In the News: Liberty Rentals?

••• Local brokers share their thoughts on the hot Tribeca real-estate market. (The Real Deal)

••• Are Battery Park City’s under-construction Liberty Luxe and Liberty Green (right) going rental? That’s what Curbed hears….

••• “The William J. Clinton Foundation is moving most of its offices from Harlem to 77 Water Street in the financial district, in Lower Manhattan. But Mr. Clinton will keep a toehold in Harlem: his office as a former president will remain on the top floor of 55 West 125th Street.” (The New York Times)

••• Local leaders are upset about the prospect of budget cuts to the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center. (Tribeca Trib)

••• New York Vintners is following its Apocalypse Sow dinner with a vegan-themed one: “And to prepare for it, partner Shane Benson is telling Facebook friends that he and Smith are cutting out meat and dairy: ‘We will both eat strict vegan diets two weeks prior […] while we regale everyone with our trials and tribulations of being vegan.'” Relax, boys, you’ll survive just fine. (Grub Street)

••• More on the halfway house for college students recovering from addiction that’s opening on W. Broadway this summer. (DNAinfo)

••• “The translucent glass tiles at the Fulton Transit Center are narrower than the usual ceramic ones, and they are scratch-resistant.” (DNAinfo)

••• “The Battery Park City Authority plans to hire an outside [auditing] firm to perform internal audits after a recent report said they wasted $300,000.” (DNAinf0)


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