Category Archives: – Real estate

A room with a view (LeFrak installs new windows)

December 13, 2016- LeFrak is finally installing new windows.

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This is no joke: Homeless-aid organization made homeless by high rents

Video of an organization similar to the one ousted from SoHo December 22, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “ACE, the long-running organization that employs homeless men and

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City Council bill proposes to limit time that building scaffolding can stay in place

December 7, 2016- BatteryPark.TV was the first news source to cover the scams behind the permanent sidewalk

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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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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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BPCA blows $180,000 on ballfield cameras that should cost $3,000

December 6, 2016- The BPCA is proud to announce that it spent $180,000 on security cameras for the ballfields.

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The Port Authority screws up Christmas

December 2, 2016- The Post reports that the Port Authority has failed to install Christmas

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Robert Douglass, creator of BPC and the WTC, dies

December 8, 2016- Robert Douglass, instrumental in the creation of Battery Park City and the World Trade Centers,

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Trump Tower security

November 18, 2016

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Transfer of Pier 40 air rights proceeds

Update December 6, 2016- Crain’s reports this deal was approved.

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BPCA meeting tonight to discuss new esplanade bike rules

December 5, 2015- At 5:30 tonight, on the 24th floor of the BPCA office in 1 WFC, a committee

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The Fed’s intentional real estate bubble is killing off restaurants in New York City

(Huge chicken parm at Bobby Van’s Midtown) October 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I ate lunch at the Bobby Van’s in Midtown and was chatting with the senior manager, Danny.

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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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Greer’s urgent care center opens by the federal court buildings in City Hall

Update October 25, 2016- I stopped by. They have implemented my idea and have a contract to allow city employees

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Update on Irish Memorial repairs

November 18, 2016- There seems to be genuine repair work taking place.

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Construction on West Thames Bridge pork project begins

November 21, 2016- This is not a positive development, folks. It is a sign of the ultra corruption that has

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Bloomberg’s 9/11 Memorial is a failure

Update November 20, 2016- The Post reports that the 9/11 Memorial lost $25 Million in its first year.

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Your big brother lives in Tribeca

November 17, 2016- The Post reports, “A massive, heavily fortified skyscraper that has puzzled New

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The Brookfield Place ice rink opens for 2016

November 18, 2016

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The Greek orthodox Church on top of Liberty Park

November 18, 2016- Good progress.

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