City stops redevelopment of Greenpoint Hospital, People’s United Bank takes flagship at 250 Park Avenue … and more

November 30, 2011 08:18AM

Rendering of “Urban Umbrella” scaffolding

1. People’s United Bank signs lease for 7,241-square-foot flagship at 250 Park Avenue
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2. City stops redevelopment of Greenpoint Hospital after contractor was found to have underpaid workers [Brooklyn Paper]
3. Bids due Dec. 7 on non-performing, $21.7M note for portfolio of six Upper Manhattan buildings
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4. New, more aesthetically pleasing scaffolding to debut at 100 Broadway next month

5. City Council votes to extend increased hotel tax, adds roughly $2 to hotel room cost

6. State and federal transportation agencies lack funds to renovate BQE and Gowanus Expressway

7. RKF marketing material for 74 Third Avenue retail hints at forthcoming large residential building
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8. Doormen and maintenance workers’ SEIU Local 32BJ will hold a strike vote tomorrow
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9. Hell’s Kitchen gay sports bar tries changing entrance location to appease opponents [DNAinfo]
10. Longtime residents of Flushing building for Holocaust survivors lament changing demographics

11. FIT restructures lease at 236 West 27th Street
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