On the Market: Skipping a $165K Hamptons Tab; Dtn BK ‘Skyscraper’ Historic District; Listen Up, Quiet Buses Are Here

Vacant lot in Brooklyn Heights goes for $1.5 million [Brownstoner]

City gets aggressive with slumlord owner of 10 decrepit Bronx buildings [Times]

Orthordox Jews no fan of Aby Rosen [Real Deal]

Nor are the lenders of his Noho building, as they prepare to foreclose [Real Deal]

Living near a landfill not so bad these days [MSNBC]

A French financier skipped out on a $165,000 Hamptons rent bill [Post]

Historic District could be made of Downtown Brooklyn skyscrapers [Curbed]

Office sales could double next year [Crain’s]

Meanwhile, apartment sales dropping off [Journal]

Look both ways: Quiet bus fleet coming [News]

AvalonBay earnings off 60 percent [Washington BJ]

General Growth names Vornado exec its new CEO [Bloomberg]

On the Market: Skipping a $165K Hamptons Tab; Dtn BK ‘Skyscraper’ Historic District; Listen Up, Quiet Buses Are Here