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  1. Meeting 5:30 pm invites public input on proposed new app to log...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Empire State Development Corporation will host an Atlantic Yards Community App input meeting tomorrow [today, May 27]. 5:30 - 6:30 PM Shirley Chisholm State Office Building 55 Hanson Place , Brooklyn NY 11201 1st Floor Conference Room Please come and share your suggestions on features you would like to see in the new software system.


  2. Sixth Avenue between Atlantic/Pacific to be closed for seven nights...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Atlantic Yards Report

    According to a COMMUNITY NOTICE issued today by Pacific Park Brooklyn, utility work--part of the West Portal construction for Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park--will require Sixth Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street to be closed for seven weeknights starting Thursday, May 14, as well as more than six days. These closures will be in effect during the following times: Nightly Closures - Thursday, May 14th to Friday, May 22nd Continuous Closure - 7 AM, Tuesday, May 26th through 5 AM, June 1st Note that, from 10 PM on Friday, May 29th, through 5 AM on Monday, June 1st, Atlantic Avenue will be narrowed to 1 lane eastbound and 2 lanes westbound.


  3. Forest City announces purchase of 500 Sterling, rental apartment in...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Atlantic Yards Report

    In Forest City Enterprises' Form 10-Q statement submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, the firm announced: "Acquired 500 Sterling Place, a 77 unit apartment community in Brooklyn, New York for cash and a nonrecourse mortgage." No sale price was announced for 500 Sterling , in the western part of Crown Heights near Prospect Heights, which as Brownstoner reported in February, set neighborhood rent records and was fully leased.


  4. If LIC is a template, should we expect 'value priced rent stabilized' Atlantic Yards apartments?Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    I wrote last November how the developers of affordable housing at Hunters Point South in Long Island City resorted to advertising "the best apartment deal in New York" and sending a street team out to recruit applicants for the "affordable" middle-income housing. While the housing is below market for new construction in the Long Island City waterfront neighborhood, it's hardly cheap.


  5. Institutional Investor on Brooklyn's urban revival and AYRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    There an interesting piece in Institutional Investor, dated 3/10/15, headlined An Urban Revival Grows in Brooklyn , subtitled "Big money is flowing into cities across the U.S. Can it do the right thing by Brooklyn and other urban areas." It begins by noting the renovation of the Loew's Kings Theatre, supported by Goldman Sachs Group's Urban Investment Group.


  6. It looks like Hillary Clinton will base her campaign at MetroTech...Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    CNN reported yesterday, in Hillary Clinton set on Brooklyn HQ, eyes April launch : As Hillary Clinton's expected April presidential launch nears, her already sizable campaign apparatus is moving into place and getting close to signing a lease for office space in Brooklyn. Clinton and her team have recently coalesced around the New York borough, according to multiple sources, and are nearing a deal for office space at the MetroTech complex in Brooklyn.


  7. Despite questions about Buffalo resident joining Ay CDC board, Esd approves change to enable new CeoRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    After sitting through hours of testimony from South Bronx residents opposing the state's subsidy for Fresh Direct's move from Queens--really, they were in danger of going to NJ?--the board of Empire State Development this morning was predictably uninterested in discussing a seemingly minor change to the authorization for the new Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation . But there was one interesting connection between the two agenda items.


  8. Revealed: Ay CDC board members include two Cba partners (conflict?);...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Also see coverage of the AY CDC meeting and the plans and prospects for the B1 tower at the arena plaza. Only when entering the long delayed inaugural meeting Friday were the board members, officers, and executive director of the Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation revealed, in board documents .


  9. Next Quality of Life meeting Feb. 10 in BrooklynRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    A message from Empire State Development: Forest City Ratner Companies and Empire State Development Corporation will host the next [Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Brooklyn] Quality of Life meeting on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 PM Shirley Chisholm State Office Building 55 Hanson Street [actually: Place] , Brooklyn NY 11201 1st Floor Conference Room We will present an overview of the upcoming construction activities surrounding the project. Please plan to arrive promptly in order to provide time for presentations and questions and answers from the community members.


  10. Meet the new Assembly Speaker, not much better than Silver? And what about those judges...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Well, Sheldon Silver is gone, but his replacement is no shining light. And continuing probes remind of Silver connections to judges who had roles in Atlantic Yards.


  11. Mayor's office imposes six-month moratorium on filming in...Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    From the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council yesterday, Mayor's office issues moratorium on location filming in Prospect Heights : Due to the efforts of Community Board 8 relaying numerous community complaints regarding excessive filming in Prospect Heights, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater, and Broadcasting has agreed to impose a moratorium on filming in Prospect Heights for the next six months. The moratorium will be effective beginning February 1, 2015, but will not include projects that are already contracted.


  12. Advice for DNC Chair on visit to Brooklyn: take a walk around the Barclays Center, and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Dear Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, I understand, as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, you're on a whirlwind tour this week of the potential locations for the 2016 Democratic National Convention: Columbus, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn/New York. I doubt you can see too much in Friday's visit, and I'm confident your hosts can show you a good time and give you the hard sell.


  13. Nearly three years after Barclays Center opens, a first BAM-arena...Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    From the New York Times, Color Guard Is David Byrne's New Project. Yes, Color Guard.


  14. EB-5 fundraising for 'Atlantic Yards III' invokes 535 Carlton...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    The groundbreaking last December 15 for the first Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park tower to be built by the new Greenland Forest City Partners joint venture was not just a showcase for Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan for a "100% affordable" tower, 535 Carlton Avenue. The photo ops also serve to promote "Atlantic Yards III," the third effort by Forest City to raise cheap capital from Chinese investors seeking green cards under the federal government's EB-5 program.


  15. Seeking affordable housing? Some guidance from FAC document and in upcoming seminarsRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    There's clearly a huge demand for affordable housing in Brooklyn, and many of those who seek it need guidance on applying for it. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership is sponsoring seminars in tandem on various nonprofit groups.


  16. Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park in 2015: a DNC decision, team/arena...Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Yesterday, my 2014 recap . The first thing to remember, as I've said before, is that Atlantic Yards is a "never say never" project.


  17. Changes coming (tomorrow?) in crossing Atlantic at Sixth; smaller...Read the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Last Friday, the developers of Pacific Park Brooklyn circulated a Community Notice indicating "Temporary Changes to the Roadway Network on Atlantic Avenue, Sixth Avenue, and Pacific Street Starting on December 30th or 31st, 2014." These changes, notably the shift in crossing Atlantic Avenue from the west side to the east side of Sixth Avenue, were noticed--though the days weren't specified--in the previous Construction Update .


  18. Year of the Sheep: at groundbreaking for new tower, de Blasio and...Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Next year, a Chinese diplomat reminded onlookers at the ceremonial groundbreaking yesterday for the "all-affordable" 535 Carlton tower--launching the renamed Atlantic Yards as Pacific Park Brooklyn--is the Year of the Sheep. The participants in the groundbreaking dutifully hailed Mayor Bill de Blasio's mantra, "There are very few phrases I like better than 100% affordable housing, so this program is off to a good start."


  19. Before 535 Carlton groundbreaking, new web site promotes...Read the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Note previous analysis regarding the claim of "Brooklyn's newest neighborhood," the delay in the promised Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation, the lack of real affordability in the next two towers, and the already-launched effort to sell condos to Chinese buyers. In the eve of the groundbreaking for 535 Carlton, Greenland Forest City Partners has launched a new web site, .


  20. Studios 'from $400,000': unbuilt Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park condos...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Atlantic Yards Report

    Also note analysis regarding the claim of "Brooklyn's newest neighborhood," the delay in the promised Atlantic Yards Community Development Corporation, and the lack of real affordability in the next two towers. Keep your eye on the ball.


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