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Abyssinian Development Corporation
Carthage must be thrilled: Developer closes on $28M Harlem complex deal
December 21, 2017 04:05PM
Abyssinian Development Corp. has finally closed on the $27.8 million sale of part of the Ennis Francis Houses in Central Harlem, following a protracted...
Abyssinian pays city $11M over Pathmark sale
November 04, 2016 03:40PM
The church-based Abyssinian Development Corporation paid the city $11 million in September, after a legal battle over the 2014 sale of the Pathmark site...
Abyssian Development head Calvin Butts mulls mayoral run
July 19, 2016 05:55PM
Calvin Butts, a Harlem pastor and head of the Abyssinian Development Corporation, is considering a run for mayor in 2017, when he could face...
Abyssinian sued over potential $28M Harlem complex sale
March 18, 2016 04:10PM
Rev. Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation has found a buyer for the vacant, dilapidated Ennis Francis Houses project in Central Harlem, but negotiations have...
Abyssinian will continue selling properties to cover shortfalls
November 23, 2015 09:57AM
Abyssinian Development Corp. will continue its push to sell buildings and curtail social services in the face of the company’s daunting financial problems. The...
AG probing Abyssinian’s finances
November 18, 2015 10:12AM
It just seems to keep getting worse for Rev. Calvin Butts and his Abyssinian Development Corp., Harlem’s largest provider and manager of affordable housing. New...
Abyssinian Development loses $3.1M in city contracts
October 02, 2015 09:07AM
The development arm of Harlem’s most influential black church is losing city contracts over tax filings and audits it can barely afford. Abyssinian Development...
Fire hits Harlem’s Ennis Francis Houses amid work on new site
August 26, 2014 01:00PM
A fire tore through the Ennis Francis Houses, a complex owned by Pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation. Butts’ company has been planning to move tenants out...
Work on Calvin Butts’ stalled Harlem project to resume
April 14, 2014 09:40AM
Pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation is resuming work on the site of the Ennis Francis building in West Harlem. The nonprofit landlord and...
Abyssinian Development Harlem building is “like Rikers Island”
October 23, 2013 10:45AM
Residents of A Harlem Building On West 124th Street owned by pastor Calvin Butts’ Abyssinian Development Corporation have likened it to living at the...
Home Depot buys Bronx retail location from Madison International Realty for $40M
Keller Williams Midtown CEO forced out: sources
Sitex continues buying spree with $36M industrial buy in Queens
Rabsky sells Williamsburg apartment building to UDR for $130M
Lichtenstein on Amazon pullout: “Worst day for NYC since 9-11”
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