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  • While for the first time since 2000 Manhattan will see an entire year go by without the opening of a significant new office tower, the borough is gearing up for a surge in new office construction mid-decade, according to recent analysis by the New York Building Congress, released yesterday.

    Manhattan added about 20 million square feet of new office space between 2001 and 2010, a modest offering by historical standards. Nearly 4 million square feet of new office space was created annually in the 1970s and 1980s.

    “It is remarkable how little office space was actually added in Manhattan during the recent building boom,” said Richard Anderson, president of the Building Congress. — Katherine Clarke[more]

  • The Salvation Army’s Greater New York division is closing down at least
    six adolescent housing facilities, Crain’s New York Business reported.
    Among the sites that will be closed are Manhattan West, on West 127th
    Street, and Glover, on East 162nd Street, both to close in September.
    Ninety-eight full- and part-time staffers will lose their jobs. The
    Salvation Army is shutting the facilities because it does not expect to
    get enough city funding, according to a source close to the agency. The
    approximately 72 teenagers who live in the six facilities will be
    transferred to other homes. … [more]