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Barclays Center Prepares to Go Green - Wall Street Journal

Atlantic Yards - April 26, 2015 - 8:49pm

Wall Street Journal

Barclays Center Prepares to Go Green
Wall Street Journal
Since the $1 billion arena, home of the Brooklyn Nets, opened in 2012, particularly loud events have occasionally drawn complaints from neighbors. The city cited the arena for a noise violation in 2013 after a Swedish House Mafia dance concert. Forest ...

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Activists: Dem convention needs party police - TimesLedger

Atlantic Yards - April 19, 2015 - 6:13am

TimesLedger

Activists: Dem convention needs party police
TimesLedger
The massive presidential-candidate-anointing party would come on top of nearly a decade of construction work at the mega-development formerly known as Atlantic Yards, frequent film shoots, and big events at the arena. The traffic, street closures, and ...

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Cuomo's START-UP NY Highlights Failures Of The Empire State Development ... - Forbes

Atlantic Yards - April 18, 2015 - 9:00am

Forbes

Cuomo's START-UP NY Highlights Failures Of The Empire State Development ...
Forbes
Other times, the ESDC subsidizes upscale development, for example by providing rent reduction at the World Trade Center and streamlining private property condemnations at Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards. The report also notes that the ESDC, whose board is ...

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Readers Write: Moses' snub of Dodgers gave us the Amazin's - The Island Now

Atlantic Yards - April 16, 2015 - 2:15pm

Readers Write: Moses' snub of Dodgers gave us the Amazin's
The Island Now
New York City master mega builder Robert Moses refused to allow him access to the current day Barclay Center built on the Atlantic Yards in downtown Brooklyn. This location was easily accessible to thousands of baseball fans from all around the Big ...

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US runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program - Hartford Business

Atlantic Yards - April 15, 2015 - 5:04am

US runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program
Hartford Business
Advocates say immigrant investors have provided an important alternative source of financing in the U.S., especially after the financial crisis, pouring billions of dollars into new jobs and major projects such as Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards real estate ...

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US runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program - 4029tv

Atlantic Yards - April 15, 2015 - 3:44am

US runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program
4029tv
Advocates say immigrant investors have provided an important alternative source of financing in the U.S., especially after the financial crisis, pouring billions of dollars into new jobs and major projects such as Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards real estate ...

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Multifamily Embraces Modular Construction - National Real Estate Investor

Atlantic Yards - April 14, 2015 - 8:32am

National Real Estate Investor

Multifamily Embraces Modular Construction
National Real Estate Investor
Disagreements between developer Forest City Ratner and construction firm Skanska has left a 32-story apartment high-rise building about one-third-finished in Brooklyn, N.Y., as the first residential phase of Forest City Ratner's multibillion-dollar ...

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Dean Street, Prospect Heights - Stay Thirsty Media

Atlantic Yards - April 12, 2015 - 9:51pm

Stay Thirsty Media

Dean Street, Prospect Heights
Stay Thirsty Media
Brooklyn is certainly undergoing some serious changes. In fact, an entire city block to the west of Dean Street was torn down to make way for one of the buildings involved in the Atlantic Yards project. It is a terrifying prospect if this rate of ...

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Dean Street, Prospect Heights - Stay Thirsty Media

Atlantic Yards - April 12, 2015 - 9:51pm

Stay Thirsty Media

Dean Street, Prospect Heights
Stay Thirsty Media
Consequently, in order to assure a good shift, Brooklyn bartenders are going to have to make sure to get asses in seats—which will, in turn, usually lead to more asses in seats (if given the option of sitting in a crowded—but not packed—bar and an ...

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1100-unit Harlem project promises affordable housing but not union jobs, yet - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2015 - 12:56pm

1100-unit Harlem project promises affordable housing but not union jobs, yet
Capital New York
There was one dispute over plumbing work for a modular building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, but even that did not involve an accusation of using non-union workers—just one trade instead of another. Michael J. McGuire, the director of the Mason ...

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1100-unit Harlem project promises affordable housing but not union jobs, yet - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2015 - 12:56pm

1100-unit Harlem project promises affordable housing but not union jobs, yet
Capital New York
There was one dispute over plumbing work for a modular building at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, but even that did not involve an accusation of using non-union workers—just one trade instead of another. Michael J. McGuire, the director of the Mason ...

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Tiny apartments: a small solution to a big sustainability issue - The Guardian

Atlantic Yards - April 8, 2015 - 12:29pm

The Guardian

Tiny apartments: a small solution to a big sustainability issue
The Guardian
New developments such as the My Micro NY and Atlantic Yards projects in New York City are the first examples of modular communities: small apartment units made in factories that, once completed, are stacked readymade at the building site, much like ...

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Is Detroit ready for an avant-garde building downtown? - Crain's Detroit Business

Atlantic Yards - April 4, 2015 - 11:07am

Crain's Detroit Business

Is Detroit ready for an avant-garde building downtown?
Crain's Detroit Business
... Anderson Associates and New York City-based Shop Architects PC, which has designed Google Inc.'s headquarters in Silicon Valley; the East River Waterfront in New York; the Georgia Dome in Atlanta; and Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn.

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WHO'S NEWS - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - April 3, 2015 - 3:23pm

WHO'S NEWS
Real Estate Weekly
NAI Global announced that its president, Jay Olshonsky, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), an international organization with over 118,000 land, property and construction professionals. RICS members ...

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Who could be the next city economic development chief? - Crain's New York Business (blog)

Atlantic Yards - March 30, 2015 - 5:05am

Crain's New York Business (blog)

Who could be the next city economic development chief?
Crain's New York Business (blog)
Another EDC alum in the mix is David Ehrenberg, a former senior manager at the agency who oversaw the Roosevelt Island applied sciences campus project, the redevelopment of Seward Park, Atlantic Yards and small business relief post-Superstorm Sandy. He ...

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Who could be the next city economic development chief? - Crain's New York Business (blog)

Atlantic Yards - March 30, 2015 - 5:05am

Crain's New York Business (blog)

Who could be the next city economic development chief?
Crain's New York Business (blog)
Another EDC alum in the mix is David Ehrenberg, a former senior manager at the agency who oversaw the Roosevelt Island applied sciences campus project, the redevelopment of Seward Park, Atlantic Yards and small business relief post-Superstorm Sandy. He ...

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Who could be the next city economic development chief? - Crain's New York Business (blog)

Atlantic Yards - March 30, 2015 - 5:05am

Crain's New York Business (blog)

Who could be the next city economic development chief?
Crain's New York Business (blog)
Another EDC alum in the mix is David Ehrenberg, a former senior manager at the agency who oversaw the Roosevelt Island applied sciences campus project, the redevelopment of Seward Park, Atlantic Yards and small business relief post-Superstorm Sandy. He ...

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China Life says risk is rising in US landmark properties - Finance and Commerce

Atlantic Yards - March 26, 2015 - 1:04pm

Finance and Commerce

China Life says risk is rising in US landmark properties
Finance and Commerce
... Yang said without elaborating. “At least it's at the bottom, and the risk of further noticeable declines is relatively small.” Greenland Holding Group Co., a Shanghai-based developer, bought 70 percent of Brooklyn's $5 billion Atlantic Yards ...

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Outrage over JDS' nonunion plans hits multifamily conference - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - March 26, 2015 - 12:52pm

Outrage over JDS' nonunion plans hits multifamily conference
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
In fact, Chinese firms such as the Greenland Group have shown a willingness to enter ground-up development ventures, including Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park. Eichner pointed to rising construction costs, the need for workforce affordable housing ... “We ...

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Critics: De Blasio's Zoning Plan Favors "Luxurious Market Rate Housing For The ... - Gothamist

Atlantic Yards - March 26, 2015 - 12:40pm

Critics: De Blasio's Zoning Plan Favors "Luxurious Market Rate Housing For The ...
Gothamist
Before taking office, the mayor supported Forest City Ratner's controversial Atlantic Yards development and the massive Toll Brothers project on the Gowanus, and its luxury project in the middle of Brooklyn Bridge Park. Real estate giants maxed out ...

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