The Real Deal New York

William Macklowe sells two office properties, could foreign buyers pull away from the U.S. housing market? … and more

August 08, 2012 05:00PM

1. William Macklowe sells office properties at 400 Madison Avenue and 610 Broadway [REW]
2. What do rising U.S. home prices and shrinking inventory mean to foreign buyers? [WSJ]
3. Barclays Center gets name’s sign affixed to its side [Post]
4. False alarm this morning at 1 WTC: smoke seen from 88th floor was from welding, not a fire [NBC]
5. In 2012, Iranians have bought $128M in residential and commercial property at world’s tallest building in Dubai [Business Insider]
6. Zar Properties grabs 35,000-sf Soho retail condo at 105-113 Wooster Street for almost $39M [REW]
7. Inside 45 years of affordable housing disputes at the LES SPURA development site [Open City]
8. Conflicts of Interest Board fines Bronx assistant principal for buying house and borrowing money from subordinate teacher [COIB press release]
9. CBRE releases its Global Office Rent Cycle report for the second quarter [CBRE]
10. Google to host first-look of Moynihan Station site to lucky Google+ users[DNAinfo]
11. Join in on the discussion: Which NYC skyscraper would you want to live in? [NYT]
12. Sandbox placement sparks debate on Seattle city regulations [MSN]
13. Park Slope gets its version of “50 Shades” with new book detailing adultery among frustrated neighborhood parents — local stores stock up [DNAinfo]
14. Parisian bakery Maison Kayser opens first American outpost on UES [Eater]
15. Pop star Katy Perry moves to three-bedroom, $8,500-per-month West Hollywood home following divorce [Curbed]