Q & A with Jones Lang LaSalle’s Peter Riguardi, Neil Simon and wife pay $1.2M for Ritz Tower pad … and more

October 06, 2009 05:16PM

1. Q & A with Peter Riguardi, president of Jones Lang LaSalle [NYO]
2. Long Island Islanders hockey team owner looking to build refurbished arena [LIBN]
3. Astroland may return to Coney Island [NYDN]
4. Chelsea Piers developer puts 800-acre site in Canaan and Norfolk, Conn. on market for $24 million [Post]
5. Online marketing firm ReachLocal relocates to office space at 112 West 34th Street [Crain’s]
6. Neil Simon and wife Elaine pay $1.2 million for Ritz Tower pad [Observer]
7. Office vacancy rising and rents declining in New Jersey [GlobeSt]
9. Brooklyn Public Library’s Park Slope branch renovation costs increase [Brooklyn Paper]
10. Tea Lounge will not reopen in Brooklyn Heights as expected [Brooklyn Paper]
11. In New Jersey, most drastic declines in retail space demand in urban areas [GlobeSt]
12. Wall Street employees expect bigger bonuses for 2009 [Gothamist]
13. New York income tax revenue falls 36 percent according to Gov. Paterson [Bloomberg]
14. Taking a look at the country’s largest real estate markets [MSNBC]
15. Prices slashed at both ends of the price spectrum in Greenwich, Conn. [Greenwich Time]
16. Low homeownership rate hurting the economy [Seeking Alpha]
17. NYU professor Nouriel Roubini said stocks will drop further [Bloomberg]
18. Federal program to buy bad assets nearly ready to go [NYT]