Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com

Peter Riguardi’s optimism about the Manhattan office market!

Lord Norman Foster buys a co-op in 912 Fifth for $7.2 million.

Manhattan’s biggest property investors, pre- and post-Lehman.

Two moguls want $34.7 million for combined Trump International condos.

The F.D.I.C. nears a major lease at the Empire State Building.

Stake up for grabs at site of deadly March 2008 crane collapse.

Deutsche Bank Building deconstruction delayed again.

Alexander Beloposky buys a $5 million condo in the Visionaire.

End of the line for M.T.A.’s Lee Sander. Who’s next?

MSG could be up for grabs. Why Steve Roth or Stephen Ross should buy it.

New restaurant applications in the city soar; retail rents drop.

Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com