Loan on Aby Rosen’s 17 State Street goes into special servicing, Manhattan condo sales volume nearly doubles from last year … and more

August 03, 2010 08:00AM

1. Loan on Aby Rosen’s 17 State Street goes into special servicing [Post, 2nd item]
2. World Financial Center’s iconic Winter Garden grand staircase could be demolished by developer [DNAinfo]
3. Planet Hollywood leaving 1540 Broadway, Nike and H&M vie for the space [Post, 3rd item]
4. Fannie Mae launches new website targeting distressed homeowners [WSJ]

5. Last of Carnegie Hall’s tenants prepare to leave [WSJ]

6. State agency inks direct deal following sublease at W&H’s 501 Seventh Avenue [NYO]
7. Manhattan condo sales volume nearly doubles from last year [WSJ]
8. Ground Zero mosque opponents plan to file lawsuit if site does not get landmark status today [Post]
9. A look inside the world of Studley’s Ira Schuman, the firm’s longest-serving broker in New York [NYO]
10. Section 8 tenants scoring upgrades after housing bust [WSJ]
11. Kourtney Kardashian looks for Meatpacking District retail space [Post]
12. Pfizer sheds another 131,000 square feet of office space at 605 Third Avenue [NYO]

13. Michael Kors inks deal to open new boutique at 133 Fifth Avenue [Post, 4th item]