021
REBNY Statement on Vote to Pass City Council Intro 146 May 27, 2021
REBNY Statement on City Council Intro 2317 May 27, 2021
The Real Estate Board of New York Announces New Leadership Promotions and The Creation of a Dedicated Diversity Department May 13, 2021
REBNY Statement on New CDC Guidance Regarding Mask-Wearing May 13, 2021
NEW ANALYSIS: New York City Construction Activity Near Historic Lows as Real Estate Industry Looks to Rebound May 10, 2021
REBNY Statement on Rent Guidelines Board Preliminary Vote May 5, 2021
REBNY Announces Real Estate Industry Leaders to be Honored at 125th Virtual Annual Banquet May 4, 2021
REBNY Applauds Biden Administration for Pledging Swift Completion of Gateway Program Environmental Review April 9, 2021
REBNY Statement on Court Ruling Regarding Broker Commissions April 9, 2021
Statement by Real Estate Board of New York President James Whelan on the New York State FY2022 Budget April 8, 2021
The Real Estate Board of New York Recognizes National Fair Housing Month and Highlights Educational Resources to Promote Fair Housing Efforts Throughout the Real Estate Industry April 1, 2021
REBNY Applauds Biden Administration for Taking Key Step to Advance New York’s Congestion Pricing Plan March 30, 2021
REBNY Applauds Approval of the American Rescue Plan as a Key Step Forward in New York’s Recovery March 11, 2021
Real Estate Board of New York Celebrates Diverse Group of Rising Stars for Completing Inaugural Fellowship Program Focused on Fostering a More Inclusive Real Estate Industry March 4, 2021
REBNY Members Partner with Cuomo Administration on Launch of Low-Cost Rapid Testing Centers in New York City February 19, 2021
New York City’s Surging Real Estate Sales in January Generated Much-Needed Increase in Tax Revenue February 18, 2021
REBNY Applauds Biden Administration for Removing Barrier to Federal Funding for Gateway Program February 18, 2021
New Report: New York City Investment Sales Show Modest Increases in Second Half of 2020, Signaling Another Step Forward in City’s Recovery February 12, 2021
NEW REPORT: New York City Residential Sales Volume Increased by Nearly 40% in Q4 2020, Marking Step Forward in Citywide Recovery February 10, 2021
REAL ESTATE BOARD OF NEW YORK SUPPORTS CITY COUNCIL LEGISLATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO HOUSING VOUCHERS February 9, 2021
COMMERCIAL OBSERVER & REBNY HOST HISTORIC PUBLIC SERVICE EVENT CONVENING TOP LEADERS TO LAYOUT NYC’S RECOVERY PLANS February 1, 2021
New REBNY Report Shows Broker Confidence in Real Estate Market Experiences an Uptick After Record Lows January 28, 2021
NEW ANALYSIS: New York City Construction Activity in 2020 Was City’s Lowest in Nearly a Decade January 25, 2021
NEW REPORT: New York’s Real Estate Market Sees 46% Decline in Investment and Residential Sales in 2020 as a Result of the Pandemic January 22, 2021
Real Estate Board of New York Statement on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris January 20, 2021
REBNY Members Participate in the National Memorial to Lives Lost to COVID-19 January 19, 2021
Real Estate Board of New York Statement on NYC Preliminary Budget January 15, 2021
Real Estate Board of New York Applauds Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Proposals to Reduce Emissions and Combat Climate Change January 13, 2021
Real Estate Board of New York Responds to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address January 11, 2021
New Report: Manhattan Retail Rents Fall to Historic Lows January 8, 2021