New bike rental stand coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park, flurry of small deals filling up 370 Lexington Avenue … and more

February 15, 2011 08:26AM

1. Brooklyn Bridge Park to bring in 300-square-foot bike rental stand this spring [Post]
2. Marriott to spin off timeshare business into public company focusing on real estate development [Bloomberg]
3. Willets Point holdouts vow to keep fighting as city kicks off eminent domain proceedings [NYDN]
4. Last week had the most luxury property contract signings of any week since Lehman collapsed: Olshan Realty [WSJ]
5. Flurry of small deals filling up 370 Lexington Avenue [NYO]
6. 1411 Broadway finishes 2010 with 128,150 square feet of new leases [Post, 3rd item]
7. Architect Lee Harris Pomeroy trades $9M cupola penthouse at 285 CPW for Manhattan House condo [NYO]
8. St. Nicholas Church sues Port Authority over failed post-9/11 rebuilding agreement [Post, 4th item]
9. Local leaders look to block Hunts Point strip club plan, despite promise of new jobs [Crain’s]
10. Crate & Barrel to open a CB2 outpost at 979 Third Avenue [Post, 2nd item]
11. As temperatures rise, Queens man forced to tear down now-famous igloo [Gothamist]

12. Carroll Park piazza plans were exaggerated in previous reports [PMFA]
13. Professional apartment renovator discovers new challenges when it comes to a project at his own home [NYT]