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City Council okays Seward Park development plan, London to get its own High Line … and more

October 11, 2012 05:00PM

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1. City Council approves modified Seward Park mixed-use development with unanimous vote [Crain's]
2. City of London to get its own version of the High Line [PSFK]
3. Brazilian businessman Claudio Ferro identified as buyer of Derek Jeter’s penthouse [Post]
4. Advocates urge city to enact anti-discrimination provisions for two buildings next to Broadway Triangle in Brooklyn [DNAinfo]
5. City pressures Brooklyn landlord to make electrical repairs that had residents demanded [NYDN]
6. Brooklyn CB6 approves Lightstone’s Gowanus development plan [Brownstoner]
7. Equity One nabs five New York-area properties, in process of acquiring sixth in Maryland, for $303M [NYO]
8. Fastest job growth in New York City predicted for restaurant and hotel industries [NYT]
9. Sky View Parc in Flushing reaches 75 percent sold, has also been Fannie Mae-approved, opening up additional financing options [Press Release]
10. Blighted swath of Harlem anticipates a change [NYT]
11. Panasonic and developer Advance Realty break ground on 48,500-sf Panasonic technology center in Harrison, N.J., with occupancy slated for next summer [Press Release]
12. Investment management firm Firefly Value Partners LP inks Midtown South lease [NYO]
13. NY1’s Roger Clark hosts tonight’s Doorman and Doorwoman of the year awards [Press Release]
14. In need of a quick blowout and mani? Get them simultaneously at new UES salon [DNAinfo]

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