News Corp. expands presence in SL Green’s 1185 Sixth Avenue … and more

October 26, 2010 09:15AM

1. West Elm retailer renews lease at Two Trees’ 75 Front Street in Dumbo [Post, 2nd item]
2. Wells Fargo continues foreclosures, despite other banks’ concerns [Daily Real Estate News via Realtor Mag]
3. Empire State Building lobby redesign garners Municipal Art Society’s best historical restoration award [Post, 3rd item]
4. After a decade of marketing, Broadway star Marty Richards’ River House apartment in contract [NYO]
5. NYC ice cream shop pioneer Jon Snyder talks business [NYMag]
6. News Corp/ subsidiary News America leases additional 26,792 square feet at SL Green’s 1185 Sixth Avenue [Post, 4th item]
7. Fed ramping up investigation into foreclosure mess [AP via Yahoo]
8. Bad banks need to die out to aid recovery, expert says [LAT]
9. Treasury Department says 11 percent of home loan modifications are failing nationwide [Reuters via CNBC]
10. Restoration Hardware reportedly heading to East Hampton [Curbed]
11. FDIC chief warns of long-term damage to housing market that could be caused by foreclosure problems [Reuters via Huffington Post]