Waldorf-Astoria contends with third bedbug lawsuit … and more

January 05, 2011 04:58PM

1. NYU drops $49.7 million on 14 commercial condo units at 240 East 38th Street [Real Estate Weekly]

2. Waldorf-Astoria slammed with third bedbug-related lawsuit [Gothamist]

3. Argentine real estate investment firm increases stake in Midtown’s Lipstick Building [Crain’s]

4. Mapping Manhattan’s residential sales in 2010 [PropertyShark via Curbed]

5. City’s landmarks committee scrambles to protect Brooklyn Heights skyscraper at 186 Remsen Street [Brooklyn Paper]

6. Four thousand health department employees moved from Lower Manhattan office to Queens Plaza in Long Island City [Queens Gazette]

7. Shake Shack CEO opens up about the chain’s massive expansion [NYO]

8. Williamsburg bar and bowling alley the Gutter expands, opening performance space [Eater]

9. Snow plows disrupt a final resting place in Brooklyn [NYT]

10. East Hampton mulls possible housing code changes in wake of ocean-related erosion [Newsday]

11. A rundown of the priciest real estate discounts of 2010, nationwide [WSJ]

12. Retail REITs show nationwide rebound [Retail Traffic Mag]

13. Rye mansion takes starring role in new FX drama show [WSJ]

14. A look at the best architecture slate for 2011, worldwide [Guardian]