Original Real Estate Stories This Week from Observer.com

Meet Young Woo, the visionary developer who bought AIG’s downtown towers.

The Sit-Down! Kingmaking broker Roger Erickson on the downturn and upturn.

Your Open House! Finding one-bedroom deals on the far Upper East Side.

Extell moves forward with West 25th Street boutique hotel.

Law firm Aaronson, Rappaport, Feinstein and Deutsch wants lots of office space along Third

Bob Weinstein officially lists Beresford penthouse for $29.75 M.

Deutsche Bank pulls out of Worldwide Plaza deal

… But buyers still interested!

Luigi Zunino is on the hook for $45 M. at the Plaza. Too bad Berlusconi didn’t buy.

Steve Wynn wants $25 M. for his 817 Fifth condo, fixed up from a major flood.

Related vs. unions vs. elected officials over Bronx’s Kingsbridge Armory.

Lease Beat! New office leases at 1 Bryant Park, 600 Lexington and 866 UN Plaza.

Claremont Prep looking to take 200,000 feet at 25 Broadway.

Eloise parties at the Plaza!

Dolly Lenz vs. Serena Boardman over who may be America’s biggest broker.

Who gets the old New York Doll Hospital on the Upper East Side?

New Jones Lang LaSalle report shows top office tower rents dropping steadily.

Win for Bruce Ratner! M.T.A. OKs less lucrative Atlantic Yards plan.

New York State has spent $3.2 million of its federal stimulus money so far.

CB Richard Ellis is the nation’s biggest institutional user of toilet paper. How?

SL Green locks up leases at 461 Fifth and 810 Seventh. 461 Fifth full!

Cold Case! Whatever became of East 70th listing Woody Allen almost closed on?

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