NY Resident Magazine rounds up speculation on what Brooklyn Heights and NYC will be like in the year 2030 in conjunction with recent public hearings on the subject:
The big real estate trend for the future is building on the waterfront, observers say.
“Lots of builders like to construct by the water,” said Howard Spiegelman, a vice president at the Corcoran Group. “It guarantees views.”
Some of the most dramatic view changes New Yorkers can expect will be those looking out from Brooklyn to Manhattan and from Manhattan back to Brooklyn. “There will be tall buildings all along the water,” said Spiegelman. “And Brooklyn will be hidden behind them.” According to Spiegelman, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Long Island City, Dumbo and Brooklyn Heights are some of the borough areas that will see an influx of high-rises.