Development archive


Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009

Walentas sued over slippery Dock docs

DUMBO: Did the developer play fast and loose with the zoning map to get his Dock Street project through the approval process? A new lawsuit says yes. Comments (3).

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

State’s highest court hears Yards case

Atlantic Yards: If the seven judges of New York State’s highest court have any sympathy towards a small group of landowners suing to block the condemnation of their properties so Bruce Ratner can build a basketball arena, they had a funny way of showing it on Wednesday. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009

New Yards suit — one day before the old Yards suit

Atlantic Yards: One day before a climactic court hearing that could clear a major legal barrier for Bruce Ratner, opponents of the developer’s residential, retail, office and arena mega-project filed another lawsuit this week, this time challenging the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s mid-summer “sweetheart” renegotiation with Ratner. Comments (16).

Friday, Oct. 9, 2009

Marty is king of queens as Beep secures big bucks for gay center

Development: Brooklyn’s wandering gays are one step closer to realizing a long-held dream of opening a permanent community center in the borough, thanks to a new pot of cash at the end of their rainbow. Comments (6).