Bushwick Inlet Park Soccer Field & CitiStorage

City reaches $160 million deal for last piece of Bushwick Inlet Park

Crain’s November 22, 2016 Acquisition comes after months of tense negotiations for CitiStorage site The city has reached a $160 million deal to purchase the final parcel of waterfront property needed to create Bushwick Inlet Park, a planned 25-acre green space in Williamsburg. The city is buying an 11-acre site occupied by CitiStorage. One of […]

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Adam Perlmutter, Kim Fraser & Katherine Thompson on NY1

City Purchases Final Land Chunk for Bushwick Inlet Park

NY1 November 22, 2016 The city has made a deal to acquire the final piece of land needed for a long-promised park in Brooklyn. NY1’s Lori Chung filed the following report. The CitiStorage site in Williamsburg will soon be under city ownership, and ultimately, the land that will finally complete Bushwick Inlet Park. “We’re going […]

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Fire Anniversary Rally - Presser at CitiStorage

How the Completed Bushwick Inlet Park Will Change Williamsburg

Brownstoner November 22, 2016 The long-promised and highly anticipated Bushwick Inlet Park is finally going to become a reality. The city has struck a deal to purchase the last 7.5 acres needed to complete the 28-acre Williamsburg park from developer Norm Brodsky for $160 million, the city announced Tuesday. The final price is well below […]

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Kim Fraser on New 12 Brooklyn

Bushwick Inlet Park inches closer to becoming a reality

News 12 Brooklyn November 22, 2016 Bushwick Inlet Park is finally closer to becoming a reality as the city has acquired the final parcel of land that was standing in the way of the 28-acre waterfront park. The last piece of land was a giant blue warehouse owned by real estate developer Norm Brodsky. After […]

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City finally acquires last parcel needed to complete Bushwick Inlet Park

Brooklyn Daily Eagle November 22, 2016 ‘Big win’ for park-starved North Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that the city had finally reached a deal to acquire the 11-acre CitiStorage site on the Williamsburg waterfront, allowing it to complete the long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park. CitiStorage site owner Norm Brodsky will receive $160 million […]

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City Finally Acquires CitiStorage Site To Complete Long-Delayed Bushwick Inlet Park

Gothamist November 22, 2016 The city has reached a $160 million deal with multi-millionaire entrepreneur Norm Brodsky, who for over a decade stood between North Brooklyn residents and their dream of a 28-acre park at Bushwick Inlet. Former-Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised the park during a 2005 Brooklyn waterfront rezoning that paved the way for luxury condominium development. […]

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City Will Pay $160M For Final Piece of Bushwick Waterfront Park

DNAinfo November 22, 2016 NORTH BROOKLYN — The city has agreed to pay $160 million for a 11-acre parcel of land, the last piece of property it needed to complete a sprawling waterfront park, the mayor announced Tuesday morning. “Today is the day we begin turning the full vision of Bushwick Inlet Park into a reality,” Mayor Bill […]

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CitiStorage & 50 Kent Ave

Deadline For City Deal Over Final Piece of Bushwick Inlet Park Looms

DNAinfo October 27, 2016 If the city doesn’t up their number by $15 million by noon Friday, the source said, Brodsky will sign the deed of the land over to a private buyer, the source said.  View Full CaptionCushman and Wakefield  NORTH BROOKLYN —The city has until noon Friday to make another offer on the contested CitiStorage property it needs to […]

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