Elevator repairman falls to death in Garment District, nine firms competing for Hudson Yards leases … and more

September 23, 2011 05:23PM

1. Elevator repairman falls to death in Garment District
[NYDN]

2. Port Authority backs down in dispute with bond investor
[WSJ]

3. Community center construction underway on East 9th Street
[EV Grieve]

4. Nine firms competing for Hudson Yards leases
[NYO]

5. Forest City Ratner considering modular design for Atlantic
Yards tower
[Brownstoner]

6. City Council okays Thor Equities’ Bay Center retail complex
in Brooklyn
[GlobeSt.com]

7. Office pre-built trend is continuing, Mark Varian, president
of John Gallin & Son, says
[NYT]

8. Historic Haymarket site goes on market for $42.75 million
[Kew Management]

9. Uniqlo to open pop-up Store On Sixth Avenue
[WSJ]

10. New apartment building ratings site launches
[BrickUnderground]

11. Housing market in NJ towns is split in half
[NYT]

12. Mayor: ads on public housing would be restricted
[NYDN]

13. Four-alarm fire in Gowanus auto repair shop sends smoke everywhere
[Gothamist]

14. Price for Bronx water treatment plant has risen to $3.4 billion
[NYDN]

15. WTC’s legacy: government sponsorship of real estate
[The Nation]

16. Jennifer Lopez close to buying Water Mill home
[Curbed]

17. High-profile guests at West 15th Street townhouse renovation
party
[Curbed]

18. Designer Dad visits “The Good Wife” set and talks with set
designer about creating a Chicago home on the New York soundstage
[Designer Dad]