Barclays hires two former Lehman execs, Jimmy Fallon buys Hamptons farmhouse … and more

TRD New York /
Jun.June 23, 2011 05:01 PM

1. Barclays hires two former Lehman execs to expand CMBS exposure

2. While developers elsewhere in the US hold off on office construction, Manhattan is the exception

3. Though mortgage default rates are dropping, the US housing market has a long way to go

4. Protesters rally against charter school on Sunset Park High School campus
[Brooklyn Eagle]

5. Despite plummeting profits, home builder Lennar finds comfort in knowing demand will come once prices stabilize

6. Jimmy Fallon buys Sagaponack farmhouse for $7.5M

7. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, some experts believe the US actually has a housing shortage

8. Manhattan’s Village rooftops are showing some green

9. Curtain ablaze in Courtney Love’s West 10th street apartment prompts 911 call

10. 105-unit Dumbo development launched in May at 25 Washington Street is more than 50 percent leased [Brownstoner]
11. Homeowners are better off when banks provide a single point of contact [HuffPo]
12. Duane Reade takes two floors in the Laureate on the UWS [West Side Rag]
13. A simple, but surehanded guide to Brooklyn’s housing market [Curbed]

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