Hunt begins for Pier 1 developer, Streeteasy offers new broker search … and more

August 08, 2011 05:18PM

1. City begins search for Pier 1 developer
[Brooklyn Paper]

2. launches new broker search

3. Britney Spears‘ penthouse back on market

4. Optimism on home prices back up

5. LES residents want Landmarks Preservation Commission to protect
Bialystocker nursing home

[The Lo-Down]

6. Uniqlo bringing more pop-up shops to West Side

7. Politicians rally against Turtle Bay high-rise

8. Alec Baldwin’s Central Park West apartment on sale for
$9.5 million

9. Duryea’s Lobster Deck in Hamptons on sale for $5.9 million

10. Buildings offering homes for residents who need a snore room

11. Rents up 13 percent in Flatiron District [Crain’s]
12. Politicians demand MTA release Second Avenue Subway
construction air quality data


13. UWS’ P&G bar closing down
[Vanishing New York]

14. Unstable real estate market makes for bad time to divorce [MSNBC]
15. American Institute of Architects creating online dating
services for stalled projects


16. UWS building with $3,000 apartments doesn’t have gas

17. Sharif El-Gamal discusses his Lower Manhattan plans with Fareed Zakaria

18. Brooklyn Roasting Company coming to Dumbo

19. Williamsburg’s 11 Broadway gets new facade

20. Architects’ pool house has creative design and is energy efficient