Double-dip is near for home prices, JLL tapped to lease 636 Sixth Avenue … and more

March 03, 2011 05:06PM

1. William Macklowe taps Jones Lang LaSalle to lease 636 Sixth Avenue [NYO] 

2. Closing price of $322,000 revealed for serial killer Joel Rifkin’s East Meadow home [Patch] 

3. Robert Knakal shares thoughts on controversial Walmart expansion [NYO] 

4. NBA player Zydrunas Ilgauskas’s 24 Thompson Street townhouse rents for $85,000 for two months [Real Estate Weekly] 

5. Eastern Consolidated is marketing two retail spaces on Third Avenue [NYO] 

6. Sale of Heather Mills’ 173 Perry Street condo closes for $5 million [Curbed] 

7. Economists says double-dip is near for home prices [CNN] 

8. HUD secretary Shaun Donovan criticizes government’s affordable housing mandates for Fannie and Freddie [WSJ] 

9. Wholesome Foods opens in East Village on 7th Street and Avenue C [EV Grieve] 

10. Obama plan seeks to accelerate sale of unneeded federal real estate [CNN] 

11. How the preservation movement became a central part of New York [Real Estate Weekly] 

12. Tracing the growing popularity of the expanding Gowanus neighborhood [Curbed] 

13. And Community Board 6 approves cabaret license for live music venue at 177 Second Avenue in Gowanus [Brownstoner] 
14. Donald Trump says he warned Brooke Mueller’s parents about Charlie Sheen [Contact Music]