Bill de Blasio is trying to kill Mets sale to Steve Cohen

Bill de Blasio has privately told Major League Baseball that he will do everything he can to stop Steve Cohen from buying the Mets.

The Post has learned that Hizzoner called MLB commissioner Rob Manfred earlier this month and told him outright that he opposed the idea of a hedge-fund billionaire buying a local team and would be using his oversight power of the city’s control of the Citi Field lease to prevent the sale from being finalized.

A source inside City Hall confirmed to The Post that de Blasio did call Manfred, but said the mayor’s message to the MLB commish was “very close to what the mayor has been saying publicly.”


City Hall has maintained that de Blasio and

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Will Big Real Estate Spend $100 Million to Kill California’s Prop 21?

Law returns decision-making process on whether to enact rent control measures to local jurisdictions, communities, and local elected officials. It does not mandate or require rent control anywhere in California, but simply allows local communities to decide what’s best for them.

Over the last several months, the real estate industry has shelled out nearly $84 million in campaign cash to kill California’s Proposition 21, the November ballot initiative that will limit unfair rent increases and preserve affordable housing. The big question now is: will corporate landlords such as Essex Property Trust, Equity Residential, and Blackstone Group spend $100 million to try to stop the statewide initiative?

Prop 21 puts limits on unfair, sky-high rent increases, reins in corporate landlord greed, and prevents homelessness. Top experts at USC, UCLA, and UC Berkeley agree that sensible rent limits are key for stabilizing California’s housing affordability crisis. The need for stable, affordable housing

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Suspected herdsmen kill FCT contractor, two others in Niger

Friday Olokor, Abuja

GUNMEN suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed three persons, including a businessman and Chief Executive Officer of Spool and Waterbodies Limited, Adeniyi Odunlami.

The 42-year-old Odunlami from Ijebu Ode in Ogun State was said to have left his house in Abuja on Sunday, October 18, 2020, for the Kainji Game Reserve in Niger State to continue on a project he had been working on.

His spouse, Dayo Odunlami, quoting eyewitnesses, said after the day’s work, her husband was going back to his hotel room in the morning of Monday, October 19, 2020 when the Kainji Games Reserve Park vehicle he boarded was attacked.

Dayo, who is a former confidential secretary to Dr Doyin Okupe, ex-presidential spokesperson during the administrations of Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, told The PUNCH that her husband was abducted and dragged into the bush after being shot in the leg by suspected

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3 Pitfalls That Can Kill Your Real Estate Investment

Countless of people have been known to have made their fortune through real estate investing, and you might have heard of a friend, relative or colleague who likewise, have achieved a significant increase in their net worth when they sold off a property they have invested in years ago. Others have found financial freedom through their property investments, as their portfolio of well-chosen properties has given them a sustainable flow of rental income. Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad Poor Dad fame is one of the major advocates of property investing.

However, just like investing in any other assets, investing in real estate requires thorough planning, preparation and implementation work. Here are some common pitfalls to avoid before you invest in your first real estate.

Pitfall #1: Investing in real estate is not a get-rich-quick scheme

Investing in real estate is often promoted as a get-rich-quick scheme by the so-called gurus … Read More