Waldorf-Astoria sued for race and age discrimination, 1 Court Square is close to being sold … and more

October 26, 2011 08:18AM

1 Court Square in Long Island City

1. Mayor Bloomberg pushes for 7 train extension to New Jersey

2. Waldorf-Astoria banquet captain sues hotel for race and age discrimination

3. Despite rising rents, Manhattan office market still favors tenants

4. Buyer with overseas money close to acquiring 1 Court Square in Queens for under $500M
[Post, 2nd item]

5. Boston Properties profits rise as rents increase

6. Hunts Point lot transformed into $350K public green space and wetland that educates on environment

7. Turns out Food Emporium, not Equity One, owes Trump Palace common charges
[Post, 3rd item]

8. Sick of criticism, BofA reminds localities of contributions to economy
[Bloomberg News]

9. World’s largest chemical company will build headquarters in Florham Park, N.J. complex

10. Monika Chiang opening shop at 125 Wooster Street next spring, pop-up at 136 Prince in the meantime
[Post, 4th item]

11. LPC expected to bestow landmark status on Grand Concourse Historic District

12. NY AG Schneiderman teams with Delaware AG on criminal foreclosure investigation against financial institutions
[Bloomberg News]