Real Estate

Construction updates for various DUMBO residential developments

Progress, progress, progress, all over the place. Construction work is moving forward nicely at DUMBO residential developments we've spotlighted in the past year, and a couple new ones as well. … Full Article

From forks to fancy condos at 51 Jay St. in DUMBO

Knives, forks, spoons, condos. This word sequence makes sense if you're talking about 51 Jay St. … Full Article

December's the move-in date for the first tenants of Walentas' Dock Street development in DUMBO

Before you know it, tenants will be living in a new apartment building thisclose to the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

DUMBO is so photogenic, it's ridiculous

Seriously. If this place were any more picturesque, it would be a crime. We were walking around DUMBO recently to eyeball its residential construction sites. As any self-respecting tourist can tell you, the neighborhood is rip-roaringly scenic.  … Full Article

Here’s everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO

DUMBO's Washington Street is where it's at as far as photographers are concerned. Whether they're selfie-snappers or wielders of long-angle lenses, hordes of picture-takers gravitate to the end of the street closest to the Manhattan Bridge.  … Full Article

What ever happened to St. Mary's Hospital? And what about Baptist Medical Center?

The derelict hulk at 170 Buffalo Ave. housed St. Mary's Hospital, which was Brooklyn's last Roman Catholic hospital when it closed in 2005. … Full Article

What ever happened to Bushwick Hospital?

The century-old brick Renaissance Revival building at 41 Howard Ave. housed Bushwick Hospital. It's now a state placement center for juvenile delinquents. … Full Article

What ever happened to Caledonian Hospital?

Developers Joseph Chetrit and David Bistricer, who are turning the Bossert in Brooklyn Heights back into a luxury hotel, have just made an empty Flatbush hospital building into an apartment house. … Full Article

What ever happened to Greenpoint Hospital and other shut-down Brooklyn healthcare institutions?

The afterlife of a closed-down hospital can be complicated. Bureaucracy, bankruptcy and bad financial markets can all slow down the process of putting the real estate that's left behind to new uses. … Full Article
EXCLUSIVE: YOUR SHORT SALE MAY BE A FRAUD

VIDEO: Attention Brooklyn, your short sale may be a fraud

What's the latest real estate scam in Brooklyn? Scammers claim to "short sell" distressed properties for homeowners but then rent them, delaying or never changing the title. What happens to the home owners may surprise you. … Full Article

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