Real estate bigwigs line Council Member Dilan’s campaign coffers, NYC tops list of the 10 worst cities for renters … and more

June 19, 2012 05:00PM

1. Durst, Barnett and Rudin are among many industry donors to Councilman Erik Martin Dilan’s campaign [Capital New York]
2. The Donald explains a big real estate deal he’s contemplating in Greece [CNBC]
3. Lower Manhattan Pier A needs nearly $1.3M more for repair work [DNAinfo]
4. Forest City Ratner sees “obvious opportunity” in redeveloping Atlantic Center and Atlantic Terminal Malls [NYO]
5. Hunts Point market gets $10M federal grant for redevelopment [Crain’s]
6. Ron Burkle and owners of NYC’s Ace Hotel cast eyes toward hotels in unorthodox urban locations [WSJ]
7. Williamsburg tops list of Brooklyn’s 10 most stylist neighborhoods [The L Magazine]
8. Meanwhile, New York City as a whole tops the list of the 10 worst cities for renters [Reuters]
9. The home of the Brooklyn Eage gets dismantled [Brownstoner]
10. Pod 39 hotel’s opening postponed until July 5 [Hotel Chatter]
11. Neil Young and Crazy Horse will perform at the Barclays Center in December [The Local]
12. Michael Morris-designed Shelter Island home gets buyer after 2.5 years on market [Curbed]