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Blackstone Group is the Barclays Center's white knight - New York Post

Atlantic Yards - October 29, 2014 - 9:04pm

Blackstone Group is the Barclays Center's white knight
New York Post
... was a vice president of finance for Forest City Ratner, where he primarily worked on the financing of the Atlantic Yards Project, a $4.9 billion mixed-use public-private development on 22 acres in downtown Brooklyn, which includes the Barclays Center.

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Skanska Wants Troutman DQ'd From Suits Over Brooklyn Site - Law360 (subscription)

Atlantic Yards - October 29, 2014 - 5:17pm

Skanska Wants Troutman DQ'd From Suits Over Brooklyn Site
Law360 (subscription)
Forest City and Skanska are battling over B2, the modular building project at Atlantic Yards, trading lawsuits in New York state court last month. Skanska claimed that Forest City provided insufficient designs for B2, which was meant to break a height ...

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Skanska Wants Troutman DQ'd From Suits Over Brooklyn Site - Law360 (subscription)

Atlantic Yards - October 29, 2014 - 5:17pm

Skanska Wants Troutman DQ'd From Suits Over Brooklyn Site
Law360 (subscription)
Forest City and Skanska are battling over B2, the modular building project at Atlantic Yards, trading lawsuits in New York state court last month. Skanska claimed that Forest City provided insufficient designs for B2, which was meant to break a height ...

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Bruce Ratner Escapes Atlantic Yards Employment Suit - Law360 (subscription)

Atlantic Yards - October 28, 2014 - 5:52pm

Bruce Ratner Escapes Atlantic Yards Employment Suit
Law360 (subscription)
The labor lawsuit, originally filed in 2011 against Ratner, Atlantic Yards Development Company LLC, Brooklyn Arena LLC, Forest City and the now-defunct Brooklyn United for Innovative Local Development, among others, alleges that the defendants ...

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The EB-5 Program — A Nightmare for Publicists - Oye! Times

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2014 - 4:48pm

The EB-5 Program — A Nightmare for Publicists
Oye! Times
This deals with the fact that our Homeland Security people have permitted EB-5 funds to be invested in an entity that will support a project 70 percent owned by the City of Shanghai; this is the Brooklyn real estate development formerly known as ...

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Amtrak weighs selling land in 5 cities - Finance and Commerce

Atlantic Yards - October 24, 2014 - 3:42pm

Amtrak weighs selling land in 5 cities
Finance and Commerce
A sale or rental of rail yards would open up land for development in the five cities, following the examples of Hudson Yards in Manhattan and Atlantic Yards in downtown Brooklyn, both Long Island Rail Road staging areas. The projects account for about ...

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Amtrak Considers Selling Real Estate for Development - Bloomberg

Atlantic Yards - October 23, 2014 - 5:05pm

Amtrak Considers Selling Real Estate for Development
Bloomberg
A sale or rental of rail yards would open up land for development in the five cities, following the examples of Hudson Yards in Manhattan and Atlantic Yards in downtown Brooklyn, both Long Island Rail Road staging areas. The projects account for about ...

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Changing policies make for shift in Chinese foreign real estate investments - InsideCounsel

Atlantic Yards - October 23, 2014 - 8:01am

InsideCounsel

Changing policies make for shift in Chinese foreign real estate investments
InsideCounsel
Shanghai-based Greenland Holding Group Inc.'s 70 percent interest in the enormous Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn was another headliner. FiveThirtyEight reports that Chinese investors spent $22 billion on U.S. real estate from March 2013 through ...

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Forest City Selling 55% Stake in Barclay's Center - Commercial Property Executive

Atlantic Yards - October 22, 2014 - 8:35am

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Forest City Selling 55% Stake in Barclay's Center
Commercial Property Executive
Forest City Enterprises, Inc. appears ready to sell its majority stake in the Barclays Center arena, the crown jewel in its $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards project in downtown Brooklyn. The asking price for the 55 percent stake was not available. The ...
Ratner puts debt-ridden Brooklyn Nets arena up for sale after just two yearsField of Schemes
Report: Nets minority owner puts his majority share of Barclays Center up for saleNBCSports.com
Forest City selling majority stake in Barclays CenterCapital New York
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New York's historic Waldorf hotel sold to Chinese insurance company - CCTV-America

Atlantic Yards - October 21, 2014 - 9:12pm

CCTV-America

New York's historic Waldorf hotel sold to Chinese insurance company
CCTV-America
And Greenland Holdings, a Chinese developer, bought a 70 percent share in the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn. Although the Waldorf Astoria is now owned by a Chinese firm, the Hilton group will continue to operate it for the next 100 years. The two ...

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Report: Nets minority owner puts his majority share of Barclays Center up for sale - NBCSports.com

Atlantic Yards - October 21, 2014 - 6:15pm

Music Times

Report: Nets minority owner puts his majority share of Barclays Center up for sale
NBCSports.com
The talks that might have sold a piece of the Brooklyn Nets and a lot of their home the Barclays Center to the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers fell apart fairly quickly. But that doesn't mean the Nets' owners stopped looking. ... This also will all ...
Bruce Ratner Puts Majority Share in Brooklyn's Barclays Center Up for Sale ...Music Times
Ratner puts debt-ridden Brooklyn Nets arena up for sale after just two yearsField of Schemes
Forest City selling majority stake in Barclays CenterCapital New York
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On the Market: If You Give JPMorgan Chase $1B, They Promise Not to Cut Too ... - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - October 21, 2014 - 8:42am

New York Observer

On the Market: If You Give JPMorgan Chase $1B, They Promise Not to Cut Too ...
New York Observer
To wit: the troubled Atlantic Yards development, which Forest City Ratner is now trying to extricate itself from entirely by offering its remaining 55 percent stake in the project for sale, according to The Journal. “The move stands as a test for the ...

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Bruce Ratner Puts Majority Share in Brooklyn's Barclays Center Up for Sale ... - Music Times

Atlantic Yards - October 20, 2014 - 10:19am

Music Times

Bruce Ratner Puts Majority Share in Brooklyn's Barclays Center Up for Sale ...
Music Times
Ratner is heavily invested in the Atlantic Yards buildup in Brooklyn and is aggressively looking to get out of it. He's sold off 70 percent of the project so far to a Chinese company. He's still looking to sell his stake in the arena as well as an ...
Report: Nets minority owner puts his majority share of Barclays Center up for saleNBCSports.com
Ratner puts debt-ridden Brooklyn Nets arena up for sale after just two yearsField of Schemes
Forest City selling majority stake in Barclays CenterCapital New York
Commercial Property Executive -NetsDaily
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Mikhail Prokhorov, Brooklyn Nets continue their championship quest - Russia Beyond the Headlines

Atlantic Yards - October 19, 2014 - 5:01am

Mikhail Prokhorov, Brooklyn Nets continue their championship quest
Russia Beyond the Headlines
... developer's Bruce Ratner's $4.9 billion, 22–acre Atlantic Yards Project, a commercial and residential development in downtown Brooklyn. The NBA approved the sale of the Nets to Prokhorov in May 2010, and Prokhorov paid $200 million for an 80% stake.

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The Brooklyn Nets and the opportunity of China - NetsDaily

Atlantic Yards - October 18, 2014 - 8:57am

NetsDaily

The Brooklyn Nets and the opportunity of China
NetsDaily
The AYR reported, on the other hand, presented the trip as a tawdry attempt to lure more Chinese nationals into investing $500,000 each in Atlantic Yards in return for green cards. Norman Oder, the critic and chronicler of the Atlantic Yards project ...

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A political guide to Cuomo's appellate court options - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - October 16, 2014 - 5:25pm

A political guide to Cuomo's appellate court options
Capital New York
She later raised the ire of Brooklyn activists when, as a partner at Skadden Arps, she represented the state against lawsuits that attempted to stop the Atlantic Yards development. Bansal was mentioned as a candidate for solicitor general in the early ...

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A political guide to Cuomo's appellate court options - Capital New York

Atlantic Yards - October 16, 2014 - 5:25pm

A political guide to Cuomo's appellate court options
Capital New York
She later raised the ire of Brooklyn activists when, as a partner at Skadden Arps, she represented the state against lawsuits that attempted to stop the Atlantic Yards development. Bansal was mentioned as a candidate for solicitor general in the early ...

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Breakthrough Atlantic Yards module honored as work stoppage continues - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - October 16, 2014 - 4:38pm

Breakthrough Atlantic Yards module honored as work stoppage continues
Real Estate Weekly
“David Farnsworth and Roger Krulak for building the United States' first modular skyscraper – In downtown Brooklyn, America's first high-rise modular tower is being built. However, unlike every other construction project, it's not built brick-by-rick ...

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Breakthrough Atlantic Yards module honored as work stoppage continues - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - October 16, 2014 - 4:38pm

Breakthrough Atlantic Yards module honored as work stoppage continues
Real Estate Weekly
“David Farnsworth and Roger Krulak for building the United States' first modular skyscraper – In downtown Brooklyn, America's first high-rise modular tower is being built. However, unlike every other construction project, it's not built brick-by-rick ...

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On the Market: 432 Officially Tops Out; Barnett Working on Another 57th St. Tower? - New York Observer

Atlantic Yards - October 14, 2014 - 9:34am

On the Market: 432 Officially Tops Out; Barnett Working on Another 57th St. Tower?
New York Observer
Slate has a fun four-minute video of Brooklyn's evolution on screen over the last seven decades—from the borough that everyone was trying to get out of to the borough that everyone was trying to get into, from dump to dog-walkers' paradise and ...

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