Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com

The auction for the mansion at 11 East 74th Street is called off.

Standard & Poor’s delivers pessimistic news for commercial real estate; delinquencies soar.

Grubb & Ellis’ David Arena touts the positive in the commercial real estate market.

Eighteen million might get you William F. and Pat Buckley’s old 778 Park maisonette.

New York’s biggest commercial deals: significant shrinkage.

Topshop wants more Manhattan locations.

AIG’s downtown tower bids will set the area’s commercial agenda.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood pushes for new Hudson rail tunnels.

Bloomberg’s Housing Authority pick, John Rhea, upsets some council members.

Jones Lang LaSalle predicts 20 percent-plus downtown commercial vacancy rate by 2012.

Teresa Sapey’s Plaza condo listing cut to $7.5 million.

Elected officials want the F.D.I.C. to reconsider staying in downtown.



Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com