Category Archives: – Real estate

Brookfield is holding up multiple retail and restaurant projects

April 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We learned tonight that Brookfield Properties is the rate limiting step to all of the delays in opening

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West Thames bridge clears regulatory hurdle

April 9, 2015- At the CB1 meeting this week, it was announced that the city and the LMDC

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Salvatore Ferragamo opens in Brookfield Place

April 7, 2016- The white construction cover came down and Ferragamo opened

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A glimpse inside Saks Fifth Avenue’s 225 Liberty Street entrance

April 6, 2015- This is the entrance to the new Saks Fifth Avenue on Liberty Street. they will also

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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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PNC ATM’s in Brookfield Place now functional

April 6, 2015- The PNC Bank ATM’s in Hudson Eats and by Rite Aid are now connected to phone lines and are functional.

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IMG’s Fashion Week does not choose WTC for new home

Update April 13, 2015- Well, we tried to lobby all the powers that be, but failed. IMG’s Fashion

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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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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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Rite Aid south entrance now open

April 6, 2015- The 225 Liberty Street south entrance is now open, giving easier access to the Rite Aid.

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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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CB1 passes a resolution demanding the BPCA finally recognize Pataki Highway as property it owns

April 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As we have previously reported, the passage into law of State Bill A8031 in June of 2013 took

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Why did Bill Thompson abruptly leave BPCA?

May 16, 2012 The New York World has an exposé on Bill Thompson, our most recent Chairman of the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA), that could explain why he suddenly stepped down. It seems that he was cutting lucrative deals with

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Burberry in Brookfield Place opening any day

April 6, 2015- This shop is ready to open very soon.

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Exclusive: Hermès to open home furnishing store in Brookfield Place

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

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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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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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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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