Development archive


Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009

Clock tease! DUMBO mogul pitching $25M apartment

DUMBO: In the midst of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, DUMBO development titan David Walentas has put on the market the borough’s most-expensive apartment. Comments (6)

New state-Ratner deal has ‘clause’ for concern

Atlantic Yards: Has the state let the developer off the hook on his affordable housing promise? Comments (6)

Carroll Gardens downzone on a roll

Carroll Gardens: A three-year fight against “out of scale” buildings in Carroll Gardens is heading towards victory on Monday, as the City Council is expected to approve a downzoning that would cap building heights in most of the picturesque neighborhood. Comment

Editorial: State must keep Ratner on hook for affordable housing

Editorial: Our editorial board offers yet another example of how state officials have failed to serve the public as they keep kowtowing to Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009

Boss-backed Broadway Triangle rezoning advances

Williamsburg: The city’s contentious plan to allow residential development inside the largely commercial “Broadway Triangle” was rubber-stamped by the City Planning Commission on Monday, as commissioners said that the project’s ends — affordable housing — justified the sometimes ugly means that were involved in drafting the plan. Comments (20)

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

Has the bust gone bust? New report shows signs of life

Development: The Brooklyn real-estate bust is showing signs of bottoming out. Comments (1)

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