On the Market: Rats Invade Tribeca; Forbes Is Moving to Jersey City; New York’s Real Estate Values Soared By $56.7 B. Last Year

A large rat population has taken up residence in Tribeca empty lot. [DNAinfo]
Who knew there was a scrap metal center even left in Williamsburg? [Buzzbuzz]
Karl Fischer strikes again! This time at Astor Place’s Broadway McKenna building. [Curbed]
Forbes plans to abandon the Village, move to Jersey City, center of the media world. [Post]
Board of 995 Fifth, former Stanhope Hotel, sues Extell over construction defects. [TRD]
Property tax: New York values real estate at $56.7 billion more than last year. [CNY]
LIC has seen many changes, but Queens Plaza may be the most transformed. [NYT]
Chelsea residents move to block sex shop from opening bar. [DNAinfo]
Where in Brooklyn can renters find deals right now? (Nowhere!) [Curbed]
UWS couple with a budget of $2 M. “priced out” of neighborhood, moves to Harlem. [NYT]
Canadian can’t wait to move here, devour breakfast sandwich in front of Tiffany’s. [ThoughtCat]
Cheap trinkets below, luxury lofts above: Fulton Mall to see residential conversion. [BkPaper]
Hell’s Kitchen is stoked about the affordable aspect of proposed housing development. [ChelseaNow]
Gowanus Whole Foods has insane items like vinegar powder and vaginal support pills. [Brokelyn]