Simon van Kempen of “Real Housewives” not Hotel Chandler owner, Mark Hotel turns into movie set … and more

TRD New York /
Mar.March 18, 2009 06:43 PM

1. Simon van Kempen of “Real Housewives of New York City” fame does not actually own Hotel Chandler [Hotel Chatter]
2. Eight-figure deals are happening [NYO]
3. Silverstein says 100 Church Street is on hold [Real Estate Weekly]
4. Mark Hotel sales office becomes movie set [Construction Graffiti]
5. Forest City Ratner’s malls, not Atlantic Yards footprint, responsible for crime in area [AY Report]
6. Beer distributor to be anchor tenant for Red Hook pier [Brooklyn Eagle]
7. More bad construction complaints made to attorney general’s office [Real Estate Weekly]
8. Avalon makes it to 32 stories [Brownstoner]
9. Hotel Breslin tenants hold out for buyouts [Chelsea Now]
10. Forest City selling three area movie theaters and a mall [AY Report], borrows $20M from NBA lenders [AY Report] 
11. Some Hamptons homes half off in online auction [Newsday]
12. A look back at the first century of a Bronx street [NYT]
13. Best Western adds two more Brooklyn Hotels [Brooklyn Eagle]
14. Manhattan real estate not a good hedge against inflation [Urbandigs]
15. Queens tenants say Department of Buildings ruling endangers tenants [NYDN]
16. Sales suspended at Brooklyn’s 20 Henry [Brooklyn Eagle]
17. New Jersey office outlook improves [GlobeSt]
18. Mortgage refinancings increase [CNN Money] and [AP via Newsday]

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