Category Archives: – Real estate

GiGi Li tries again to become a member of the Lower Manhattan cabal

Update August 9, 2016- The same Gigi Li who was pushed out of her last election is resurfacing, under the umbrella of Margaret Chin. This China coalition wants to conquer BPC. 

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Told you so: Pier-A is a just big bar now

August 12, 2016- As we predicted many times, Pier-A is nothing but a big bar now. The upstairs,

Posted in - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Bar, Lounge, Bar, Sports, Battery Park City and BPCA | Leave a comment

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

Update March 11, 2016- New York State Comptroller DiNapoli is going after wealthy people who

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The Apple store in the Oculus slated to open this week

Update August 15, 2016- Barry Hauptman took this photo.

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Is it better to rent or buy?

Update August 12, 2016- The folks at Lending tree saw our story and asked us to post a link to their own calculator.

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This is what $300,000 will buy you in Ohio

August 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This is a great example of how land is as abundant as water in Ohio. I looked at a $329,000

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Told you so. This is why I left Manhattan.

August 11, 2016- DNAinfo reports, “NEW YORK CITY — The number of apartments on the market in Manhattan

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Former jewel of NYC parks, BPC Parks are now neglected beds of weeds

Update June 19, 2016- We added some “Before” photos at the bottom.

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Several hundred rental apartments in BPC just became unlisted

June 13, 2016- by Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the lawsuit between Howard Milstein and his real estate

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

July 20, 2016- Another urgent care center opened downtown. It is at 52 Duane Street between Lafayette and Broadway.

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Renderings of BPCA/Stantec plans to “renovate” South End Ave

July 31, 2016- The BPCA posted a PDF with renderings of three plans to renovate South End Avenue.

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Those pencil-tower condos will be poorly constructed garbage

August 1, 2016- If you think that these quickly built pencil-towers will be worthy of the multi-million-dollar asking prices for

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WTC PATH station closes

July 14, 2016- The geniuses at the Port Authority have shut down the easy-access PATH station

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Rendering of plans for 50 West plaza across from Rector Place

July 21, 2016- The WSJ ran an infomercial disguised as news promoting the 50 West Plaza. They called it an “Urban Sanctuary”.

Posted in - Real estate, -- In the News, Battery Park City and BPCA, Financial District | 3 Comments

BPCA flagrantly ignores FOIL, again

July 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Eight months ago, in December of 2015, anticipating that Brookfield would take over the public

Posted in - Brookfield Place, - Community Board 1, - Downtown oversight, - Real estate, - State Government, Battery Park City and BPCA, Crime | 1 Comment

More beach fun under the sun

June 25, 2016- These photos were taken at Tod’s Point in Old Greenwich.

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Manhattan renters say “No way” to rent hikes and move

July 7, 2016- Count me among these, “Manhattan renters left their apartments in search of better deals last month,

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Another blasphemy to the memory of those killed on 9/11

July 13, 2016- Gothamist reports: You’ve bought the 9/11 Cheese Plate and the 9/11 ‘Darkness’ Hoodie, you’ve

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Poor Bill Ackman loses hundreds of millions more today

July 15, 2016- It is hard to feel sorry for an arrogant Botox-faced billionaire who did little to earn his wealth,

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