Coloplast A/S, the Danish maker of medical products, agreed to pay about $16 million to settle lawsuits accusing it of injuring women with its vaginal-mesh inserts, three people familiar with the accord said.
Vornado Realty Trust is planning to sell 1 Park Ave., an office tower east of New York’s Herald Square, almost three years after rescuing the building from possible default, three people familiar with the offering said.
Vornado Realty Trust , which controls 15.2 million square feet (1.4 million square meters) of New York office buildings, agreed to pay more than $150 million for a majority stake in a Park Avenue tower whose owner was seeking to restructure debt, two people with knowledge of the deal said.
A group including New York property investor Sharif El-Gamal agreed to buy the Manhattan building that houses the fashion program at the Parsons art and design school, home to television’s “Project Runway.”
As Bill de Blasio weighed a longshot run for New York City mayor, he needed help from people who shared his self-described activist-progressive views. He found it in a political consulting firm, hatched in a Manhattan sublet, where many on the staff are closer in age to his children than to him.