DOB approves record number of residential permits in early 2017

In the first quarter of 2017, the Department of Buildings approved more than 6,000 new residential units — the most it’s authorized in a decade, according to a new report. A majority of these permits were issued for projects in Brooklyn, where the DOB signed off on 2,097 units in the first three months of 2017, according to a new report by the New York Building Congress. Manhattan followed with 1,486 units, Queens with 1,434 […] Read More >>