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State gets approval to seize Atlantic Yard sites - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - September 19, 2014 - 2:11pm

State gets approval to seize Atlantic Yard sites
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
The Empire State Development Corporation received the go-ahead yesterday to seize several buildings through eminent domain to make way for a portion of Forest City Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, recently renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn. Brooklyn ...
State Gives Occupants 90 Days to Leave Atlantic Yards Building, Tenant SaysDNAinfo

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Brooklyn Judge Issues Condemnation Order for 7 Atlantic Yards Properties - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - September 18, 2014 - 4:58pm

New York Observer

Brooklyn Judge Issues Condemnation Order for 7 Atlantic Yards Properties
New York Observer
In what one participating lawyer called a “friendly little condemnation” proceeding, a judge issued an order today in the Brooklyn Supreme Court of the State of New York granting an eminent domain petition filed last month on behalf of Empire State ...

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David Ehrenberg On Overseeing the Brooklyn Navy Yard - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - September 17, 2014 - 12:27pm

David Ehrenberg On Overseeing the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Commercial Observer
Atlantic Yards, renamed Pacific Park Brooklyn, and Brooklyn Navy Yard projects are similar at the core, Mr. Ehrenberg said. They are both private-public partnerships with common issues and concerns. When then-Mayor Bloomberg appointed Mr. Ehrenberg, ...

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State Plans to Seize Seven Properties for Atlantic Yards - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - September 14, 2014 - 9:40am

State Plans to Seize Seven Properties for Atlantic Yards
Curbed NY
Last month, the Empire State Development Corporation filed an eminent domain petition with the Brooklyn Supreme Court, with plans to seize seven properties in the Atlantic Yards development zone, and to determine compensation for the property's owners.

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State looks to seize properties in the path of Pacific Park - The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Atlantic Yards - September 12, 2014 - 2:35pm

State looks to seize properties in the path of Pacific Park
The Real Deal Magazine (blog)
New York state has filed to seize several properties in the path of Forest City Ratner's Pacific Park Brooklyn, the development previously known as the Atlantic Yards project. On August 20, the Empire State Development Corporation asked the Brooklyn ...

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Complete Brooklyn primary results: Vindication for Simon; Hamilton over ... - Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Atlantic Yards - September 10, 2014 - 12:52am

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Complete Brooklyn primary results: Vindication for Simon; Hamilton over ...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Dark horse Doug Biviano earned 7.3 percent of the vote. The win was a vindication for Simon, who served as Democratic District Leader and State Committeewoman, with years of experience on local issues like Atlantic Yards, Long Island College Hospital ...

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Ratner Suing Skanska Again Over Atlantic Yards - Jewish Business News

Atlantic Yards - September 9, 2014 - 3:09pm

Ratner Suing Skanska Again Over Atlantic Yards
Jewish Business News
Forest City Ratner has filed yet another law suit against its partner in the Brooklyn Atlantic Yards development, the Swedish firm Skanska. FCRC Modular, a Forest City Ratner limited liability company, filed the new suit last Friday in New York State ...
Forest City Sues Skanska Again Over Atlantic Yards Tower B2Curbed NY

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Forest City Sues Skanska Again Over Atlantic Yards Tower B2 - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - September 9, 2014 - 12:03pm

Forest City Sues Skanska Again Over Atlantic Yards Tower B2
Curbed NY
The complaint says that any stoppage must first be approved by the company's board of directors, and asks the court for an injunction that would reopen the factory in the Brooklyn Navy Yard where the mods for the tower are being constructed. Forest ...
Ratner Suing Skanska Again Over Atlantic YardsJewish Business News

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Rift puts the brakes on Brooklyn project - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - September 8, 2014 - 5:09pm

The Real Deal Magazine

Rift puts the brakes on Brooklyn project
Crain's New York Business
With work on the city's tallest modular-tower-to-be at a dead stop, the dispute between its developer and its builder sank to a new low last week. On Tuesday, both sides filed suits blaming the other for the standstill at Pacific Park Brooklyn, the ...
Forest City Ratner files another suit against Skanska USAThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)

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Modular madness grinds on in Brooklyn - Crain's New York Business

Atlantic Yards - September 8, 2014 - 5:09pm

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Modular madness grinds on in Brooklyn
Crain's New York Business
The doors remained locked on Monday at the Brooklyn Navy Yard facility designed to produce modular units for the first residential tower at Atlantic Yards, the complex-to-be recently rechristened Pacific Park. That state of affairs persisted despite a ...
Forest City Blames Skanska Exec For Brooklyn Project DelayLaw360 (subscription)
Forest City Ratner files another suit against Skanska USAThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)

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Mod squad walks off job at Atlantic Yards - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - September 7, 2014 - 8:12am

Mod squad walks off job at Atlantic Yards
Brooklyn Paper
Work on the first building in the development formerly known as Atlantic Yards has frozen after the contractor let it go. The Swedish construction company Skanska halted construction last week on the high-rise building B2 at the corner of Flatbush ...

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Ratner Claims Swedish Modular Factory in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit - Jewish Business News

Atlantic Yards - September 7, 2014 - 3:32am

Ratner Claims Swedish Modular Factory in Atlantic Yards Lawsuit
Jewish Business News
In a new twist on the lawsuits being traded by Bruce Ratner and the Swedish real estate development group Skanska over their shared part of the Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, Ratner is now demanding that Skanska give its nearby modular ...

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The Schumacher Construction Watch; Politicians on Tower B2 - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - September 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Schumacher Construction Watch; Politicians on Tower B2
Curbed NY
ATLANTIC YARDS—Construction halted on Atlantic Yards Tower B2 this week when both co-developers simultaneously sued each other. So far, the only update is that everybody is still really mad at each other, and today Brooklyn borough president Eric ...

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Bruce Ratner wants to take control of Brooklyn modular construction factory ... - New York Daily News

Atlantic Yards - September 5, 2014 - 8:56am

New York Daily News

Bruce Ratner wants to take control of Brooklyn modular construction factory ...
New York Daily News
Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner's fight with his contractor has gone from the courtroom to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The real estate titan is demanding that construction firm Skanska turn over its shuttered modular unit factory to him so that he ...
Forest City Ratner offers to take the reins from SkanskaThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)
Forest City tries to take control of Atlantic Yards factoryCapital New York
Skanska blasts Forest City's offer as PR stuntCrain's New York Business

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Construction Halted on SHoP Architects' Atlantic Yards Housing Project - ArchDaily

Atlantic Yards - September 5, 2014 - 7:13am

Construction Halted on SHoP Architects' Atlantic Yards Housing Project
ArchDaily
The saga of the long-awaited housing component in SHoP Architects' Atlantic Yards masterplan in Brooklyn took a dramatic turn this week, as contractor Skanska USA decided to halt all construction on the B2 BKLYN project, the first of 14 planned ...

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Forest City, contractor sue each other over Atlantic Yards - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - September 3, 2014 - 4:44am

Forest City, contractor sue each other over Atlantic Yards
Capital New York
Situated next to the Barclays Center on Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards, B2 would be the world's tallest pre-fabricated building at 32 stories. It would cost less and be built faster than if it was constructed by traditional means, developer Forest City ...

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Chinese Home Builders Bet on US Rebound - Wall Street Journal

Atlantic Yards - September 2, 2014 - 10:22pm

Wall Street Journal

Chinese Home Builders Bet on US Rebound
Wall Street Journal
In June, state-owned developer Greenland Holding Group of China bought a majority stake in a 15-tower apartment complex under development in Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards project from Forest City Ratner Cos. Chinese home builder China Vanke Co. 000002 ...

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Skanska, Forest City Trade Suits Over Brooklyn Modular Site - Law360 (subscription)

Atlantic Yards - September 2, 2014 - 9:14pm

Skanska, Forest City Trade Suits Over Brooklyn Modular Site
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (September 02, 2014, 10:03 PM ET) -- Forest City Ratner Cos. LLC, the initial developer of Brooklyn's $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards, and global construction firm Skanska USA Building Inc. traded lawsuits in New York court Tuesday, a week ...

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Brooklyn Atlantic Yards Yields Dueling Suits on Tower - Bloomberg

Atlantic Yards - September 2, 2014 - 12:37pm

The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Brooklyn Atlantic Yards Yields Dueling Suits on Tower
Bloomberg
Forest City Ratner Cos., the initial developer of Brooklyn's $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards project surrounding Barclays Center arena, exchanged lawsuits with the Swedish construction firm Skanska AB (SKAB) over claims of design flaws and delays in ...
Forest City, contractor sue each other over Atlantic YardsCapital New York
Skanska, Forest City Ratner Sue Each Other Over Tallest Modular Building-To-BeArchitectural Record
Brooklyn modular battle goes to courtCrain's New York Business
The Real Deal Magazine (blog) -New York Daily News
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Cost Dispute Halts Work on Modular Apartment Tower in Brooklyn - Wall Street Journal

Atlantic Yards - August 29, 2014 - 9:44am

The Real Deal Magazine (blog)

Cost Dispute Halts Work on Modular Apartment Tower in Brooklyn
Wall Street Journal
The project, Pacific Park Brooklyn, was formerly named Atlantic Yards. Forest City, which has been under pressure to start building the project's planned 6,400 apartments, looked at modular construction as a way of lowering development costs by as much ...
Clash with contractor halts work at Forest City's Pacific PlaceThe Real Deal Magazine (blog)
Construction halted on world's tallest prefab in BrooklynTreehugger
Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards ComplexNBC New York
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