Real Estate

Landmarks Preservation Commission approves 200 Water St. plans

Developer Shelly Listokin's plans to turn a former DUMBO Watchtower building into condos have cleared a significant hurdle – by winning city Landmarks Preservation Commission approval to add two floors to the top of 200 Water St. and rebuild its back facade. … Full Article

'Last Great Site In DUMBO' makes developers drool, crunch numbers

Jehovah, hear our prayer! Eager developers have been trying to convince the Jehovah's Witnesses to sell the biggest bulldozed-and-ready-to-build development site in DUMBO – for a princely sum. … Full Article

False Alarm: Starbucks NOT coming to Fort Greene

It was quite the tempest in a teapot … er, coffee urn. … Full Article

Witness The Change: 183 Columbia Heights now a high-end haven

It's back to the future for a Brooklyn Heights apartment house that belonged to the Watchtower for a quarter-century. … Full Article

Running On Real Estate for November 14

It's been said that sex sells. But does celebrity sell, too? Is celebrity a sexy enough reason to want to live in a home previously occupied by someone famous or where something noteworthy occurred? I suppose the answer varies depending on the individual. … Full Article

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, (It's) Sugar Is Sweet

Sweet deal! Candy-store chain It's Sugar is the newest tenant to rent space at the 53,000-square-foot commercial condominium Albert Laboz of United American Land  is developing in the Brooklyn Municipal Building. … Full Article

How high will Heights project go?

How high will new development rise on Remsen Street? … Full Article

Running On Real Estate for November 7

Going green is no longer a new concept. It's now the way we live. Being green is easy, cost-effective and almost a mandatory requirement for many people. But what is “green,” anyway? Is it a noun to be green or a verb, like greening? And does it really matter? … Full Article

Candy Is Dandy: Chocolate factory opening at 110 Montague St.

A real-life Willie Wonka is moving to Montague Street. … Full Article

Architectural Eye Candy For Sale: A look inside the Tracy mansion

So what's the inside of a $15 million house feel like? Grand and serene at the same time, if it's the Tracy Mansion. Huge rooms and dignified early 20th Century design will do that. … Full Article

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