MaryAnne Gilmartin to focus on Queens and MetroTech as Forest City Ratner CEO, George Soros’ son lists Little Italy townhouse … and more

April 17, 2013 05:00PM

1. George Soros’ son lists Little Italy townhouse for $12M — and stands to make $100 [Curbed]
2. MaryAnne Gilmartin, now CEO of Forest City Ratner, will focus on Queens development, luring tech firms to MetroTech [Crain’s]
3. A carriage house in Brooklyn Heights for $3.5 million, horses not included [Curbed]
4. Jared Kushner, are you reading this? An East Village walk-up building listed for $8.9M [EV Grieve]
5. Developers, beware: man dressed as construction worker allegedly stole from project sites [DNAinfo]
6. Cresa appoints Jim Pirot as senior vice president of project management [NYO]
7. Brooklyn Flea to expand across the East River, bring food and beer garden to South Street Seaport [DNAinfo]
8. CBRE arranges $50M refinance of Long Island City’s Standard Motor Products building [GlobeSt]
9. Soho residents to tourist wayfinding maps: “Get lost!” [DNAinfo]
10. The term “master bedroom” falls out of favor among Washington, D.C. developers [Gawker]
11. Floral Park, Queens offers Long Island-style living, but with cheaper taxes [NYT]
11. Check out these total-conversion homes [NYMag]
12. Survey finds some homeowners regret not buying bigger [WSJ]