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. Streeteasy.com launches new broker search
[NY1]

3. Britney Spears‘ penthouse back on market
[Curbed]

4. Optimism on home prices back up
[WSJ]

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
[Racked]

7. Politicians rally against Turtle Bay high-rise
[DNAinfo]

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

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

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

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

[Post]

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

[DJC]

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

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

18. Brooklyn Roasting Company coming to Dumbo
[Gothamist]

19. Williamsburg’s 11 Broadway gets new facade
[Curbed]

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