The Closing: Anglo Irish; Brooklyn Bridge Park; Meatpacking; Oceana


Will it ever end? City Council files a legal memo regarding the size of the new Chelsea homeless shelter. [DNAinfo]

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The Brooklyn Bridge Park is working to acquire three acres of land near the Manhattan Bridge. [Journal]

Justice Department is investigating S&P’s ratings of dozens of mortgage securities before the economic downturn. [NY Times]

Meatpacking district building is prepared for demolition; glassy tower will rise in its place. [The Real Deal]

The state housing commissioner will be evaluated for alcohol abuse after his drunken car crash. [NY Daily News]

REIT led by founder of BET network gives Marriott Hotel near LaGuardia to lender Capmark Financial. [The Real Deal]

Former Oceana restaurant will become a Mediterranean one instead. [NY Post]

The Anglo Irish competition is heating up; some firms are now out of the running for its real-estate loan portfolio. [Journal]

Soho building tenants are still unsure of the future of their homes after a fire. [DNAinfo]