Cozen O’Connor: Mr. Right Now: Mayor de Blasio Continues Wooing Real Estate Developers

Mr. Right Now: Mayor de Blasio Continues Wooing Real Estate Developers

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Ken Fisher, a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Business Law Department, discusses Bill de Blasio’s predicted second-term win as New York City’s Mayor, in The Commercial Observer. While de Blasio’s relationship with real estate has been complicated, real estate developers and owners know what to expect. “The real estate community, like any other business sector, prefers certainty,” explained Ken. “After four years of working with Bill de Blasio and his team, people have a pretty good idea of expectations. He has a strong preference for affordable housing, but the mayor has taken a very clear position that he’s for many different kinds of housing development, not just low-income housing,” he continued.

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