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Construction Starts on $80 Million Soundview Housing Project in the Bronx

Construction Starts on $80 Million Soundview Housing Project in the Bronx

The first phase of construction at a new affordable housing complex in the Soundview neighborhood of the Bronx began last week.…

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Javits Center Completes $465 Million Make-Over, Boasts Largest Green Roof in the Northeast

Javits Center Completes $465 Million Make-Over, Boasts Largest Green Roof in the Northeast

By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor The expansion and revitalization process of the iconic Jacob K. Javits Convention Center has reached completion after a four-year-long process. Considered the country’s largest and busiest venue for conventions, trade shows and large-scale events (in 2012 alone it hosted more than 140 events that generated…

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City Launches RFP to Redevelop Crown Heights’ Bedford Union Armory

City Launches RFP to Redevelop Crown Heights’ Bedford Union Armory

The century-old Bedford Union Armory in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights section has high chances to be transformed into a public recreation center. The New York City Economic Development Corp. (NYCEDC) recently issued a request for proposals to revitalize the long-vacant armory into a community-friendly space or sports venue.…

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Developers Complete First Phase of Construction at Brooklyn’s Navy Green

Developers Complete First Phase of Construction at Brooklyn’s Navy Green

City officials and developers gathered last week at the former site of the “Brig”, a former naval prison in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene, to celebrate the completion of the first phase of an $18 million project designed to reconvert the site into affordable housing.…

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Three Off Broadway Theaters Scheduled for Opening in 2014 in Midtown West

Three Off Broadway Theaters Scheduled for Opening in 2014 in Midtown West

In an ever-crowded place like Manhattan, where business and art go hand in hand, finding available space to open a new entertainment venue seems like a quest to find the Holy Grail.…

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$11 Million Extensive Renovation Completed at Tanya Towers

$11 Million Extensive Renovation Completed at Tanya Towers

After two years of extensive renovations, a low-rent apartment building at 620 East 13th Street in Manhattan’s Lower East Side was reopened last week during an official ceremony.…

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SPECIAL REPORT: Development and Design Trends that Drive Occupancies

SPECIAL REPORT: Development and Design Trends that Drive Occupancies

At a recent panel discussion presented by Multi-Housing News and sponsored by Interface and Universal Fibers an architect, investor and developer shared what they know about the development and design features that drive occupancies in apartments today.…

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City Announces Development Team for EyeBAM Mixed-Use and Cultural Building in Downtown Brooklyn

City Announces Development Team for EyeBAM Mixed-Use and Cultural Building in Downtown Brooklyn

A team of six entities was chosen by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development representatives to develop BAM North Site II, the last vacant property within the Downtown Brooklyn Cultural District, also known as DoBro or Fort Greene.…

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The Lightstone Group’s Gantry Park Landing More Than 50 Percent Leased

The Lightstone Group’s Gantry Park Landing More Than 50 Percent Leased

New York-based aptsandlofts.com has leased more than 50 percent of The Lighthouse Group’s Gantry Park Landing community, which has been on the market for a little more than 10 weeks. …

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Lower East Side Mega-Project Includes New Andy Warhol Museum

Lower East Side Mega-Project Includes New Andy Warhol Museum

Could New York City get more pretentiously artistic than it already is? The answer is yes. There’s always room for more art in this city than anywhere else in the world.…

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53 Broadway Thriving in Brooklyn’s South Williamsburg Neighborhood

53 Broadway Thriving in Brooklyn’s South Williamsburg Neighborhood

New York developer Adam America, in partnership with The Horizon Group, is reveling in the success of its new 53 Broadway community in Brooklyn’s South Williamsburg neighborhood after nearly two-thirds of the building’s apartments were leased in its first three weeks on the market.…

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Sustainable Mixed-Use Building Nearly Complete in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach Neighborhood

Sustainable Mixed-Use Building Nearly Complete in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach Neighborhood

Construction is nearly complete on Bright ‘n Green’s fully-sustainable, six-unit, mixed use community in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach neighborhood.…

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