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Chinese Investment Plays Increasing Role in US Real Estate, Says New Research Report - REBusinessOnline

Atlantic Yards - May 17, 2016 - 8:31am

REBusinessOnline

Chinese Investment Plays Increasing Role in US Real Estate, Says New Research Report
REBusinessOnline
At least six projects in these markets each have total project costs exceeding $1 billion: Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards in New York; First and Mission and the Brooklyn Basin project in the Bay Area; and One Beverly Hills, Metropolis, and Oceanwide Plaza ...

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Orlando City gets creative to finance new stadium - Orlando Sports Daily (blog)

Atlantic Yards - May 17, 2016 - 7:30am

Orlando Sports Daily (blog)

Orlando City gets creative to finance new stadium
Orlando Sports Daily (blog)
Many of the investors for other EB-5 projects, including the Atlantic Yards project (the area surrounding the Barclays Center) in Brooklyn, have come from China. The success usually depends on how quickly the U.S. office in charge of such things ...

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Atlantic becomes pacific as buildings rise at Brookyn rail yard - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - May 16, 2016 - 3:12am

New York Daily News

Atlantic becomes pacific as buildings rise at Brookyn rail yard
New York Daily News
Once called Atlantic Yards and now rebranded Pacific Park, the city's most controversial and hard-fought real estate project is finally coming to fruition in booming Brooklyn. Construction workers last Wednesday topped a 32-story residential tower at ...

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Pacific Park's First Condo Tower Gets Glassy on Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights [Photos] - Brownstoner

Atlantic Yards - May 13, 2016 - 8:06am

Brownstoner

Pacific Park's First Condo Tower Gets Glassy on Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights [Photos]
Brownstoner
Window installation is under way at Greenland Forest City Partners' 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, the first condo tower to break ground in the massive 17-building Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards development. While the modular units at Pacific Park's first rental ...

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Barclays Center soon to be a clearing in a forest of skyscrapers - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - May 11, 2016 - 8:30am

NetsDaily

Barclays Center soon to be a clearing in a forest of skyscrapers
NetsDaily
The original Atlantic Yards (now Pacific Park) plan called for 16 towers and an arena designed by Frank Gehry. The plan remains ... Bruce Ratner originally planned to build a giant office tower where the arena plaza sits, to be called "Miss Brooklyn ...

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Legislation Aimed at Holding City Accountable for Rezoning Commitments - Gotham Gazette

Atlantic Yards - May 5, 2016 - 2:41pm

Gotham Gazette

Legislation Aimed at Holding City Accountable for Rezoning Commitments
Gotham Gazette
James' vocal opposition to the Atlantic Yards redevelopment in Brooklyn was in part because of the city's failure to ensure adequate community benefits particularly affordable housing. “The bill is a transparency and accountability effort ensuring that ...

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Company creates color-coded hardhats to stop catcalling at Brooklyn construction site - AOL News

Atlantic Yards - May 5, 2016 - 1:18pm

AOL News

Company creates color-coded hardhats to stop catcalling at Brooklyn construction site
AOL News
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn construction company has created color-coded hardhats for its workers to wear in an effort to reduce catcalling and harassment. Neighbors near the Pacific Park, formerly known as Atlantic Yards, construction ...

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Company creates color-coded hardhats to stop catcalling at Brooklyn construction site - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Atlantic Yards - May 5, 2016 - 12:44am

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Company creates color-coded hardhats to stop catcalling at Brooklyn construction site
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn construction company has created color-coded hardhats for its workers to wear in an effort to reduce catcalling and harassment. Neighbors near the Pacific Park, formerly known as Atlantic Yards, construction ...

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What's Behind China's Worldwide Real Estate Shopping Spree? - Forbes

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2016 - 11:18pm

Forbes

What's Behind China's Worldwide Real Estate Shopping Spree?
Forbes
Iconic buildings in Chinese hands include the General Motors Building, the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn, 717 Fifth Ave, and 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza. Also Canadian and Australian cities Vancouver, Toronto, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane have seen ...

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Hardhats to Be Color-Coded in Effort to End Harassment at Pacific Park Site - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2016 - 10:08am

DNAinfo

Hardhats to Be Color-Coded in Effort to End Harassment at Pacific Park Site
DNAinfo
The developers of that Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project in Prospect Heights have implemented a color-coding system for the four companies of construction workers at the site, following reports of harassment from residents. View Full Caption.

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Louisville Steps Up Historic Preservation Efforts - Next City

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2016 - 9:30am

Next City

Louisville Steps Up Historic Preservation Efforts
Next City
Louisville's mayor is assembling a new historic preservation task force, reports WFPL, in a bid to avoid quarrels between developers and preservationists. The news comes following public outcry around the demolition of century-old buildings to make way ...

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Filling in the Blanks of Jane Jacobs' Missing Chapter - Next City

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2016 - 8:16am

Next City

Filling in the Blanks of Jane Jacobs' Missing Chapter
Next City
I found a 2007 post by journalist and blogger Norman Oder, of the Atlantic Yards Report, which offered up the promise of something I had by then given up on: a chapter on Jacobs, by Caro, cut from the original manuscript of The Power Broker. After ...

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Filling in the Blanks of Jane Jacobs' Missing Chapter - Next City

Atlantic Yards - May 4, 2016 - 8:16am

Next City

Filling in the Blanks of Jane Jacobs' Missing Chapter
Next City
I found a 2007 post by journalist and blogger Norman Oder, of the Atlantic Yards Report, which offered up the promise of something I had by then given up on: a chapter on Jacobs, by Caro, cut from the original manuscript of The Power Broker. After ...

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A Look Inside the Colorful, Light-Filled Units at City Point's Second Tower - Brownstoner

Atlantic Yards - May 2, 2016 - 8:04am

Brownstoner

A Look Inside the Colorful, Light-Filled Units at City Point's Second Tower
Brownstoner
The residential tower is Manhattan-based developer Brodsky's first foray into Brooklyn. Architect CookFox, whose other projects include 550 Vanderbilt Avenue in Pacific Park/Atlantic Yards, is designing. The final City Point tower, to be developed by ...

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This Transportation Engineer Won't Give Up on Moving New York City - Next City

Atlantic Yards - May 2, 2016 - 5:03am

Next City

This Transportation Engineer Won't Give Up on Moving New York City
Next City
The firm has worked on the Atlantic Yards project, which still earns Schwartz some animosity, and the Mayor Bill de Blasio-endorsed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar project, which may prove to be similarly divisive. It consulted on Philadelphia's coordination ...

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NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 3 - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - May 1, 2016 - 8:29am

NetsDaily

NetsDaily Off-Season Report No. 3
NetsDaily
Just as it has around Barclays Center, even beyond the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project, development has begun at Industry City, home of the Nets HSS Training Center. Call it the Nets effect on Brooklyn real estate. This week, the owners of the ...

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Gonzalez: NYC's housing reports so flawed they're nearly useless - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - April 29, 2016 - 3:01am

New York Daily News

Gonzalez: NYC's housing reports so flawed they're nearly useless
New York Daily News
SEN. SCHUMER CALLS ON CONGRESS TO BOOST AFFORDABLE HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM TO HELP HOMELESS. Take, for example, the huge Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn developed by Forest City Ratner. One of Ratner's buildings, 535 ...

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This Is What Affordable Housing Means If You Want To Live Above Barclays Center - Gothamist

Atlantic Yards - April 28, 2016 - 8:09pm

Time Out New York (blog)

This Is What Affordable Housing Means If You Want To Live Above Barclays Center
Gothamist
In addition to a Brooklyn Nets home court, developer Bruce Ratner promised more than 2,000 affordable apartments across 14 residential buildings in Atlantic Yards (excuse us, Pacific Park Brooklyn)—a bone tossed to non-rich locals who argued that the ...
Get a $559 per month studio apartment in Downtown BrooklynTime Out New York (blog)

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Get a $559 per month studio apartment in Downtown Brooklyn - Time Out New York (blog)

Atlantic Yards - April 28, 2016 - 1:57pm

Time Out New York (blog)

Get a $559 per month studio apartment in Downtown Brooklyn
Time Out New York (blog)
After countless delays, lawsuits and drastically altered plans, the first units of affordable housing in the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park complex next to Barclays Center are finally accepting applications. They're the first wave of the more than 2,000 ...
This Is What Affordable Housing Means If You Want To Live Above Barclays CenterGothamist

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$559 Studios Up for Grabs at Affordable Housing Tower Near Barclays Center - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - April 27, 2016 - 10:00am

DNAinfo

$559 Studios Up for Grabs at Affordable Housing Tower Near Barclays Center
DNAinfo
PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Applications are now open for the first units of affordable housing at the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park complex. Potential tenants of the 181 apartments at 461 Dean St., located directly next to the Barclays Center in Prospect ...

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