Category Archives: Wall Street

Outrageous: Brookfield shuts off only detour at ground level to spite P.J. Clarke’s

July 22, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer The Canadian real estate bullies who run Brookfield Properties, who have been allowed to get away with anything, no matter how great

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Legend on set

Update April 2, 2014- The FDA approved Afrezza and the stock (MNKD) spiked 80% in one day. October 17, 2013- Legendary medical entrepreneur and billionaire, Al Mann, (to my immediate left, with MannKind CFO Matt Pfeffer) has started from scratch … Continue reading

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Exclusive: It was a very bad summer for old-media TV

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The news today that 21st Century Fox made a desperation move to buy Time Warner Inc. is a sign of things to come.

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BPCA sues Wall Street bank that employs its own board member

February 10, 2014- Bloomberg reports that the BPCA is suing numerous Wall Street banks for rigging the bond offering system back in 2003 when the BPCA raised hundreds of millions in revenue. Of note, the BPCA’s CFO, Robert Serpico, was … Continue reading

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Alan Wilzig throws fundraiser for NYPD

June 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tribecan banker and motorsport enthusiast, Alan Wilzig, hosted an NPYD fundraiser tonight at his townhouse. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the Guest of Honor.

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Interview with the CEO of Shinola

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It’s official. Danny Meyer has sold out, literally.

July 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer As if it weren’t obvious, Danny Meyer has officially sold out, leaving the fine-dining business to focus on expanding Shake Shack.

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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Manhattan was epicenter of American Revolution

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

Our interview became so in-depth that I jokingly call this a documentary. Enjoy.

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Millennials, a fading nation, and who’s to blame

March 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Pew research people have a book out, “The Next America: Boomers, Millennials”,  and it has me thinking. I never really thought about it, but labeling the demise of a society as … Continue reading

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Doctors diagnose cause of Danny Meyer’s hearing loss as Goldmanitis

June 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the hearing loss that restaurateur Danny Meyer was suffering, causing him to be tone-deaf on politically correct issues.

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BNY Mellon gets sweetheart lease, moves to Brookfield Place

June 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported that BNY Mellon,

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Ritz-Carlton apartment breaks record for sales price

June 21, 2014- A real estate blog reports that a joined trio of apartments at the Ritz are selling for a record $118 Million. (do they know the city’s largest nightclub is going in 200-feet away at Pier-A?).

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Time Magazine gets 3 years of free rent to move to Brookfield construction zone

June 18, 2014- Crain’s reports that Brookfield is having to give huge incentives to keep recently signed tenants from leaving. Time Magazine is getting a whopping three years of free rent.

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Exclusive: BNY Mellon might back out of Brookfield Place

June 18, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has learned that the real estate team of BNY Mellon, deciding now where to relocate after selling their Wall Street headquarters, is reconsidering

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The bottom line: Mayor de Blasio has the final say on the Seaport tower

June 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On February 25th, newly elected Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, City Councilwoman Margaret Chin, and Chris Curry of the

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UK’s Daily Mail covers BatteryPark.TV story on $5-Million HRPT dog run

October 4, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The international newspaper, The Daily Mail, has expanded upon BatteryPark.TV’s story of the HRPT’s $5 Million dog run. Click here for the story.

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CEO of Brookfield Place pushed out

June 7, 2014- Observer reports, “Mitch Rudin will leave Brookfield Office Properties at the end of the month, according to a statement made by the company today.

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Fortess’ attempt to buy largest apartment complex stifled

June 7, 2014- Observer reports that Fortress Capital’s attempt to buy Stuyvesant Town, the largest apartment complex in the city,

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