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Second building to go up on Red Apple Groups’s Myrtle Avenue property

John Catsimatidis and his Red Apple Group will begin work soon on the second phase of a four-block, four-building development on the firm’s sites along Myrtle Avenue, east of Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

New developer proposes housing, public esplanade, environmental upgrades along Gowanus Canal

New to Brooklyn and New York City, the Lightstone Group, a national real estate development and investment firm with its headquarters in Manhattan, is revisiting a plan for housing along the Gowanus Canal. … Full Article

$6,500 landmarks grant aids Bridge Street African Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal Church

The New York Landmarks Conservancy has awarded the Bridge Street African Wesleyan Methodist Episcopal Church a $6,500 grant to replace the roof over its sanctuary. … Full Article

Development site in Columbia Waterfront District changes hands

Ideal Properties Group, a Brooklyn-based brokerage, reports the sale of a development site in the Columbia Street Waterfront District.

The three-lot site, at 14-18 Carroll St., sold to a developer for $1.55 million, according to Ideal Properties’ Richard Burke. … Full Article

Skate shoe store leases space on Atlantic Avenue

Supra, a skate shoe store, has leased space on Atlantic Avenue near the corner of Smith Street in Boerum Hill, according to CPEX Real Estate, based in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Potbelly joins ‘restaurant row’ on Adams Street

Along with its announcement that Bright Horizons Family Solutions has leased 15,000 square feet at 345 Adams St. in Downtown Brooklyn, Muss Development reports that Potbelly Sandwich Shop will join “restaurant row” along the street. … Full Article

Child care shake-up: Bright Horizons opening in Downtown Brooklyn. Company is owned by Bain Capital.

Operators of a national child care company owned by Bain Capital, the enterprise formerly led by Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney, are about to shake up the high- … Full Article

Commercial/retail developer sought for Empire Stores in DUMBO

A developer is being sought for the long-vacant Empire Stores on the waterfront in DUMBO, according to Regina Myer, president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corp. … Full Article

Meet Dr. Steven Koonin, who's bringing Downtown to its CUSP

As Downtown Brooklyn prepares to greet its CUSP — the Center for Urban Science and Progress, a cooperative effort of NYU-Poly and the Applied Sciences NYC Program of the city's Economic Development Corporation — the center's founding director, Dr. … Full Article

Dangerous Cobble Hill corner: Can we fix it?

Over 300 people have signed a petition begun on July 27 asking the Department of Transportation to implement pedestrian safety measures at Congress and Hicks Street. … Full Article


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