The Real Deal New York

Food trucks now occupy former Occupy Wall Street space, some tech firms choose Greenpoint over Manhattan … and more

May 15, 2012 05:00PM

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A rendering of 51 Astor Place

1. Now that bi-monthly car auctions at Brooklyn Navy Yard go online, six acres of space open up for development [Crain's]
2. Finding Manhattan office space small and expensive, some tech start-ups go to Greenpoint [DNAinfo]
3. Minskoff close to getting first tenant for 51 Astor Place, Hult International Business School [NYO]
4. Fire breaks out in Flatbush, Brooklyn building, no injuries reported [DNAinfo]
5. EV Starbucks location closed by city DCA for “operating illegally” [Local EV]
6. Ally pays $750M to cover legal claims of its mortgage unit “to avoid the noise” [Bloomberg]
7. Real estate agents now hunt for sellers as U.S. home inventories fall [Businessweek]
8. Fort Washington Park restoration to be part of a $40M city plan to spruce up parks in Upper Manhattan [DNAinfo]
9. Food trucks, not protesters, now occupy former Occupy Wall Street space [NY Mag]
10. Speaking of food trucks, the Treats Truck opens up shop in Brooklyn [Brownstoner]
11. President and COO of Blesso Properties Albert Price talks about developing in Panama and how the “intelligentsia” lead the way for real estate [NYO]
12. Time-lapse video of a day spent inside the penthouse at the Blue condo [Curbed]

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