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  1. MetLife Circles Back to Landmark Manhattan Tower It Mostly LeftRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    It took almost a decade and a half for MetLife Inc. to determine that Manhattan's MetLife Building was where it belonged. The biggest U.S. life insurer said Wednesday it will consolidate its New York operations into 200 Park Ave., which gained fame in the 1960s as the Pan Am Building before Pan American World Airways Inc. went bankrupt about 30 years later.

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  2. MetLife to Move New York Staff to Namesake Park Avenue TowerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    The company signed a 12-year lease to increase its space in the tower and will move employees there from 1095 Avenue of the Americas, 277 Park Ave. and its Long Island City offices in Queens, New York-based MetLife said Wednesday in an e-mailed statement. The moves are to be completed by 2017, the insurer said.

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  3. Large Banks Get Back Into Manhattan's Office MarketRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Bloomberg

    Wells Fargo is weighing its options at three of its New York office locations -- the landmark Seagram Building on Park Avenue and smaller spaces at 540 Madison Ave. and 640 Fifth Ave. -- where leases expire in early 2021, said Kevin Friedlander, a bank spokesman. Photographer: Independent Picture Service/UIG via Getty Images -- Big banks, the once-dominant industry for Manhattan landlords, are getting back in the office market and searching for new space after years of weathering the fallout of the financial crisis.

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  4. This 27-Year-Old Made Millions Riding the Death Spirals of Penny StocksRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Two thousand people cheered as Joshua Sason walked up to a boxing ring at an arena in Providence late last year.

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  5. Billionaire Bren Is Secret Owner of NYC's MetLife TowerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. -- The owner of the MetLife Building, one of Manhattan's most well-known skyscrapers, isn't who most people think.

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  6. Manhattan's MetLife Tower Said in $1.4 Billion Refinancing DealRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. are providing new debt against Manhattan's MetLife Building in a deal that values the tower at almost $3 billion, according to people familiar with the transaction.

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  7. Infiniti QX80 Review: It Looks Like a Brick but Makes You Feel Like a KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    One of my favorite treats is the nostalgia that comes on winter mornings as I warm up a truck or SUV after a night's new snowfall. I grew up in Oregon, which means I spent many cold mornings helping my dad brush powder off windshields and remove icicles from side mirrors before he drove me to school.

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  8. How to Hang Out in a House Until It's YoursRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Adverse possession is the centuries-old legal principal that says, basically, if a squatter occupies a piece of land long enough, he owns it. This week, a Howard Beach man named Peter Zephyrin has been telling local news outlets that he's using adverse possession to take ownership of a boarded-up apartment complex in Queens - and that he's charging tenants $250 a week to take up residence there.

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  9. Long Live the Power LunchRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Swanky: Zuma This hip London-based restaurant, with additional spots in Dubai, Hong Kong, and Abu Dhabi, opened its midtown Manhattan outpost in January. The dark two-story space includes a sushi bar, a robata grill serving an excellent rice hot pot with mushrooms , and an extensive sake cellar.

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  10. Find Our Style DirectorRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Sitting front row at the Ovadia & Sons show at Pier 59 . Note three of my favorite people beside me : associate market editor Like classic children's book star Waldo before me, I've become synonymous with my choice of headwear-a neon green knit beanie-as well as my ever-changing whereabouts.

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  11. The Demise of Finance Jobs in New York CityRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Business people sit on the steps at Federal Hall looking at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, NY, Friday, September 26, 2014. As she tells it, Madonna arrived at Times Square by taxi in 1978 with $35 in her pocket and got a job at Dunkin' Donuts.

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  12. Manhattan Condo Lists for Record $150 MillionRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Bloomberg

    The 21,500-square-foot apartment, spanning the 33rd through 35th floors of 550 Madison Ave., will have eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a private elevator, according to documents filed with the New York State attorney general's office. Photographer: Kenneth Hughes/Bloomberg That's the price set by developer Chetrit Group for a 21,500-square-foot triplex at the former Sony Building in Midtown, according to documents filed with the New York State attorney general's office.

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  13. No Subway, No Problem: New York Plots Ferry ExpansionRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Just its boats. The Chinese city's ferries carry 50 million commuters and tourists annually across Victoria Harbour and to outlying islands.

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  14. Why Are We Still Making Buildings Without a 13th Floor?Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    If you got on a plane this morning, or traded a stock, or drove your car through an intersection, congratulations. You're too logical for medieval superstitions .

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  15. Blackstone to Buy Stake in New York-Area RXR BuildingsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Blackstone Group LP agreed to buy a roughly 50 percent stake in six New York-area office properties from RXR Realty, its largest acquisition yet in an expansion toward purchasing stable, well-leased real estate. RXR plans to sell Blackstone part ownership in the 5.3 million-square-foot portfolio, valued at $4 billion, the companies said in a statement Wednesday.

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  16. Blackstone Said Near Deal for Stake in Six RXR BuildingsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Blackstone Group LP is close to a deal to buy a roughly 50 percent stake in Manhattan's Starrett-Lehigh building and five other New York-area office properties from RXR Realty, said two people with knowledge of the transaction. The investment values the buildings at a total of $4 billion, said the people, who asked not to be named because the deal isn't public.

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  17. Metro-North Train Service Resumes Amid Probe of CollisionRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Commuters should expect delays of as much as 15 minutes as trains slow down to pass through the area, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said on its website. Federal investigators are at the scene, trying to determine why a woman driving a Mercedes-Benz sport-utility vehicle stopped in the middle of railroad tracks, leading to the collision.

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  18. Walter Liedtke, Met Museum Curator, Vermeer Expert, Dies at 69Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Walter Liedtke, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's curator of European paintings for the past 35 years and an authority on Johannes Vermeer, was killed in the Metro-North Railroad commuter train crash in Valhalla, New York, on Feb. 3. He was 69. His death was confirmed in an e-mailed statement from the Manhattan-based museum. He lived in Bedford Hills, New York, according to public records, the source for his age.

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  19. Investigators Use Dental Records to Identify Crash VictimsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The deadliest collision in Metro-North Railroad's history occurred Tuesday night after a rush-hour auto accident on the Taconic State Parkway. Cars were diverted, crossing the tracks.

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  20. Fiery Wreck Happened After Jam Diverted Cars Across CrossingRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The deadliest accident in Metro-North Railroad's history occurred after an accident on the Taconic State Parkway, said Tony Bottalico, general chairman of the Association of Commuter Rail Employees. Cars were diverted, crossing the tracks in the process.

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