Category Archives: - Real estate

Will Fashion Week head Downtown?

December 18, 2014- The poorly managed obnoxious parade of narcissistic fashion industry snakes overplayed their

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CB1 feels the heat, backpedals on Swiss Neutrality stance toward marina RFP, passes new resolution

December 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In the wake of the huge turnout for the SaveNorthCove rally and subsequent New York Times article, and BatteryPark.TV

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Exclusive: Pier-A “visitor center” is supposed to be three times larger than it is now, and on the second floor

Updated December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the misuse of state funds that were supposed to be used to build

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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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Plans for the old Syms store on Greenwich Street in FiDi

  December 17, 2014- The not-so-reliable rumor mongers at The Post claim that the Syms store is being shopped around to become yet

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Exclusive: Did BPCA’s CFO Robert Serpico misappropriate $4.2 Million NY State grant money?

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the mishandling of the construction and design of the Pier-A visitor center that was funded by a $4.2 Million New York State parks grant funds.

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro is a no-show for the marina rally

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Anthony Notary, the same deadbeat who refused to pass a CB1 resolution in support of Mike Fortenbaugh to

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The new Fulton Station

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CB1’s Jeff Galloway a no-show for the marina rally

Update December 19, 2014- Bob Townley is now all of a sudden the biggest supporter of the marina.

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Head of NYC Consumer Affairs opposes Pier A

April 24, 2014- The newly appointed head of the city’s Consumer Affairs Department, Julie Menin, discusses her opposition to making Pier A a private restaurant.

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Exclusive: Why did Brookfield and a Cuomo friend win the marina RFP? Follow the money.

December 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Since Mike Fortenbaugh is being told to evacuate the marina in two weeks, and the BPCA dodged the controversial

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The Oculus transportation hub at WTC

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Tour of the new Stuyvesant Community Center

June 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The new and improved Stuyvesant Community Center (SCC) opened its doors to the community today. For selfish reasons, I should not post this article, to keep a good thing to ourselves, but … Continue reading

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Online petition to save North Cove Marina

Click here to sign the Change.org petition supporting Mike Fortenbaugh

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The housing bubble will deflate rapidly in 2015

December 8, 2014- The WSJ reports that the Fed will likely raise

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Those tall ugly apartment buildings sprouting up all over are not really for living in

December 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The New York City skyline is transforming as super tall and skinny needle towers go up faster than weeds. Despite having thin walls and being nothing but glass boxes, the apartments inside are … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Three marketing women form “Seaport Friends” to help Howard Hughes plans

December 8, 2014 (updated at 3:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer Last week, a group of three “moms” representing the “Seaport Friends” hosted a town hall to support the Howard Hughes corporation plans to develop the Seaport.

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Bill Ackman’s Howard Hughes corp dealt major blow on Seaport plans

December 12, 2014- Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, Chairman of Howard Hughes corporation, and Brookfield Properties, major stockholder of Howard Hughes, were dealt a major set back

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What do you think of the new Pier-A Harbor House?

December 6, 2014- The new Poulakakos-run Pier-A is partially opened.

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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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