Sunday, April 07, 2019 / by Kimo Quance
‘Billionaire’s Fantasy City’ is Slated to Open in NYC
The City of New York is home to the latest mega-development, dubbed Hudson Yards. After seven years of construction, the buildings will begin seeing their first tenants. This ultra-luxe development cost over $25 billion and is touted as is the nation’s most expensive building complex ever.
What does that kind of money get you these days in real estate? How about five separate high-rise towers, including shopping, office space, and 20,000 new housing units. There are 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space, along with 14 acres of gardens and parks.
Its centerpiece is its eye-catching stairway sculpture, dubbed The Vessel, that looks like a massive honeycomb. Touted to the latest and greatest landmark in New York.
“This is going to be to New York City what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris,” said Jeff Blau, CEO of Related Companies ...