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These were the top outer-borough real estate loans in December
February 09, 2018 08:00AM
The biggest outer-borough loan of December took place right along Brooklyn’s waterfront on the aptly named Water Street. The $217 million loan from M&T...
M&T provides $217M to refi Empire Stores
December 06, 2017 09:45AM
Midtown Equities — and its partners Rockwood Capital and HK Organization — scored a $217 million loan to refinance its Empire Stores in Dumbo....
Elmer’s and Rubbermaid parent company opening Dumbo office
November 07, 2017 04:30PM
The parent company of household staples including Rubbermaid and Elmer’s Glue is headed to Dumbo to expand its e-commerce business. Hoboken-based Newell Brands has...
New loan from M&T Bank values Empire Stores in Dumbo at $415M
September 12, 2017 02:20PM
M&T Bank provided a $250 million loan to the developers of the Empire Stores, seven warehouses along the Brooklyn waterfront that have been converted...
Soho House considering first BK outpost at Empire Stores
April 07, 2017 04:50PM
Dumbo’s Empire Stores may soon be home to the very first Brooklyn branch of members-only club Soho House. Club members received a letter revealing...
Storm protection: Empire Stores readies 1,100-foot wall in case of flooding
March 03, 2017 08:40AM
If and when another Superstorm Sandy batters the New York City area, Empire Stores on the Brooklyn waterfront will be ready. Midtown Equities has...
Media firms sign up for 50K sf at Empire Stores
November 21, 2016 10:35AM
A pair of sister media firms based in Midtown South are relocating to the Empire Stores in DUMBO, where they’ve signed a lease for...
Rolling Stone publisher eyes move to Empire Stores in Dumbo
July 06, 2016 06:00PM
The publisher of Rolling Stone magazine is in talks to Relocate From Sixth Avenue to more than 50,000 square feet in Dumbo.
LA ad firm taking 50K sf at Empire Stores in Dumbo
January 22, 2016 08:30AM
Aptly-titled Los Angeles advertising firm 72andSunny is expanding its footprint in the city after agreeing to take 50,000 square feet at the massive Empire...
Dumbo, DoBro office rents see record surge at end of 2015
January 12, 2016 02:10PM
On the back of a pricey block of real estate hitting the market at Midtown Equities’ Empire Stores, office asking rents in Downtown Brooklyn/Dumbo...
Who’s winning the Brooklyn office battle?
January 07, 2016 10:30AM
From the January issue: In the Brooklyn office market, the race is on. Builders of massive developments in former industrial districts are feverishly trying...
Revealed: New renderings for Empire Stores in Dumbo
January 13, 2015 08:30AM
A new look is available at Midtown Equities’ Empire Stores along the Dumbo waterfront. Studio V Architects and Perkins Eastman are designing the redevelopment of...
Landmarks “troubled” by Empire Stores design
December 27, 2013 01:29PM
Designs for Midtown Equities’ Empire Stores project in Dumbo aren’t sitting well with the Landmarks Preservation Commission, which sided with unhappy neighborhood residents at...
Dumbo’s Empire Stores breaks asking rent record: PHOTOS
November 05, 2013 04:00PM
A trio of developers rehabilitating Empire Stores, the Civil War-era warehouse building in Dumbo, are asking an eye-popping $90 per square foot for roof-top...
Cayre’s Midtown Equities tapped to redevelop Empire Stores
August 26, 2013 10:04AM
Joseph and Jack Cayre’s Midtown Equities has been tapped to redevelop Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Empire Stores, beating out developers such as Two Trees Management...
City wants proposals for long-vacant swath of Brooklyn Bridge Park
September 28, 2012 12:30PM
The Empire Stores, a 72,000-square-foot swath of land in Brooklyn Bridge Park, is finally slated to be redeveloped, Crain’s reported. The city will issue...
Judge blocks city’s Tobacco Warehouse plans
April 11, 2011 09:31AM
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the city’s plan to turn over Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Tobacco Warehouse to private developers, siding with preservationists who...
No surprise here: Midtown’s office space is among the costliest around the world
Carroll Gardens condo goes into contract for $4.5M, could set neighborhood record
Peter Fine pays nearly $30M for East Harlem site along the Second Avenue subway’s next phase
Alchemy purchases 9-building Bed-Stuy portfolio for $25M
Moinian Lands $132M in financing for 2 Washington Street
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