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Articles about "New Construction"

  • How Construction Jobs Gains Build New York City By David Dam | October 19, 2016

    The state of construction in New York City has lots to tell about the rest of the city's development.

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  • POLL: What do you think about Pier 55? By David Dam | September 19, 2016

    Pier 55's construction is getting underway, but not without its own controversies. What benefits or setbacks does the pier bring?

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  • NYC mulls over wooden skyscrapers amid experimentation overseas By Stephanie Lovelle | December 08, 2015

    A skyscraper made entirely of wood may appear to be impossible but as architectural groups dare to defy the odds, NYC opens up to the possibilities.

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  • On a corner of Lexington Avenue, new and old are united By Stephanie Lovelle | November 16, 2015

    On New York City's Lexington Avenue, dwelling between Nomad and Gramercy Park, the prewar and postwar buildings of 88 & 90 Lexington are united.

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  • The Architect Behind Soho Tower: Renzo Piano By Ilana Yoneshige | May 06, 2015

    The architect behind Soho Tower at 100 Varick Street has been revealed.

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  • One Vanderbilt Kicks off Midtown East Overhaul By Jonathan Tuason | June 27, 2014

    While many businesses are ducking out of New York, TD Bank is planning a move to Midtown right across from Grand Central, specifically to brand new digs in 1 Vanderbilt, where it will likely be be the anchor tenant.

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  • De Blasio to Announce Plans for Midtown East Rezoning By Kamini Ramdeen | June 17, 2014

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the timeline for rezoning in Midtown East. The bulk of the rezoning will begin in 2015 and continue on into 2016.

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  • Tishman Speyer Buys Potential "Hudson Spire" Site By Kamini Ramdeen | May 22, 2014

    Tishman Speyer Properties recently purchased two parcels north of the Hudson Yards development site for a whopping $438 million. This large purchase is considered Tishman Speyer’s first major property acquisition since the market crash in 2008. The company had been buying primarily foreign real estate in Europe, Brazil and China. Their U.S. property purchases were mainly in California and Chicago, until now.    

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  • DUMBO Heights the ‘Campus’ for All Things Tech By Kamini Ramdeen | May 16, 2014

    Jared Kushner (owner of the Puck building located in SoHo)  along with partners Aby Rosen and Michael Fuchs from the RFR firm (who have a huge Manhattan skyscraper office portfolio, which includes the Seagram Building located on Park Avenue), and Asher Abehsera (an investor from LIVWRK Holdings), have come together to purchase the Brooklyn Watchtower from the Jehovah Witnesses. The transaction cost the partners $375 million for the 1.2 million square feet property purchase.  

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  • FiDi's Tallest Residential Building: 22 Thames Street Approved By Jonathan Tuason | May 01, 2014

    22 Thames is adding to the Financial District’s perpetually growing cityscape by setting itself to be the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan.  While demolition on the building that was formerly on the site wrapped up last year, the project was stalled by the Department of Buildings’ rejection of an earlier, 841-foot design.

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