Category Archives: – Real estate

Liberty Street pedestrian bridge opens

Tweet January 31, 2016 Tweet

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Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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Review: One World Observatory is a horrible experience

Tweet January 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited the One World Observatory last night for the CB1 meeting. It was Tweet

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Politics, - Real estate, - State Government, Art and Museums, Gripes, Op-Ed, World Trade Center | 2 Comments

Playing Robin Hood: Cuomo and De Blasio fight over how to spend your tax dollars outside of BPC

Tweet January 27, 2016- Playing Robin Hood, Governor Cuomo and Comptroller Stringer have ganged Tweet

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Downtown finally gets a new school to address overcrowding

Tweet Update January 27, 2016- The Post reports that a 500-foot pencil-tower will be slapped Tweet

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Conrad Hilton ordered into drug treatment

Tweet January 27, 2016- After Paris Hilton ruined the brand with her amateur porn tapes and jail time, Tweet

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Excellent snow removal

Tweet January 24, 2016- The private sector (Brookfield and Goldman) and the BPCA have done an excellent Tweet

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The 421-a heroin really did stop flowing

Tweet January 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has extensively reported on the 421-a real estate tax break law that was forest Tweet

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Pencil-tower backlash

Tweet January 25, 2016- Bloomberg reports that expiring laws and local backlash are jeopardizing Tweet

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Ugliest building in Lower Manhattan gets windows

Tweet January 21, 2016- This building is being converted into an office building, Tweet

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BPCA uses salt on the sidewalks now that Tess Huxley has been removed

Tweet Update January 18, 2016- Now that Tessa Huxley has been fired, the parks people are Tweet

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News Corp and 21st Century Fox back out of 2 WTC plans

Tweet January 15, 2016- All of the major revenue lines for Rupert Murdoch’s companies are going to Tweet

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BPCA contemplates demolishing the Irish Memorial, selling the space to developers

Tweet December 8, 2015- by Steven E. Greer During the December 4th BPCA board meeting, they wanted the public to think that they approved Tweet

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

Tweet January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous Tweet

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Turf goes down on West Thames rubber pellet field

Tweet January 16, 2016- The turf and rubber pellets are being installed. Tweet

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Howard Hughes’ Pier-17 mall progresses

Tweet January 21, 2016 Tweet

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Chef Michael White’s restaurant empire struggles

Tweet January 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer It’s amazing to me how many of these celebrity chefs have very bad business track records. Tweet

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Water leaks in the new billion-dollar WTC underpass

Tweet January 16, 2016- This is sad. The pretty new underpass that connect the WTC to Tweet

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Too much Trump for one day

Tweet January 16, 2016- by Steven E Greer I had some time to kill as the Microsoft store was building a computer for me, so I walked a few Tweet

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What’s in store for Downtown in 2016

Tweet December 23, 2015- by Steven E. Greer More so than in recent memory, the new year will bring some big changes to the Downtown Tweet

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