Toll Brothers on verge of building Park Ave luxury condo, Cobble Hill is one of city’s most competitive housing markets … and more

Mar.March 26, 2012 08:00 AM

1. NYC’s most pressing need is a retail doorman to help package-laden shoppers find cabs, says Faith Hope Consolo [amNY]
2. Toll Brothers’ UES townhouse purchase could pave way for luxury condo construction [WSJ, 1st item]
3. Parks Department prioritizes High Line over more pressing concerns in outer borough communities, says Rockaway Beach activist [NYDN]
4. Association of Mortgage Investors plans to file court papers to fight the $25 billion mortgage settlement [Post]
5. Real estate world tries to determine buyer of townhouse at 18 East 69th Street, where a boutique retailer signed lease for the ground floor [WSJ, 2nd item]
6. CUNY journalism students’ investigation reveals one of city’s worst landlords [NY1]
7. Cobble Hill has become one of city’s most competitive housing markets [WSJ]
8. Gov. Cuomo pushes forward deal that secures funding for Second Avenue Subway, 7 Line extension [NYDN]
9. UES crane collapse case focuses on Chinese parts supplier [NYT]
10. Though the homes may come at discounts, estate sales present a series of difficulties [NY1]
11. Google buys out another tenant, AboveNet, at 111 Eighth Avenue [WSJ, 3rd item]
12. Seattle restaurateur brings pizzeria and coffee shop to Ludlow Street [NYDN]
13. Cuomo seeks private partnerships to fund repairs to state buildings, bridges and roads, but history shows he’s unlikely to find willing partners [Post]
14. Central Brooklyn residents choose targets for $1M participatory budget funds set aside by council member Jumaane Williams [Crain’s]
15. 77 Hudson in Jersey City reported 45 closings in past 45 days [NYDN]
16. Inside the mover turf wars in Jackson Heights [NYT]
17. Economists explain how poor new housing sales data exists in market widely seen as improving [WSJ]
18. Belmont is the country’s only racetrack with an on-site day care center [NYT]
19. Barclays Center puts Islander-Devils exhibition game tickets on sale [Crain’s]

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