This is not your momma's land deal...
...but she still knows best.
A great quote from today's NY Post about NYC's offer to buy the West Side rail yards for $500 million, and to use the profits from the development to build a two billion dollar extension for the 7 train:
Asked about critics who said the sale price was too low, Kalikow responded, 'My mother always told me that if someone offers you $2 billion, the least you can do is have them over for coffee and cake.
Words to live by.