Morning Links: Trump’s Mosque Bid Declined; Developer’s $2 B. Bet; Krispy Kreme’s Hard Center


Trump’s ground zero mosque offer declined. (AP)

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Betting big with $2 billion price tag at 111 Eighth Avenue. (NYT)

Krispy Kreme suing for Penn Station spot. (Real Deal)

Pension funds say they may invest more heavily in real estate. (WSJ)

Pastor backs down on burning Quran. Then says he still might. (AP)


Barnett hopes to shed $150 million worth of space on UES. (Crain’s)

Brooklyn daycares faces safety probe. (Post)

Tree “massacre” at Lincoln Center. (Daily News)

“Large loan” Verrone gets introspective. (BusinessWeek)

Gossip girl says she’s choosing art over New York real estate. (SF Chronicle)