Sellers work harder … and more

March 10, 2008 10:35AM

  1. 1. As sellers work harder, buyers take their time [NYT]
  2. 2. Median Manhattan prices and sales volume are comparable to
    prices in the second half of 2007, according to preliminary sales records in
    February [NYT]
  3. 3. Lobbyists for developers with plans for the far West Side collected more than $5 million from 2004 to
    last year [NYDN]
  4. 4. Spitzer unveils plan to save Moynihan Station [NYT]
  5. 5. More than 25 retailers will open in Lower Manhattan
    and over 8,000 new homes will be occupied by year’s end, according to the Lower
    Manhattan Development Corp. [Post]
  6. 6. A new “pre-war” condo in Manhattan causes a stir [NYT]
  7. 7. Seventh Avenue between 11th and 13th streets could be a construction zone
    for 10 years, if big projects proposed by the MTA and St.
    Vincent’s Hospital are approved [Post]
  8. 8. The FBI is investigating whether Countrywide may have
    misrepresented its finances and the soundness of its loans [NYT]
  9. 9. The Lower East Side, East Village and Chinatown
    draw the most noise complaints in the city [Post]
  10. 10. Old power plants no longer put off developers [NYT]
  11. 11. The 25-foot-wide limestone building at 813 Park Avenue has been under construction,
    in foreclosure or on the market for most of the past few decades [NYT]
  12. 12. The so-called survivors’ stairway has been removed from
    ground zero [NYT]
  13. 13. A Target has opened at Brooklyn College,
    at Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues [Brooklyn Junction]
  14. 14. Rocky Sullivan’s pub, once a cultural fixture in Manhattan, resurfaces in
    Red Hook. [Brooklyn Eagle]
  15. 15. Brooklyn Asssemblyman’s foreclosure moratorium bill gains momentum [Brooklyn Eagle]
  16. 16. Yonkers’
    industrial waterfront is being reclaimed for homes [NYT]
  17. 17. Brooklyn is home to five of the city’s 10 neighborhoods with
    the most subprime loans: East Flatbush, Ocean Hill/Brownsville, East New York, Bushwick, and Bed-Stuy [Brooklyn Rail]
  18. 18. A 15-story, 151-unit luxe condominium called the Thread
    Building is going up in Union City by the western
    end of the Lincoln Tunnel. [NYT]