Even if the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will get the Second Avenue subway up and running by January 1, it would make little difference to long-time business owners on the East Side. Almost-endless construction has already changed deeply the economy of the area. Some businesses had to re-brand or relocate, and […]
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle, an urban planning project designed to bring more than a million square feet of office space and at least 20,000 tech jobs to the area by 2015, is a wildly ambitious attempt to steer public resources and private interest in a new direction. But the scope of the project, and the sheer number of initiatives involved, makes the complete realization of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle unlikely, at least anytime soon.