Schroders CEO revealed as buyer of $8.3M “Dental Death Doctor” townhouse, George Benson lists N.J. estate for nearly $3M … and more

May 30, 2013 05:00PM

1. Schroders CEO Karl Dasher revealed as buyer of Dental Death Doctor’s $8.3 million Upper West Side townhouse [Curbed]

2. George Benson lists Englewood, N.J., estate for $2.99 million [NYP, 2nd item]

3.Astoria man accused of scamming a dozen would-be renters out of deposit money for non-existent apartment [NYDN]

4. Studio at 299 West 12th Street asks whopping $1.2 million [Curbed]

5. Barclays Center puts training wheels on new bike valet service [WSJ]

6. Condo proposals for 1 John Street in Brooklyn range from glassy to boxy [Curbed]

7. California’s Siebel family buys $5.9M Tribeca condo conversion at 250 West Street [NYO]

8. Owners of West Village restaurant-bar Fedora add spice to two-bedroom pad upstairs [NYP]

9. Multifamily building at 3548 Steinway Street in Astoria sells for $3M, as arranged by Ariel Property Advisors [NYO]

10. Showings at Carroll Gardens brownstone conversion at 364 Union Street to begin next month [BuzzBuzzHome]

11. At annual REBNY breakfast, 30 Rock plaza wins best new engine room award [GlobeSt]

12. The world of luxury design needs to step outside the box: OPINION [Dezeen]

13. For landlords, the potential benefits of avoiding brokers and Craigslist [Brick Underground]

14. Median rents across five boroughs: MAP [Curbed]

15. White House to add 2 more years to federal mortgage-modification program [WSJ]