Category Archives: - Real estate

BPCA Charmian and CEO Dennis Mehiel puts his $35 Million NYC mansion up for sale

October 30, 2014- The WSJ reports that Dennis Mehiel

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Gateway installs concrete barriers to prevent taxi U-turns in driveway

October 30, 2014- The blogging snarkist might say,

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

October 28, 2014- The NYT reports, “New York’s popular

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Should Gateway Plaza be condemned and LeFrak evicted?

Update October 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer File this under our “Told you so” file: Below, last February, BP.TV

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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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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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West Thames “Sheldon Silver” Bridge going nowhere fast

October 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer With a new City Comptroller watching over BPCA and City funds,

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Exclusive: $40 Million townhouse at 3 Hubert Street to go on the market this week

October 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the only townhouse on Hubert Street (at 3 Hubert) is going to be put up for sale this week at slightly

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Confirmed: Friends of Governor Cuomo want to run North Cove Marina

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported that Brookfield Properties was one of the RFP applicants vying for control of North Cove Marina. DNAinfo is now

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro refuses to explain why he voted for Pier-A’s outrageous liquor license

October 16, 2014- With Pier-A stalled again, people are asking questions.

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Did Milford Management install an unsafe radiation beam atop Cove Club?

October 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously exclusively reported on a secret Verizon cell tower that was installed atop the Cove Club at the intersection of West Thames and Battery Place.

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UK’s Daily Mail covers BatteryPark.TV story on $5-Million HRPT dog run

October 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The international newspaper, The Daily Mail, has expanded upon BatteryPark.TV’s story of the HRPT’s $5 Million dog run. Click here for the story.

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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How safe are soft-target buildings Downtown?

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The real estate blog Commercial Observer reports on the security measures being taken by large real estate companies, such as Durst and Silverstein.

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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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The housing bubble is deflating

October 1, 2014- As further evidence that the housing bubble is deflating anticipating a rise in interest rates, Crain’s reports that residential

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The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

September 30, 2014- The NYT confirmed what BP.TV already had confirmed, that the real Eataly, not a French knockoff like Le District, will be coming to Downtown in the 4 WTC next year. June 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer … Continue reading

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NYT rent v buy calculator

May 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The NYT has a powerful calculator that lets one determine whether buying is better than rent. For people who are uncertain of whether they

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Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea

June 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Tom Goodkind, Community Board 1 member and resident of Gateway plaza, has been a long-time activist for affordable housing.

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