Gordon Lau

Report: Four Bowery Buildings Sold to Gordon Lau for $50M

Posted February 16, 2015 at 6:00 am

Everyone on the Bowery is cashing out, these days. It’s unstoppable. Even the longtimers are going. A week after learning that photographer Jay Maisel sold his crown jewel at 190 Bowery for an eye-popping $55 million, and not to mention the sale of the historic row at 134-142 Bowery late last year for $45 million, another […]

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Gordon Lau’s 169 Bowery Now Has a Beige Rooftop Tumor

Posted August 12, 2014 at 9:19 am

Let’s turn our collective gaze back to 169 Bowery, last occupied by the Collective Hardware gallery almost five years ago. As we reported back in December, building owner Gordon Lau has spent approximately $500,000 to convert 169 Bowery into residential real estate. The plan is to construct two floors and water tower (roughly 6,000 square-feet) […]

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Former ‘Collective Hardware’ Building on the Bowery Amidst Residential Conversion and 2-Story Addition

Posted December 20, 2013 at 5:26 am

While its neighbors continue to upscale and attract nightlife tenants, 169 Bowery remained boarded up and sealed. Basically, zero activity here since Collective Hardware was evicted by landlord Gordon Lau in February 2010. That whole mess resulted in a lawsuit which remains unresolved nearly three years after filing; Lau had appealed the judgment after Collective […]

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