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Silverstein and Port Authority at stalemate over WTC, only free-standing mansion in Manhattan for sale … and more

April 14, 2009 06:47PM

1.
Port Authority and Larry Silverstein at a stalemate over World Trade
Center redevelopment [NYO], while Silverstein is still profiting from
the deal [NY1]
2. Beer brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev might lease 30,000 square feet at 250 Park Avenue [NYO]
3. Potential bidders tour Tavern on the Green [NYT]
4. Battery Park City Authority under investigation for using an apartment for visitors [Curbed]
5. New York area home prices to fall 15 percent, economist says [Bloomberg]
6. Fresh Meadows residents aren’t happy about the new Hooters [NY1]
7. Mets open Citi Field [Post]
8. Blogger says the new Yankee Stadium is “an overpriced shopping mall with a ballgame going on in the background” [Retail Anarchy]
9.
Cobble Hill Association launches letter-writing campaign in support of Senator
Daniel Squadron’s plan for Brooklyn Bridge Park [Cobble Hill Blog]
10. Architecture firms design kites for competition [Arch Daily]
11.
Manhattan’s West Side development could take decades [AP via CBS]
12. Brooklyn man outs illegal shelter in his neighborhood [NY1]
13. Only free-standing mansion in Manhattan for sale for $30 million [EV Grieve]
14. Latest Bernard Madoff victim: Long Island’s North Shore Country Club [NBC]
15. 101 Central Park West co-op unit owner selling home for less than he paid for it [NYO]
16. Boutiques opening on the Lower East Side [WWD, subscription req.]
17. CB Richard Ellis promotes three brokers to senior vice president [GlobeSt]
18. Real estate company wants to create Upper West Side residential club [West Side Spirit]
19. Senior citizen home sharing program sees rush of interest [NYT]
20. Critics say mayor’s spending cuts will kill construction jobs [Crain’s]
21. Economy may be recovering, Bernanke says [WCBS]
22. Home prices nationally more affordable than for past 23 years [MarketWatch]
23. Spring spurring property sales [Property Wire]
24. Using social media in real estate [A Student of the Real Estate Game]
25. Real estate turnaround may be in sight [Realty Times]
26. Rumors can endanger retailers [USA Today]
27. Experts comment on renter incentive packages [CoStar]
28. Apollo closes European real estate fund [National Real Estate Investor]


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