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This graphic, posted in February 2018, is post-dated to stay at the top of the blog. It will be updated as announced configurations change and buildings launch. Note the unbuilt  Read more

Exactly 782 below-market units (of 1,242 total apartments) have been built in Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park rental buildings. That represents 34.8% of the pledged 2,250 affordable units.But the distribution hardly confirms  Read more

For those of us expecting an announcement regarding Forest City Realty Trust's corporate direction this afternoon, as indicated in my article for The Bridge, Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate  Read more

via @newyorkyimby Renderings Revealed for ODA-Designed Boerum Hill Condominiums at 24 4th Avenue catercorner Site 5 of @pacificparkbk Former site of Church of the RedeemerImage appears to be Pacific  Read more

The agenda (right) for the hastily-called meeting Friday of the Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation (AY CDC) includes, most significantly, the advisory group's requested blessing for the parent Empire State  Read more

I have a long article in The Bridge today, headlined Forest City in Brooklyn: a Real Estate Pioneer on the Way Out?, preceding an expected announcement in the next day  Read more

Something is up, I again suspect, regarding Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, given another last-minute meeting announcement, with an RSVP due by Thursday.In January, when a meeting of the Atlantic Yards Community  Read more

From Mingtiandi, which covers Asian real estate:Allen Gong has joined Greenland USA’s Development and Construction team, where he is responsible for managing 800,000 square feet of residential and commercial development  Read more

There's a telling passage in Brook Larmer's New York Times Magazine "On Money" column yesterday, A Malaysian Insta-City Becomes a Flash Point for Chinese Colonialism — and Capital Flight:And yet  Read more

Update: The Real Deal reports that Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), an advocate of the reform plan, since it would help his rural state, has said that "moneyed developers" aiming to  Read more

An Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park reference in the New York Times Real Estate section today, first published online 3/16/18, As Brooklyn Towers Soar, a Sinking Feeling for Developers:Despite the intense demand  Read more

If you look at the latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Alert, track work at the railyard was supposed to begin Friday night. But that's the railyard, which has demapped Pacific  Read more

Hey, remember the Dubai Mini-Mart at the southeast corner of Dean Street and Sixth Avenue, in front of which pop stars gamboled on a red carpet for the August 2013  Read more

From a 3/14/18 Commercial Observer interview with Ric Clark, senior managing partner and the chairman of Brookfield Property Partners:Although they have been unsuccessful so far, why has Brookfield made moves  Read more

The planned closing of Flatbush Avenue and Dean Street next week overnight for paving work has been postponed and will be rescheduled. Read more

It's one of the lingering questions about Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park, one that has not been answered by public officials, and an obligation that might fall by the wayside.When, if ever,  Read more

Ok, the Barclays Center calendar released to neighbors has resumed indicating private events, but not their actual nature (except, maybe, if the event is a big deal).But we now know  Read more

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Alert (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, March 12, was circulated at 11:04 am yesterday (late) by Empire State Development (ESD) after preparation  Read more

Update Friday, March 16: This has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.As indicated in the notice below, starting next Monday, March 19, at 10pm for four  Read more

Apparently the plan to build a tower catercorner to the northeast corner of the Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park site (as I wrote about in January, with more back story) has been  Read more

In a world where companies and organizations can produce their own media, in the form of press releases and videos, why not a podcast? So let's note Hey BK –  Read more

So Brownstoner is debuting the RADD Awards, "an event honoring 50 leaders in Brooklyn real estate, architecture, design, and development." And, yes, there's an awards reception on March 22 with  Read more

A 3/7/18 article in Gotham Gazette, Questions Arise as De Blasio Rezones Series of Low-Income Neighborhoods, addresses the seeming dichotomy between a history of rezoning low-income neighborhoods to add density  Read more

Update: This work, originally scheduled for March 7 has been rescheduled for Tuesday March 13.---A community notice circulated yesterday indicated that next Wednesday (March 7) the sidewalk outside the B12  Read more

Site 5 plan bulk shift floated in 2016A new Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Report, The Next 100 Years, not only offers an economic development strategy, it also includes an intriguing  Read more

Can the city carpenters’ union overcome its shady past? asked the Real Deal, in a 2/1/18 article by Kathryn Brenzel, and the record is grim for the New York City District  Read more

Last night's bi-monthly Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life meeting was brief (about 30 minutes) and without any significant project updates.Here are some takeaways. First, project progress:There are no updates  Read more

Perhaps this issue will be discussed at tonight's Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life meeting.So when is the permanent Vanderbilt Yard supposed to be done? The timetable for such  Read more

There are a couple of interesting things in Forest City Realty Trust's annual report (bottom), issued 2/22/18.Beyond the fuzzy timetable for the new Vanderbilt Yard, Forest City discloses that the  Read more

The passage of time suggests that the fight over Atlantic Yards--a dramatic private rezoning to increase density coupled with significant-but-overblown promises of jobs and housing, plus an arena--might have proceeded  Read more

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