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Struggles for Oculus retail, Brooklyn condo market still hot, more

By Georgia Kral | August 8, 2017 - 10:59AM 

The Oculus at the World Trade Center has been open a year, but the transportation hub and shopping mall is still a "work in progress" (Wall Street Journal)

Gov. Cuomo is reportedly considering congestion pricing (again) as a way to ease traffic and other transportation woes in Manhattan and NYC (Curbed)

Ground has been broken on the third and final tower at the City Point development in Downtown Brooklyn; it will rise 57 stories and contain 450 market-rate condos (Brownstoner)

And even more condos are coming: The second quarter of 2017 saw the highest number of plans for new residences in two years (The Real Deal)

The fate of two more residential buildings inside Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 is still up in the air after a new judge has been assigned to the court case brought by the local civic group the Brooklyn Heights Association (Brooklyn Paper)

What will become of the remaining XXX shops and peep shows in NYC? (Gothamist)

 

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