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  • From left: 350 East 88th Street and 1919 Prospect Avenue

    From left: 350 East 88th Street and 1919 Prospect Avenue

    Nonprofit organization the Children’s Aid Society is selling the Rhinelander Children’s Center to fund new construction for a charter school in the Tremont section of the Bronx. [more]

  • Bronx manse resurfaces with $11M ask

    January 29, 2014 05:45PM
    360 West 253rd Street

    360 West 253rd Street

    A 14,000-square-foot mansion in the Riverdale section of the Bronx has reemerged with a slightly lower price tag. [more]

  • Rendering of Compass Residences

    Rendering of Compass Residences

    A new ten-building residential development in Crotona Park East in the Bronx — the largest private real estate project in the borough to date – kicks off construction Thursday. [more]

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    2198 Cruger Avenue in Bronxdale (Inset: Jeff Klein)

    Tenants of a six-story Bronxdale apartment building have called on local leaders to urge their landlord to provide adequate heat and hot water, which they allege he has not. [more]

  • Rendering of an aerial view of La Central (Credit: Welcome2TheBronx)

    Rendering of an aerial view of La Central (Credit: Welcome2TheBronx)

    The outgoing Bloomberg administration has announced plans for a five-building, 985-unit mixed-income development for the Melrose section of the Bronx. [more]

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    State Senator Jeff Klein

    A developer that operated under a LLC called the Bad Ass Group was hit with an $18 million class action lawsuit over an alleged scam involving low-quality homes.

    A group of 12 Bronx homeowners alleged in New York State Supreme Court that they were hurried into purchasing homes that were poorly constructed. Soon after moving in, they said they encountered black mold, leaky roofs, broken boilers and plumbing problems. [more]

  • Jose Serrano and FreshDirect’s Long Island City headquarters

    Jose Serrano and FreshDirect’s Long Island City headquarters

    Grocer FreshDirect’s bid to relocate to the Bronx’s Harlem River Yards from Long Island City is in jeopardy after a Bronx congressman announced he was opposing a $3.5 million public subsidy that would enable the move. [more]

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    Manchester’s Ferran Soriano and aerial shot of Yankee Stadium and its parking lots

    A new Major League Soccer team called the New York City Football Club is close to signing a deal with GAL Manufacturing to construct a $400 million soccer stadium between the Major Deegan Expressway and East 153rd Street in the Bronx.

    The New York City Football Club — of which Manchester City Football Club of the Premier League holds the majority stake — would have to pay GAL Manufacturing to relocate, and fund all construction. [more]

  • A rendering of the Kingsbridge Armory ice center

    A rendering of the Kingsbridge Armory ice center

    Long uncertain City Council member Fernando Cabrera has decided to support the $320 million Kingsbridge National Ice Center project in the Bronx. [more]

  • The Hub: The retail, theater and restaurant heart of the South Bronx

    The Hub: The retail, theater and restaurant heart of the South Bronx

    The South Bronx may not yet be an increasingly pricey hipster haven like the Lower East Side, Williamsburg or Bushwick, but local residents are already wary of creeping gentrification. [more]

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    685 Tinton Avenue in Bronx

    The state has approved a request to include St. Anselm’s Church in the South Bronx on its register of historic places, allowing the organization to access preservation grants to fund a $4.5 million restoration project.

    The 19th-century Roman Catholic church recruited conservator R. Dario Cano A. to start the renovation, and he said that 90 percent of the building at 685 Tinton Avenue, between the Melrose and Longwood neighborhoods, could be restored. Archdiocesan officials also agreed to enlist architects and engineers to conduct surveys on the site.  [more]

  • Fernando Cabrera and the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx

    Fernando Cabrera and the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx

    City Council member Fernando Cabrera, who has veered back and forth on his views of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center project in the Bronx, remained critical of the proposal just days before the council’s final verdict. [more]

  • An enforcement tool known as the 7A program, named for an article of the New York State Real Property Actions and Proceedings law that authorizes the city to take control of a run-down building and transfer its management to someone else, is losing its heft as housing court judges become increasingly reluctant to grant the status. [more]

  • From left: 755 Jackson Avenue and 836 Faile Street

    From left: 755 Jackson Avenue and 836 Faile Street

    Residents of two dilapidated Bronx properties have filed suit against the private equity firm that owns the buildings in hopes of having someone new take control. [more]

  • From left: 2824 Schley Avenue, 373 East 141st Street and

    From left: 2824 Schley Avenue, 373 East 141st Street and 1471 Watson Avenue

    As temperature dipped into the 20s last weekend, hundreds of New York City Housing Authority tenants in the Bronx were left in the cold as heating systems failed. [more]

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    Hunts Point Terminal Market entrance

    Hunts Point Terminal Market in the Bronx suffered a massive blaze this morning that devoured one building. [more]

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    Jeff Dunne and Fordham Place at 400 East Fordham Road in the Bronx

    Illinois-based real estate investment trust Retail Properties of America acquired the 262,000-square-foot Fordham Place in the Bronx from an affiliate of City Point developer Acadia Realty Trust for $133.9 million. [more]

  • Gun Hill retail development rendering (Credit: BLT Architects)

    Gun Hill retail development rendering (Credit: BLT Architects)

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has nabbed a healthy chunk of change with the sale of a 550,000-square-foot site in the Bronx. [more]

  • Fernando Cabrera and the Kingsbridge Armory in the South Bronx

    Fernando Cabrera and the Kingsbridge Armory in the South Bronx

    A Bronx City Council member is reportedly holding back his support of the $275 million Kingsbridge Armory project, after he failed to secure a $9.9 million donation package from developer KNIC Partners for his personal charity. [more]

  • TJ Maxx store

    TJ Maxx store

    Three national retail tenants have signed on for Equity One’s Broadway Plaza project in the Bronx.

    TJ Maxx, Sports Authority and supermarket Aldi’s are picking up space in the 133,000-square-foot Kingsbridge area mall, which is slated to open in the fall of 2014. [more]

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