Category Archives: - Real estate

Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The Silverstein real estate

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

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Will Chipotle open the flood gates for better food in South BPC?

March 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Chain restaurants choose new locations based on flaw formulas that have prevented them from

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Cheap oil threatens Brookfield Property Partners office properties

March 27, 2015- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (Ticker BPY), owner of Brookfield Place,

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Citi Bike program saved by Related real estate company

Update March 30, 2015- The Post reports that the new operators of the Citi Bike Program

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50 West developer to offer cheap rent to any restaurant operator

March 30, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Mr. Greenburger (the developer of 50 West) envisions

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14-years later, the “9/11 stairs” are the center attraction of Brookfield Place

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Four years ago, BP.TV worked to help stop the plans by the numbskulls of Brookfield Properties

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The original El Vez chef opens shop across the street from El Vez

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Jose Garces is opening his fine dining tapas restaurant called Amada across the street from El Vez

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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New Yorkers spend nearly 60% of income on rent: study

March 3, 2014- The Post reports, “City residents are now shelling out nearly 60 percent of their

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Confirmed: Brookfield will not provide the community with a sailing school this year

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We did some investigative reporting and snooping, and confirmed that the new North Cove Marina

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Review: Le District takes the Poulakakos bar model to a new level

March 27, 2015- With the opening of most of the Brookfield Place retail shops yesterday, the 33,000-sq-ft

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Which shops will survive in BPC?

March 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With Brookfield Place opening this week, there will be many examples of dual shops vying for your business, offering the same product.

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Stuyvesant’s pool and two basketball courts cost $30 a month

(3,700 real BPC residents have read this story as of March 20, 2015. We inform.) Update January 17, 2015- I tried out the day pass for the first time. It requires a one-time waiver document and then a $15 fee.

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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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FIKA coffee and chocolates to open in WTC Tower 4

November 18, 2014- The Post reports that FIKA will be opening at the ground

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Exclusive: Hermès downgrades Brookfield Place store

March 23, 2015- We called Hermès and confirmed that a full clothing store is not coming to Brookfield,

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(3,500 people have viewed this as of March 12, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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All of the stars align against the real estate billionaire

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer For decades, the billionaire real estate moguls of New York have controlled City Hall and manipulated tax

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No sign of the new marina operator

Update March 19, 2015- We have repeatedly contacted the IGY Marina executives to ask whether they wil

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