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October 15, 2008

Today's Financial News: Atlantic Yards Edition

Gothamist, Atlantic Yards Project Stalled by Economy, Experts Say

The Associated Press is responsible for the latest skeptical report on the future of developer Bruce Ratner's embattled $4 billion plan to build a Nets arena, office towers and thousands of apartments in Brooklyn.

Gotham Gazette [The Wonkster], Vanishing Projects

Julian [sic] Vitullo-Martin (whose article on Brooklyn retail appears on Gotham Gazette this week), a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, said she hopes Atlantic Yards will fall victim to economic woes. The city, she said, can no longer afford to subsidize the arena and residential complex in downtown Brooklyn.

Brownstoner, Nets' Move to BK Not a Slam Dunk

As of this evening, the done-deal contingent hasn't reported for duty in the comments section.

HoopsWorld, Nets Move Delayed, Again

NoLandGrab: While the author cites "pending legislation" as one of the issues delaying Atlantic Yards, we think he means "pending litigation."

Curbed, Atlantic Yards Finally Makes Our Brains Explode

What the f*ck is going on at Atlantic Yards?

The Brooklyn Optimist, Atlantic Yards Arena Delayed Yet Another Year

TrueHoop, Late Wednesday Bullets

Queens Crap, Atlantic Yards a sinking ship?

The Knicks Blog, The Recession and LeBron

Yonkers Tribune, Promises, Promises: The Yonkers Version

Posted by eric at October 15, 2008 5:24 PM