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Barclays Center hosted Bette and Barry, finally getting its green roof ... - Brooklyn Vegan (blog)

Atlantic Yards - July 1, 2015 - 10:13am

Brooklyn Vegan (blog)

Barclays Center hosted Bette and Barry, finally getting its green roof ...
Brooklyn Vegan (blog)
Brooklyn's Barclays Center just hosted David Byrne's "Contemporary Color" and now the outside of the venue is getting some color of its own -- a green roof -- which should give the rust-colored exterior more of a woodlands feel. That should be a nice ...

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On the Market: Michelle Williams Buys in Ditmas; a Creepy House 'Watcher ... - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - June 30, 2015 - 8:14am

New York Observer

On the Market: Michelle Williams Buys in Ditmas; a Creepy House 'Watcher ...
New York Observer
Back on the horse: despite its own not-so-stellar experience with tower B2 BKLYN (nee just B2) at Pacific Park (nee Atlantic Yards), Forest City Ratner has hired an executive to run its modular housing division, Crain's reports—a strong indication ...

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Forest City Ratner names Susan Hayes unit head of modular housing unit - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - June 30, 2015 - 2:13am

Forest City Ratner names Susan Hayes unit head of modular housing unit
Crain's New York Business
Forest City Ratner Cos. has created a new position to head up the firm's modular-housing division, the company announced Monday, meaning that it plans to keep its Brooklyn Navy Yard factory running after the completion of a 32-story tower next to ...

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Forest City Ratner names Susan Hayesunit head of modular housing unit - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - June 30, 2015 - 2:07am

Crain's New York Business

Forest City Ratner names Susan Hayesunit head of modular housing unit
Crain's New York Business
Forest City Ratner Cos. has created a new position to head up the firm's modular-housing division, the company announced Monday, meaning that it plans to keep its Brooklyn Navy Yard factory running after the completion of a 32-story tower next to ...

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Atlantic Yards' 'Pacific Park' park plan unveiled - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - June 26, 2015 - 1:56pm

Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards' 'Pacific Park' park plan unveiled
Brooklyn Paper
“Pacific Park, the namesake of our entire 22-acre development in the heart of Brooklyn, will make this pocket of the borough more livable for residents of many different Brooklyn neighborhoods,” said MaryAnne Gilmartin, the president and chief ...

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Welcome To Winchester Ave. $3K A Month, Please - New Haven Independent

Atlantic Yards - June 25, 2015 - 5:53pm

Welcome To Winchester Ave. $3K A Month, Please
New Haven Independent
Abe Naparstek (at far right in photo). senior vice-president of Forest City—the firm that also built the Brooklyn's sprawling Atlantic Yards/New Jersey Nets mini-city—cut the ceremonial ribbon Thursday afternoon for Winchester Lofts' completed $60 ...

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On the Market: Colleges Go Crazy for Expansion; Jack Ma Buys 28K Adirondack ... - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - June 25, 2015 - 10:29am

New York Observer

On the Market: Colleges Go Crazy for Expansion; Jack Ma Buys 28K Adirondack ...
New York Observer
Meanwhile, New York will be getting more greenspace now that the MTA has finally agreed to vacate a site on the banks of Newtown Creek in Greepoint, The Brooklyn Paper reports. “The city first pledged to build the park in 2005, when it rezoned ...

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Brooklyn's Pacific Park Finally Offers a Look At Its, Uh, Park - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - June 24, 2015 - 9:01am

Curbed NY

Brooklyn's Pacific Park Finally Offers a Look At Its, Uh, Park
Curbed NY
A mere 12 years after the inception of the Pacific Park (née Atlantic Yards) megaproject, and three years after the completion of the Barclays Centers, the surrounding area is finally starting to see some of the community benefits that Forest City ...

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The Center for Fiction is moving to the Brooklyn Cultural District - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - June 24, 2015 - 8:43am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Center for Fiction is moving to the Brooklyn Cultural District
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Rose worked on a massive project in this part of Brooklyn in the 1980s when he was with his family's firm, Rose Associates. “I feel like I have deep roots in the area,” he said. He got the development rights for 26 acres in the Atlantic Yards area ...

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See the Current State of Brooklyn's Pacific Park Megaproject - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - June 22, 2015 - 12:08pm

See the Current State of Brooklyn's Pacific Park Megaproject
Curbed NY
The megaproject formerly known as Atlantic Yards first came into being more than a decade ago, and now, finally, the long-promised housing is under construction. Developers Greenland Forest City Partners currently have four buildings under construction ...

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A Decade After Kelo: Time for Congress to Protect American Property Owners - Heritage.org

Atlantic Yards - June 22, 2015 - 9:39am

A Decade After Kelo: Time for Congress to Protect American Property Owners
Heritage.org
Blight laws are still being abused to promote economic development. One important example is the Atlantic Yards project in New York. The government seized alleged blighted property for a basketball arena for the now Brooklyn Nets as well as property ...

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Four Pacific Park Buildings Are Now Under Construction - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - June 19, 2015 - 8:15am

Curbed NY

Four Pacific Park Buildings Are Now Under Construction
Curbed NY
It's a big month for Pacific Park, the Brooklyn megaproject formally known as Atlantic Yards. The developers filed plans for a 244-unit condo building at 615 Dean Street; launched sales at the first condo building, 550 Vanderbilt Avenue; and today ...

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Pacific Park's condo count to climb - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - June 18, 2015 - 8:00am

Pacific Park's condo count to climb
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
The developer is officially looking to bring 244 condos to 615 Dean Street, a 26-story residential building in Brooklyn, according to an offering plan filed with the state Attorney General's office. The total sellout was not disclosed. Building plans ...

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Upper East Siders Are Enraged at a New Apple Store. Maybe Apple Should've ... - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - June 17, 2015 - 9:47am

Commercial Observer

Upper East Siders Are Enraged at a New Apple Store. Maybe Apple Should've ...
Commercial Observer
Mr. Scissura, the Brooklyn Chamber president, and others said Apple's move is a long time coming, after shopping around for several locations including Williamsburg, as well as Downtown Brooklyn and the Atlantic Yards near the Barclay's Center.

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First Pacific Park Brooklyn condos to hit the market - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - June 15, 2015 - 11:13am

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First Pacific Park Brooklyn condos to hit the market
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
A new timeline agreed last June fast-tracked development at the project, formerly known as Atlantic Yards, after Forest City Ratner secured an influx of capital through a partnership with Greenland USA — a subsidiary of Chinese development company ...

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First Condos Soon for Sale at Barclays Center Site - New York Times

Atlantic Yards - June 12, 2015 - 12:54pm

New York Times

First Condos Soon for Sale at Barclays Center Site
New York Times
By the time Barclays Center, the Brooklyn arena, opened in 2012 as a centerpiece to a massive redevelopment plan then called Atlantic Yards, the project had endured years of lawsuits, a financial downturn and no small measure of controversy. Thousands ...

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Chinese-Funded Projects: Coming to Your City - GlobeSt.com

Atlantic Yards - June 12, 2015 - 11:36am

Chinese-Funded Projects: Coming to Your City
GlobeSt.com
In December, Greenland's huge Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn and Shenzhen-listed Oceanwide's purchase of the Fig Central project in Los Angeles. 2014 began with smaller players: Shenglong Group bought a Los Angeles parcel; Plus Investment ...

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Asian investment may help boost American development, says study - OPP.Today

Atlantic Yards - June 9, 2015 - 10:57am

OPP.Today

Asian investment may help boost American development, says study
OPP.Today
China investors, with deals like the $1billion acquisition by Greenland Holdings of the Metropolis project in Los Angeles from CalSTRS and its 70% stake in Brooklyn's 14-building Atlantic Yards development and China Vanke and Tishman Speyer in a ...

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New York Real Estate Overpoweringly Attracts Local and Global Investment - Huffington Post

Atlantic Yards - June 5, 2015 - 1:16pm

Huffington Post

New York Real Estate Overpoweringly Attracts Local and Global Investment
Huffington Post
These investments have been towards some of the city's most influential buildings, including the Waldorf Astoria, the General Motors building, and the Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards 22-acre mixed-use development in downtown Brooklyn. Understanding the ...

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It Takes a Village: District 13 Taskforce Takes On Overcrowding - Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)

Atlantic Yards - June 3, 2015 - 9:49am

Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)

It Takes a Village: District 13 Taskforce Takes On Overcrowding
Brooklyn Heights Blog (blog)
He plans to attend the tonight's joint Community Board 8 Education Committee and the CEC 13 public hearing regarding the Elementary/Intermediate school proposed for the Atlantic Yards. Chris Young, founder of Downtown Brooklyn School Solutions and ...

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