Elliman takes over marketing at Brooklyn’s largest condo, Long Island mansion named nation’s ugliest seeks $5.9M … and more

September 13, 2012 05:00PM

1. Steps outside city lines, mansion that resembles gas station and was named ugliest in America is for sale for $5.88M [Island Now]
2. Cushman & Wakefield markets Far West Side development site zoned for 220,000-plus residential square feet [Crain’s]
3. Elliman takes over marketing at Brooklyn’s largest condo development [Brownstoner]
4. Foreclosures appear to be on the rise again [RealtyTrac]
5. Community Board 2 begins ULURP process for Hudson Square rezoning [Villager]
6. How Avenues, the for-profit private school opening in Chelsea, plans to make money educating the next generation of global elites [Reuters]
7. A look at 19 restaurants that have locations in the East Village and Williamsburg [EV Local]
8. For $5.4M, a 13.7-acre private nature reserve five minutes from Sag Harbor can be yours [Newsday]
9. Of course you want to know what Donald Trump thinks of the Fed’s QE 3 [CNBC]
10. The five things that repel would-be buyers [NBC News]
11. The question of whether the government can seize underwater mortgages has made it all the way to Capitol Hill [WSJ]
12. Barclays Center says it will voluntarily adopt Bloomberg’s soda ban months before its mandatory [City Hall release]
13. Fifteen-unit walk-up with ground-floor retail at 269 East Houston Street asks $9.6M [Bowery Boogie]
14. City seals off Woodhaven’s “Hell House” [QChron]
15. Eighteen-acre island in Southold, L.I. is on the market for $4M [Newsday]
16. Here’s a 6,000-square-foot three-unit combo in Miami’s tallest building [WSJ]
17. Gov. Cuomo announces $72M in funding to build affordable homes throughout the state [Executive Chamber release]