caption A view of 30 Hudson Yards at Hudson Yards, New York City. source CityRealty Tech and financial firms are increasingly moving to Hudson Yards and the surrounding area. The $25 billion neighborhood is the most expensive real-estate development in American history. Hudson Yards’ tallest tower topped out this week. The ritzy new neighborhood is part of a larger luxury development boom that has accelerated in Manhattan over the past several decades. Once a largely vacant industrial district, Manhattan West has transformed into a hotspot for wealthy New Yorkers. Topping out at 1,296 feet this week, 30 Hudson Yards is the second tallest skyscraper in New York City. The tower is part of a new $25 billion neighborhood by the same name. Hudson Yards is the most expensive real-estate development in American history. Located between 30th and 34th street on Manhattan’s Far West Side, it features a mix of office space, expensive condo … [Read more...] about Amazon, JPMorgan, and BlackRock are all snapping up space in the new $25 billion Manhattan neighborhood that’s reshaping the city
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The Design Museum in London has won the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA), the sixth British winner in the award’s 41-year history. Announced recently at a ceremony in Warsaw, Poland, the Design Museum was among 40 finalists that included the Science Museum in London, National Gallery of Ireland, and Helsinki City Museum. EMYA was founded in 1977 by Kenneth Hudson and Richard Hoggart under the auspices of the Council of Europe. Its objective is to recognise excellence and innovation in the European museum sector. An international judging panel visits up to 50 museums a year to select those that showcase best practices in innovation and accessibility. With this win, the Design Museum joins the ranks of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. “This inspiring, socially-aware museum includes the visitor in a friendly dialogue and taps into the creative history of design, which it celebrates and … [Read more...] about Design Museum in London wins coveted European Museum of the Year Award
Business U.S. stock index futures slipped on Tuesday as investors braced for President Donald Trump's decision on whether to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. 08 May 2018 07:55PM Bookmark REUTERS: U.S. stock index futures slipped on Tuesday as investors braced for President Donald Trump's decision on whether to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.A U.S. withdrawal would tighten economic sanctions on Iran, curtailing the country's output that could bolster this year's 13 percent oil rally.Crude prices were down more than 1 percent - easing from 2014 highs, which had boosted Wall Street in the past two sessions - ahead of Trump's decision at 1800 GMT (2:00 p.m. ET)."(Trump's decision) has been so well covered, it's probably all in the price by now. And most recent commentary seems to be that after all the bluster, he may only partially withdraw from the deal," said Frances Hudson, global thematic strategist at Aberdeen Standard Investments.At 7:19 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis were … [Read more...] about Futures dip ahead of Trump’s decision on Iran
By Allison Harness Special to the Star Fri., April 20, 2018 See what’s available — and for how much — with a selection of GTA Open Houses. SWANSEA Location: 11 Riverside Cres., Bloor St. W. and South Kingsway Type: two-storey detached; 5 bedrooms; 5 bathrooms Article Continued Below Asking price: $3,200,000 Open house: Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22, 2-4 p.m. Listing agent: Kari Emond, sales representative, Sutton Group Realty Systems Inc., Brokerage, 416-414-1497; www.urbantorontoproperties.com Features of the home and property include: hardwood floors throughout the main floor; living room with wood burning fireplace; large basement recreation room with hardwood floor and wood burning fireplace; backyard backing directly onto the Humber River, with a private west-facing dock at the water. Location highlights are: steps to South Humber Park; close to Rennie Park, High Park, schools and a community centre; near … [Read more...] about From Toronto to Kawartha Lakes, see what is on the market: Open House
By Sarah Betancourt The Associated Press Fri., March 2, 2018 BOSTON—A fierce nor’easter that flooded streets, snapped trees in pieces and knocked out power to more than 1.8 million homes and businesses continued to lash the Atlantic coast, but the winds were expected to slowly let up as the storm moved offshore. Forecasters said rain and snow was expected to slowly come to an end early Saturday, hanging on across southern New England the longest. Winds were expected to remain breezy from Washington to Boston, a day after they toppled tractor trailers and exceeded 80km/h, with gusts of 129 to 145 km/h on Cape Cod. At least five people were killed Friday by falling trees or branches. Ohio and upstate New York got 30 centimetres or more of snow. Boston and Rhode Island were expected to get 5 to 13 centimetres. Jim Hayes, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center in Maryland, said coastal flooding was expected to continue to … [Read more...] about At least 5 dead as powerful storm hits northeastern U.S.