Columnist calls for simpler sales records as deals become complex, Genting becomes keyword in city politics … and more

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Jan.January 25, 2012 08:00 AM

1. Industry needs to simplify sales records as transactions become more complex, Lois Weiss says [Post, 4th item]
2. Queens Borough President Helen Marshall said a second convention center at Willets Point would compliment Genting’s plans for Aqueduct [NYDN]
3. Meanwhile, Genting shoots down Markowitz’s call for a casino in Coney Island, saying rival gaming hall would threaten Queens plans [Post]
4. Finally, the Malaysian firm donated $100,000 to state politicians hoping to push legalization of casino gaming [NYDN]
5. Donald Trump says the U.S. hotel industry would be booming if banks would only lend more [WSJ]
6. But he plans to build 10 hotels in major cities outside the U.S. [Bloomberg]
7. Success Academy founder plans six more charter schools in NYC by 2013 [NYDN]
8. Glenwood Management, RFR Holdings bundle combined $236,000 for Scott Stringer’s campaign [Post]
9. Sports editor of “The Nation” challenges Michael Ratner, Bruce’s brother and president of Center for Const. Rights, to open forum discussion of Atlantic Yards project [NYDN]
10. Memorial Sloan-Kettering signs direct lease for entire third floor at Chrysler building after years of subleasing from Wachovia [Post, 3rd item]
11. Ex-Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. will step down from federal housing post, likely to pursue politics in the city [NYDN]
12. Howard Beach Chinese restaurant to become $5M autistic center June 1 [NYDN]
13. Fairfield, Conn. pushes for easy transit link to Bronx, where many employees of Fairfield companies commute from [NYDN]
14. Obama selects NY AG Eric Schneiderman to lead new mortgage abuse unit [DNAinfo]


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