SL Green defends CEO’s $14.9M compensation, sliver of residential tower to rise on Third Avenue … and more

May.May 07, 2012 08:00 AM

1. SL Green CEO Holliday takes home $14.9M, firm says “superior performance” justifies pay [WSJ]
2. Slim Third Avenue lot near 14th Street to get 16-story residential tower [EVGrieve]
3. Trump won’t block NY casino legislation because he says it wouldn’t negatively affect Atlantic City [NYDN]
4. Breaking down the difficulties facing Ally Finanical’s residential mortgage unit [NYT]
5. Gregory Coffee to open fifth location in Herald Square [Post, 1st item]
6. The best lobby in the city: 220 Water Street in Dumbo [NYDN]
7. Suburban lifestyle with Manhattan proximity draws buyers to Fieldston’s limited housing supply [WSJ]
8. “Vaudeville-inflected” circus coming to empty lot next to Frankie & Johnnie’s Steakhouse on West 45th Street [NYT]
9. With 120,000 additional square feet, Coty brings Empire State Building footprint to 320,000-sf [GlobeSt]
10. Profiling the construction workers that pushed 1 WTC past the Empire State Building [NYDN]
11. Innovative 24/7 garment care store comes to Second Avenue on the UES [Post, 3rd item]
12. Five-story West 123rd street residential building collapses [NYDN]
13. Scouring the Airbnb marketplace for NYC bargains, including a $16 Corona air mattress [WSJ]
14. Once again, Megabus faces opposition for pick-up locations, this time outside of Port Authority [NYT]
15. In response to legal issues, Co-op City will spend $6M for 65 wheelchair-accessible doors [NYDN]
16. Italian restaurant takes Lizarran’s Space On Mercer Street; Lizarran heads to Jewel hotel in Midtown [Post, 2nd item]
17. Dispute between DOT and MTA prevents construction of new Greenpoint park [Brooklyn Paper]
18. Washington Heights pushes to reopen one of community’s few pools [NYDN]

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