What's happening in your backyard? YIMBY News delivers the day's top five new development stories to your inbox every weekday morning.


What's happening in your backyard? YIMBY News delivers the day's top five new development stories to your inbox every weekday morning.


About New York YIMBY

New York YIMBY is the go-to resource for cutting-edge information on new development in New York City. Covering construction and public works projects from ideation through completion, YIMBY keeps the pulse of the city’s real estate, architecture and construction trades.  New York YIMBY was founded in 2011 and is now in its third year.  YIMBY is the fastest growing real estate trade publication in New York, and has been featured in The New York Times, New York Magazine, and Capital New York.

Editorial Staff

Nikolai Fedak, Founder & Editor In Chief

Nikolai moved to New York City in 2008 to study political science at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus.  Upon graduating early in 2011, Nikolai began working for the Clinton Global Initiative, during which time he founded New York YIMBY.  After learning the publishing business at Surface Magazine in 2012, he began working on YIMBY full-time in 2013.  When he isn’t writing or snapping photos of the city skyline, he can be found speaking about new development on industry panels.

Rebecca Baird-Remba, Editor

After growing up in the D.C. suburbs, Rebecca made her way to New York City in 2008 to study journalism and political science. She’s written about everything from crime to congressional politics, but she discovered her fascination with real estate while blogging about Brooklyn at Brownstoner. When she’s not angrily refreshing the Department of Buildings website, she rides her bike, shoots photos of whatever catches her eye, and roams the city looking for graffiti and street art.

Reid Wilson, Editorial Assistant

Born and bred in Connecticut, Reid started writing for YIMBY in the spring of 2014. Besides his keen ability to decipher the intricacies of New York’s Department of Buildings database, Reid combs the internet for the latest in breaking real estate news — and when he isn’t writing for YIMBY, he is studying for his undergraduate degree at Hofstra.

Jose Hernandez, Staff Illustrator

Jose is an architectural illustrator who creates YIMBY’s illustrations of the New York skyline of the future.  He can be credited with the first renderings of Nordstrom Tower, which were the basis for one of YIMBY’s blockbuster stories of 2014, and his portfolio can be viewed at the following link.

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