Browsing: brian hanson

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It has been a rumor for as long as I’ve been alive that El Greco, the Sheepshead Bay staple, is for sale, sold, closing, moving, evaporating, burning, building, growing, shrinking and whatever else. Well, for once, one of those is actually true. El Greco, recently named one of the city’s best diners by Gothamist, has…

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The building at 1201 Avenue Z, which for several years has been the home of Chicken Masters – a.k.a. Eat My Chicken – has sold for just under the $1.295 million asking price, Sheepshead Bites has learned. The building went on the market in early January, and broker Brian Hanson of Massey Knakal Realty Services…

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After more than 30 years serving Sheepshead Bay’s parents and educators, The Learning Wheel at 1514 Avenue Z is shutting down. The business’ owner, though, said it’s not by choice: the landlord is pushing them out. For the first time in recent memory, The Learning Wheel’s window display is empty, save for a large “Store…

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Construction workers removed the scaffolding around the glass-and-steel construct on Avenue Z and East 17th Street this morning, signaling an end to almost two years of work. Workers on the scene are now tearing up the sidewalks and preparing to pour new concrete. They say the sidewalk will be done within the next couple of…

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The commercial units in the steel-and-glass building being constructed on Avenue Z and East 17th Street may soon be occupied by a group of local doctors for use as a medical center, said the building’s commercial realtor, Brian Hanson of Massey Knakal Realty Services. A contract has not yet been signed, but Hanson said they’re…

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(Photo courtesy of Ray Johnson) UPDATE: Massey Knakal’s Brian Hanson has told Sheepshead Bites that the buyer of the Courier Life building is a local investor and developer who has not yet decided what will be done with the building. “The new owner will look for the best way to lease the building,” he says.…

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(Photo courtesy of Ray Johnson) (Note: this article has been updated here.) The Courier Life building, home of the Bay News, has sold for $3.1 million after almost 11 months on the market. Courier Life has not announced the location of its new site, but rumors suggest it will be in downtown Brooklyn in the…

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The Bay News did a piece on the artistic renderings for Sheepshead Bay Station Plaza that we first reported here. In quoting P/A Associates’ Carolyn Malinsky, they noted much the same as we did: these “plans” aren’t plans at all – they’re just drawings. “We are completely still in the pre-development phase. We’re not sure…

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Someone pointed me to the artistic renderings for Sheepshead Bay Station Plaza, the enormous shopping center being built by Acadia Realty and PA Associates practically right next door to the train station. The architectural firm on the project is GreenbergFarrow. I’ll let the renderings speak for themselves — the fantasy of it should be obvious…

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Ok, maybe not the most profound headline, but I think it captures the situation pretty well. Following my post on Best Western buying up adjacent properties on Emmons Ave., a commenter claiming to exclusively represent the seller on the sale of the four lots 3027-3033 Emmons Avenue which include the Cappuccino on the Bay building,…