Stringer slams 34th Street transit plan, Hunts Point negotiations ramp up … and more

March 01, 2011 08:33AM

1. Xerox CEO Ursula Burns buys $8.15M Brompton penthouse [WSJ]
2. City reverses decision to shutter Brooklyn’s P.S. 114 [NYDN]

3. Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer slams 34th Street transit plan [Post]
4. Heat star Zydrunas Ilgauskas offers Melo his Novogratz-designed Soho townhouse during a game [Curbed]

5. City, state ramp up negotiation tactics at Hunts Point Terminal Market [Crain’s]

6. New High Line billboards to promote public spaces [Arch Paper]

7. Shadow office inventory to delay commercial market recovery: Cassidy Turley [WSJ]
8. Billy Macklowe taps Jones Lang LaSalle for leasing and marketing at his new 636 Sixth Avenue [Post, 2nd item]

9. General Growth posts unexpected fourth-quarter profit [Bloomberg]

10. Housing rebound could be foiled not by rising interest rates but by rising FICO score requirements [Business Insider]
11. No discount electronics stores left on Fifth Avenue between 48th and 49th streets [Post, 3rd item]
12. Five signs that it’s time to buy a home, and where to do it [WSJ]