This watchdog blog, by journalist Norman Oder, offers analysis, commentary, and reportage about the $4.9B project to build the Barclays Center arena and 15-16 towers at a crucial site in Brooklyn. Dubbed Atlantic Yards by developer Forest City Ratner in 2003, it was rebranded Pacific Park Brooklyn in 2014 after the Chinese government-owned Greenland Group bought a 70% stake going forward. As of 2018, after the arena and four towers were built, Greenland will own 95% of future construction.
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An FCR fig leaf at 80 DeKalb
Go a little northwest of the Atlantic Yards footprint and check out the sign at 80 DeKalb Avenue. Brit in Brooklyn (aka Adrian Kinloch) captures the sign that doesn't quite tell us (but certainly hints) that Forest City Ratner is behind the residential tower under construction.