MTA wants a piece of Hudson Yards … and more

February 04, 2008 10:16AM

  1. 1. The MTA wants to lease instead of sell Hudson Yards and is
    seeking a stake its redevelopment [NYT]
  2. 2. The region’s housing slowdown bares a resemblance to the
    rise and fall that began of the late 1980s and early 1990s [NYT]
  3. 3. Who gets the city’s biggest property tax bills? New Manhattan condos, not
    trophy town houses or white-glove co-ops [NYT]
  4. 4. Why home prices could drop 25 percent more nationally before the market finally bottoms out [Buisness Week]
  5. 5. The subprime clean-up intensifies [WSJ]
  6. 6. Converted industrial properties in South
    Williamsburg are taking longer to sell, but prices hold steady [NYT]
  7. 7. Passaic, N.J. is ranked the Northeast’s most overpriced suburb [Forbes]
  8. 8. Developers of Sky View Parc, the $1 billion complex being
    built in Flushing, are counting on its 80,000
    square feet of retail space to help finance the project [NYT]
  9. 9. Bedford-Stuyvesant residents worry about more foreclosures [NYT]
  10. 10. Park Slope residents are puzzled by an abandoned brownstone at
    Seventh Avenue and Second Street [NYT]
  11. 11. Websites like CoStar have made investing in commercial real
    estate is easier and more transparent [NYT]
  12. 12. A look at East Rutherford,
    the overlooked post-industrial home of the Giants and Jets [NYT]
  13. 13. How one company repairs and maintains abandoned and
    foreclosed homes across the nation for mortgage servicing companies [Buffalo News]
  14. 14. Tern Landing plans to spend up to $2 billion over the next 12 years to make Newark
    Bay part of the booming New Jersey Hudson River waterfront [Star-Ledger]
  15. 15. With more subprime-based write-downs, the credit crisis is far from contained [AP via Buffalo
  16. 16. Factories and warehouses around Harrison’s
    PATH station await renewal [Star-Ledger]
  17. 17. Rock walls, petting zoos, classes and concerts are part of
    retailers’ new strategies [Newsday]
  18. 18. A buyer’s market is in store for the Lower Hudson
    Valley [Journal-News]
  19. 19. Lower interest rates could keep the dollar weak and threaten economic growth [Fortune]
  20. 20. Another Atlantic
    Yards lawsuit gets dismissed [Brooklyn Eagle]
  21. 21. Developers pitch their proposals for Hudson Yards [Crain’s]
  22. 22. Beazer
    Homes USA
    Inc. is shutting its mortgage-origination operations [WSJ]
  23. 23.  Proposed downtown historic district in Yonkers is rejected  [Journal-News]