City under pressure to release financials details of Bedford-Union Armory project

Local officials in Crown Heights are trying to force the city to reveal exactly how much developer BFC Partners will be paid to redevelop the Bedford-Union Armory. Congress member Yvette Clarke, state senator Jesse Hamilton and Assembly members Walter Mosley and Diana Richardson wrote to the city’s Economic Development Corporation, DNAInfo reported. They say the […]

Slate to sell Bedford-Union Armory stake amid City Hall pressure

Slate Property Group agreed to sell its stake in the Bedford-Union Armory development in Crown Heights to BFC Partners amid pressure from City Hall. The de Blasio administration effectively kicked Slate out of the city-backed project in response to the latter’s role in the Rivington House scandal. Slate bought the Lower East Side nursing home […]