Empire State Development Corporation

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Prospect Heights »

As Murals Go Up, Residents Around Atlantic Yards Call for More Transparency

Locals in the Barclays Center Impact Zone Alliance want to see better monitoring at the work site.

Greenwich Village »

MAP: 9 Developments in SoHo and the Village to Watch For in 2015

Apartments, schools, retail space and a waterfront park are in the works for the Village.

Prospect Heights »

State Takes Over StorageMart at Atlantic Yards Ahead of Vacate Deadline

More than 300 tenants still have belongings inside the Atlantic Avenue facility, the company said.

Hudson Square »

Notes Reveal What a Developer Wants to Do With Pier 40's Air Rights

A secret meeting was held between the Manhattan Borough President and Atlas Capital.

Prospect Heights »

State Gives Occupants 90 Days to Leave Atlantic Yards Building, Tenant Says

StorageMart, which occupies one of seven buildings seized by the state, said tenants must go by Dec. 18.

Park Slope »

State Goes to Court to Seize Seven Properties for Atlantic Yards Project

The Empire State Development Corporation has filed an eminent domain petition in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

New Dorp Beach »

Staten Island Needs $37M to Recover From Sandy, State Told

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis asked for the money from the Empire State Development Corporation.

Williamsburg »

Vice Media Moving to Bigger, South Williamsburg Space

The company's headquarters has been in Brooklyn for 15 years.

West Village »

Secret Deal Over Pier 40 Air Rights Struck in December

The deal between the state and the Hudson River Park Trust has angered local elected officials.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Pols Fear Moynihan Station Air Rights Sale Could Lead to Overdevelopment

The state is looking to sell off 1.5 million square feet of air rights from the station. 

West Harlem »

State Reviewing Columbia's Minority Hiring at West Harlem Campus Expansion

Columbia claims to have exceeded minority hiring and spending goals, but critics are skeptical.

West Harlem »

CB9 Calls for Audit of Columbia's Promises to West Harlem Community

The board says Columbia is not living up to goals it agreed to during negotiations for its expansion.

Central Harlem »

Locals Fear 125th Street Garage Redevelopment Plan Mired in Politics

Some local leaders say the state may be playing politics with the proposal.

Central Harlem »

City Wants to Turn 125th Street Garage Into Office and Cultural Space

The parking garage at 121 West 125th St. is slated to also have cultural exhibition space.

Harlem »

Columbia Students, Activists Occupy Harlem Warehouse in Campus Expansion

Group says they want to prevent eminent domain from being used.