Atlantic Yards

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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Thin ice: Barclays split could send Islanders back east - Brooklyn Daily

February 2, 2017 - 4:38am

Brooklyn Daily

Thin ice: Barclays split could send Islanders back east
Brooklyn Daily
It has been a rough two seasons in Brooklyn despite the team's first playoff series in more than two decades last year at Barclays — fans complain of poor sight-lines and players of sub-par ice conditions. The team's arrangement with Barclays Center ...

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7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035 - The Real Deal Magazine

January 29, 2017 - 10:31am

The Real Deal Magazine

7 billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035
The Real Deal Magazine
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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Brett Yormark: “Fans want to see hope” - NetsDaily

January 28, 2017 - 12:04pm

NetsDaily

Brett Yormark: “Fans want to see hope”
NetsDaily
“Actual gate count last season, as disclosed in a report to potential bond buyers, was 11,622 for the Nets and 11,200 for the Islanders,” wrote Oder on his Atlantic Yards Report blog Saturday. “So let me try to do that math. If gate count is up 6 ...

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Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: An All-Night Philosophy Marathon and Affordable Housing - Brownstoner

January 21, 2017 - 9:34am

Brownstoner

Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: An All-Night Philosophy Marathon and Affordable Housing
Brownstoner
This three-bedroom condo is brand new, sited in a freshly constructed three-unit townhouse at 949 Pacific Street in Crown Heights, where a vacant lot sat not long ago. It's a duplex, 1,573 square feet, on the house's two lower floors. There's an open ...

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“Kings Town,” a sports bar, to open across from Barclays Center - NetsDaily

January 16, 2017 - 6:47pm

NetsDaily

“Kings Town,” a sports bar, to open across from Barclays Center
NetsDaily
It's taken a while but the area around Barclays Center is finally developing into the sports- and food -themed neighborhood. The Commercial Observer reports that “Kings Town,” a sports bar, will open in April at 166 Flatbush Avenue, across from ...

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Seven billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035 - The Independent

January 15, 2017 - 11:48am

The Independent

Seven billion-dollar mega-projects that will transform New York City by 2035
The Independent
Formerly known as Atlantic Yards, the $4.9 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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Lottery Opens Tomorrow For 300+ Affordable Units At 38 Sixth Avenue - BKLYNER

January 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

BKLYNER

Lottery Opens Tomorrow For 300+ Affordable Units At 38 Sixth Avenue
BKLYNER
The new building, which will have no market rate apartments, is part of the Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards development. Available ... Half of the building will be set aside for residents currently living in Brooklyn Community Boards 2, 3, 6 and 8. An ...

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Lottery for Latest Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards Build to Bring $503 Studios to Prospect Heights - Brownstoner

January 12, 2017 - 11:16am

Brownstoner

Lottery for Latest Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards Build to Bring $503 Studios to Prospect Heights
Brownstoner
Part of the controversial Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards development, the 100 percent affordable building will bring dozens more units to market at once than the typical affordable 80/20 launch — and the renderings show swanky market-rate-style amenities ...

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

January 10, 2017 - 3:10pm

Business Insider

7 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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Municipal Art Society Abruptly Ousts Its President - New York Times

January 6, 2017 - 4:55pm

New York Times

Municipal Art Society Abruptly Ousts Its President
New York Times
... the society gave its signature Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal, meant to recognize “an outstanding contribution to New York City,” to executives of Forest City Ratner, the company responsible for the controversial Atlantic Yards development in ...

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