Lease of the Week
clicks and mortar
When Kim Guadagno heard that the media and publishing giant Pearson was relocating from its longtime headquarters in Upper Saddle River, N.J., the first thing she recalled was a promise she had made.
Ms. Guadagno, New Jersey’s lieutenant governor and secretary of state, had been walking months earlier with Dawn Zimmer, the mayor of Hoboken, along that city’s waterfront.
Amazon is developing a free weekly delivery service that could bring everything from books to diapers to groceries to its customers’ doorsteps.
The web retailing giant launched nationwide grocery sales in the U.K. and Germany last year. It has been testing the service in its home base of Seattle since last summer, but it’s planning Read More
If you live in Brooklyn, or any outer-borough really, I’m sure you’ve seen it before: the requisite post-work grocery bag getting lugged home on the train. Often it’s the ubiquitous Whole Foods and Trader Joe bags bouncing along the platform awaiting voyages across the East River.
Recently, the City Council passed a bill – Read More
So Rockrose had the groundbreaking for its second building, referred to as “Site 7,” in Queens West this morning (construction had actually been underway since January) and the big news is that yes, there will be a supermarket at its base–the first in the neighborhood–to serve the 10,000 or so residents that will Read More
Mmmm … refrigerated Cheez-Its!
The latest in the neverending quest to disentangle you from messy human contact with your neighborhood and turn New York City into one giant swishy generic hotel: FreshDirect and the Brooklyn developer behind The Aurora in Williamsburg, the Echelon in Long Island City and 133 Water in DUMBO are Read More