Category Archives: - Real estate

101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot pencil tower coming to Downtown

Update March 18, 2015- A blog posted what seems to be real zoning documents that detail

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As predicted, Pier-A is shaping up to be nothing but another Poulakakos bar scene

February 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On September 10th of 2014, a New York Supreme Court judge heard arguments from lawyers

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Exclusive: Have rent increases in BPC been illegal?

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported, “Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea” in which we uncovered

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Hollywood Director Kathryn Bigelow buys pad next to China Blue in Tribeca

March 15, 2015- Kathryn Bigelow, the director of Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty,

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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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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The housing bubble will deflate rapidly in 2015

Update March 18, 2017: The Fed signaled that it will hike rates mid-year.

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Saks Fifth Avenue moves into 250 Vesey

March 12, 2015- Some employees of Saks Fifth Avenue have

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J.Crew is too embarrassed to use the term Battery Park in their ads

March-12, 2015- I got this junk mail today. J. Crew in Brookfield Place will open on March 26th.

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Finally, Le District is “opening soon”

Update March 17, 2015- It opens March 26 along with the Vesey Street entrance to Brookfield,

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Exclusive: Pier-A “visitor center” is supposed to be three times larger than it is now, and on the second floor

Updated December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on the misuse of state funds that were supposed to be used to build

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

(3,000 people have read this as of February 17, 2015. We inform.) 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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Just pathetic

March 14, 2015- The empty marina is pathetic.

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Billionaires pay almost no property tax on $100 Million condos

March 9, 2015- The Post reports on a topic that BatteryPark.TV has been covering for years.

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Eight-Story Hotel Planned for Greenwich Street in Tribeca

March 10, 2015- A blog has aggregated, “Western Heritable Investment Company, Caspi Development

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The pencil towers are taking over the NYC

January 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The NYT editorial sections writes, “It’s not a tourist attraction yet, but when hard-hatted construction

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The BPCA needs to force LeFrak to upgrade Gateway’s windows and facade

February 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Here we are again. After three years of reporting on the freezing conditions inside Gateway Plaza

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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.

Posted in - Downtown oversight, - Federal government, - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Child care, Crime, Doctors, Dentists, Gripes, Health and lifestyle, Lawyers, Videos | 2 Comments

Topic of illegal police car parking on North End and River terrace discussed

March 4, 2015- The NYPD’s decision to long-term park unmarked cars all over northern BPC

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Told you so. People are selling and leaving Downtown before the bubble bursts.

February 28, 2015- I have been Dr. Doom predicting that the real estate market will deflate this year

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