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Told you so. Those pencil tower condos are not selling.

May 31, 2017-BPTV has been the only news outlet to stand up to the real estate industry and call a

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101 Murray Street: Another 1000-foot pencil tower coming to Downtown

Update August 5, 2017- This tower looks to be a clone of the

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A comparison of the pencil towers that no one will live in

August 26, 2015- Crain’s compares the record-setting height of these new real estate bubble catastrophes that are plaguing the city.

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The pencil towers are taking over the NYC

January 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The NYT editorial sections writes, “It’s not a tourist attraction yet, but when hard-hatted construction

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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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Brooklyn is officially no longer cool because of this pencil-tower

April 20, 2016- The affordable, hip, Brooklyn-alternative to gentrified Manhattan has seen its last days.

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Pencil-tower backlash

January 25, 2016- Bloomberg reports that expiring laws and local backlash are jeopardizing

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Essay: This real estate bubble feels worse than the one that burst in 2007

(Apartment at 200 Rector Place empty for 18-months as Milford Management tries to sell hundreds of new units) Update April 3, 2018- Bloomberg reports that the real estate market is stagnant and as bad as after the

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Store fronts are not the only vacancies in New York. Apartments are empty too.

April 2, 2018- Whether caused by the phenomenon of building pencil towers for the sake of sheltering

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School overcrowding to persist Downtown until 2022 thanks to Mayor de Blasio

Update April 22, 2016- This school has been pushed back by two years. So, the overcrowding problem

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So many new apartments have been built in Brooklyn that landlords are giving away free months of rent

August 30, 2016- The NYT reports, “There are 19 residential towers either under construction or recently

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Where once there stood a strip club….

July 8, 2016- Where once there stood a strip club, Pussycat lounge, now stands an erect pencil tower.

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Bill Ackman unloads assets due to struggling hedge fund. Dumps Seaport development.

March 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was driving by the Pier 17 Seaport construction and had a thought that made me laugh out loud.

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What’s in store for Downtown in 2016

December 23, 2015- by Steven E. Greer More so than in recent memory, the new year will bring some big changes to the Downtown

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If you build it, they won’t come

September 5, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD Now that Brookfield Place has been open for quite some time, it is apparent that there is almost

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Steve Greer’s Predictions for 2019

December 9, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD (AKA The Oracle)

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What is considered a “good” apartment building in New York?

December 9, 2018- I have been saying this for years. These new pencil-towers are unsightly

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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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New York City is now worse than it was in the 1970’s

Update August 9, 2016- Today alone, a doctor was slashed in the face in a nice part of town in the Upper East Side,

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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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