The Real Deal New York

Investors come closer to reopening CBGB, eight brokers follow former Cushman exec to Avison Young … and more

May 08, 2012 08:00AM

1. Brookfield considers installing larger, floor-to-ceiling windows to attract tenants to 330,000 square feet of vacancies at 450 West 33rd Street [Post, 2nd item]
2. Following Mirante’s move from Cushman, eight Grubb agents join Avison Young [GlobeSt]
3. Owners of CBGB assets look to re-open club after the summer [Local EV]
4. NYU seeks approval for $1.2B clinical facility on East 34th Street [Crain’s]
5. L.A. developer claims cousin defrauded him out of millions to fund $7.9M East End Avenue condo [Post]
6. Pro-life center to open in high-abortion neighborhoods, including Jamaica and Harlem [NYDN]
7. Why Pat Kiernan, whose UWS apartment has an accepted offer, moved to Williamsburg [NYT]
8. Mo Vaughn agrees to remove parking gate from Brownsville apartment complex that killed boy [Post]
9. Freddie Mac drops fee for refinancing deeply underwater homes [WSJ]
10. DJ Deadmau5 nearly sets Meatpacking club Provocateur on fire [Post]
11. SI breaks ground on $12M beachfront plaza that will provide new home for legendary Victory Diner [DNAinfo]
12. Residents of Coney Island adult home sue over three-year bedbug infestation [NYDN]
13. Studley brings two tenants totaling 18,000 square feet at 1040 Sixth Avenue [Post, 4th item]
14. Two commercial condos in Downtown Brooklyn’s Toren hit market for combined $8.7M [Crain’s]
15. Queens isn’t getting love in the online landmark preservation funding vote [NYDN]
16. Spinning fitness company Revolve opens first NYC location near Union Square [Post, 5th item]
17. Tenants of Bed-Stuy housing complex claim NYCHA workers are covering up, not fixing, problems [NYDN]