Category Archives: - Real estate

The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1

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The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it.

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Déjà vu: El Vez is plagued by the same things that hurt the others on the block

November 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was getting some exercise and walking on Vesey Street when I spotted a large family coming from the 9/11 Memorial looking

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The FCC: an agency corrupted to the core and run by a former Verizon lobbyist

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The national news has recently picked up on the WSJ story about how high powered dangerous cell phone towers

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Shinola wannabe to open on White Street

Update November 21, 2014- Sadly, rumors of the strip club were false

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If you build it, will they really come?

September 17, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer With the imminent foreclosure of the fancy Trump SoHo in the news,

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

November 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet

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Struggling Hudson Eats resorts to advertising on Tribeca blog that slammed every restaurant

November 14, 2014- A Tribeca man who walks his dog and blogs about his observations made a point to slam every single restaurant

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Brookfield looks to sell Brookfield Place

November 6, 2014- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) hosted

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Brookfield abandons plan to buy Atlantic City’s Revel Casino

November 22, 2014- We previously reported on the plans of Brookfield to sell their partially renovated Brookfield Place

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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50 West Street has four floors already

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Fairway grocery store chain wants to back out of Greenwich Street lease

Update October 15, 2014- A real estate blog reports that Fairway want to back out of its Tribeca lease. Perhaps the new Eatlay coming to the WTC nearby is the reason? Who knows. All I know is that Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Seaport gets another 1000-ft high-rise: 92 Fulton Street

Update January 23, 2014- The Post reports that “Mavrix Group is looking at a total of seven parcels of land, Erin Wicomb, co-founder of the development firm said.” January 8, 2014- In addition to the Pier 17 high-rise, nearby on … Continue reading

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101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot tower coming to Downtown? Maybe not.

Update February 22, 2014- The developer received such pushback from this story, that they are now refuting it entirely, blaming it all on misleading “blogs”.  (oh you insignificant dismissible “bogs” (sarcasm)). A local blog reporting on the blog stories that … Continue reading

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Verizon HQ on West Street acquired by CIM Group for condos

January 2, 2014- A blog reports, “CIM Group and Magnum Real Estate Group announced today the acquisition of a condominium interest primarily consisting of floors 11 through 31 in 140 West Street, a 32-story office tower in Manhattan’s TriBeCa neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Yet another 1000-foot residential tower going up in FiDi near BPC: 22 Thames

December 10, 2013- Curbed is reporting, “Fisher Brothers has posted some renderings of the Rafael Vinoly-designed 22 Thames…It also could become the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan if it exceeds 937 feet, passing the Four Seasons Hotel & Residences … Continue reading

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3 WTC gets Liberty bonds. Construction continues.

October 7, 2014- Larry Silverstein did it again. He was able to win discounted funding in the form of $1.6 Billion in Liberty Bonds to finish 3 WTC.

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3 WTC signs a new whale tenant

December 23, 2013- The Post reports, “In a spectacular holiday present for the World Trade Center and developer Larry Silverstein, media investment management giant GroupM has signed a 20-year lease for over a half-million square feet at 3 WTC, paving … Continue reading

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Lindsay Lohan is planning move to W Hotel in Financial District

November 17, 2014- The Daily News reports,

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