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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Breaking news! Ratner wins a big Yards case

Atlantic Yards: One of the state’s highest courts has given Bruce Ratner a big court win. Comments (12).

Don’t fear the Big Box

Editorial: Our editorial board sees the success of the Red Hook Ikea as another reason to cheer for big box retail. Comments (5).

Clang! Magic Johnson’s Greenpoint condo goes belly up

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: The economic collapse has claimed another victim — a Greenpoint condo project partly funded by former NBA great Magic Johnson has gone bankrupt. Comment.

Call it ‘Mod-tague’ Street thanks to developer’s pre-fab bid

Brooklyn Heights: The owner of a one-story building on Montague Street is considering dropping three-stories of prefabricated housing atop his building. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

DUMBO’s future to be mapped out with rezoning

DUMBO: DUMBO residents and merchants are divided over a proposed city rezoning for a swath of the less-swank portion of the neighborhood east of the Manhattan Bridge that will allow old manufacturing buildings to be converted into residential lofts and let developers build new apartment buildings has high as 12 stories. Comments (1).

Monday, Feb. 23, 2009

Lawsuit asks Ratner: So, how much profit will you make on Atlantic Yards?

Atlantic Yards: A key case against Atlantic Yards may turn on this simple question: Does Bruce Ratner’s expect profits overshadow a “minor” public benefit of Atlantic Yards? Comments (13).

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