London’s most expensive home sells for $120M, DOB tries its hands at renovations … and more

March 11, 2013 05:00PM

1. U.K. property titan Marcus Cooper buys “stonking” $120 million London home [Sun]
2. DOB starts renovation of 5,000-square-foot office where it examines Manhattan development plans [Press Release]
3. Construction crews tear into Harlem site where 115 rental units are set to rise [NYT]
4. And a new 22-unit Harlem condo project is christened One Morningside Park [Harlem Condo Life]
5. “Industrial chic” East Village walk-ups debut at $4,900 per month and up [EV Grieve]
6. A Flatbush landlord claims she was injured, handcuffed to hospital bed for 17 days after police altercation [NYP]
7. Meanwhile, in East New York, a landlord is said to have shot a tenant dead [NYT]
8. Artisanal food makers find Brooklyn restrictive when growth beckons [Crain’s]
9. John Paulson, native New Yorker and real estate investor, mulls move to Puerto Rico for tax reasons [Bloomberg]
10. Love is fleeting: only one of 38 units left at Love Lane Mews development in Brooklyn Heights [Brownstoner]
11. A “Kafkaesque” tenant situation in Harlem [NYT]