sultan of brunei

Real Estate Wire

east new york resident, east new york
  • Residents of East New York react to the city’s revitalization plan for their neighborhood. [WSJ]
  • A developer’s best friends: The father and son law team who have worked for decades to secure changes to properties’ permitted use or size. [WSJ]
  • Renzo Piano’s design for the new Whitney Museum along the High Line is almost complete. [Curbed]
  • A map of non-profit organizations that have sold off their buildings for large sums to residential developers. [Curbed]
  • The Sultan of Brunei is not interested in buying a London or New York hotel, after all. [TRD]
  • What the 7-story luxury residential development on Attorney Street will look like. [Bowery Boogie]

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Real Estate Wire

the harrisson nyc, nyc luxury homes
  • A developer is demanding volunteers pay $1M if they want to keep their community garden. [NYP]
  • The Sultan of Brunei is hotel shopping in NYC and London and is reported to have has his eyes set on The Plaza. [WSJ]
  • A campaign to build a light rail system on Staten Island has been relaunched—nearly 10 years after the idea was first pitched. [DNA Info]
  • Celebrated sculptor Alexander Ney, 74, is being evicted from his home after his landlord lied to him about his rent-stabilized status. Ney’s family is frantically trying to get everything out of the apartment before officials come to seize the property. [Gothamist]
  • Three contaminated Bronx properties will be cleaned up and rebuilt as affordable housing with the help of $300,000 in federal grants and loans. [Crain’s]
  • Are open plans losing their appeal? Frank Lloyd Wright is rolling over in his grave right now. [NYO]

An open plan apartment at Seven Harisson (left); The Sultan of Brunei (right)

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