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Curbed gift guide: 21 perfect presents for New York City fanatics - Curbed NY

Atlantic Yards - December 7, 2016 - 3:05pm

Curbed NY

Curbed gift guide: 21 perfect presents for New York City fanatics
Curbed NY
New York Destination Art tee ($39.95): J. Crew's in-house designers created this spiffy crewneck T-shirt emblazoned with some of the most recognizable symbols of the five boroughs: the Brooklyn Bridge, a pigeon, One World Trade Center, a hot dog, and ...

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As Vote On Tax Break For Developers Approaches, Some Tenants Call Foul - Ditmas Park Corner (blog)

Atlantic Yards - December 5, 2016 - 3:07pm

Ditmas Park Corner (blog)

As Vote On Tax Break For Developers Approaches, Some Tenants Call Foul
Ditmas Park Corner (blog)
The orange shading in the map below shows the sections of Brooklyn with an affordable housing requirement for developers who use 421-a. The red sliver off Flatbush Avenue is the Atlantic Yards Arena Project, which has “special” affordable housing ...

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City Hall e-mails show behind the spin of failed Brooklyn DNC bid - Brooklyn Paper

Atlantic Yards - November 30, 2016 - 4:54pm

Brooklyn Paper

City Hall e-mails show behind the spin of failed Brooklyn DNC bid
Brooklyn Paper
In response to a critical New York Times op-ed by Atlantic Yards watchdog Norman Oder arguing the massive convention would cause havoc in the neighborhood, Rosen's staff quickly penned letters to the editor on behalf of willing local restaurants and ...

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Manhattan's Biggest, Ambitious Projects That Are Waiting for the Right Moment - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 30, 2016 - 10:58am

Manhattan's Biggest, Ambitious Projects That Are Waiting for the Right Moment
Commercial Observer
Let's not forget that the Pacific Park development in Brooklyn was first proposed in the mid-2000s—when it was called Atlantic Yards—when it faced loads of community pushback, and is just now starting to see the fruits of more than a decade worth of ...

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Manhattan's Biggest, Ambitious Projects That Are Waiting for the Right Moment - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 30, 2016 - 10:45am

Manhattan's Biggest, Ambitious Projects That Are Waiting for the Right Moment
Commercial Observer
Let's not forget that the Pacific Park development in Brooklyn was first proposed in the mid-2000s—when it was called Atlantic Yards—when it faced loads of community pushback, and is just now starting to see the fruits of more than a decade worth of ...

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NOT FOR SALE | www.timesnewsweekly.com | Times Newsweekly - Ridgewood Times Newsweekly

Atlantic Yards - November 23, 2016 - 3:19pm

NOT FOR SALE | www.timesnewsweekly.com | Times Newsweekly
Ridgewood Times Newsweekly
Scores of Ridgewood residents of every age and background marched through the neighborhood on the morning of Nov. 19, as they fight to keep their ...

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Public-private partnerships key to infrastructure overhaul - Real Estate Weekly

Atlantic Yards - November 23, 2016 - 6:05am

Real Estate Weekly

Public-private partnerships key to infrastructure overhaul
Real Estate Weekly
He cited the Tappan Zee Bridge, La Guardia Airport, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Cornell Tech and Atlantic Yards as examples of projects that are happening because of the partnerships between the public and private sectors. Rudin also spoke about public-private ...

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Obama Administration Hides Huge Tilt of EB-5 Funds to New York City - Immigration Blog (blog)

Atlantic Yards - November 21, 2016 - 5:42pm

Obama Administration Hides Huge Tilt of EB-5 Funds to New York City
Immigration Blog (blog)
Newly analyzed data shows a remarkable concentration of immigrant investor (EB-5) funds in New York City, and particularly in Manhattan (by far the richest of the five boroughs). In this academic data set — created by two university professors, not by ...

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'Ridgewood's not for sale!' Tenants take to the streets demanding an affordable neighborhood - QNS.com

Atlantic Yards - November 21, 2016 - 11:29am

QNS.com

'Ridgewood's not for sale!' Tenants take to the streets demanding an affordable neighborhood
QNS.com
James, citing her fight more than a decade ago against the Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, said that the neighbors need to unite against conditions created by owners of rent-regulated homes to intentionally force their tenants to move in order ...

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Brooklyn Barclays Center Tower Joins Rental Party — Just as It's Ending - Bloomberg

Atlantic Yards - November 17, 2016 - 1:07pm

Bloomberg

Brooklyn Barclays Center Tower Joins Rental Party — Just as It's Ending
Bloomberg
Citing challenging market conditions in Brooklyn, the company wrote down the value of its real estate investments by $307.6 million, with much of that reduction related to the Pacific Park development, formerly known as Atlantic Yards. Forest City ...

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Apartment Tour: Inside the world's tallest modular building - Inhabitat

Atlantic Yards - November 17, 2016 - 10:51am

Apartment Tour: Inside the world's tallest modular building
Inhabitat
... very first mods yesterday. The mods were hoisted atop the structure at the Atlantic Yards construction site in Brooklyn. According to developer Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC), B2 will also be “by far the largest infusion of affordable housing ...

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How the Promise of the World's Tallest Modular Tower Didn't Stack Up - Realtor.com News

Atlantic Yards - November 17, 2016 - 6:54am

Realtor.com News

How the Promise of the World's Tallest Modular Tower Didn't Stack Up
Realtor.com News
The 363-unit tower would be the first modular building—and in fact, the first residential complex of any kind—to go up in the developing Pacific Park area of Brooklyn (the area formerly known as Atlantic Yards has been transformed by the new Barclays ...

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How the Promise of the World's Tallest Modular Tower Didn't Stack Up - Yahoo Sports

Atlantic Yards - November 17, 2016 - 6:13am

How the Promise of the World's Tallest Modular Tower Didn't Stack Up
Yahoo Sports
The 363-unit tower would be the first modular building—and in fact, the first residential complex of any kind—to go up in the developing Pacific Park area of Brooklyn (the area formerly known as Atlantic Yards has been transformed by the new Barclays ...

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Building Blocks: A First Look at the World's Tallest Modular Tower as it Opens in Brooklyn - NY1

Atlantic Yards - November 15, 2016 - 11:49pm

NY1

Building Blocks: A First Look at the World's Tallest Modular Tower as it Opens in Brooklyn
NY1
This is the first housing complex of 16 to be completed at Pacific Park — the site formerly known as Atlantic Yards. It took much longer than expected, four years. Therefore, Forest City Ratner chose to go with standard construction for the other ...

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421-a Deal Reached, Putting Rental Construction Back on Track, Experts Say - DNAinfo

Atlantic Yards - November 10, 2016 - 6:18pm

DNAinfo

421-a Deal Reached, Putting Rental Construction Back on Track, Experts Say
DNAinfo
Eligible buildings in Brooklyn and Queens — those in Community Boards 1 and 2 within a mile of the nearest waterfront bulkhead — will pay construction workers on average, an hourly wage of $45. Buildings with 50 percent or more affordable units are ...

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Former Forest City Ratner COO Joins RXR - Bisnow

Atlantic Yards - November 10, 2016 - 10:52am

Former Forest City Ratner COO Joins RXR
Bisnow
Joannie will be overseeing the firm's $360M renovation of 75 Rockefeller Plaza, the $350M renovation and expansion of Pier 57 and the $115M office conversion of 47 Hall St in Brooklyn, the Commercial Observer reports. In between Forest City and RXR, ...

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RXR Hires Former Forest City President and COO Joanne Minieri as New EVP - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 8, 2016 - 5:11pm

RXR Hires Former Forest City President and COO Joanne Minieri as New EVP
Commercial Observer
Minieri worked for Brooklyn-based Forest City Ratner Companies for the 17 years ending in 2012. At the development company, which is a subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, she oversaw the pre-development of the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn ...

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RXR Hires Former Forest City President and COO Joanne Minieri as New EVP - Commercial Observer

Atlantic Yards - November 8, 2016 - 5:11pm

RXR Hires Former Forest City President and COO Joanne Minieri as New EVP
Commercial Observer
Minieri worked for Brooklyn-based Forest City Ratner Companies for the 17 years ending in 2012. At the development company, which is a subsidiary of Forest City Enterprises, she oversaw the pre-development of the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn ...

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Trail of Fails: $1 Bil Write-Down on Brooklyn Project Latest Of Greenland's Overseas Gaffes - Mingtiandi

Atlantic Yards - November 8, 2016 - 10:00am

Mingtiandi

Trail of Fails: $1 Bil Write-Down on Brooklyn Project Latest Of Greenland's Overseas Gaffes
Mingtiandi
Formerly known as Atlantic Yards, Greenland chairman Zhang Yuliang grabbed a 70 percent stake in the development as the company's second foray into the US market in 2014, but things have slid steadily downhill since then. On Thursday, Forest City ...

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This Probably Will End Badly - Jezebel

Atlantic Yards - November 7, 2016 - 4:50pm

Jezebel

This Probably Will End Badly
Jezebel
Earlier this year, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito formed an independent commission to determine whether the dilapidated and violent city jail on Rikers Island should (and could) be shut down. Now, Politico New York reports, the ...

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