He said that the non-GB Bethel movers & shakers tried getting the GB to move up to Patterson, but they didn't go for it. Too set in their ways, established in their respective congos, etc.
The GB is used to Brooklyn Bethel being the "Most Holy" place. Of course, they get their choice, while some other non-GB Bethelites have to accept their assignment to go 'where the need is greater'. The GB rules.