The Closing: Chinese Firm Wants Port Authority Tower; Condos, Co-ops, What’s the Diff?; Enforcing the Smoking Ban


SOHO China has agreed to invest hundreds of millions in the construction of an office tower over the Port Authority. [Crain’s]

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Condos are looking more and more like co-ops—prospective buyers are now subject to mountains of paperwork. [NY Times]

Pink Stone Capital plans to build a residential rental building two blocks away from the World Trade Center site. [The Real Deal]

City officials force residents out of Chinatown apartment building with code violation. [Downtown Express]

A Harlem condo building is resuming sales after receiving bankruptcy protection. [Journal]

Condo board calls banning smoking “an impossible task,” but some buildings have done it. [NY Post]

Kalahari residents would prefer to have “higher-income residents” occupy the building across the street. [Curbed NY]

Herald Square is getting another trendy fashion chain: Mango. [DNAinfo]

Gov. Cuomo approves plan for U.N. to construct building on a park on the East Side. [Crain’s]

Developers are adding new buildings and other improvement to the South Bronx’s Hub. [Journal]