No. 7 Subway extension hit with six-month delay

New York /
Jun.June 05, 2012 09:00 AM

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s extension of the No. 7 Subway line to West 34th Street and 11th Avenue will be delayed by at least six months to June 2014, and the New York Post said that could be a major obstacle to the likes of Extell Development’s Gary Barnett and Related’s Stephen Ross as they launch Hudson Yards construction projects.

The MTA had targeted an opening for December of next year, and Barnett even cited that time frame last week when he unveiled plans for One Hudson Yards. Now the agency said it will have test trains running by the initial target date, but regular service won’t launch until mid-2014.

While the Post said the delayed opening date is not a sign of any setbacks at Related or Extell’s projects, and noted that it was not a result of a recent construction accident at the MTA’s site, considering the role the Far West Side subway extension plays in the developers’ plans and marketing material, it is something worth monitoring closely. [Post, 1st item]


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
The Observation Deck at Hudson Yards (Credit: Adam Pogoff)
Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Hudson Yards (Credit: Getty Images and Wikipedia)
Facebook close to finalizing Hudson Yards office deal: report
Facebook close to finalizing Hudson Yards office deal: report
Protestors in support of street vendors gather in Hudson Yards on May 7, 2021 (Getty)
“More churros, less cops”: Vendors and Related face off
“More churros, less cops”: Vendors and Related face off
Rob Gronkowski and 35 Hudson Yards (Getty, SOM)
Rob Gronkowski buys Hudson Yards home for $7M
Rob Gronkowski buys Hudson Yards home for $7M
Related Companies chairman Stephen Ross and Kara Ross (Getty)
Stephen Ross, wife to divorce after 18 years
Stephen Ross, wife to divorce after 18 years
Related's Stephen Ross and Jeff Blau (left) with 15 Hudson Yards (Getty, Hudson Yards)
Related’s 15 Hudson Yards lands $108M condo inventory loan
Related’s 15 Hudson Yards lands $108M condo inventory loan
MAC Cosmetics has made four of its closed New York City locations available to sublease. (Google Maps)
MAC wants to sublease 4 NYC stores
MAC wants to sublease 4 NYC stores
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...