Barneys expands flagship, Vornado to sell $1B in assets by year’s end … and more

June 13, 2012 05:00PM

1. Mall mogul David Simon says Sears needs to downsize [GlobeSt]
2. Residents worry DOT’s effort to Eliminate West End Avenue truck congestion will further commercialize strip [West Side Rag]
3. 7-Eleven is moving into 142 Delancey Street [Bowery Boogie]
4. Emergency crews respond to smoke in basement of Midtown Hilton, incident leaves two people with minor injuries [DNAinfo]
5. Kent Swig’s 48 Wall Street office tower is now 90 percent occupied [REW]
6. Vornado CEO Fascitelli says trust could sell $1B in assets this year [Reuters]
7. Barneys set to expand Madison Avenue flagship by 12,000 square feet [NYO]
8. E. Vill. bar Nice Guy Eddie’s to close this Sunday [Eater]
9. French technology firm Alcatel-Lucent USA inks Nelson Tower lease [NYO]
10. American Institute of Architects hands out the 2012 Housing Awards to projects that show best innovative design [Daily Mail]
11. LES Landbrot Bakery set to open tomorrow [The Lo Down]