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Hillary Clinton Campaign HQ Coming to Brooklyn Heights

What was reported as possible in February is now fact. According to Crain’s New York Business, Politico, Bloomberg and MSNBC are all reporting Friday that Ms. Clinton’s nascent campaign has signed a lease for two full floors at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the city. She attended an […]

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Citi Bike Announces Major Expansion in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens

Citi Bike is growing, with new partners and a new CEO to lead its expansion. Alta Bicycle Share, operator of Citi Bike, announced Monday that Jay Walder, former chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will take over as CEO. According to Crain’s New York Business, besides announcing the appointment of Mr. Walden, Alta, plagued by […]

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Aerial Tramway Proposed to Connect Brooklyn, Manhattan

According to Crain’s New York Business, at the recent Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit, Daniel Levy, head of CityRealty, proposed a system of aerial tramways, similar to the existing Roosevelt Island Tramway, that would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan as well as linking various places along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts. One segment of the […]

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LICH Update: Is SUNY Gaming Us? Will Cuomo Decide?

While we felt relief at Thursday’s announcement of SUNY’s decision to select Brooklyn Health Partners, which proposes to operate a full service hospital at Long Island College Hospital, as the preferred applicant to acquire LICH, we can’t be sure that all will turn out well. As BHB reader Rick said in his comment to the […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Prexy Regina Myer Mentioned as Possible City Planning Commissioner

City Planning Commissioner Amanda Burden is expected to leave office when a new mayor is inaugurated next year. According to Crain’s New York Business, among those considered likely candidates to succeed her is Brooklyn Bridge Park President Regina Myer. The Crain’s article notes: Ms. Myer has received accolades for her work on Brooklyn Bridge Park, […]

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‘Montague Street Is Stirring As It Hasn’t In Years': Crain’s New York Business

“An air of timelessness envelops much of four-block-long Montague Street, but the commercial hub of Brooklyn Heights is stirring as it hasn’t in years. Trendy eateries, cafés and boutiques have popped along the street lined with handsome Beaux Arts and Romanesque Revival buildings and Victorian row houses.” That’s the opening of a Crain’s New York […]

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Park Corporation Issues RFP for Hotel-Residence Complex at Pier 1

We noted earlier that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation announced its intention to issue a request for proposals to develop a hotel and apartment complex in the area between the landscaped Pier 1 and Furman Street. during August. BBPC has wasted no time, issuing the RFP today. The proposed complex may look like the rendering […]

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