Who’d like to sail from the World Financial Center to Jersey City in style?
First came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks. Journalists continue to shed light on and raise a public outcry over the offshore financial centers that corporations use to reduce their tax bill – something that is still being challenged in court. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
World renowned design firms Heatherwick Studio and Foster and Partners have teamed up to create a complex of new buildings on one of Shanghai’s most well-known streets. The Bund Financial Center is a 420,000 square meter mixed-use development located near the city’s picturesque Huangpu River waterfront. Plans for the project were unveiled back in 2013, […]
A survey by the Pew Research Center found more financial optimism in the developing world and in Russia than in the United States and Western Europe.
By constructing an art center in one of the most disenfranchised parts of the world, activists want to ensure that the intellectual and financial benefits of art accumulate there, instead of places like New York and Berlin.
The art found on the 69th floor of 4 World Trade Center is not the kind you would expect to see in the financial district. Larry Silverstein, founder of Silverstein Properties, the developer of 4WTC and many of buildings in the area, is a fan and proprietor of the arts and has worked to bring art to all of the newly developed buildings in the area. Show More Summary
New Yorkers will recognize her floating island of water-filtering plants in the Gowanus Canal (Brooklyn’s own Superfund site) and the palm-filled Winter Garden in the former World Financial Center (currently Brookfield Place). But among her greatest projects are the reclamation of an old industrial area in Bilbao and the landscape plans (which were integrated from […]
Live like a New Yorker, not by staying in an Airbnb, but in a designer apartment inside a luxury hotel. The AKA Wall Street in the hip FiDi area (Financial District near One World Trade Center) also links up guests with top fitness trainers and other local experts.
Ron DiFrancesco was a Canadian working on a U.S. immigration work visa in the South Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11. He was a financial manager working in his company's office on the 84th floor. As a Canadian it was a unique honor for him to have been [...]
On Sept. 11, 2001, Donald Trump called a New York television station to share what he had seen from his skyscraper apartment and what he had heard from associates closer to the World Trade Center. At one point during the nearly 10-minute-long interview, Trump mentioned that he now owned the tallest building in the financial district. "Forty Wall Street […]
New York has knocked off London as the world’s premier city for foreign investment in commercial real estate due to fears the vote to leave the European Union would diminish the British capital’s appeal as a global financial center. Data on cross-border property transactions indicate...
Eataly, hellbent on turning New York into a Rome with streets that are easier to cross, will open its second location in New York this month in the Financial District at 4 World Trade Center. We got a sneak peek at the 48,000 square foot food emporium today, and it was basically like diving into a beautiful sea of bread. [ more › ]
More than a dozen passengers on board a ferry from World Financial Center were injured when the boat made a rough landing in Jersey City.
Mastercard is just the latest financial behemoth to jump into the mobile wallet game, but it's not clear if anyone is winning in this space. At a grandiose event atop the World Trade Center, Mastercard unveiled new technology that will enable partnered banks and retailers to send and accept money through a mobile phone. Show More Summary
London's unique position as one of the major finance centers of the world - and the leading one in Europe - is under threat following the Brexit referendum result, with Frankfurt, Paris, Luxembourg and Dublin all vying to wee financial institutions away from the British capital.
UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and leaders of international investment banks agreed to help London maintain its role of the world financial center, according to a joint statement issued on Thursday.
In early 2004, the architect Santiago Calatrava stood beneath the palm trees of the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden and drew a quick sketch of a child releasing a dove. That was the showman’s prelude to unveiling his design for the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, a great white bird... More »
There has been an economic coup d’état in America and most of the world. We are now ruled by about 200 unelected central bankers, monetary apparatchiks and their minions and megaphones on Wall Street and other financial centers. Unlike Senator Joseph McCarthy, I actually do have a list of their names. Show More Summary
Trading in narrow band in various Asian financial centers; shares took big hit to start the year
The Fintech Landscape 2015 was an astounding year for fintech startups. In global financial centers around the world, entrepreneurs were busy launching new companies and raising capital. From London to New York and across China, Hong Kong and Singapore, several hundreds of new companies joined a growing number of fintech startups. Estimated [...]