Broadway Partners to sublet its space at Seagram Building, 765 Park Place hits the market … and more

February 03, 2009 06:01PM

1. Broadway Partners is trying to sublet some of its space at the Seagram Building [Crain’s]

2. National Association of Realtors’ index for pending sales of previously owned homes jumped 6.3 percent in December [WSJ]

3. Corcoran’s Brooklyn open houses are popular [Brownstoner]
4. 10-unit project at 765 Park Place in Crown Heights hit the market last week [Brownstoner]
5. 70 percent of the Argyle’s 59 units are in contract [Brownstoner]
6. Smyth Tribeca hotel opens [Curbed]
7. Funding is secure for McCarren Pool renovations [GL]

8. Oldest gay and lesbian bookstore in the country will close on March 29 [NYT]

9. Soho restaurant Lola closed on Friday [NYO]

10. Nationwide housing market lost $3.3 trillion in value last year [Bloomberg]

80 Dekalb Avenue halfway to topping out [Brownstoner]

Tavern on the Green sued for $90K [Eater]

Details magazine moving to former Domino offices at the Conde Nast headquarters at 4 Times Square [Gawker]

Bloomberg says city won’t return to the dark days of the 1970s because of recession [Crain’s]

Loan defaults to double this year [GlobeSt]
16. Tourism in the city to fall 5 percent this year [Crain’s]
17. Pending home resales rise, prices and rates drop [Bloomberg]
18. Obama foreclosure plan may back rewritten loans [Bloomberg]
19. CMBS loans at greater risk of default [Bloomberg]