After entering the crowded democratic primary, Bill de Blasio will try to raise money from the real estate world, Politico reported. While many candidate have sworn off corporate donors, the unpopular Mayor is doubling down.
Dig Deeper: Although de Blasio has no chance of winning the nomination, the presidential run offers the industry an opportunity to curry favor with him.
Worth Noting: Suffolk Construction already hosted a fundraiser for de Blasio at a time when the business is aggressively trying to extend its footprint in the city. The construction company recently hired the former chairwoman of NYCHA, Shola Olatoye, according to the NYTimes.