Anderson Cooper sells Midtown penthouse, Evander Holyfield leaves foreclosed mansion … and more

July 12, 2012 05:00PM

1. Roughly 47 percent of the city’s worst landlords, according to Public Advocate Bill De Blasio, are in Brooklyn — check them out here [Brownstoner]
2. Liverpool’s Yellow Submarine hotel gives Beatlemaniacs the chance to stay in the Beatles’ hometown in true Beatles style [NYDN]
3. Itzhaki Properties brokers $11.5M sale of 5,200-square-foot retail space at 83 Spring Street [Itzhaki Properties press release]
4. New “Housing Misery Index” shows swing states of Florida, Michigan and Nevada rank among housing industry’s most miserable states, says presidential candidates will need to address housing in these states to win votes [Forbes]
5. Sharp increase in number of Americans who renounce their citizenship — but are they doing it to get out of taxes? [NYT]
6. We heard: Madison Realty Capital takes ownership of 60,000-sf SI residential property after purchasing non-performing first mortgage [Madison Realty Capital press release]
7. Boxing giant Evander Holyfield leaves 109-room foreclosed Atlanta mansion [NYDN]
8. 1-800-LAWYERS founder Bruce Davis cuts price of 10,000-sf Sag Harbor home in half to $6M [Post, 6th item]
9. Anderson Cooper sells Midtown penthouse for $3.8M [Curbed]
10. Parks Department solicits bids to build 10,350-sf skate park in Woodhaven, Queens [DNAinfo]