Controversies

Group Grades The Moinian Group With a Big Fat “F”

Moinian

Things could get rowdy when a consortium of elected officials including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn rallies near City Hall this afternoon to issue a report card to Joe Moinian’s The Moinian Group for alleged failings as a real estate developer and landlord.

The report card grades the developer – with letter grade “F” across the board – on tenant relations, safety, financial stability, vendor relations and the creation of good jobs.

“It’s going to be rowdy – we’re expecting hundreds of people,” said Jessica Ramos, a spokesperson for Build Up NYC, one of the groups spearheading the effort.  “We want to create public support and awareness for them to be a responsible developer and build buildings with good jobs that actually help the economy.” Read More

Moinian Group, Telecomm Giant Continue Love Affair

90 John Street

Call it a great relationship or simply access to fiber-optic cables, but IDB Communications will continue its relationship with the Moinian Group in downtown Manhattan.

The fourth-largest U.S. international long-distance carrier has renewed its lease for 35,000 square feet at 90 John Street, which the group acquired in 1995. Read More