Saks’ new owner may turn retailer into a REIT, Carroll Gardens condo sale sets a record at $2.4M … and more

July 29, 2013 05:00PM

1. Saks’ new owner Hudson’s Bay Company may turn retailer into a real estate investment trust [Crain’s]
2. Carroll Gardens condo at 277 President Street that spans two brownstones sets a record, at $2.4 million [NYO]
3. Renzo Piano-designed Manhattanville science center project is alive — it’s alive! [Curbed]
4. Homeowners not ready for flood insurance rates to skyrocket [NYT]
5. Standalone Bushwick house’s $1.2 million sale is a likely record [Brownstoner]
6. Buyers willing to play dirty to acquire dream home, survey says [Forbes]
7. Cory Booker says fundraiser at Jared Kushner’s Park Avenue penthouse was biggest yet [NYP]
8. Huys, the 58-unit condo building by Kroonenberg Groep at 404 Park Avenue South, is 75 percent sold [Press Release]