Real Estate

Tallest Brooklyn Building Tops Out

BROOKLYN — Real estate firm Extell Development Company announced that the company’s first Brooklyn project, Brooklyn Point, has reached a major construction milestone with its topping out. At 720 feet high, the 68-story luxury building has become the tallest in Brooklyn — eclipsing the Hub skyscraper at 610 feet — the previous tallest building in […]

Transportation

L Train Won’t Shutdown After All

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) won’t shutdown the L Train to Brooklyn for repairs that has been dreaded for nearly two years. The MTA said it has accepted the recommendations of a panel of engineering experts that determined a complete closure of the L Train Tunnel is unnecessary. The report – which followed weeks of […]

Government

Brooklyn Navy Yard Project Could Add 1,000 Jobs

NEW YORK — The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and Steiner NYC today broke ground on 399 Sands Street, the latest addition of manufacturing and creative office space at the 300-acre Brooklyn Navy Yard and a key component of Steiner’s Admirals Row project. Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen announced a $40 […]