Macy’s evacuated due to basement fire, Russians have cash for luxury NYC properties … and more

April 04, 2012 05:00PM

1. Macy’s forced to evacuate due to basement fire, no injuries reported yet [NBC New York]
2. Want to sell your property? Russians have the cash to buy. [NYT]
3. MTA to launch crane safety inspections after last night’s Fatal West 34th Street collapse [Crain’s]
4. Survey shows Fed will raise interest rates in third-quarter 2014 [WSJ]
5. Deutsche Bank AG to sell asset management business to Guggenheim Partners FOR $2B [Reuters]
6. One year following foreclosure abuse crack-down, 3 percent of eligible borrowers apply for foreclosure review [WSJ]
7. Community board to vote on Chelsea Hotel renovations and rooftop addition [Chelsea Hotel Blog]
8. Downtown construction noise still angers residents [Broadsheet Daily]
9. Roger hotel gets revamped [Hotel Chatter]
10. CoreLogic report shows national home prices fall for seventh straight month [Business Insider]
11. Complications in developing affordable housing in Westchester [NYT]
12. Major League Soccer to present plan tomorrow to play on Pier 40 [Crain’s]
13. Planting a St. Joseph statue to provide good luck in home selling [Apartment Therapy]
14. Trump penthouse originally priced at $34.5M now down to $19.8M [Curbed]
15. A talk with the founder of architectural and interior design firm Glen & Company [NYT]
16. Stop work order at David Schwimmer’s East 6th Street property [EV Grieve]
17. JPMorgan to pay $20M to settle segregated fund claims [Washington Post]
18. Boathouse in East Hampton trades hands [Curbed]
19. UES Moeller Fine Art to move across street [Gallerist NY]