DBP President Regina Myer pens a guest Op-Ed to support including the Old Fulton Street portion of the Brooklyn Strand within the scope of the rebuild of the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. She explains that we have a once in a generation opportunity to create the grand, green, safe gateway into Brooklyn that New Yorkers deserve.
A standout feature of developer Extell’s first Brooklyn project, Brooklyn Point, will be the highest rooftop pool in the city. The 27-foot-long saltwater infinity pool will float 680 feet above Downtown Brooklyn.
Amid growing speculation, Amazon’s shortlist for its “HQ2” included New York City (including the Brooklyn Tech Triangle proposal) as one of 20 finalists from an initial pool of 238.
The borough’s second Apple store opened in Downtown Brooklyn at the base of Two Trees’ 300 Ashland. According to DBP President Regina Myer, it’s a “massive opportunity” for the creation of jobs and housing.
Slated for demolition, the buildings at Alloy Development’s 80 Flatbush are now covered in a black-and-white mural by Brooklyn artist Katie Merz. The developer’s request for proposals resulted in Merz’s work which celebrates Brooklyn’s past, present, and future.
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle is one of the four proposed sites for Amazon’s second headquarters, and remains a strong contender in the race of 50 cities to host a campus that promises 50,000 new jobs.
In this interview, Regina Myer discusses her vision for the future of Downtown Brooklyn and the roles that tech, transit, and development will play in furthering progress in the area.
A number of developments along the Willoughby Street corridor are bringing new life to Downtown Brooklyn along streets that “were really long ignored” according to DBP President Regina Myer.
Regina Myer was featured in this article on her vision for the future of Downtown Brooklyn. This article also appeared in the June 19 print edition of Crain’s New York Business.