Stanford unveils plans for Roosevelt Island, private equity firms seek more real estate investment … and more

April 20, 2011 05:20PM

1. Stanford University reveals plans to open campus on Roosevelt Island
[Business Insider]

2. Blackstone and other private equity firms target record real estate funds
[Bloomberg]

3. Tom Brokaw sells UES co-op with $10.75M listing price [WSJ]
4. Interior designer Delphine Krakoff and husband Reed, creative director of Coach, transform their 18,000-square-foot UES townhouse
[Vogue]

5. Coney Island introduces new rollercoasters for first time in 80 years
[Crain’s]

6. Today marks the first day Manhattan’s high end market equals its level prior to Lehman Bros. bankruptcy
[UrbanDigs]

7. An argument for Barbara Corcoran’s “Shark Tank” as TV’s best reality show
[Associated Content]

8. Romantic breakup causes Gateway computer founder to lose $2.5 million on Soho penthouse re-sale
[Observer]

9. Glenwood Management wants to build 54-story building near Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus
[DNAinfo]

10. Bazzini, manufacturers of peanuts sold at Yankee Stadium, unhappily flees Hunts Point for Pennsylvania [Crain’s]
11. Jones Lang LaSalle’s Scott Panzer takes on one of toughest jobs in city real estate: marketing 9 W. 57th Street [Crain’s]
12. Trump wants to build $100 million ballroom for White House to entertain guests [Post]
13. Vornado’s alterations to 510 Fifth Avenue finally gain approval [Curbed]


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