Category Archives: - Real estate

What do you think of the new Pier-A Harbor House?

December 6, 2014- The new Poulakakos-run Pier-A is partially opened.

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

November 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet

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101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot tower coming to Downtown? Maybe not.

Update December 11, 2014- The developers of this gargantuan tower that will stick out like a North Korean penis monument are apparently leaving out the almighty CB1 from their development process.

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With 3 WTC Financing Finally a Done Deal, What Comes Next?

November 30, 2014- Observer reports, “Silverstein Properties scored

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The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

Updated December 6, 2014- I was just in my elevator with a mother and her 10-yo or so son. She had an Eataly bag of food.

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Population Downtown almost doubles in ten years

November 6, 2014- The CB1 issued a demographics report showing that the Cb1 district increased in population by 77%.

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NY Times architecture critic slams 1 World Trade Center

November 30, 2014- The NYT slams the design of the WTC, “There had been talk after Sept. 11 about the World Trade Center development’s including housing,

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Two years later, and no progress on Gateway Plaza freezing conditions

Update December 5, 2014- Nothing has changed from the status described below. A few of the promised new heating units

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Gripes, Videos | 18 Comments

Déjà vu: El Vez is plagued by the same things that hurt others on the block

November 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was getting some exercise and walking on Vesey Street when I spotted a large family coming from the 9/11 Memorial looking

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Told you so: Jean-Georges is NOT coming to Brookfield Place

September 30, 2014- Told you so. Jean-Georges is not coming

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Estuarium at Pier 26 set to begin construction in 2017? Really?

December 5, 2014- The NYT reported on a press release from the HRPT that claims the estuarium at Pier 26 will begin construction in 2017.

Posted in - City government, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, -- In the News, Hudson River Park Trust, Outdoor events, Parks | Leave a comment

BPCA awarded for renovation of Pier-A

November 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD When the BPCA made the decision in 2008 to assume the responsibility of Pier-A and the renovation that had stalled under city control, there was every

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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

Posted in - Real estate, TriBeCa | 3 Comments

Confirmed: Brookfield Place now talking about “2016” as opening date

September 24, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to correctly warn the community that the Brookfield Place renovations had fallen far behind schedule, and that 2016 was the more likely opening date. Today,

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The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1

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Brookfield looks to sell Brookfield Place

November 6, 2014- Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY) hosted

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More pro-Big Real Estate infomercials masquerading as news in the New York Post

December 1, 2014- As old media print papers struggle to survive, they no longer even attempt to be ethical when it

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The Silverstein Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

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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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Howard Hughes Unveils South Street Seaport Proposal

November 24, 2014- Observer reports, ““Unfortunately, it’s clear that the Howard Hughes Corp. has not fully considered all of the guidelines put

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