Category Archives: World Trade Center Rebuilding

With 3 WTC Financing Finally a Done Deal, What Comes Next?

Rendering of 3 World Trade Center

By Damian Ghigliotty Commercial Observer Silverstein Properties scored a big win in late October after selling 1.6 billion in tax-exempt Liberty Bonds, paving the way for full construction of the firm’s long-stalled 3 World Trade Center tower. The financing marks the largest-ever unrated bond deal in the municipal market. “The availability of that capital gives us […]

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Floors filling up fast at 1 World Trade Center

What a typical office space would look like from the 63rd floor of 1 World Trade Center. Photo: Getty Images

By Steve Cuozzo New York Post While downtown detractors try to sell the lie that the district has too much empty space — especially at the World Trade Center — the skyscraper formerly known as the Freedom Tower just goes on making deals. In the latest lease at the Port Authority and Durst Organization’s 1 […]

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The Fulton Center station is finally open

The new Fulton Center transit hub features an Oculus, designed to allow for natural light. photo: Gregory P. Mango

By Rebecca Harshbarger New York Post After years of delays and hundred [sic] of millions of dollars in cost overruns, downtown’s new gleaming transit hub, the Fulton Center train station, [sic] finally opens to the public Monday. First envisioned as a way to rebuild lower Manhattan after 9/11, the MTA station was scheduled to open […]

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