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The Daily News staff finally moved back into their headquarters at 4 New York Plaza today, a little over a year after Hurricane Sandy forced them out of their downtown offices.
On the day of his inauguration earlier this month, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop was interviewed about his plans to transform his city.
With bravado, the smooth-talking new Democratic mayor declared on WNYC’s airwaves that he wanted to make Jersey City the best midsized city in the country. The city is in the midst of an impressive and ongoing renaissance, and Mr. Fulop said his vision was to entice young urban professionals priced out of Manhattan to cross the Hudson in lieu of settling in Brooklyn and Queens.
Leave it to the clever folks at Goldman Sachs to think of this. While Citigroup goes to the trouble and expense of flying executives to Dallas for its shareholders meeting, Goldman is holding its annual meet in a locale that may be just as daunting to the one-time denizens of Zuccotti Park: Jersey City. Sure, Read More
Maybe you’re thinking of checking out All Points West this weekend, the inaugural East Coast version of the Coachella Music Festival that starts today and runs through Sunday in a giant, grassy park on the Hudson River waterfront. Sounds pretty good, right? Summer’s drawing to a close, so what could be better Read More
As contract negotiations continue with Dow Jones, the IAPE union is announcing today that they have unionized the company’s Harborside location, located in Jersey City, NJ.
For months, the IAPE has aggressively tried to gain a majority at the Jersey office, (at least according to the New York Post), where roughly 230 Dow Read More
More news on that Jersey EMI lease. It looks like EMI will be taking the entire 15th floor, for 35,000 square feet, at Plaza 10 in Jersey City, a source said. The Observer reported the news first last week.
Poor EMI. The company is buckling so much that Warner Music wants to chat about Read More
Macklowe Properties paid $1.73 billion for Worldwide Plaza at 825 Eighth Avenue, the second-largest sale price for an office building in U.S. history.
The Macklowes’ purchase of the bulky West Side office tower was part of a $7 billion deal that the company made with Blackstone to secure eight New York office buildings that Read More
The proposal to build apartments on the Albee Square Mall site in downtown Brooklyn, which came before a city board on Tuesday morning, represents the victory of market realities over urban-planning dreams.
About four years ago, the city’s Economic Development Corporation came forward with a plan that would rezone downtown Read More
On a Wednesday in December, a young black man sat glum and quiet in a courtroom in Jersey City. He had gathered, on this cool day, with a host of hustlers and murderers. They all shuffled before a judge, offering their pleas and explanations.
The young man—on charges for either peddling drugs or assault, Read More