Laureate penthouse unit sells for $11.6M, Goldman Sachs escapes mortgage probe without charges … and more

August 09, 2012 05:00PM

1. Hudson River Bridge Constructors unexpectedly cancels bid for Tappan Zee replacement, loses $2.5M stipend paid for submissions [ENR]
2. SEC won’t bring charges against Goldman Sachs mortgage deal [Housingwire]
3. Gabby Douglas, as well as other “Fab Five” gold medalists, will show their Olympics skills at Barclays this November [DNAinfo]
4. 4,172-sf penthouse unit at the Laureate sells for $11.55M — down from original $11.6M ask [IB Times]
5. Surveillance footage gets up-close shots of suspected 11th Street burglar in the act [Local East Village]
6. Financial firm Centerview Partners inks 18,000-sf expansion at Paramount Group’s 31 West 52nd Street, bringing total footprint to 45,000 sf [NYO]
7. Take a virtual tour of a lavishly grand 23,000-sf Indiana mansion on the market for $5.5M [Curbed]
8. Parks Department cleans up several aging Staten Island statues [DNAinfo]
9. 4,700-sf East Hampton home gets $600,000 price cut — will sell for loss [Curbed]
10. How to stay cool while working on the Fulton Center in the dog days of summer [NYT]