The Real Deal New York

Mark condo units return to market asking up to $60M, Bloomberg signs off on Westchester Square BID … and more

March 08, 2012 08:00AM

1. Seven units at The Mark On East 77th Street return to the market asking up to $60M [Post, 4th item]
2. Mayor Bloomberg signs off on Westchester Square BID to help revitalize East Bronx [NYDN]
3. Madison Realty acquires $29M Manhattan and Brooklyn loan portfolio [GlobeSt]
4. Asking taxpayers to bail out housing speculators is another example of Obama counting on the public to rescue risk takers [Fiscal Times]
5. Ewan McGregor shops at 58 Reade Street for $9M condo [Post, 2nd item]
6. Bob Knakal says UWS retail rezoning is the single worst piece of recently proposed legislation [REW]
7. Nigerian finance executive buys former Islanders owner John Pickett’s Southampton mansion for $24M; Pickett downsized to $3M mansion [Post, 3rd item]
8. Lenox Lounge owner, who won’t renew lease when rent doubles in June, hopes club’s legacy continues [NYDN]
9. New unionized carpenter boss works to repair the troubled organization [NYT]
10. Inside mystery writer Jonathan Santlofer’s 2,000-square-foot Flower District loft [Post]