Chelsea sushi bar faces discrimination suit, Mitsubishi inks 122,500-foot lease … and more

September 18, 2012 08:00AM

1. Couple allege Chelsea sushi bar canceled their rehearsal dinner after discovering they were gay [Post]
2. Mitsubishi expands to more than 122,500 feet at 655 Third Ave. [Post, 3rd item]
3. Mortgage interest tax deduction mainly used by those making more than $100K [Housing Wire]
4. Real estate titans talk market, politics and personal achievement with New York Observer [NYO]
5. Late composer Charles Ives‘ Conn. home will not become a retreat for musicians, but be used as a weekend home by couple who paid all cash [WSJ]
6. As Berlin beats out Rome as third most visited European country, real estate values soar [Business Week]
7. Starbucks to introduce automated drink machines in U.K. [AG Beat]
8. East Village residents work to rid East River of trash [EVGrieve]
9. U.S. real estate recovery to boost stock market post-QE3, says Morgan Stanley exec [CNBC]
10. REITs have had most active year for preferred stock issuance since 2004 [Forbes]
11. Consolo says Staten Island or Harlem are Walmart’s next best bets after getting the boot in Brooklyn [Globe St.]
12. Law firm Robinson & Cole lease 18K feet at 666 Third Ave. [Post, 4th item]