Real Estate

A little bit of decay — or in some cases, a lot — can be absolutely eye-catching. Brooklyn's got its fair share of buildings whose decrepitude is part of their charm. … Full Article

2014 Brooklyn development to watch: 100 Willoughby St.

AvalonBay's Downtown Brooklyn tower at 100 Willoughby St., designed by SLCE Architects, is going to be the borough's tallest building – usurping neighboring 388 Bridge St., which topped out in 2013. … Full Article

2014 Brooklyn development to watch: 240-242 Bedford Ave.

One is not enough. The steel skeleton of Brooklyn's second Whole Foods looms behind the construction fence at this prime Williamsburg site. … Full Article

2014 Brooklyn development to watch: 19 Kent Ave.

Residential projects are percolating all over Williamsburg. But the development at 19 Kent Ave. promises to be something special – it's going to be Brooklyn's first new-from-the-ground-up speculative office building since World War II. … Full Article

Brooklyn real estate in for wild 2014

Happy New Year, Brooklyn. A new Mayor (one of Brooklyn's own), a new Borough President, a new lineup in the City Council – we'll see how it all plays out on the Brooklyn development scene. … Full Article

Brooklynites In Florida: Orlando developer sets Brooklyn dynamic as blueprint for new community

Visionary Orlando real estate developer Craig Ustler, president and owner of Ustler Development, plans to redevelop the Parramore neighborhood into a thriving, diverse community that he envisions being like today’s revitalized Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library wants your feedback on controversial Brooklyn Heights proposals

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) says it is looking for feedback from the public on the seven proposals it has received for redeveloping the site of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library. … Full Article

Ole! Mexican 'Urban Cuisine' comes to Montague Street

So what if folks say the upstairs space at 140 Montague St. is cursed? Giovanni Ventura's not scared. He and fellow chef Yovany Quisquina opened their first restaurant there last week. … Full Article

All Aboard! Grand Central's iconic Oyster Bar heads for Park Slope

Nothing says Manhattan like Grand Central Terminal – and the Oyster Bar with its succulent seafood, which has brightened commuters' days for a century. Are its charms transferable to Park Slope, to a block where there's no massive transportation hub nearby? … Full Article

'Coffee geeks' welcome at Gorilla's new java joint

For people who like coffee it's paradise, or pretty darn close to it. … Full Article

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