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Click on graphic to enlarge. Graphic by Ben Keel.Click on graphic to enlarge. This is post-dated to stay at the top of the blog. It will be updated as announced  Read more

Via Ashley Cotton TwitterYesterday, the New York Post published a sunny real estate roundup, NYC’s cheapest housing might be its chicest, prominently featuring two "100% affordable" buildings within Atlantic Yards/Pacific  Read more

It's a small but significant change in Barclays Center operation: not since May 2016 has the arena circulated a monthly calendar that includes non-ticketed events, indicating the timing and expected  Read more

Looking east on Dean Street toward Vanderbilt AvenueFinally, the remaining portion of the huge, street-encroaching green fence on Dean Street is going down, as developer Greenland Forest City Partners acknowledged  Read more

At last night's bi-monthly Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life meeting, the few project neighbors present got a seemingly confident but not-at-all-definitive overview of the project fromTobi Jaiyesimi.She serves as both  Read more

Selling a luxury condo in Brooklyn? You could be in for a long wait, The Real Deal reported yesterday, saying units asking for $2 million-plus have been on the market an  Read more

MSG, Barclays to get ‘Commando’-equipped cops amid terror concerns, the New York Post reported last night:Specially trained NYPD officers armed with high-powered rifles will soon be assigned to every event  Read more

From Multi-Housing News, 11/9/17, Lightstone Completes Long Island City Development:Real estate investor and developer Lightstone has completed ARC, a 428-unit apartment property at 30-02 39th Ave. in the Dutch Kills  Read more

Reuters reported in an exclusive 11/10/17, Exclusive: Equity Commonwealth approaches Forest City about merging - sources:Equity Commonwealth (EQC.N), a U.S. real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on office space and chaired  Read more

The agenda (right) for Tuesday's bi-monthly Atlantic Yards Quality of Life meeting is typically vague, as it indicates reports from Empire State Development (ESD), the state authority overseeing/shepherding the project;  Read more

The Real Deal's recent Shanghai showcase offered a few nuggets of interest, according to the publication's coverage. Consider this talk about EB-5 investor visas:The EB-5 visa program was the subject  Read more

Will another Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park residential tower start before year end? We've had no announcement, despite hints, though there is a business argument.Despite Oversupply, Developers Say Time To Build Apartments  Read more

Yesterday's election, in New York City at least, seemingly means more of the same, with all the key incumbents re-elected, with little drama. As the New York Times put it,  Read more

According to the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning November 6, was circulated at 11:36 am yesterday (late) by Empire State Development (ESD) after  Read more

It seems clear that the happy talk upon the opening of the "100% affordable" 535 Carlton-- “Our administration is delivering on the affordable housing this community was promised," Mayor Bill de  Read more

Apparently, I missed--er, wasn't sent--this apparent press release (screenshot below) when it came out, 12/13/12, and reproduced on several sites, FIRST MODS HOISTED INTO PLACE IN WORLD’S TALLEST MODULAR BUILDING:B2 in  Read more

Despite plans to sell 461 Dean, the only building in Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park that they own outright, Forest City Realty Trust executives yesterday told investment analysts they remain bullish in  Read more

There's some very interesting news within the press release issued yesterday, Forest City Reports 2017 Third-Quarter and Year-to-Date Results, which indicated increased net earnings and funds from operations.They're selling--though no  Read more

Chinese Property Shopping Spree Fades as Beijing Hits the Brakes, the Wall Street Journal reported 10/31/17 (also on Fox Business), noting that policies since late last year "have been tightening  Read more

The Barclays Center has released its November 2017 event calendar. It includes four Brooklyn Nets games, five New York Islanders games, six concerts (including two from Jay-Z), one boxing event,  Read more

"Next to Barclays Center, there is a site for a 1 million-square-foot tower," the New York Times recently reported, summarizing bids to lure Amazon's second headquarters. As I pointed out,  Read more

Rafi Kohan's entertaining, eclectic book The Arena, subtitled "Inside the Tailgating, Ticket-Scalping, Mascot-Racing, Dubiously Funded, and Possibly Haunted Monuments of American Sport," contains a scooplet of sorts regarding the Barclays  Read more

A message from Empire State Development regarding the next bimonthly Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life Meeting.It will be held on Tuesday, November 14. Please feel free to send Project-related  Read more

From Curbed, 10/25/17, Preparing for our prefab future, subtitled "A burgeoning U.S. prefab market has much to learn from Japan:":Immediately after construction on [modular 461 Dean] was finished, Forest City  Read more

OK, as of Thursday (if not earlier), they were on StreetEasy, affordable middle-income units at 535 Carlton that were not taken in the lottery.If you click through, the page for  Read more

What are NYC’s top-selling buildings? The Real Deal asked 10/15/17, citing a report from PropertyShark, which "included all sales that closed between July 1 and September 30, 2017, at developments and  Read more

From ESPN today, Joseph Tsai agrees to purchase 49 percent minority stake in Nets, sources say:Joseph Tsai, the executive vice chairman and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce goliath Alibaba, has reached  Read more

From Patch today, Barclays Center Shuts Doors After Fans Try To Storm Concert: A group of paying customers were kept out of a Barclays Center concert on Thursday night after a  Read more

At a press conference Tuesday announcing his affordable housing program was two years ahead of schedule and setting more ambitious numerical goals, Mayor Bill de Blasio eagerly entertained that inevitable question: what's  Read more

As I write in Gotham Gazette, former Deputy Mayor Dan Doctoroff, in his Greater Than Ever: New York's Big Comeback, adds some new insights about Atlantic Yards, but his triumphant narrative  Read more

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