DCP will review JDS’ 1,000-foot LES tower after all

UPDATED, Aug. 25, 4:27 p.m.: The Department of City Planning will review JDS Development’s proposal to build a 1,000-foot tall tower in the Lower East Side, reversing its earlier position. The agency had initially said it wouldn’t move forward with the project, citing a rival development and lawsuits by Park-It Management’s Gary Spindler and developer […]

Jared Kushner funding JDS and Chetrit’s Brooklyn supertall

340 Flatbush Avenue Extension in Brooklyn (inset: Michael Stern and Jared Kushner) Kushner Companies is a mezzanine lender on JDS Development Group’s and Chetrit Group’s supertall mixed-use development in Downtown Brooklyn, The Real Deal has learned. JDS and the Chetrit Group bought the landmarked Dime Savings Bank at 9 DeKalb Avenue last year, and in […]