Category Archives: Brookfield Place delays

The BPC ice rink that benefits a real estate conglomerate but not the community

November 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Years ago, the BPC ice rink was located on the ballfields, was almost the size of a football field, and families from Tribeca and FiDi enjoyed it.

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Pier-A plaza opens

November 14, 2014- The Pier-A plaza that cost more

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BPCA blames Poulakakos for Pier-A delays

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Back on March 4th, it seemed so brilliantly machiavellian. The Poulakakos restaurant team was poised to pull off the impossible. They seemingly

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Sheldon Silver writes letter in support of Mike Fortenbaugh’s marina

October 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The most powerful man in New York State politics, State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, has written a letter of support for Mike Fortenbaugh to

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Brookfield Equinox now signing up members for 2015

September 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The Brookfield Place Equinox will occupy the entire space on the third floor that is above the Hudson Eats. Equinox managers have set up a temporary office

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Blue Ribbon Sushi: Finally, a restaurant arrives at Hudson Eats

July 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The food court style of Hudson Eats

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Brookfield construction kills prized trees

August 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The botched Brookfield Place construction that has caused the community to walk long circuitous detour routes, and be forced to view ugly scaffolding,

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Brookfield reopens only detour at ground level

Update July 28, 2014- The ground level detour is now opened up again, promptly after BP.TV reported.

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Brookfield shuts down the only artery between north and south BPC for two days

July 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Tonight and tomorrow, the Lowdown Hudson Blues is taking place this year, once again. It is produced by Brookfield Properties.

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Exclusive: P.J. Clarke’s wants your help fighting Brookfield

July 11, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you walk by P.J. Clarke’s during the lunch hour, the popular outdoor dining area will be empty. Only after the work shift do they become packed for dinner service.

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Exclusive: Brookfield is responsible for the delayed renovations

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on the Brookfield Place construction that is years behind schedule, and noted that the Battery Park City Authority was actually the agency controlling key construction contracts.

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Brookfield Place to seal off major pedestrian thoroughfare

June 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer AT the BPCA board meeting today, it was announced that Brookfield wants permission to expand the size of the retail shops.

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Time Magazine gets 3 years of free rent to move to Brookfield construction zone

June 18, 2014- Crain’s reports that Brookfield is having to give huge incentives to keep recently signed tenants from leaving. Time Magazine is getting a whopping three years of free rent.

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New corporate tenants flee Brookfield Place shortly after signing long-term lease

June 18, 2014- BatteryPark.TV has exclusively reported on the chaos within the Brookfield Property companies, and that the Brookfield Place renovations are years behind schedule. Those issues seem to be weighing on the tenants.

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Why was the Brookfield Office Properties CEO pushed out?

June 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Over the weekend, news broke that the man in charge of U.S. commercial operations for Brookfield Office Properties, Mitch Rudin, abruptly left office. Crain’s and Bloomberg could not get much comment from … Continue reading

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Brookfield Place fine dining one year away, at least

June 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported on how the entire Brookfield Place renovation is far behind schedule, and that the organization to

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