Category Archives: – Real estate

Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary

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Patriotic homes in Old Greenwich

June 25, 2016- The homes in Old Greenwich impressed me, ahead of July 4th.

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Howard Milstein and his Emigrant Bank found guilty of preying upon minorities with predatory home loans

Update June 29, 2016- Law 360 reports, “A New York federal jury on Monday determined

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Howard Milstein loses control of apartment buildings, rules the Appellate Division

Update July 2, 2016- The Appellate Division modified their decision this week to allow the new

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Eataly signage goes up

Update June 30, 2016- The signage went up

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Review: White Plains and Greenwich

July 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD For the last 20-years, many of my colleagues in surgery and Wall Street have been the ones to commute

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Awesome. Another Starbucks in Brookfield Place (sarcasm).

June 30, 2016- What happens when a mall fails? It has pop-up shops fill in empty spaces and it allows Starbucks in.

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Connection from West Street tunnel to Oculus opens

June 30, 2016- You can now walk directly from the West Street underpass tunnel into the Oculus.

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Photos 6-25-2016

June 25, 2016

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Told you so: Manhattan apartments sales screech to a halt

June 30, 2016- The WSJ reports, “Manhattan apartment sales are tumbling, according to new market data,

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West Thames bridge construction to begin in “early 2016”

November 16, 2015- The LMDC approved the $17.2 Million, which is in addition to the $8 Million

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The Battery great lawn finally opens

Update June 25, 2016- The lawn will open tomorrow, finally, more than a year after it was re-sodded.

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3 WTC topping out June 23rd

June 14, 2016

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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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West Thames Park has been turned into an urban slummy scene

June 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was walking by the West Thames Park, and not only is the new ballfield fencing slapped up in an

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Renters Are Making More, And Landlords Get It All

June 22, 2016- Bloomberg has a story documenting the nationwide statistics of income and rent. As incomes rise, so does the rent.

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Keith McNally’s Augustine restaurant getting close to opening in The Beekman Hotel

June 18, 2016

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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Told you so: Most of Milford Management’s south office has been decommissioned

Update June 18, 2016- As we predicted, the “renovation” was a ruse and the Milford Management

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Bouley is closing

June 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The real estate bubble has caused another casualty. David Bouley’s buildings are worth

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