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Given tonight's open meeting, What's Next for Atlantic Yards (and more coverage here), it's worth looking back on some official documentation regarding Site 5, currently home to Modell's and P.C.  Read more

Hidrock Properties, via Commercial ObserverInsomnia Cookies Opening First Brooklyn Outpost in Park Slope, the Commercial Observer reported 6/13/19.That''s quite an evolution for a once-humdrum building at 32 Fifth Avenue, the  Read more

BARCLAYS CENTER TO HOST FIRST-EVER SUMMER SESSIONS CONCERT SERIES ON VENUE’S PLAZA, the arena announced in a 6/12/19 press release.The Resorts World Casino NYC Plaza will host six free concerts  Read more

Looking northeastAt the What's Next for Atlantic Yards public discussion next Monday (see more here on timeline and ownership issues), one topic surely will be the future of Site 5, currently home  Read more

Update 6/14/19: Bklyner reports that the State Liquor Authority on June 18 will hold a hearing on the more serious charges outlined in the press release, including “permitting dancing, contrary to  Read more

Now that Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park has multiple new owners and leaseholders (FAQ here), and residents are trying to assess the project's progress and future, it's worth revising the May 2012  Read more

The Fort Greene Association sent out a message for its June Open Meeting, which features a public discussion, What's Next for Atlantic Yards?, co-hosted by the Boerum Hill Association, North  Read more

Yesterday at 5:24 pm, Empire State Development circulated a supplement (below) to the Atlantic Yards Project construction activity update. While that two-week update, circulated just last Friday, disclosed various night and  Read more

Well, just in case you're looking for a two-bedroom apartment--or maybe just visiting BKLYN CLAY--and happen to be at the corner of Dean Street and Carlton Avenue, be advised: two-bedroom  Read more

Um, a Newsday article yesterday was headlined Racegoers support the Islanders' proposed new arena at Belmont Park, but, actually, it should've been "Racegoers who are already Islanders fans support..."The gist  Read more

From Forbes, 6/6/19, New York Bill Could Bring Sports Betting To Yankee Stadium, Madison Square Garden:In a bill amendment filed yesterday, New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo, who heads that chamber's  Read more

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, June 10, was holiday), was circulated at 5:08 pm yesterday (lead time) by Empire State  Read more

At 5:09 pm yesterday, Empire State Development sent out a last-minute Notice of Night Work, saying there would be construction activities in Block 1121 (the eastern block of the railyard)  Read more

Yesterday, in my blog follow-up to my Brooklyn Eagle article on a letter from legislators asking questions about the Pacific Park timetable, I noted an important question:8) What are the  Read more

My relatively short article yesterday for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Brooklyn lawmakers seek Pacific Park affordable housing schedule, focused on the most important element of the letter sent to Empire  Read more

From today's Brooklyn Daily Eagle, my article, Brooklyn lawmakers seek Pacific Park affordable housing schedule:Three state legislators from Brooklyn have written a forceful letter to state economic development chief Howard Zemsky,  Read more

Maybe this formulation's been used regularly, but this affordable housing forum tomorrow--information shared by Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo--points to a distinction:"How do I apply for affordable and low-income housing?""What  Read more

An enduring challenge plaguing most of the extant Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park project has been slow lease-up of available retail space.I reported recently on enduring empty retail space at 461 Dean,  Read more

From the Real Deal, 5/30/19, Marisa Lago says antidevelopment sentiment in NYC is at “an all-time high”:New York’s real estate industry has become a victim of its own success, according to  Read more

As first reported 5/28/19 by the Commercial Observer, Pacific Park Resi Tower Nabs $73M Financing from M&T, and then The Real Deal, TF Cornerstone lands financing for Pacific Park dev sites, the  Read more

This seems just a little... suspect.At 5:11 pm today, Empire State Development issued a supplement to the two-week Construction Update released more than a week ago. It states, regarding the  Read more

The Barclays Center has released its June 2019 Community Calendar. It contains eight publicly ticketed events, including five concerts, the WorldPride Opening Ceremony, NYPD boxing, and the NBA draft, plus  Read more

Photo: Tuesday nightA flatbed truck carrying concrete pilings to the Vanderbilt Yard by way of the ramp on Sixth Avenue between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue did some serious damage  Read more

Though statements on LinkedIn profiles aren't definitive (see previous coverage of Equinox and the plans to finish the railyard and then build a platform), there are two intriguing factoids in the profile  Read more

Though statements on LinkedIn profiles aren't definitive (see previous coverage of Equinox),  the profile for Chengxu Yang, VP, Director of Construction at Greenland USA in New York, offers a few intriguing  Read more

We can't take statements on LinkedIn profiles as definitive, but the profile for Jenny (Wenyi) Jin, a former MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering) project manager for Greenland USA, offers  Read more

There's an interesting passage in Reinvention acts, a 5/1/19 article in the Real Deal about the #metoo issue in the real estate industry:James Stuckey, who in the early 2000s led Forest  Read more

This graphic, last updated in March 2019, is aimed to stay at the top of the blog. It will be updated as announced configurations change and buildings launch. The information  Read more

The Nets are helping, but how much?Brooklyn Nets and The Trust for Public Land Open New Playground in Brooklyn reported New York Sports Day 5/23/19:Today, The Trust for Public Land hosted  Read more

Never mind! A long-standing, and long-delayed, plan to bring park space to Downtown Brooklyn as part of the 2004 rezoning has been resolved--it seems--with an announcement (below) that the park  Read more

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