Vacant Bronx storefront becomes pop-up for artists and musicians, some institutions lending again to risky borrowers … and more

TRD New York /
Apr.April 11, 2012 05:00 PM

1. Vacant Bronx storefront becomes pop-up for artists and musicians [NY1]
2. Some institutions lending again to risky borrowers [NYT]
3. eBay to take 35,156-square-foot full-floor space at 625 Sixth Avenue [NYO]
4. Prominent New York real estate lawyer Carl Schwartz leaves firm, joins Hunton & Williams as partner [Crain’s]
5. Bob Knakal on the March jobs report [NYO]
6. FHFA not keen on government’s incentive to help Fannie, Freddie save money [CNN]
7. Comic: translation of architectural criticism [Laughing Squid]
8. Former Cushman & Wakefield CEO named chairman of BENS [NYO]
9. Interview with Weichert Commercial Brokerage President John Udell [NYT]
10. East Village tenants join forces to fight against building sale [EV Grieve]
11. Profile of Alex Rovt who bought 14 Wall Street for over $300M in cash [NYT]
12. Matthew Yglesias on the use of transportation station-proximate land in Connecticut [Slate]
13. Norman Jaffe-designed home hits market for $30M [Curbed]
14. Why Robert Shiller no longer wants to use the word “bubble” [Motley Fool]
15. IMF advice to U.S. policymakers struggling with housing sector: look to the Great Depression [WSJ]
16. Peep Lounge across from MSG to become bar this summer [DNAinfo]
17. MTA conducts blasts for 86th Street Second Avenue Subway entrance [NY1]
18. Bloomberg’s girlfriend joins Hudson River Park fundraising organization [DNAinfo]
19. How real estate professionals use Instagram [Broker Pulse]
20. Interview with Tara Stacom on Conde Nast at 1 WTC and the market [NYO]
21. Good signs for nationwide economic recovery and residential real estate activity [Calculated Risk]
22. Mortgage litigation reaches peak, report shows [DSNews]
23. Brooklyn Grange to house new commercial apiary [Brooklyn Downtown Star]
24. Former NJ Gov. Richard Codey on Gov. Christie’s fate for lying about Hudson River rail tunnel [Capital New York]
25. Photo tribute to Bill’s Gay Nineties [Retrologist]
26. Sneak peek inside the rooms of Pod 39 [HotelChatter]

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