Investors rush to 4 WTC bonds as yields decline, Continuum Health signs one of largest leases in months … and more

November 02, 2011 08:21AM

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John Jay College’s new building

1. Amid declining yields investors pounce on tax-exempt 4 WTC bonds
[BusinessWeek]

2. Continuum Health signs largest office lease in months, renewing 113,000 square feet at 555 W. 57th St.
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3. John Jay College moves in to brand new $600M West Side building today
[NYT]

4. Hotel Americano has attracted crowds — but quieter, unassuming ones
[WSJ]

5. Willow Hotel purchases 18,075 square feet of air rights for 120 West 57th Street building
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6. 100 Eleventh’s dark lobby repels buyers, but a look inside 200 Eleventh shows why it’s in demand
[Architizer]

7. Eight leases have been signed at Trump’s 40 Wall in past 100 days totaling 160,000 square feet
[Post, 2nd item]

8. Four million wrongly foreclosed upon homeowners will get their cases reviewed
[AP via MSNBC]

9. Inside Apple’s jam-packed temporary Soho store
[Racked]

10. Lingerie company Chantelle extends lease at 183 Madison Avenue
[Post, 4th item]

11. Grenade found in Queens home, neighbors panic
[NYDN]

12. Financial firm Brencourt Advisors takes 17,000 square feet in 280 Park sublease
[Post, 5th item]

13. Dallas expands mortgage filing fee suit against MERS, BofA to all Texas counties
[Bloomberg]