Category Archives: – Real estate

Chinese developers might build that Howard Hughes skyscraper in the Seaport after all

Tweet February 11, 2016- The celebrations over blocking the hideous pencil-tower on Pier 17, proposed by Tweet

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

Tweet (4,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Silverstein real estate Tweet

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Images of a crashed crane in the heart of Tribeca

Tweet February 5, 2016- This is as close as we could get to the crane that collapsed on Worth Street. Tweet

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Neighbors warned Catherine McVay Hughes and her CB1 of swaying Tribeca crane hours before fatal collapse

Tweet Update February 11, 2016- The CB1 met last night and discussed crane safety and the numerous Tweet

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BatteryPark.TV helps create 1,180 new rent-stabilized apartments

Tweet December 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first news source Downtown to report on how many of the so-called Tweet

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

Tweet February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy Tweet

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Review: Evacuation Day Plaza

Tweet February 11, 2016- Two eccentric FiDi businessmen, James Kaplan and Arthur Piccolo, succeeded in achieving a bizarre Tweet

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Landlords manipulate rental market, prop up fake high rates with freebies

Tweet February 11, 2016- A local source reports, “Last month’s rental market in Manhattan was one of the Tweet

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The city is cracking down on slumlords and real estate crooks.

Tweet February 11, 2016- The city is cracking down on slumlords and real estate crooks. Tweet

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BPC has a second dog sewer slash sidewalk for humans

Tweet February 10, 2016- I have noticed that many dog owners in the Milstein building that holds Tweet

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime, Dog feces and urine on sidewalks, Gripes, Op-Ed, Pets | 1 Comment

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

Tweet (5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us Tweet

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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Exclusive: State agencies investigate possible illegal shuttering of BPC Parks Conservancy

Tweet Update February 6, 2016- The AG replied and is working on this. Tweet

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Exclusive: Cafe and nail salons at 395 South End to be evicted

Tweet Update February 6, 2016- We are hearing that this will happen soon. Tweet

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Real estate, Battery Park City and BPCA | 1 Comment

BPCA shutters the Parks Conservancy

Tweet January 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer During the January 27th BPCA board meeting, the annual report was discussed and approved. Tweet

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Letter: Why is there so much turnover in staff at Milford Management?

Tweet February 5, 2016- Letter from BPC resident: I am a resident in one of the Milford-managed buildings and have noticed tremendous turnover Tweet

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Governors Island to be developed into a tech innovation hub

Tweet February 5, 2016- Don’t hold your breath, but Mayor de Blasio has a pie-in-the-sky idea to develop Governors Island. Gotham reports, “Governors Island will be the site of a sweeping economic Tweet

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Deadly crane collapse in Lower Manhattan

Tweet February 5, 2016- by Steven E. Greer All of those sirens were for the response to a deadly crane collapse on Worth and West Broadway in Tribeca. Tweet

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Images of a closed down PEP office

Tweet February 2, 2016- Not only are the PEP gone, but this entire space is being closed down. the BPCA Tweet

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CB1 allows Asphalt Green to dismantle portions of your $70 Million community center

Tweet February 3, 2016- by Steven Greer BatteryPark.TV has previously reported how Asphalt Green is failing at providing community Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Art and Museums, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Cooking tips, Events and Activities, Gripes, Gyms and Pools, Health and lifestyle, Op-Ed, Parks, Restaurants, Shops and markets, Sports and fitness | 1 Comment