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March 14, 2006

Modern blueprint? In CBA discussion, Atlantic Yards is the elephant in the room

Atlantic Yards Report

Norman Oder reports from yesterday's Bar Association of New York panel on community benefits agreements (CBAs). Though not discussed specifically, Forest City Ratner's innovative approach to community outreach was the two-ton elephant in the room.

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NoLandGrab: Interestingly, Ratner's CBA may indeed end up "in a class by itself," as Marty Markowitz touts, if it continues to be recognized as a hastily improvised and flawed process, a process to be avoided in future agreements.

Posted by lumi at March 14, 2006 9:35 AM