Category Archives: – Real estate

1 WTC was built by a mobster

April 13, 2017- The corrupt Port Authority ran the 1 WTC construction project. The Post reports, “A Queens contractor with alleged mob ties admitted Wednesday to

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Updates on the 63-story tower at 50 West Street

Update April 12, 2017

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8 Spruce Gehry has a fake facade

April 12, 2017- I was noticing today that 8 Spruce, the Gehry building, has what appears to be painted

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Gangs of black teens menace all-white BPC

Teens on the young kid’s basketball court by West Thames Update April 4, 2017- A local dog walker with a blog reports that someone told him (i.e. this is third-hand info, folks)

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How does a millionaire like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

(4000 people have read this as of December 10, 2016) Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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WSJ reports Brookfield Place up for sale

February 7, 2017- As BPTV has reported for several years, The WSJ featured Brookfield Place as an asset that large real estate companies

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No sex in the champagne room anymore at Remix

Update April 4, 2017- There is literally no sex in the campaign room at Remix anymore, folks. The SLA revoked

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Tyra Banks’ BPC penthouse featured

April 4, 2017- The Post Publicist-Placed-Ads division made this real estate

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Proof that the BPCA is nothing but a way to generate pork project construction jobs for Governor Cuomo’s cronies

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, many years ago, when BPTV reported on the failed attempt to heat the BPC Parks Conservancy

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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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Citigroup construction progress

March 27, 2017- Citi updated CB1 on the construction and announced that the project is

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BPCA board approves construction for unnecessary “office space” in 200 Rector Place

March 22, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Recall, during the January BPCA board meet, a bit of kabuki theater played out when the Chairman/CEO

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My city in ruins

March 19, 2017- by Steven Greer I recently read Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography and became a fan. One of his best albums is

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The new Fulton Station

March 13, 2017- Much like the failing Brookfield Place and Oculus, the Fulton Center shops are going under.

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Landlords are slashing rents in luxury buildings

February 9, 2017- The Post reports on a real estate study, “Williamsburg’s hot status may also be fading

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Danny Meyer to open a place in FiDi?

Update March 1, 2017- The Post reports that this project is now in the design phase.

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This is what the Lower Manhattan skyline will look like soon

June 616, 2016- All of those pencil-tower properties under construction now will be transforming the

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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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Mad Women invade BPC

March 7, 2017- The Post reports, “Rauxa, the nation’s largest women-owned marketing agency,

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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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