Schrager sets sights on cheap-but-chic hotel empire, Republican candidates avoid housing talk at debate … and more

TRD New York /
Oct.October 19, 2011 08:18 AM

1. Ian Schrager has his eyes on a cheap-but-chic hotel empire

2. Responses to city’s request for proposals mark huge milestone in Willets Point development

3. Republican candidates shied away from housing discussion at last night’s debate

4. HPD decides to go ahead with affordable housing project on 20th Street Park in Chelsea

5. FAA rejection of proposed Flushing high-rise carries little weight

6. Housing bust is key driver of consumers’ lack of confidence

7. Some new NYC rental buildings are taking tenants on spec

8. Owners of Trump Palace retail condo are not paying common charges
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9. Chef files UWS eateries Bomboloni and Jalapeno for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

10. Sugar Hill Golden Ale, beer brand that dates to Prohibition, is opening a Harlem factory

11. 30-year fixed-rate mortgage increases to 4 percent for first time in seven weeks

12. Sharif El-Gamal misleads Daily News on property tax payment

13. Ashkenazy Acquisition’s $61M deal for the ground lease at 635 Madison finally closes
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14. Inside some of the world’s best-designed offices

15. Dispute over sale of Norman Mailer’s Brooklyn Heights apartment

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