Category Archives: – Real estate

The Port Authority Will Salvage the Corruption-Plagued Greek Orthodox Church in Liberty Park

Update January 3, 2020- Dennis Mehiel, former Chair and CEO of the BPCA, was tapped by Cuomo to run this effort.

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Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer

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BlackTail at Pier-A closes

January 9, 2020- from Pier-A company: ANNOUNCEMENT: ‪On January 11, BlackTail in New York City will serve its last cocktail. We thank our guests,

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016

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Exclusive tour of the Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

(4,200 people have viewed this as of May 21, 2016) Update May 21, 2016- With this building close to opening, it is a good time to re-post it.

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A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

(5,000 people have viewed this as of December 30, 2015) September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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The BPCA PILOT fees are unconstitutional taxation without representation

Update December 20, 2017- Governor Cuomo finally, reluctantly, signed the bill to supposedly

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Exclusive: Gateway class-action plaintiffs’ lawyers explain the $43 Million settlement

January 8, 2020- by Steven E. Greer We asked the lawyer for the Gateway Plaza tenents class-action to explain the recent $43 Million settlement against LeFrak.

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LeFrak’s Gateway Plaza loses $43 Million class-action

January 7, 2020- Real Deal, “After nearly five years of litigation, LeFrak has reached a hefty settlement with tenants at a Battery Park City complex.

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Landmark Victory for Renters Overturned: Appeals Court rules that 421-g buildings are NOT rent stabilized

Update May 21, 2018- The highest court in the State of New York, with judges who have financial conflicts

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New report: Artificial turf fields have unsafe levels of lead

March 16, 2015- USA Today is reporting about a new government study that reviewed the

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Disney HQ to relocate to old location of City Winery

August 7, 2019- Tribeca Citizen reports, “Plans were filed with DOB this week for Disney’s building to

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes:

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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Greek restaurant coming to old North End Grill spot

December 1, 2019- A Greek restaurant, Anassa, with two other locations is coming to the old North End Grill.

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Diller Island gets an official name: Little Island

November 15, 2019- “Park officials never liked the name “Diller Island” for the elevated platform—

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City Council bill proposes to limit time that building scaffolding can stay in place

December 7, 2016- BatteryPark.TV was the first news source to cover the scams behind the permanent sidewalk

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Was a proper RFP process used for the West Thames bridge?

June 7, 2013- By Steven E. Greer On February 27th, 2013, a small team from the Mayor’s office presented slides and plans of the

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The reason cities are fighting Airbnb

December 2, 2013- Why are cities like New York in such a tizzy over new online sites, such as Airbnb, that let

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