Tomorrow's First Read...

....is the Wall Street Journal's just-posted take on the city's changing priorities in developing, constructing and redeveloping office space. 

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Catching Up with the Week, #4: Weekend Stories on the Cuomo/Hudson River Development Mistake, and NYCHA's Lawyer Largessety and State Misfires

Two Daily News stories--one you may have missed Friday and one from Monday's paper--reflect on development and dollars.

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Catching Up with the Week, #2: Those Big Developers and their Big Tax Breaks

The New York Post rehashes the sweet deals developers cut for their lucrative properties, revisiting the Albany bill that brought them to us, sans the usual affordable housing requirements.

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Catching Up with the Week, #1: Hells Kitchen, Complete

Actually, catching up with tomorrow' New York Times Real Estate section cover story, a good one that rounds up everthing going on development-wise in Hell's Kitchen.

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Quidnuncing Your Week

Happy weekend!! And here is your week in review--revisiting some of the most important and popular stories since last weekend on Quidnunc.

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This Week's Mortgage Rates Report

They are edging up. ...

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What's the Latest Real Estate News on the Final Frontier?

Concerned about keeping up with Chinese investments and developments in NYC? The latest in the competition over foreign investment is out of this world.  Literally.

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What’s the Link Between Luxury and Affordable?

A luxury residential marketer previews her latest project, micro units championed by the mayor.

 

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Today, Complete. Tomorrow, Previewed.

Assessing the developer after-shock regarding the abandonment of the Midtown East proposal; a merger rumors; new federal rules on transfers in foreclosures, and the New York Post has the details on the debut of a two-part cable reality special featuring a real estate agent who specializes in selling to nude clients.

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When Fundamental Investing Strategy Becomes a Disaster

Details on an investment pool of under-market apartments, gathered together by major players, that has failed and is in foreclosure, via the Wall Street Journal.

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Trulia's Billion Dollar Projection

Sean Aggarwal, CFO of listing phenomenon Trulia, discussed in detail where the company's business comes from at a Goldman Sachs event today in New York.

Sean Aggarwal

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What's the New Astoria Waterfront Development Activity?

Halletts Point is so last month.  Crain's profiles an executive at Alma Realty, a low-key Astoria firm with a long neighborhood history and big development plans.

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How a Distressed Lexington Avenue Property Became a Strong German Investment

Prudential's real estate fund arm buys properties everywhere, and has gotten in on a turnaround at 575 Lexington Avenue.

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Who's New at Boston Properties?

Zuckerman recruits a top CBRE strategist to replace a retiring longtime senior staffer.

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UPDATED! What Else Does the Economic Development Corp.Have Ready for Work Orders?

Word this week of a long-sought Hudson Square makeover is accompanied by a bunch of new projects up for development.  Take your pick if you're good enough.

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