Comptroller rejects Brooklyn jail architecture contract, lawsuit says company was warned about faulty crane … and more

1. Comptroller William Thompson again rejects $31 million architecture contract for the Brooklyn House of Detention [NYDN]
2. Nature Conservancy sells 92,000 acres of forest in the Adirondacks to a Danish pension fund for $32.8 million [NYT]
3. Lawsuit says New York Crane was warned about faulty crane in the deadly accident at 333 East 91st Street [NYT]
4. Lawyer hired by the Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund, a charity to help the community affected by the construction of the new Yankee Stadium, suing chairman over conflicts of interest [NYDN]
5. Brooklyn residents angry about unfinished projects [NYDN] and [NYDN]
6. Some real estate markets are warming up [Seeking Alpha]
7. Spelling mansion listed for $150M [WSJ]
8. Carlton Group’s auction Web site debuts [NYO]
9. Who’s still investing in real estate? [WSJ]
10. Head of business development at Yahoo! Real Estate offers real estate market insights [Konstructr]
11. Lennar offering 3.625 percent mortgage rate [WSJ]
12. What Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act means for developers and condo buyers [Konstructr]
13. AIG should have put 70 Pine Street up for sale a year ago [Post, 2nd item]
14. Judge throws out lawsuit against renovation of Union Square Park, clearing the way for a seasonal restaurant there [Post]
15. City planners unveil rezoning proposal to revamp area around the new Yankee Stadium [Post]

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