Massive new Duane Reade at 40 Wall to offer hairstyling and sushi, LIC’s Z hotel finally opens … and more

July 05, 2011 05:18PM

1. Massive new Duane Reade at 40 Wall Street to offer hairstyling, sushi [NYT]
2. Rents up, incentives down at Midtown trophy office buildings [NYO]
3. Long Island City’s Z hotel finally opens [LICNYC]
4. Retailers poised to lose millions in profits thanks to NBA, NFL lockouts [AP via Crain’s]
5. Lucky Magazine features Corcoran brokers in dress-for-the-deal spread [Curbed]
6. City moves forward with plans for Con Ed, U.N. East River waterfront sites [Crain’s]
7. New Wilf Hall “seems to want nothing more than to be left alone,” critic says [WSJ]
8. Buyer pays $2,400 psf for 733 Park Avenue‘s 20th floor [NYO]
9. Downtown Brooklyn Partnership’s Joe Chan: DoBro still “under-retailed” [GlobeSt]
10. Stragglers still looking for a summer Hamptons rental may have luck on the island’s fringes [NYT]
11. Roosevelt Island’s Rivercross affordable housing co-op to refinance mortgage thanks to ground-lease extension [Roosevelt Islander]
12. NYC Housing Authority allows mold to grow unchecked at Harlem’s Jefferson Houses [NYT]
13. Mortgage bond investors to challenge proposed $8.5B BofA settlement [WSJ]

14. New residential developments staged with a certain kind of buyer in mind [NYT]