Jared Kushner lists East Village pad for $4.1M, TRD editor-in-chief featured on “Selling New York” … and more

January 14, 2011 04:58PM

1. Owner of famed Grimaldi’s Pizza ordered to pay $2.3 million to building owner after failed attempt at opening Manhattan outpost [Post]

2. Noted architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro tapped to build new Columbia Business School facility [MediaBistro]

3. Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, puts two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom East Village pad on the market for $4.1 million [Curbed]

4. Central Labor Council, a common foe to Walmart, raising little fuss over retailer’s plans to move into NYC market [Crain’s]

5. Simplified mortgage disclosure program, which allows borrowers to more easily comparison shop, could mean big losses for big banks, likeBank of America and Wells Fargo[Bloomberg]

6. Guggenheim Museum eyes empty lot on 1st Street between First and Second avenues to create community space [DNAinfo]

7. Crown Heights condominium the Prospect, located at 825 Classon Avenue, 50 percent sold [Brownstoner]

8. Stuart Elliott, editor-in-chief of The Real Deal, featured in realty reality show, “Selling New York” [Curbed]

9. Design Within Reach furnishings line relaunches Seacaucus, N.J. warehouse sale [MediaBistro]

10. A rundown of the top 10 worst restaurant signs in New York City [Eater]

11. Rumored Wall Street bonus kerfuffle could hamper condo sales [Brick Underground via Curbed]

12. Benefits of LEED-certified buildings called into question [Mediabistro]

13. Brunschwig & Fils, a 111-year-old furniture wholesaler, files for Chapter 11 protection [Crain’s]

14. Real estate investment trust Sunstone Hotel Investors aimed to buy $1 billion in properties, after handing over 10 properties in two years [Bloomberg]

15. U.S. housing market to show little progress in 2011, experts say [WSJ]

16. JPMorgan Chase posts 47 percent fourth-quarter profit jump [Crain’s]