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The next bi-monthly Atlantic Yards Quality of Life meeting is Tuesday, January 22, at the usual location, starting at 6 pm:55 Hanson Place1st Floor Conference RoomBrooklyn, NY 11217The agenda (right)  Read more

Screenshot from Forbes, 2018 Global 2000Shanghai-based Greenland Holdings Group, the parent of Greenland USA (the main Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park developer as of now), may not be rising quite as fast as  Read more

The Associated Press reported last week that an "An investment group led by the co-founder of the Alibaba Group"--that's Joe Tsai, Nets' 49% owner and likely future full owner--"is close to a  Read more

Last week included three days of relatively uneventful public hearings on the proposed Belmont Park arena (plus retail/entertainment/hotel) project, which could provide a new home for the New York Islanders  Read more

Better Than the Powerball is the headline on the cover story for today's New York Times Real Estate section, subtitled "For New Yorkers looking for an affordable home, the odds of  Read more

First it was a month, then two months, now.... three months.Seven middle-income "affordable housing" units at 535 Carlton in Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park now come with three free months as concession, but  Read more

From Bloomberg, 1/10/18, Oracle Pays More Than $200 Million to Rename San Francisco Giants’ Stadium:The pact is the latest in a wave of blockbuster branding deals for professional sports facilities. JPMorgan  Read more

The Fort Greene Finger.The marked census tracts =Targeted Employment AreaFirst, the Bed-Stuy Boomerang. Now, the Fort Greene Finger.Those are my shorthand descriptions of the oddly shaped maps gerrymandered by New  Read more

So, how well is the Nassau Coliseum doing? By one metric, pretty well. But it's quite murky, and there's reason for doubt.On 12/28/18, Newsday published Nassau Coliseum is America's top  Read more

A 1/1/19 Wall Street Journal article, Chinese Investors Back Away From Global Property Markets, does not mention Greenland Holding Group, parent of Greenland USA (majority owner of Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park going  Read more

EB-5 investors from China have questions.It is said that the construction of the Atlantic II project has been suspended since the second half of 2015. The regional center has  Read more

It was kind of a mess, New Year's Eve at the Nassau Coliseum, before the sellout Billy Joel concert. As News12 reported 1/1/19, in Rain ‘strains’ staff at Nassau Coliseum;  Read more

According to a 1/4/19 post on the blog of the ticket reseller TicketIQ, Islanders 2019 Tickets: Nassau Prices Are 83% Higher Than Barclays Center, the demand is on Long Island.Though the  Read more

Worth noting that @DanielleFurfaro and @rbbrown worked under the second best editor in the business @vdimiceli at Brooklyn Paper before Scheps fired him for being too credible a journalist. Local  Read more

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, Jan. 7, 2018, was circulated at 4:07 pm Friday (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD)  Read more

It's definitely taking a while.More than two years after 461 Dean--the first residential building to open in Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park--began welcoming residential tenants, in November 2016, the two retail spaces  Read more

Wait a second, maybe the forecast for Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park--at least the market-rate units--is a little more grim that I suggested in my 2019 preview. An article in the January 2019  Read more

From Curbed NY yesterday, in 6 crucial ways New York City’s landscape will change in 2019, included Pacific Park among one of the six categories, which was megaprojects:The 22-acre Pacific  Read more

It's a little piece of inadvertent commentary, isn't it?The digital signage at the Barclays Center oculus--subject of concern, presumably dispelled, about improperly extended overnight operation--was on the fritz yesterday, with  Read more

The Barclays Center yesterday released its January 2019 schedule, with 14 events, something of a step back from the 20 events in both January 2018 and January 2017.The schedule includes  Read more

Here's my 2018 retrospective.This year might be something of a re-boot for Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park.After more than three years (likely nearly four) without vertical development, Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park in 2019  Read more

Here's my 2019 preview.As I like to say, there's usually a surprise every year with Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park. In 2018, there was more than one, and the first--and largest--came in  Read more

The down escalator at the Barclays Center was supposed to be up and running by Dec. 14, after an outage lasting about three weeks. Now that deadline is on its  Read more

According to Empire State Development, the next Atlantic Yards Project Quality of Life Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. The projected bi-monthly 2019 meeting schedule is below.  Read more

OK, it's clear that the poorest New Yorkers have the greatest housing needs, as the Community Service Society pointed out in a report last month. At the same time, Comptroller  Read more

The reason we have to ask "Affordable for whom?" so often is that the main housing subsidy tools in New York and everywhere are structurally designed to help people who  Read more

So, let's take a look at the page for Madison International Realty that incorporates the recently purchased (closed late 2017) Atlantic Center and Atlantic Terminal malls, developed by Forest City  Read more

Well, I'm going to give Brookfield Properties the benefit of the doubt, but presumably they'll update their description of Pacific Park Brooklyn, of which they own a relatively small fraction:Pacific  Read more

The down escalator at the Barclays Center was supposed to be up and running by Dec. 14, after an outage lasting about three weeks. That had been extended a week,  Read more

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, was circulated at 1:23 pm Friday (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD)  Read more

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