Office REITs stand to benefit from NYC’s high unemployment, an 80-square-foot LES art gallery prepares to open … and more

TRD New York /
Jul.July 13, 2012 08:00 AM

1. City alots $42M for security cameras in dangerous housing projects, but NYCHA fails to install any of them [NYDN]
2. DOT claims bevy of available parking precludes need for residential parking permit near Barclays Center or Yankees Stadium [Post]
3. Coney Island advocates take fight against concrete boardwalk installation to court [NYDN]
4. The market for “jumbo” mortgages is growing substantially [NYT]
5. Meanwhile, Wells Fargo to stop using mortgage brokers, who say the move will hurt consumers [WSJ]
6. Brooklyn Nets’ star-studded backcourt to get welcoming party today outside Brooklyn’s Borough Hall [NYDN]
7. Starting Sept. 28, Jay-Z will now play eight concerts to open Barclays Center [Post]
8. An 80-square-foot art gallery is opening on the Lower East Side [DNAinfo]
9. No, really, this time it’s true: the housing market has already bottomed [WSJ] and [Bloomberg]
10. How office REITs are poised to benefit from NYC’s unusually high unemployment rate [Seeking Alpha]
11. A hike through the 2,110-acre forest reservation in Essex County with views of the Manhattan skyline [NYT]
12. Another chain, Cici’s Pizza, descends upon NYC, with restaurant opening on Bronx’s Gun Hill Road [NYDN]
13. Soho Apple store to reopen Saturday after $20M renovation [DNAinfo]
14. You’ve heard this before: NYC management companies continue to expand dog services [NYT]
15. Long delay for Tappan Zee Bridge replacement is “a spat about nothing” [Post]
16. A look at the rat-infested apartments without hot water owned by Brooklyn’s worst landlords [NYDN]
17. Between Fifth and Sixth avenues, ivy grows on West Ninth Street‘s 150-year-old homes [NYT]
18. Man who cleans filthy empty lot in Carroll Gardens gets cold-shouldered by city [NYDN]
19. Dr. Brendan’s Mac Repair opens third NYC location on West 23rd Street — two doors from Apple repair leader Tekserve [Post]
20. Trailing an apartment hunter’s search for a home below 34th Street west of Second Avenue [NYT]
21. Check out this Tribeca penthouse, on the market for $3.6M, with two roof decks [NYDN]
22. 17 percent taxi fare hike gets approved [NYT]

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