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Pacific Park Developer's Deceptive Affordable Housing Spin - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - June 22, 2017 - 2:41pm

Pacific Park Developer's Deceptive Affordable Housing Spin
Gotham Gazette
Ashley Cotton's June 22 Gotham Gazette op-ed “Tackling New York's Housing Affordability Crisis” is deeply deceptive, part of the long-running spin from the developer of the Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) project. It's on par with the misleading ...

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Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage - City & State

Atlantic Yards - June 21, 2017 - 8:43pm

City & State

Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage
City & State
Mayor Bill de Blasio joins BuzzFeed News Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith for a chat at the Northside Festival in Brooklyn. (Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office). In a recent interview with BuzzFeed's Ben Smith, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ...

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Kushner family's real estate dealings land foreign-investor visa back in the spotlight - PBS NewsHour

Atlantic Yards - June 15, 2017 - 8:09pm

PBS NewsHour

Kushner family's real estate dealings land foreign-investor visa back in the spotlight
PBS NewsHour
PAUL SOLMAN: The soaring real estate market in Jersey City, New Jersey, due south of Wall Street, a city becoming famous for its many murals and its wave of emigres from Manhattan and Brooklyn fleeing sky-high rents. One neighborhood that's on the rise ...

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Activist Investor Wants Bruce Ratner Ousted at Forest City Realty - The Jewish Voice

Atlantic Yards - June 14, 2017 - 12:30pm

The Jewish Voice

Activist Investor Wants Bruce Ratner Ousted at Forest City Realty
The Jewish Voice
The Ratner family, which includes Bruce Ratner— the head of the REIT's New York office— controlled the company that developed the New York Times Building and Brooklyn's Barclay's Center, by means of super -voting A shares, reports The Post. But ...

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What a 100% Affordable Rental Building Looks Like - The Bridge

Atlantic Yards - June 12, 2017 - 5:15pm

The Bridge

What a 100% Affordable Rental Building Looks Like
The Bridge
(The current median price of Brooklyn apartments in new developments is about $3,300.) At the ceremonies, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called the mix of income classes in the building “a cross section of people right in the heart of Brooklyn.

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Pacific Park welcomes first residents to its all-affordable, COOKFOX-designed rental - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - June 12, 2017 - 1:30pm

Curbed NY

Pacific Park welcomes first residents to its all-affordable, COOKFOX-designed rental
Curbed NY
Pacific Park—or the Megaproject Formerly Known as Atlantic Yards—has been in the works for so long that it's easy to forget that people only recently began living there. But indeed, more than a decade after the ... “For hundreds of families right ...

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Activist investor seeks to oust Ratner family from FCRT - New York Post

Atlantic Yards - June 8, 2017 - 11:52pm

New York Post

Activist investor seeks to oust Ratner family from FCRT
New York Post
The Ratner family, including Bruce Ratner, the head of the REIT's New York office, controlled the company, which developed the New York Times Building and Brooklyn's Barclays Center, through super-voting A shares. But under pressure from shareholders ...

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Greenland boss says Pacific Park likely to break ground on new buildings in 2017 - The Real Deal Magazine

Atlantic Yards - June 8, 2017 - 4:55pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Greenland boss says Pacific Park likely to break ground on new buildings in 2017
The Real Deal Magazine
A spokesperson for the partnership said “Forest City and Greenland USA continue to work in lockstep on Pacific Park Brooklyn – we both are committed to completion of the project and will move forward together with each individual building considering ...

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Does the Theory That Jared Kushner Met With the Russians to Get a Real Estate Loan Make Any Sense? - Slate Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - May 31, 2017 - 10:36am

Slate Magazine (blog)

Does the Theory That Jared Kushner Met With the Russians to Get a Real Estate Loan Make Any Sense?
Slate Magazine (blog)
Russian banks aren't the go-to lenders for American real estate projects, but oligarchs sometimes help: The Russian investment fund Onexim, for example, headed by the billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, took a major stake in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards ...
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How Google Street View documents a changing New York City - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - May 25, 2017 - 8:21am

Curbed NY

How Google Street View documents a changing New York City
Curbed NY
Heck, the High Line and Brooklyn Bridge Park hadn't even opened yet. But what a difference a decade makes. Here, we've used Google Street View's time machine function to track the evolution of several New York streetscapes—the difference is pretty ...

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How Jersey City unemployment was gerrymandered to help Kushner pitch investor visas - City & State

Atlantic Yards - May 24, 2017 - 11:20pm

City & State

How Jersey City unemployment was gerrymandered to help Kushner pitch investor visas
City & State
In 2011, I described the "Bed-Stuy Boomerang" that linked the Atlantic Yards project to poorer sectors; the New York Times showed an EB-5 project in Manhattan jumping the East River to encompass an "adjacent" census tract. More recently, the Wall ...

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Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots - Modern Farmer

Atlantic Yards - May 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Modern Farmer

Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots
Modern Farmer
550 Vanderbilt is a huge 278-unit building in what was formerly called, and probably still best known as, the Atlantic Yards, a massive public works project to transform a defunct train terminal into a commercial and residential zone anchored by the ...

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Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots - Modern Farmer

Atlantic Yards - May 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

Modern Farmer

Brooklyn's Newest Condo Amenity: Rooftop Agricultural Plots
Modern Farmer
550 Vanderbilt is a huge 278-unit building in what was formerly called, and probably still best known as, the Atlantic Yards, a massive public works project to transform a defunct train terminal into a commercial and residential zone anchored by the ...

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Trees will grow on the balconies of Istanbul's honeycomb-like apartments - Inhabitat

Atlantic Yards - May 12, 2017 - 3:52am

Trees will grow on the balconies of Istanbul's honeycomb-like apartments
Inhabitat
Erik Churchill: We're going into construction on the B2, the world's tallest modular building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. It integrates design and fabrication in a cutting-edge way. Steven Colletta: The Culture Shed at Hudson Yards is a 200,000 sq ...

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Garden apartment! Atlantic Yards condo building offering terrace farm amenity - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - May 10, 2017 - 12:14pm

Brooklyn Paper

Garden apartment! Atlantic Yards condo building offering terrace farm amenity
Brooklyn Paper
“The sun exposure is nearly all day and so it's just a great place to have this sort of amenity,” said Ashley Cotton, who is the executive vice president of external affairs at Forest City New York, the developer behind Pacific Park, formerly known as ...

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Built by Bread, This Prospect Lefferts Gardens Bakery Once Perfumed the Neighborhood - Brownstoner

Atlantic Yards - May 8, 2017 - 3:50pm

Brownstoner

Built by Bread, This Prospect Lefferts Gardens Bakery Once Perfumed the Neighborhood
Brownstoner
Comstock designed the Ward Bakery Building on Pacific Street, demolished as part of the Atlantic Yards Project. He is also ... Currently Brooklyn Commons, a co-working space, and Planet Fitness take up space on the upper floors of the building. (To the ...

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With fluctuating market for office space, Site 5 prospects remain fuzzyOffice space - Intelligent Aerospace

Atlantic Yards - May 8, 2017 - 6:45am

With fluctuating market for office space, Site 5 prospects remain fuzzyOffice space
Intelligent Aerospace
Anyone looking at the recent history of prognostications regarding Downtown Brooklyn and/or Atlantic Yards must have some humility. Remember, Downtown Brooklyn was rezoned to enable more office space, but instead residential construction boomed.

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De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2017 - 10:19am

Commercial Observer

De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off
Commercial Observer
In between the federally assisted housing and military housing sell-offs, Forest City announced, too, that it had sold its 55 percent stake in Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena that was the centerpiece of the Atlantic Yards development that precursor ...

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De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2017 - 10:19am

Commercial Observer

De-Foresting Plan: A Look at Forest City's Retail Sell-Off
Commercial Observer
In between the federally assisted housing and military housing sell-offs, Forest City announced, too, that it had sold its 55 percent stake in Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena that was the centerpiece of the Atlantic Yards development that precursor ...

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McKissack & McKissack Announces Award-Winning Leader in ... - PR Web (press release)

Atlantic Yards - May 1, 2017 - 9:04am

PR Web (press release)

McKissack & McKissack Announces Award-Winning Leader in ...
PR Web (press release)
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2017 -- McKissack announces the appointment of Rance MacFarland as President, a new position to its.

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