Is Silverstein awaiting buy-out at Ground Zero?

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Some in commercial real estate reportedly think major Ground Zero leaseholder Larry Silverstein is just holding out long enough to get a big sum for his property.They contend Silverstein is opposed to retail and residential development at Ground Zero simply to drive proponents of both including Mayor Bloomberg to exasperation. Then, the theory goes, they’ll buy Silverstein’s property to build more residential and retail, rather than the commercial that Silverstein ostensibly supports. more [Slatin]