The NYC Tax Commission has shaved $7.8 million from the assessed value of the Brooklyn Heights office building at 135 Pierrepont Street, owned by developer Bruce Ratner. His firm Forest City Ratner requested a reassessment, according to city records, resulting in a tax bill drop of $802,000 a year over five years, reports the New […]
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Ongoing concerns about Barclays Center’s overall impact on surrounding borough neighborhoods—including Brooklyn Heights—could rise from a low roar to a full-on battle cry, given the mammoth long-term plan that developer Bruce Ratner has in mind for the area. Located at the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues, Barclays is merely the first part to be […]
The New York Times profiled Jed Walentas of Two Trees Management over the weekend. In the piece by Marc Santora we learn among other things that the heir to the Walentas empire is pals with Donald Trump and that Bruce Ratner doesn’t think the kid is chopped liver. And just in case you didn’t think […]
A swarm of media descended on Dumbo yesterday to cover an Oscar De La Hoya-hosted boxing clinic for young superstars at Gleason’s Gym. This gave the middleweight with movie-star looks some photo ops with tomorrow’s bruisers, but the real scoop came with the announcement that Bad Boy Paulie Malignaggi would now be repped by De […]
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