Category Archives: – Real estate

BPCA hires new CFO

January 11, 2017- The subject of two federal lawsuits and other federal complaints over sexual harassment,

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Court denies motion for restraining order against Glen Plaskin

Update January 15, 2017- On January 10th, more testimony was heard, and the judge ultimately denied the plaintiffs’

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BatteryPark.TV wins major victory in federal lawsuit against the BPCA and Howard Milstein

Update January 17, 2017- The BPCA has fired its entire legal team and replaced it with a firm

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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BPC residents oppose BPCA plans to change Wagner Park

December 20, 2016- A local flier reports that BPC residents oppose BPCA’s plans to change quaint

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

(Views from 28 Liberty where the rumored restaurant would go) January 7, 2017- Caution: This story is nothing but a regurgitation of unvetted Facebook postings,

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A tour of the newly opened Oculus PATH station

Update May 26, 2016- The connection from the Oculus PATH station to the Fulton Street

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Residential tower on Greenwich no longer to be taller than Freedom Tower

(Left: renderings from 2014, Right: new plans) Update January 6, 2017- The tower will be 15-floors lower, but wider in footprint, according to new plans released by Rafael Vinoly.

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Did the BPCA rig the contract to redesign South End Avenue?

Update July 25, 2016- There is a town hall meeting tonight at 6 River Terrace to discuss the plans to renovate South End

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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Glenn Plaskin’s palatial warm apartment costs what?

(2,200 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) January 6, 2013- By Steven E. Greer We have previously reported on the ineffective leadership

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Public comment at BPCA board meetings? Not so fast.

Update December 7, 2016- Today was the first BPCA board meeting since the decision to allow heavily

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New York Dolls staying put after all

Update December 20, 2016- The Post reports that the club owners purchased the building,

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Brookfield still trying to sell Brookfield Place years later

Update December 17, 2016- DowntownExpress thinks they have an exclusive by reporting that Brookfield is

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Cuomo cronies keep control of North Cove Marina

Update January 9, 2017- The recent CB1 meeting revealed the new caretaker of the North Cove Marina sailing club.

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Review: The Beekman Hotel lounge in City Hall

October 27, 2016- by Steven E. Greer City Hall has been a no-man’s land for decades, with few places of any quality to go for lawyers and

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349 unsold Milstein condos to hit market in BPC for $430M

November 4, 2016- The Real Deal blog is reporting what we have previously reported in detail, months ago.

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the

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Tribeca home values are double that of BPC

December 14, 2016- A local news site reported on a proprietary database of home listings and pointed

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