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Brookfield Properties

Work Starts on $4.5 Billion Skyscraper Project

DNAinfo | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York

CHELSEA — A massive $4.5 billion skyscraper development on Manhattan's west side was started Tuesday by Brookfield Properties. The Manhattan West d...

Controversial Tribeca Sponsor Sparks Outrage From OWS Supporters

Posted 04.27.2012 | New York

Several filmmakers and Occupy Wall Street supporters are criticizing the Tribeca Film Festival for its inclusion of Brookfield Properties, the owner o...

Jason Cherkis

Occupy Wall Street Activists Could See More Arrests At Newly Re-Opened Zuccotti Park | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Tuesday night, Occupy Wall Street activists flooded into Zuccotti Park once again. They resurrected a downsized version of their library. They carried...

Occupy Wall Street Is Now Three Months Young: Protests Mark Anniversary

Danny Schechter | Posted 02.17.2012 | New York
Danny Schechter

It was one of those days that confirmed the validity of the chant: "All Day, All Week, Occupy Wall Street". Ok, maybe, it wasn't a whole week but Saturday felt like a week in one day.

'Squidding' Protesters Target Goldman Sachs, 17 Arrested

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

About 300 Occupy Wall Street protesters marched on Goldman Sachs' New York headquarters at 200 West Street Monday morning, carrying and wearing giant ...

OWS Twist: Zuccotti Park Owners, Brookfield Properties, Owe City $139,000

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg may have been on the side of Brookfield Properties during the violent raid on Occupy Wall Street in November, but now it's looking lik...

Masters and Mercenaries: Who's Working For Whom in the NYPD?

Kevin Connor | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Kevin Connor

New research shows that that kind of coziness extends a few steps down the food chain from the billionaire mayor and his ilk, to the Brookfield Properties security team and the NYPD, which have acted hand in hand to guard Zuccotti Park since the eviction on Tuesday.

Occupy Wall Street Evicted by $174.5 Million Subsidized Firm

John Stoehr | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
John Stoehr

Zuccotti Park is different. While most parks are public, this one is privately owned. Its owner is one of America's largest commercial real estate firms. Brookfield Properties owns lots of property in lower Manhattan -- and its status among corporate "citizens" is enviable.

Bloomberg Says City Officials Should Be Promoting Jobs, Not Siding With #OWS Protestors

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg expressed his frustration towards city officials who spent their time "intimidating" Brookfield Properties from going through with the...