Category Archives: – Real estate

Renting is better than buying if you plan to live in New York for fewer than five years

February 15, 2016- A report lays out the scenarios for when it makes financial sense to purchase

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update December 1, 2015- The BPCA today announced that the Rector Street Bridge will indeed

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More action promised against Staten Island Ferry felons selling fake tickets to tourists

August 5, 2019- After some elected official got harassed by the Staten Island ferry, and nearby cops

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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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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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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BPCA President Shari Hyman leaves amidst scandal

September 15, 2017- The Tribeca Tribune reported that BPCA President Shari Hyman has left her job

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BPC curmudgeon afraid of change wants the hideous Rector Street bridge to stay up

August 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer The Rector Street bridge was always built as a temporary remedy after the 9/11 attacks. It was hideous

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The new BPCA administration is flagrantly breaking state laws

May 8, 2019- by Steven E. Greer As viewers know, BPTV has been on a crusade to rid Lower Manhattan of corruption. BPTV is

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Bill Ackman can’t even do dumb real estate: Howard Hughes to sell Seaport

(Far right, Ackman, with other egomania hedge funders who can’t pick stocks) July 5, 2019- Bill Ackman

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The Port Authority Will Salvage the Corruption-Plagued Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update April 28, 2019- Cuomo is trying to get the stalled Greek Orthodox church at ground Zero to resume construction.

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Hudson Yards was modeled after BPC

April 5, 2019- This NYT article explains how Hudson yards is a city within a city and

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Golf diplomacy

June 30, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump might very well end the 70-year Korean war. Today, he became the first POTUS to

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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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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Floating ferryboat billboards outlawed

July 1, 2019- The state legislature passed

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