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Atlantic Yards construction halted over dispute with construction firm Skanska - News 12 Brooklyn

Atlantic Yards - August 29, 2014 - 9:40am

Atlantic Yards construction halted over dispute with construction firm Skanska
News 12 Brooklyn
The New York Times reports that Skanska closed down shop on Wednesday, citing design flaws and extra costs. The construction firm is contracted to supply 930 modules for the 32-story tower. The building is the first of 14 planned, pre-fabricated ...

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Real estate developers learn about first-gen hardware the hard way [Links ... - Technical.ly Brooklyn

Atlantic Yards - August 29, 2014 - 8:39am

Real estate developers learn about first-gen hardware the hard way [Links ...
Technical.ly Brooklyn
Cost Dispute Halts Work on Modular Apartment Tower in Brooklyn [WSJ]: An innovative new approach to high-rise fabrication has run into serious cost overruns and halted construction of apartment high rises around the Barclays Center, according to the ...

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Primary Focus: Candidates for Assembly District 52 debate in Prospect Heights - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - August 28, 2014 - 9:16pm

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Primary Focus: Candidates for Assembly District 52 debate in Prospect Heights
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The district, encompassing Brooklyn Heights, Gowanus and parts of Park Slope, is a hotbed of controversy this election season, with issues ranging from the closing of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to the sale of libraries and development battles ...

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Construction Is Shut Down at Atlantic Yards Complex - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - August 28, 2014 - 9:11pm

New York Times

Construction Is Shut Down at Atlantic Yards Complex
New York Times
Forest City Ratner, the developer at the sprawling Atlantic Yards complex (renamed Pacific Park this month) in Brooklyn, boasted in 2012 that it had “cracked the code” sought by builders for more than a half-century, enabling the company to build ...
Work stops at Atlantic Yards as partners fight over costCapital New York
Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards ComplexNBC New York
Clash with contractor halts work at Forest City's Pacific PlaceThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)
Treehugger -Curbed NY -Wall Street Journal
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Work stopped at Atlantic Yards apartment building over cost dispute - New York Business Journal

Atlantic Yards - August 28, 2014 - 9:23am

Work stopped at Atlantic Yards apartment building over cost dispute
New York Business Journal
Developer Forest City Enterprises and a Swedish contractor have clashed over the cost of building an innovative modular apartment tower at the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn, leading to a work stoppage on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reported ...

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NYC's tallest modular tower stalls out, again - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - August 28, 2014 - 5:01am

NYC's tallest modular tower stalls out, again
Crain's New York Business
Workers at FCS Modular, the company formed by Forest City and Skanska to churn out the units from a factory in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, received a notice Wednesday that they were being furloughed until further notice. If the conflict is not resolved ...

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Work stops at Atlantic Yards as partners fight over cost - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - August 28, 2014 - 4:22am

Wall Street Journal

Work stops at Atlantic Yards as partners fight over cost
Capital New York
Work stopped Tuesday on the first residential building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn as a dispute over the tower's rising costs spilled into public view. The decision by the general contractor, a subsidiary of Swedish group Skanska AB, to halt work on ...
Cost Dispute Halts Work on Modular Apartment Tower in BrooklynWall Street Journal
Clash with contractor halts work at Forest City's Pacific PlaceThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)
Work stops on modular affordable housing building in Brooklyn over design flawsNew York Daily News
Treehugger -NBC New York -The Republic
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