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Trump: Redeveloper-in-Chief

Even if some are saying "speculating about the Trump presidency is a fool's errand," in terms of where President-elect Trump will come out on redevelopment, we should know a little more soon. Trump's first Manhattan project, at age 29, was the rehabilitation of the former Commodore Hotel next to Grand Central into a modern Grand Hyatt; Trump sold his interest to partner Hyatt shortly after completion in 1976. Riverside South was a former rail yard on Manhattan's West Side that Trump co-developed. Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point near the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge in the South Bronx opened in 2015. Image courtesy of Flickr The history is relevant: Rudy Giuliani on his last day as mayor of New York City, signed a deal to convert this former landfill into a golf course. The first developer failed at a cost said by the New York Daily News to be $230-million, and completed…Log In to Read Full Article

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