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Levko said he scooped up the properties because he saw an opportunity to get in on the construction boom taking place in southern Brooklyn.
“In the next four or five years, this area is going to change dramatically,” he explained. “Everyone wants to be here.”
He said the neighborhood is attracting a younger crowd who are being
priced out of Manhattan and some of the gentrifying neighborhood in
northern Brooklyn. The neighborhood, with its waterfront restaurants,
clubs and bars also has a lot to offer newcomers, he said.
“It’s more family friendly, there’s less crime, and the streets are
cleaner than neighborhoods like Bed-Stuy or Bushwick,” he said. “We have
everything. Anything you want to put your finger on, it’s better here.”