The Real Deal New York

West coast Facebook investor eyes $50M Tribeca townhouse, UES waste transfer station to cost $554M … and more

May 24, 2012 08:00AM

1. West coast-based Facebook investor eyes $49.5M multi-family townhouse at 144 Duane Street [Post, 4th item]
2. Controversial UES waste transfer station to cost city $554M [DNAinfo]
3. No NYC real estate billionaires make list of potential Yankees buyers [NYDN]
4. More on how the Wythe Hotel fits perfectly into Williamsburg’s growth story [NYT]
5. Post columnist said his plan to allow Americans to invest retirement savings in real estate is being considered by the Fed [Post]
6. Bronx public housing residents threaten to sue NYCHA over repairs [NYDN]
7. People appear to be respecting NYC laws banning smoking in parks [NYT]
8. After scouring Bushwick, couple finds cheaper rent for artist colony in Greenpoint [DNAinfo]
9. Comedian J.B. Smoove buys unit in One Brooklyn Bridge Park [Post, 2nd item]
10. LIC-based startup brings accountability to home contractors [NYDN]
11. Buyers examine doors, so sellers should be sure to replace aging knobs [NYT]
12. GoogaMooga producer Superfly signs for new office at 25 East 21st Street [Crain’s]
13. Author conducts research on amusement parks that used to populate Queens and Nassau counties [NYDN]