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Bye for Meow, Clark Pet

Early Monday afternoon, this text message (which I’ve edited for clarity) hit my phone: Dear valued customers, This is Mike, the owner of Clark Pet. Due to the very high rent of Clark Pet store, the store is moving to DUMBO, to my giant big branch store named Pet Promise located at 140 Plymouth St. […]

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An Inside Look At Future Condo Site: 172-174 Montague

In February, BHB bid a final farewell to Brooklyn Heights’ long-lived Eammon’s In Brooklyn and the Hallmark store next door, as demo began on the buildings at 172-174 Montague Street. We were able to catch a glance inside the now-leveled grounds earlier this month as the gates opened momentarily, revealing the future site of the […]

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Massive Lease Sign At 112 Montague Street: Gone, Gone, Gone

Word is Landmarks didn’t take kindly to broker Massey Knakal’s massive second-floor banner peddling the commercial space at 112 Montague Street (which BHB shared on March 14). That baby is now a whisper in the wind. Comments in our post confirmed that with regulations limiting the size of commercial signage, the Brooklyn Heights Association contacted […]

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Broker Gets (Really) Serious About Leasing 112 Montague Street

The previous locale of Starbucks at 112 Montague Street has now sat without a commercial tenant since May 2012—soon approaching a year. The coffee shop originally vacated the premises in May 2012 because of roof leaks and plumbing issues, and today, the interior appears in the same condition it was when ‘Bucks moved up the […]

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‘Brooklyn Heights Plaza’ At Court & Joralemon Solicits Major Retailer

It was more than two years ago that NYC Mayor Bloomie & BK Borough Prez Markowitz announced a proposal to develop 39,500/sf of retail on the ground & second floors of the Brooklyn Municipal Building at the corner of Court & Joralemon Streets, as city offices were moved to upper floors. Now, the newly renamed […]

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Downtown Brooklyn Sprouts Another New Hotel Property

A Hampton Inn is coming to 125 Flatbush Avenue Extension, according to a sign posted on the construction fence there.

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Adjacent 76-80 Court Street Commercial Properties Sell For $15.25 Million

Two adjacent commercial properties at 76-80 Court Street in Brooklyn Heights have sold for $15,250,000, reports Massey Knakal, which brokered the sale. According to Brownstoner, the buyer and future plans weren’t disclosed. The building at the southwest corner of Livingston Street, 76 Court, comprises one ground floor commercial unit and office space above. Next door, […]

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Atlantic Avenue BID Wants Input About Best Potential Retail Tenants

The Brooklyn Heights Association is circulating a poll on behalf of the Atlantic Avenue Business Improvement District (BID), asking area residents about the kind of businesses Atlantic Avenue needs “to be an even better neighborhood shopping street. The BID aims to bring in new businesses that will further enhance the mix of retail and variety […]

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Brooklyn Commercial Real Estate Flourishes Jan-June 2012

Commercial real estate in Brooklyn remained robust throughout the first half of 2012, according to a report from commercial realty group TerraCRG. Some 563 sales worth more than $1.23 billion were recorded, an increase of 50% in dollar volume over the period last year. Downtown—which includes Brooklyn Heights in the report—and Park Slope led with […]

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