Category Archives: – Real estate

Rare images of the Goldman Sachs building construction

December 28, 2018- by Steven E. Greer (more…)

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Exclusive tour of the World Trade Center’s Tower 3

Edit Edit date and time March 9, 2016 (more…)

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The West Thames pedestrian bridge

March 16, 2020 (more…)

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017 (more…)

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Downtown Manhattan was the epicenter of the American Revolution

July 4, 2015- It is easy to forget, but most of the crucial battles and events in our Revolutionary (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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. (more…)

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Battery Park and FiDi have the lowest coronavirus test-positive prevalence

April 5, 2020- The NYT posted a map of NYC neighborhoods, by zip code, and their test-postie prevalence (more…)

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Greer Wins: Tear down the Rector Street bridge

Update February 13, 2020- It comes down. (more…)

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New York RFP process awards Stantec construction, again

February 21, 2020- by Steven E. Greer Stantec seems to be the favored construction company of the State of New York. You can bet your (more…)

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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. (more…)

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The reason New York streets are covered in ugly scaffolding

December 1, 2019- The Post writes: (more…)

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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, (more…)

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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 (more…)

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WSJ: A Backlash Brews Against Phantom Hotel Fees

January 29, 2020- I have long been a critic of these sleazy hotel “resort fees” They are illegal. Now, various elected officials at the state and federal levels agree. _______________________________ Scott McCartney of the WSJ 1-29-2020 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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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 (more…)

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