Matt Damon loses condo to higher bidder, touring a $75,000 per month Village rental … and more

March 15, 2012 08:00AM

1. Matt Damon loses 535 West End Avenue condo to higher bidder [Post, 1st item]
2. Three East 3rd Street apartment buildings were sold to developer who tells tenants their leases won’t be renewed [EV Grieve]
3. Agreement between Cuomo, lawmakers paves way for up to seven Las Vegas-style casinos [Post]
4. Environment activists shun Port Authority plan to expand JFK airport into Jamaica Bay [NYDN]
5. Inside a $75,000 per month Greenwich Village townhouse [WSJ]
6. Elliman agent Wilbur Gonzalez flees for Town Residential, enters contract to sell his 40 Mercer Street condo asking $4.35M [Post, 2nd item]
7. Increase in U.S. foreclosures this year won’t necessary result in a larger “foreclosure discount” [WSJ]
8. Anne Hathaway rents in the Dumbo Clocktower, her old 641 Fifth Avenue rental is being rented by Centaur Properties co-founder Henry Hay for more than $58,000 per month [Post, 3rd item]
19. Children in rundown Bronx buildings still testing positive for lead poisoning [NYDN]
10. Since vacating her rent-stabilized UES apartment, Faye Dunaway shops for East Village loft [Post, 4th item]
11. NYC commercial real estate execs express improving outlook, but say financing and government policy are still areas of concern [GlobeSt]
12. Yields on Fannie and Freddie mortgage bonds experience greatest rise since 2010 [Bloomberg]
13. Inside Broadway actress Cristin Milioti’s Bushwick loft [Post]
14. Architectural Digest Home Design show set to arrive on Pier 94 next weekend [Post]