Developer Closes On $28M Harlem Complex Deal And Demolish Ennis Francis Houses

The Real Deal reports that Abyssinian Development Corp. has finally closed on the $27.8 million sale of the Ennis Francis Houses in Central Harlem, following a protracted legal feud with the buyer. Continue Reading →

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Harlem State Senator Candidate Is Exec At Company That Owns Problem Properties

Many tenants in Harlem who are lacking heat or hot water, living in decrepit conditions, or getting slapped with an eviction notice now know who to call: soon-to-be state Sen. Brian Benjamin. Continue Reading →

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Apollo Lends Extell $65M For East Harlem Project

gary-barnett-pathmark-149-east-124th-streetThe Real Deal reports that Extell Development chief Gary Barnett has locked down $65 million in financing from Apollo Global Management for a still-undisclosed development project in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Rev. Calvin Butts Sees Better Times For Abyssinian Development Corp.

rev butts in harlemTwo weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Developer Moves To Demolish The Former Pathmark

pathmark-in-harlemExtell Development is finally starting work on a major Harlem development site that is expected to sprout a residential or mixed-use project. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Pastor Butts Considering Run For Mayor

rev butts in harlemHarlem pastor Calvin Butts says he’s considering running for mayor — and would consider forming an alliance with the Republican Party against Mayor de Blasio. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church Cut From $3.1M

rev butts in harlemAbyssinian Development Corp., the sprawling housing and social service arm of Harlem’s most influential black church, was cut off from $3.1 million in city contracts two weeks ago after it failed to submit three years of overdue tax filings and independent audits to the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services, the Daily News has learned. Continue Reading →

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