From the Department of ‘That Explains That’ Department

Charles V. Bagli, Tenants’ Bid Among a Dozen for Complexes, New York Times (Oct. 6, 2006):

In a bid to slow down the sale of the property and give a boost to the tenant bid, City Councilwoman Rosie Mendez said she plans to submit legislation next week that would slow down MetLife’s plan to sell the property and boost the tenant bid.