Midtown South leasing reaches five-year peak, take a video tour of Obama’s UWS college apartment … and more

August 13, 2012 05:00PM

1. Midtown South leasing reaches highest point in five years [Crain’s]
2. Controversial JetBlue signage lands on Queens Plaza roof [DNAinfo]
3. A Bushwick block gets hot with new retail and residential presence [DNAinfo]
4. There’s suddenly progress on the Karl Fisher-designed 107-unit, 4th Avenue condo [Brownstoner]
5. Ichiro Suzuki may have decided on a four-bedroom unit at the Laurel [Curbed]
6. In other sports news, Jason Kidd of the Knicks scores a waterfront unit at the Aldyn — basketball court included [Post]
7. Virtual tour of Pres. Obama’s collegiate UWS digs [Curbed]
8. Council member Margaret Chin holds photo op at Bialystoker with activists to prevent its demolition [The Lo Down]
9. Why a Tribeca Verizon building is the perfect site for an incoming data center [Tribeca Citizen]
10. Gnarly! Skateboard shoe retailer SPURA inks Brooklyn lease for second NYC location [NYO]