Forest City

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2009

    Atlantic Yards Combatants Finally Forced To Sit Through State Senate Hearing

    The footprint. Image via Atlantic Yards or Atlantic Lots. Yesterday was the long-awaited — like, six years long — first state legislative hearing on Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, with State Senator Bill Perkins convening his Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    Atlantic Yards Continues to Not Get Built

    If you're wondering what's going on with the troubled Atlantic Yards development project, the answer is nothing much and nothing good for developer Forest City Ratner. Back in 2007 a judge ruled that the way a long-term tenant of Henry Weinstein's Pacific Street building transfered his lease to Ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Could the Bond Market Hurt Atlantic Yards Affordable Housing?

    Could the limited pool of affordable housing bonds jeopardize the 2,250 units of subsidized housing that developer Bruce Ratner pledged as part of his Atlantic Yards mixed-use stadium project? Norman Oder, of the Atlantic Yards Report, seems to think so. Ratner seeks $1.4 billion in such bonds, ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2007

    NIMBY Love

    Fighting Atlantic Yards takes hard work and . . . wedding vows?

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2006

    Nets Foes Shoot Suit

    The battle over developer Bruce Ratner's plan to build a Nets arena and a set of high-rise residences at Atlantic Yards could be headed to court. A coalition of groups opposing the Ratner plan has filed suit against Forest City Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation, alleging that a pla ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2005

    'Times' to Commoners: Go Elsewhere

    Don't soil our publicly subsidized new HQ with your riff-raff

  • News

    November 16, 2004

    The Times' Sweetheart Deal

    The paper gets huge subsidy, then sells old headquarters building for a huge profit

  • News

    June 18, 2002

    The Paper of Wreckage

    The 'Times' Bulldozes Its Way to a Sweetheart Land Deal You Will Pay For