The Real Deal New York

Where the biggest foreclosure discounts are, Bleecker Bob’s may be a Starbucks … and more

January 27, 2012 05:00PM

1. Where are the nation’s biggest foreclosure discounts? [Realtor Magazine]
2. Cherished record store Bleecker Bob’s could soon be a Starbucks [Racked]
3. Video tour of the new Whitney downtown [NYO]
4. Final mortgage agreement may not include legal immunity for banks [HuffPo]
5. Commercial property investors pulling out of London [Bloomberg]
6. Nightclub XL, first stage of new gay hotel the Out NYC, to open tonight [Hotel Chatter]
7. Flatbush Avenue bar previously full of shady strippers to become Dunkin’ Donuts, Subway [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Delinquencies in FHA’s single-family portfolio inch upward [National Mortgage News]
9. City dumps trees it chopped down into Prospect Park pond, threatening ecosystem, environmentalists allege [Brooklyn Paper]
10. Bayridge is “meat market of young, eligible bachelors” [Brooklyn Paper]
11. A controversial commercial rezoning in Southhampton [Patch]
12. New school construction may raise test scores, property values [Twitter]
13. CUNY considers hotel in Long Island City to use for training hospitality students [Crain’s]
14. Map of Manhattan start-ups, by industry [NYC Digital]
15. Subway sandwich shop that served 1 World Trade Center iron workers closes [Crain’s]
16. Turnkey restaurant for sale in Montauk harbor with $3.75M ask [Curbed]
17. Citigroup will no longer buy high-risk mortgages [National Mortgage News]
18. West Village building owned by George Soros’ daughter collapses [DNAinfo]
19. LaGuardia Plaza hotel seeks national chain buyer [Crain’s]