Midtown office building trades for $125M, BofA’s long-running feud with Fannie … and more

January 09, 2013 08:00AM

1. Boutique Midtown office building trades for $125 million at 551 Madison [NYP, 4th item]
2. Inside Bank of America’s long-running feud with Fannie Mae [WSJ]
3. Midtown restaurant, Bice, serves up pasta that costs as much as rent  [Gothamist]
4. Imagine if the world’s tallest and most prominent buildings shared a skyline [The Atlantic]
5. Morgan Gliedman, who is the daughter of an Elliman broker and who is accused of building bombs in her West Village apartment, was released on $100,000 bail. She hired John Gotti’s attorney, Gerald Shargel  [Gothamist]
6. Ralph Lauren could replace Disney at 711 Fifth in 35,000-square-foot deal [NYP, 1st item]
7. Streeteasy launches D.C. search engine [Curbed]
8. Post-Sandy city considers moving boiler rooms to vacant public housing apartments [WNYC]
9. Michael Kors Holdings has leased 15,000 square feet at 520 Broadway in SoHo [NYP, 3rd item]