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Norway’s sovereign fund forms real estate JV with MetLife, US housing starts jump to five-year high … and more

December 19, 2013 09:19AM

1. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund forms real estate joint venture with MetLife [NYO]

2. U.S. housing starts jump to five-year high [Bloomberg News]

3. Landmarks commish says 372 Broadway addition is “too busy up there” [Curbed]

4. Food distribution mogul asks $9 million for Shelter Island home [NYP]

5. Speakeasy and steakhouse to open in Midtown’s Sanctuary Hotel [DNAinfo]

6. Bay Ridge residents oppose city’s “traffic-calming” plan for Fourth Avenue [NYDN]

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