Two Downtown Deal, Detailed

A Little Italy restaurant and building get another chance to adapt, and a new shared office space moves onto Lower Broadway:  two deals described in the Commercial Observer today.

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What's Up with the Glass Palace on Astor Place?

Big tenant things:  Crain's New York Business says that after a false Facebook start earlier this year, Twitter may be the anchor tenant in the new Minskoff-developed 12-story East Village gateway office building.

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What's New at EVO?

A mid-size firm adds a retail broker as it prepares to expand its offices and businesses.

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This Is Not in Praise of Taxes and Regulation.

Massey Knakal's chairman has an anti-regulation screed in the Commercial Observer today.

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What's Behind the Crisis in Affordable Housing?

It's a matter of perception.  It's also a matter of improving the options--more windows, more light, and being better. Details from the Urban Land Institute fall meeting.

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What's Selling in Senior Housing?

A New York REIT expands its concentration in senior housing, and announces a public offering.

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A Look Ahead to Tuesday, and a Look Back at Monday

Tomorrow, it's the JP Morgan Chase 11-figure settlement, an apparent signoff on a major new Harlem headquarters, and 50 stories at the South Street Seaport.

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How Available is NYC Office Space?

A DC research firm says that open office rental space is dropping in most of Manhattan, which is pushing up.

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What's Building in Home Construction?

Builders are confident about the market.  Mostly.  The results of the National Association of Home Builders' monthly survey.

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More Downtown Brooklyn, More Construction Down Time

Up the avenue from Atlantic Yards, the big City Point mostly-retail development stops developing.  A report says that the GC isn't paying the subs.

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Monday Morning, Behind the Headlines

Rounding up a few web items, including the Landmark Preservation Commission's Soho-centric development docket tomorrow, and a bunch of REIT prognosticators prognosticating.

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What's the City's Tax Take from Your Work?

A blogger tallies the revenues from real estate levies.

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News on the New Financing at the News Building

SL Green and Cushman & Wakefield team for a $275 million deal at an iconic midtown office building

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What's the Succession Plan at Cushman & Wakefield?

An insider has the inside track.  The Wall Street Journal has the details and the prospects for the real estate giant.

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Updated Monday AM: Catching Up with the Week, #3: 'No Oversight, and No One is Holding Forest City Ratner Accountable'

The Brooklyn Nets are playing their second NBA season at Barclays Center, but the housing component of the $5 billion Atlantic Yardsd project has been perpetually delayed.

Photo by the Daily News

Election's over, so at Atlantic Yards, its back to the glacial non-arena progress, and the developer responsible for it, via the Daily News.

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