Versace’s former compound gets $25M price cut, the perils of post-Sandy apartment hunting with chickens … and more

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Nov.November 12, 2012 05:00 PM

1. Miami’s Casa Casuarina, formerly designer Versace’s compound, gets a $25 million price cut [Triange Business Journal]
2. Spot a Starbucks? It’s time to buy, real estate expert says [BI]
3. Don’t be a chicken: finding a post-Sandy rental with winged beasts in tow [NYT]
4. From the Freedom Tower to curvaceous Marilyn Monroe towers, check out this year’s 25 coolest buildings [BI]
5. Also cool: a view of the Hudson Yards office towers at night, thanks to new renderings [Curbed]
6. Sportswear wholesaler Key Apparel inks lease at 463 Seventh Avenue [NYO]
7. Meanwhile, down the block, Human Rights in China NGO signs lease at 450 Seventh Avenue [NYO]
8. Gowanus residents breathe a sigh of relief? Neighborhood flooded with sewage, not toxic waste [NYM]
9. Diva Toni Braxton’s foreclosed Georgia mansion hits market for $1.1 million [TMZ]
10. Check out this Rudolph Schindler home in La Jolla, Calif. that’s currently on the market for $2.2 million [LAT]
11. Copenhagen builds a city for children, complete with a stadium and a fire station [Architizer]
12. Phoenix Group Advisors renews and expands at 370 Lexington Avenue [NYO]
13. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein lends a hand with Sandy cleanup in the Rockaways [Gothamist]
14. Crown Heights rental building at 147 Rogers Avenue slated for January occupancy [Curbed]
15. Michigan’s vacation homes increasingly owned by executives, not blue collar workers [Bloomberg]
16. Increasing evictions in Spain lead to homeless crisis and, in some cases, suicide [NYT]

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