The Hudson Yards development is tremendous by any set of standards. It’s America’s largest, densest, and most expensive real-estate development. The project includes four skyscrapers and is ultimately planned to cost $15 billion. For comparison purposes, the rebuilding of Ground Zero will cost $8–$12 billion.
The world's largest social networking site has recently announced the opening of its very first office for design in Manhattan. One year ago, Facebook opened an engineering office—the current home of Facebook’s design team—in New York at 335 Madison Avenue. After the opening of the new design office, however, Facebook will not only move its design team to Manhattan but it will also hire an unspecified number of new designers, creating jobs for Manhattan residents.
Rapper, singer, record producer and politician Wyclef Jean is going to add another profession to his long list of successful careers...lounge owner. Yesterday, Jean announced at a radio interview that he’s planning to open a brand new restaurant and lounge in NYC. He said at the interview: