Take a look inside 432 Park Avenue, MAA and Colonial Properties Trust join forces for $8.6B REIT … and more

June 03, 2013 05:00PM

1. Take a look inside 432 Park Avenue — new interior renderings revealed [Curbed]
2. Mid-America Apartment Communities, Colonial Properties Trust teaming up to form $8.6B REIT [Law360]
3. One Hanson Place penthouse in Fort Greene in contract [Curbed]
4. Novogratz clan townhouse at 400 West Street asks $18.5 million [Curbed]
5. Glencore and Blackstone consider 59 percent stake in Rio Tinto’s ore operations [WSJ]
6. The micro apartment craze sweeps the nation [Reuters via Business Insider]
7. Units at Two Trees’ rental conversion at 30 Washington Street in Dumbo now on the market [Brownstoner]
8. Parks advocacy group pitches an inaugural neighborhood improvement district for Tribeca [Crain’s]
9. Observing the progress of 1 World Trade Center from around the city [NYT]
10. Fanfare fades from Archie Bunker home in Queens despite passing of Jean Stapleton [NYT]
11. Dan Harroch joins Thor Equities as senior vice president [Press Release]
12. We Are Gowanus advocacy group shows possible impact of Rock & Roll Playhouse: VIDEO [Pardon Me for Asking]
13. Despite Marcus Garvey Village, Brownsville housing struggles [NYT]
14. Five-story, 14-unit residential building headed to corner of Putnam and Bedford avenues in Bed-Stuy [Brownstoner]
15. Family sues neighbor over harassment at Park Slope co-op [NYDN]
16. Crown Heights residential project begins construction [Brownstoner]