Moinian’s Fortuna Realty sells Morningside Heights portfolio, Brown Harris takes over price-chopped $30M UES townhouse listing … and more

December 04, 2012 05:00PM

1. EPA to release plan for Gowanus clean-up in the coming weeks; meanwhile, Canal testing currently taking place [Pardon Me For Asking]
2. Park Slope’s Enrique Norton-designed 580 Carroll Street condo has sold out [Brownstoner]
3. Italian construction scion turfs Town brokers, lists 45 East 74th Street townhouse with Brown Harris Stevens’ Paula del Nunzio for $30 million [Streeteasy]
4. Etsy opens pop-up shop in Soho for the holiday season [DNAinfo]
5. Owner of Chelsea’s Shadow nightclub, done fighting the city’s attempts to shut it down, readies to sell the property’s lease [DNAinfo]
6. Morris Moinian’s Fortuna Realty Group sells two-building Morningside Heights portfolio to investor Joseph Franco for $14 million [NYO]
7. Why are investors still betting on Freddie Mac? [Businessweek]
8. Amy Winehouse’s London home, where the singer died, sells for $3.2 million at auction [NBC]
9. Denihan Hospitality Group appoints Thomas Botts to newly-created position of chief customer officer [Press Release]
10. Retailer Banana Republic inks 12,245-sf lease for two-floor space at Broadway and 86th Street [NYO]
11. Man killed by industrial cooling unit that fell from a crane in the Bronx [NYT]
12. Swarovski to deck out residential complex in India [Curbed]
13. Hairy Monk bar in Murray Hill closes [DNAinfo]
14. Trulia hires Alon Chaver, CEO of iHomeFinder, as vice president of industry services [Trulia]