High-end home sales surge in Greenwich, chef Marc Murphy buys at the Beresford … and more

May 09, 2011 08:36AM

1. City, real estate industry build case against underreported population figures in latest census [Crain’s]
2. 12,400-square-foot duplex combo now a possibility for $48M at 640 Park Avenue [Curbed]
3. High-end home sales surge in Greenwich, Conn. [NYT]
4. Chef Marc Murphy buys $18.5M co-op at the Beresford [WSJ]
5. Flatiron’s Story House loft condos asking between $3M and $4M [NYT]
6. Jennifer Aniston in talks to buy third unit at 299 West 12th Street [NYDN, 1st item]

7. East End rental market the best since 2007, brokers say [Post]

8. Atlantic Bookshop to close in Brooklyn Heights [Brooklyn Paper]
9. Truman Capote’s Brooklyn Heights home negotiating two offers [NYDN, 2nd item]

10. French château on Long Island to hit the auction block with minimum bid of $3.2M [NYT]
11. Footballer Jarvis Green tours $4.25M unit at the Azure [NYDN, 3rd item]
12. On Dumbo’s real estate renaissance [NYT]

13. East Hampton’s traditionally low-end Springs neighborhood seeing high-end home building [WSJ]
14. Mario Batali adding more space to Eataly at the Toy Building [Post, 1st item]
15. Shuttered Gowanus dance club to reopen as “Leylas and Leylas” live music venue [Brooklyn Paper]
16. More than 28 percent of American homeowners now underwater, Zillow says [Bloomberg]
17. New steakhouse to open at the Pearl Hotel next month [Post, 2nd item]

18. Lower Manhattan pol Julie Menin on rebuilding the nabe: new schools, affordable housing, WTC arts center are priorities [Crain’s]
19. Chinatown tenants protest harassment from landlords, urge better protections and rent laws [NYDN]
20. Pricey homes still dominate the market in Monmouth County, N.J., but only the discounted ones are selling [NYT]