Category Archives: – Real estate

CB1’s Ninfa Segarra has the guts to take on Glenn Plaskin, LeFrak, and Gateway

September 28, 2016- A class action was filed against LeFrak’s Gateway plaza back in April of 2014.

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Glenn Plaskin sued for intimidating plaintiffs in class action filed against LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza

September 27, 2016- A class action was filed against Gateway plaza for breaching the warrant of habitability.

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Letter: The Gateway Plaza Tenants’ Association is run by Le Frak cronies

September 7, 2016- Letter to the Editor by Sharon of Gateway Plaza Hi. I have read your blog since its inception. I must admit, I was disappointed you moved since

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

March 9, 2016

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

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New York Dolls closing

Update September 21, 2016- New York Dolls claims that they are shutting

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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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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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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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More people fled NYC than any other city

September 15, 2016- I am not alone. The Post reports, “Taxpaying New Yorkers are leaving in droves

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BPCA allows, once again, Diner en Blanc to shut down BPC parks without public notice

September 16, 2016

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Human error caused deadly crane collapse in Tribeca last February

Update September 12, 2016- ABC reports that an investigation concluded that human error

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Review: The new Apple store in the WTC Oculus

August 20, 2016- The new Apple store in the WTC Oculus transportation hub is the first one in New

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Port Authority to sell 1 WTC Freedom Tower

Update September 6, 2016- It took almost two years, but the Port Authority is going to try to sell the

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New renderings of the proposed WTC performing arts center

September 8, 2016- The NYT reports on the new designs for the WTC performing arts center. the Frank Gehry

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42% of New York renters are paying so much that they are considered distressed

August 23, 2016- DNAinfo posted a short article advising renters. In it, they state, “Housing policy experts agree that if you pay more than 30 percent of your income on rent, you’re considered

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Letters of appreciation

Update July 17, 2016- See nice comments, below.  

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WTC Oculus transportation hub suffering from severe water damage

August 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first to report on the water damage occurring to the newly opened $6 Billion Oculus

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Vacancy Map Shows TriBeCa and SoHo Have Most Empty Storefronts in Manhattan

September 1, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “Developer Justin Levinson created the Vacant New York map by

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So many closed retail storefronts that it looks like 2009 again

February 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in SoHo again and noticed numerous closed retail storefronts in the heart of the fancy

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