Morgan Stanley inks largest office lease for single building since 2008, local residents say Barclays Center has had negative effect … and more

April 17, 2012 05:00PM

1. Morgan Stanley inks largest office lease for single building since 2008 [Bloomberg via Crain’s]
2. Even six months before its official opening, Barclays Center has had negative effect: residents [NYT]
3. Manhattan Beep reverses position on Fulton Street Transit Center [Capital New York]
4. Financial services advisory firm to move to 34th floor of 444 Madison Avenue [NYO]
5. Martha Graham dance center to take over WV studio of other dance company [NYO]
6. WTC iron worker falls and hits head while working [DNAinfo]
7. Elevator legislation introduced in City Council [NYDN]
8. And DOB commissioner admits current regulations for elevator technician oversight aren’t enough, says he supports new licensing system [DNAinfo]
9. Mayor Bloomberg unveils 54 new schools, defends closing others [Capital New York]
10. Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson calls to stop closure of struggling public schools [Capital New York]
11. Construction equipment now at development site in Brooklyn [Brownstoner]
12. Agents who represent star homes [NYT]
13. The most interesting buildings built internationally so far this year [The Atlantic]