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Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says - National Real Estate Investor

April 26, 2017 - 9:25am

Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says
National Real Estate Investor
Litt has been calling on Forest City -- best known for Pacific Park, its 6,430-unit mainly residential project in downtown Brooklyn, originally known as Atlantic Yards -- to explore options including a sale of the company. The Cleveland-based real ...

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Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says ... - Bloomberg

April 25, 2017 - 12:09pm

Forest City Would Attract Numerous Bidders, Activist Litt Says ...
Bloomberg
Forest City Realty Trust Inc. would attract numerous bidders, including private equity firms and publicly traded landlords, were the company to put itself up for ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery - BKLYNER

April 20, 2017 - 1:41pm

BKLYNER

The Actual Odds Of Winning The Affordable Housing Lottery
BKLYNER
City Limits decided to look at the actual applicant pool for Pacific Park development (aka Atlantic yards) to see what they would learn. After filing a ... The median income in Brooklyn, according to census, is still only about $50,000 per household ...

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The Real Math of An Affordable Housing Lottery: Huge Disconnect Between Need and Allotment - City Limits

April 19, 2017 - 6:21am

City Limits

The Real Math of An Affordable Housing Lottery: Huge Disconnect Between Need and Allotment
City Limits
In a January press message, the developers of Pacific Park Brooklyn suggested “the demand for affordable housing in the borough is tremendous,” citing more than 84,000 applications for 181 units at 461 Dean and “roughly 95,000 applications” for 297 ...

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Frank Gehry, Architectural Education, and the “Future of Prisons” - Archinect

April 12, 2017 - 10:22am

Archinect

Frank Gehry, Architectural Education, and the “Future of Prisons”
Archinect
His unrealized designs for Barclays Center and the Atlantic Yards megaproject in Brooklyn provoked widespread protest from the surrounding community before they were tabled. He also designed the embattled scheme for a Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, which ...

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Immigrant investor program under fresh scrutiny as Chinese president visits US - The Guardian

April 7, 2017 - 8:54am

The Guardian

Immigrant investor program under fresh scrutiny as Chinese president visits US
The Guardian
... of the largest projects to take EB-5 cash is the $4.9bn Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, renamed Pacific Park in 2014 after the Chinese government-owned Shanghai Greenland Group bought a 70% stake in 15 residential towers under development.

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11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035 - Business Insider

April 6, 2017 - 10:39am

Business Insider

11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035
Business Insider
Formerly known as Atlantic Yards, the $6 billion Pacific Park project will bring 6,430 new apartments (2,250 of which will be priced below market rate), an eight-acre park, and a variety of shops to Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The site already boasts ...

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11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035 - Business Insider

April 6, 2017 - 10:34am

Business Insider

11 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035
Business Insider
Formerly known as Atlantic Yards, the $6 billion Pacific Park project will bring 6,430 new apartments (2,250 of which will be priced below market rate), an eight-acre park, and a variety of shops to Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. The site already boasts ...

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Wall and Main: Why Gillette Stadium isn't named after ModusLink Global Solutions - Worcester Telegram

March 26, 2017 - 5:32am

Worcester Telegram

Wall and Main: Why Gillette Stadium isn't named after ModusLink Global Solutions
Worcester Telegram
That was when Barclays, a British bank which in 2007 agreed to pay $400 million to put its name for 20 years on a stadium at the Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, got into big trouble. More specifically, Barclay's CEO resigned after paying $450 ...

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Why Lying Is So Easy for Trump - New Republic

March 24, 2017 - 5:01am

New Republic

Why Lying Is So Easy for Trump
New Republic
The real estate mogul Bruce Ratner dangled star architect Frank Gehry before city officials when seeking approval for the arena that would anchor his enormous Atlantic Yards development in downtown Brooklyn. Once the deal was in place, however, Gehry ...

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Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital redevelopment is now 'River Park' - Curbed NY

March 22, 2017 - 2:26pm

Curbed NY

Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital redevelopment is now 'River Park'
Curbed NY
It's not surprising that Fortis would go the rebranding route now that plans have solidified: Back in 2014, Forest City Ratner did the same thing with Atlantic Yards after committing to a plan to fast-track that particular megaproject; and thus, it ...

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CityViews: Emerging Kushner Deal Suggests What's Wrong With US Investor Visa Program - City Limits

March 20, 2017 - 7:00am

City Limits

CityViews: Emerging Kushner Deal Suggests What's Wrong With US Investor Visa Program
City Limits
When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met Zhang Yuliang, chairman of the Shanghai-based company that is now the lead investor in the joint venture behind the Atlantic Yards (now Pacific Park) project in Brooklyn, that photo was soon used in EB-5 ...

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Massive Target store coming to Midtown - New York Post

March 19, 2017 - 8:23pm

New York Post

Massive Target store coming to Midtown
New York Post
Target already has a smaller-format store in Tribeca at 255 Greenwich St., while larger ones are at East River Plaza in Harlem and Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn. Still-smaller Target stores are in the works: one at Gary Barnett's 400 E. 14th St. that will ...

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New Four & Twenty Shop To Add Turmeric Custard, Buckeye Pie to the Mix - DNAinfo

March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm

DNAinfo

New Four & Twenty Shop To Add Turmeric Custard, Buckeye Pie to the Mix
DNAinfo
She and her sister, Melissa, who founded the shop together in Gowanus in 2010, chose Dean Street for their third location in part because of its proximity to the Barclays Center and the 20-acre Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) complex being built ...

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Community Board 2 Meeting, Talks Film Festival - Western Queens Gazette

March 7, 2017 - 3:04pm

Community Board 2 Meeting, Talks Film Festival
Western Queens Gazette
Being from Brooklyn, she takes matters like the Atlantic Yards housing project and the Barclay Center Arena quite seriously. The principal builder is Forest City Ratner, and she said that its chief executive, Bruce Ratner, sold the arena to the ...

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Gerald S. Dickinson, Washington Post: Big barriers exist to Trump's big border wall - Waco Tribune-Herald

March 4, 2017 - 11:34pm

Gerald S. Dickinson, Washington Post: Big barriers exist to Trump's big border wall
Waco Tribune-Herald
As Trump, a New York real estate tycoon, is surely aware, the Atlantic Yards redevelopment project in Brooklyn endured multiple condemnation challenges, resulting in six years of litigation and negotiation before anything was built. And that was a much ...

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Economic Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Chinese - Foreign Policy Journal

March 3, 2017 - 9:58pm

Foreign Policy Journal

Economic Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Chinese
Foreign Policy Journal
Three groups of Chinese are facing very different forms of US immigration and possible changes under the new administration. One of Trump's main campaign promises was to radically restrict immigration. At the time many pundits and commentators ...

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Economic Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Chinese - Foreign Policy Journal

March 3, 2017 - 9:55pm

Foreign Policy Journal

Economic Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Chinese
Foreign Policy Journal
This visa has been a major source of funding for various construction projects, such as Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards, as well a small North Dakota factory that makes biodegradable food containers. According to The Guardian reporters Sam Thielman and Mona ...

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