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NYC real estate legend Larry Silverstein dishes on tech, WeWork

The technology boom in New York City is alive and well. And it may soon get even better. And more tech jobs will keep coming here because West Coast companies are still quietly negotiating deals for office space in Manhattan. That’s according to Larry Silverstein, one of the city’s premier real estate developers, whose properties include the World Trade Center. I met with Silverstein late last week because I was curious about what is going to happen to the city’s real estate market now that a couple of major changes have occurred. One of the biggest things to happen was the implosion of WeWork — or The We Company as it is now called — which is the city’s largest tenant. In case you don’t already know, WeWork is one of t ...