Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

Aug 31, 14 Construction of the World’s Tallest Prefab Stalled in Monetary Mess

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Not far from the Barclays Center at 461 Dean Street at Flatbush Avenue, construction of the first of 14 prefab buildings in Pacific Park (formerly Atlantic Yards) has once again come to an unplanned halt. The building will be a 32-story, prefabricated collection of 930 modules resulting in a 322-foot-tall tower known at B2....

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Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Aug 26, 14 Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

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Despite its deep Brooklyn roots AP&G, a midsized manufacturing company, will be re-planting itself across the Hudson in Bayonne, New Jersey. New York simply could not compete with New Jersey’s offer too good to be refused; $11 million in tax credits spread over the next ten years. New York’s counter offer? Free real-estate...

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Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

Aug 03, 14 Two Years Later Hurricane Sandy Victim Moves Back Home

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With the help of volunteers from the Habitat for Humanity non-profit organization, Mildred Davis has finally been able to move back into her home which was rendered un-inhabitable by the hurricane force winds and surging ocean waters of Hurricane Sandy in the winter of 2012. Davis left her Coney Island home before the storm...

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New York Architecture: Old and New

Jul 10, 14 New York Architecture: Old and New

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Along with New York’s burgeoning economy, there is a real estate boom. This is having a positive impact on architectures, builders and engineers alike, boosting their businesses. According to recent data from Crain’s, in 2013, thousands of jobs were added in top architecture, construction and engineering firms, marking an 8 percent...

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Brooklyn Brands Booming Big Time

Jun 29, 14 Brooklyn Brands Booming Big Time

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Brooklyn is so fab these days that wannabes are trying to copy us, so we are now taking some serious steps to prevent that from happening. Last week the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce kicked-off a “Brooklyn Made” program in order to certify the authenticity of products who dare to claim that they are actually and 100% truly “Made in... TrixTV | www.DSL-Tarifportal.de | Tagesgeld

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VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

Apr 28, 14 VitaminWater Ad Campaign Raises the Bar for Cool Advertising

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You may have thought VitaminWater, an energy drink formerly owned by entrepreneur Darius Bikoff, only supplied energy to humans who drink it. If you thought that, however, you would be wrong. In a clever and useful ad campaign found at bus shelters in several cities nationwide commuters can connect their mobile devices a...

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