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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 - 7:06am

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 ...
Target To Open Across From Macy's Herald SquareSGB Media (press release) (subscription) (blog)

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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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The biggest problem with Trump's border wall isn't money. It's getting the land. - Albuquerque Journal

March 3, 2017 - 10:22am

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The biggest problem with Trump's border wall isn't money. It's getting the land.
Albuquerque Journal
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 ...
Trump administration has found only $20 million in existing funds for wallReuters

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The biggest problem for Trump's border wall isn't money. It's getting the land. - Washington Post

March 3, 2017 - 6:04am

Washington Post

The biggest problem for Trump's border wall isn't money. It's getting the land.
Washington Post
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 ...

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Joe Dowd: Don't hold your breath over Belmont arena, Islander fans - Long Island Business News (subscription)

March 2, 2017 - 2:16pm

Long Island Business News (subscription)

Joe Dowd: Don't hold your breath over Belmont arena, Islander fans
Long Island Business News (subscription)
Instead, what remains is yet another pipe dream of a proposal to bring the Islanders back to Long Island from big, bad Brooklyn. Nassau's Coliseum Redux is too small, ... Get off at Jamaica and transfer to the Atlantic Yards. Make sense now? Just like ...

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Did Gentrification Save Brooklyn? - Beyond Chron

March 2, 2017 - 7:08am

Beyond Chron

Did Gentrification Save Brooklyn?
Beyond Chron
In her new book, The New Brooklyn: What It Takes to Bring a City Back, Hymowitz argues that declining urban neighborhoods face a choice: create a safe and healthy community through an upscale transformation that replaces the working class with affluent ...

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Greenland-Forest City to take over PC Richard site - The Real Deal Magazine

February 27, 2017 - 1:48pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Greenland-Forest City to take over PC Richard site
The Real Deal Magazine
... executives announced a $307.6 million impairment — a drop in asset value — largely due to Pacific Park Brooklyn, citing high construction costs, a weakening residential market and uncertainty over 421a. [Atlantic Yards/Pacific Report] — Kathryn ...

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Greenland-Forest City mulls sale of PC Richard site - The Real Deal Magazine

February 27, 2017 - 1:33pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Greenland-Forest City mulls sale of PC Richard site
The Real Deal Magazine
Amid delays and financial challenges at the Pacific Park megaproject in Brooklyn, the joint-venture between Greenland Group and Forest City Ratner looks poised to sell a site across from the Barclays Center instead of building a 1.5-million-square-foot ...

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Norman Oder on The World's Tallest Modular Building and the Phantom 20 Percent Savings - Treehugger

February 22, 2017 - 8:58am

Treehugger

Norman Oder on The World's Tallest Modular Building and the Phantom 20 Percent Savings
Treehugger
Many of our posts drew on the work of Brooklyn journalist Norman Oder, who since 2005 has covered the overall project almost obsessively on his Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Report blog. The following is a guest post by Norman Oder, looking particularly ...

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Is Sunnyside Yards a Beacon of Affordable Housing and New Development? Perhaps. - Commercial Observer

February 15, 2017 - 9:51am

Is Sunnyside Yards a Beacon of Affordable Housing and New Development? Perhaps.
Commercial Observer
Before that, a significant amount of rail bed in Brooklyn known as the Atlantic Yards agreed to be platformed to make way for parts of Forest City Ratner Companies' Pacific Park development. There are those who believe those two examples are proof that ...

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Is Sunnyside Yards a Beacon of Affordable Housing and New Development? Perhaps. - Commercial Observer

February 15, 2017 - 9:51am

Is Sunnyside Yards a Beacon of Affordable Housing and New Development? Perhaps.
Commercial Observer
Before that, a significant amount of rail bed in Brooklyn known as the Atlantic Yards agreed to be platformed to make way for parts of Forest City Ratner Companies' Pacific Park development. There are those who believe those two examples are proof that ...

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Sunnyside rising on Mayor de Blasio's dream - New York Daily News

February 7, 2017 - 4:13am

New York Daily News

Sunnyside rising on Mayor de Blasio's dream
New York Daily News
The technology to cover the rails was barely in doubt — as witnessed by the spectacular towers now rising at Hudson Yards on Manhattan's far West Side and at Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards. But it's a costly propositio n, even by the city Economic ...
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