HUD–for now–rejects Starrett City sale.
[NY Times]Rat brouhaha shutters 13 city fast-food restaurants.
[NY Times]Construction activity drops in January, feds say.
[NY Times]Apartment owner sues Cory Lidle family.
[NY Post]More work coming on Atlantic Yards next week.
[NY Post]Related, Boston Properties team on Eighth Avenue buy.
[NY Post]Shipping firm escapes Red Hook docks eviction–for now.
[Daily News]Staten Island ferry terminals’ retail slow in coming.
[Daily News]Malkin, Durst may lose big financially to Freedom Tower.
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