Manhattan’s rental market shows cautious optimism for Fall … and more

August 24, 2010 05:00PM

1. Manhattan’s rental market shows cautious optimism for Fall [Curbed]
2. Empire State Building close to inking 500,000-square-foot lease [Crain’s] 

3. What role should those outside New York play in development decisions? [NYO] 

4. New musical about the battle over Atlantic Yards will debut in Fort Greene in November [Brooklyn Eagle]
5. Construction of new buildings and businesses in Tribeca is progressing [Tribeca Citizen] 

6. New Souvlaki truck peddles grilled meat and pita in Manhattan [Village Voice] 

7. J. Crew Men’s Shop opens in new Madison Avenue bank space [Racked] 

8. A look at Cantor Fitzgerald’s new commercial real estate practice [NYO] 

9. Fight continues over New York’s skyline, with proposal of 15 Penn Plaza [NYT] 

10. Incognito Bistro will open a 4,800-square-foot restaurant in the Flatiron District [NYO] 

11. Judge gives 10-year sentence to mortgage fraud schemer in Brooklyn [Daily Eagle] 

12. Rum Bar to close in Midtown [NY Barfly]
13. Radio One subleases floor at 850 Third Avenue in Midtown [NYO]