In the News: 3 World Trade Center Topped Out

3 World Trade Center••• 3 World Trade Center topped out. Eventually, the building will look like this. —DNAinfo

••• “A 55-year-old man was slashed in the neck outside” Haus nightclub (W. Broadway and Canal) early this morning. —New York Daily News

••• The Beekman hotel is now scheduled to open in August. —Curbed

••• 40 Wall “has housed frauds, thieves, boiler rooms and penny-stock schemers since Trump took it over in 1995 in what may be the best deal of his career. No single property in his portfolio is more valuable than 40 Wall St., according to a Bloomberg valuation of his assets last year. And no U.S. address has been home to more of the unregistered brokerages that investors complain about, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s current public alert list.” Another choice moment from the Bloomberg article:

“They want that Wall Street address,” Donald Trump Jr., who’s in charge of leasing for the Trump Organization, which manages the building, told Commercial Property Executive in 2010. “We’re basically catty-corner from the stock market.” Eleven new tenants were cited in that interview. Since then, the heads of four of them have been charged with fraud.