Citigroup’s Vikram Pandit steps down, luxurious hideaways in Asia … and more

October 16, 2012 05:30PM

1. Citigroup chief Vikram Pandit steps down; Michael Corbat, who heads up Citi’s European and Middle Eastern division to lead the company [NYT]
2. Guilty plea caps real estate Ponzi case [Forbes]
3. Property sales across NYC set to total $29B in 2012, a 6% y-o-y increase [Crain’s]
4. Will Leonard Street parking garage give way to another Tribeca condo? [Tribeca Citizen]
5. UES and Harlem to get new Whole Foods stores [DNAinfo]
6. Regulators may offer mortgage lenders certain lawsuit protections [WSJ]
7. Los Angeles mansion on site once home to Walt Disney’s home hits the market for $90M [LA Times]
8. The nonprofit Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families inks deal for 12,440 square feet in Harlem [Crain’s]
9. Luxurious hideaways in Bali, Hong Kong and elsewhere [WSJ]
10. Executive office suites company Stark Business Solutions picks up additional space at Grand Central Place [Crain’s]
11. Touring the homes in America’s most expensive zip codes [Forbes]
12. Fuel Grill & Juice Bar to open fourth Manhattan eatery [Crain’s]
13. Fette Sau to make Philly debut tomorrow [Eater]
14. Midtown college expands its student lounge [Crain’s]