So hot is Brooklyn’s real estate market that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer came all the way from across the East River to headline the program at the Brooklyn Historical Society’s quarterly real estate luncheon today. “I came to Brooklyn on behalf of the outer boroughs,” he quipped in his introductory remarks.
However, the draw for many real estate professionals wasn’t Stringer, but David Bistricer. The developer recently purchased the former Bossert Hotel and has been busy transforming it back to a hotel. It had served as a community facility for the Jehovah’s Witnesses since the 1980s. [more]