The city is planning to finance a set of garages and lots that would add almost 3,000 more parking spaces near Yankee Stadium even though the new ballpark is going to seat 6,000 fewer patrons than the current one.
A hearing Thursday before the Industrial Development Agency, an arm of city government, drew Read More
If you’re a real development junkie, you will remember the C.B.A. craze that took hold of the city last year, when real estate developers cozied up to grassroots activists to get projects approved and, when they couldn’t find any to cozy up to, they made them up. The rumor was that Mayor Bloomberg was Read More
Subsidy-watcher Bettina Damiani writes in:
“Despite the hearing notice (in six point font in the New York Post’s classified) some Politicker readers may not know there’s a public hearing for the proposed subsidy to Goldman Sachs for its new headquarters in Battery Park City.
“Yes, yes, the Mayor, the Governor and the Assembly Speaker announced Read More
Reuters is reporting that a vote to give a massive package of Liberty Bond incentives to Goldman Sachs to build a tower next to Ground Zero will be postponed until at least early September, but public officials pooh-poohed the notion that the negotiations for the bonds were in any jeopardy.
The low-interest bonds Read More