Inexpensive Class A sublets may drive down office rents, New Jersey opens tourism store on UWS … and more

October 28, 2009 08:08AM

1. Inexpensive Class A sublets may drive down office rents [NYT]
2. Newmark Knight Frank takes over leasing from Cushman & Wakefield at 1065 Avenue of the Americas [NYO]
3. Blackstone seeks to cut its Hilton debt [WSJ]
4. Cablevision renews 45,000-square-foot lease at 530 Fifth Ave. [NYO]
5. A timeline of the Tishman Speyer and BlackRock Stuy Town saga [The Deal]
6. Mortgage rates still falling [Zillow]
7. No new leases at Stuy Town right now [NYO]
8. Mortgage Bankers Association to sell its D.C. headquarters [WSJ]
9. Cablevision renews 45,000-square-foot lease at 530 Fifth Ave. [NYO]
10. New Jersey opens tourism store on UWS [NYT]
11. Ratner trades $10M Montauk home for $2M Long Beach three-bedroom [NYO]
12. German investors focus in on discounted U.S. commercial properties [WSJ]
13. One Grand Central Place’s 49th and 50th floors go to Pine Brook Road Partners [NYO]
14. Boutique hotel coming to 63 West 38th Street [Post, 4th item]
15. Chambers Fine Art moves to Chelsea [NYO]
16. Greenwich Village Historic District expansion can’t come soon enough for activists [Post]
17. A history of 303 Fifth Avenue [NYO]
18. Leonard Grunstein: the lawyer behind the Stuy Town case [NYO]
19. Vice magazine founder buys $2.1M East Village apartment [NYO]