Category: Public Policy


Dec 2015. The Force of the World Markets & Instability Awakens

Has the Hot New York City Real Estate Market Flattened? What are some of the factors affecting the NYC real estate market? Is it the arrival of exquisite new developments? Or the thousands of new condos and rentals? Brooklyn is set to build the most new apartments than anywhere in the U.S. The popular borough is going to add 6,073 new apartments in 2016, according to Forbes. Has the...

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A new neighborhood grows in Brooklyn

New York City. Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards), the new neighborhood is rising with the first condo building at 550 Vanderbilt. (The project is being built in Prospect Heights, next to Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn) When I toured the site this past week, construction of the new high rise was at around the 9th floor. The Pacific Park neighborhood will include 22 acres, with 15...

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The Low Line, The World’s Future Largest Underground Park

New York City. Imagine New York City’s first underground green open space illuminated by innovative solar technology. The park and community space would be located under the abandoned historic trolley tunnel under Delancy Street on the Lower East Side. Over the weekend, I visited the Low Line Lab on Essex Street. The idea originated from James Ramsey, former NASA engineer and Dan Barasch,...

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Love where you live! Live in Hudson Yards

New York City. I love our neighborhood and our building at 505 West 37 Street. Jason, Radar and I have lived in our apartment for a little over 5 years. What I like best is our view of the Hudson River & our outdoor balcony. The neighborhood is relatively new and changing rapidly. Running on the Hudson River Park is magnificent, as is walking Radar down to the Village along the...

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