Barclays arena glass facade to cost $625 per square foot, hotel rising at 25 Great Jones Street … and more

February 02, 2009 06:56PM

1. Glass facade for Barclays arena would cost $625 per square foot [NYDN]
2. Banks to take over Shops at Atlas Park in Queens [Crain’s]
3. Bids being accepted for Tavern on the Green space [Crain’s]
4. Italian designer Scavolini USA bought a retail co-op at 429 West Broadway [Crain’s]
5. 13-story hotel to rise at 25 Great Jones Street [Curbed]
6. Brooklyn Bridge Park isn’t dead yet [Brownstoner]
7. New restaurant A Voce to open in the Time Warner Center this spring [Crain’s]
8. Two Brooklyn performing arts groups have expansion plans [Crain’s]
9. Landmarks commission to vote on calendaring a hearing
for the proposed Ocean on the Park Historic District on February 10
[Hawthorne St]
10. Data centers are important in the corporate world, but take up a small amount of space [GlobeSt]
11. Jasper developer signed a contract with an investment group to turn the building into a hotel but never received a check [NYT]
12. Townhouse development in progress at 614 Seventh Avenue [Brownstoner]
13. More than 1,000 units of affordable housing coming to the South Bronx [GlobeSt]
14. Bankruptcies on Long Island rose by 40 percent last year [Newsday]
15. Macy’s to cut 7,000 jobs nationwide [ABC]
16. General Growth Properties amends loan agreement [Fox Business News]
17. Homebuilder stocks rise [MarketWatch]
18. Banks continue to tighten loan standards [AP via 1010 WINS]
19. Strip-mall baron Baker’s portfolio struggling [WSJ]