Bargains in the boroughs … and more

TRD New York /
Apr.April 07, 2008 10:53 AM
  1. 1. Buyers can still find bargains in the boroughs [NYT]
  2. 2. Planners try to tame New
    York City’s 5,800 miles of streets, sidewalks and
    highways [NYT]
  3. 3. St. Saviors, the 1847 wooden church in Maspeth, Queens, gets saved from demolition [NYT]
  4. 4. Developers are suing an evicted Harlem soul
    food restaurant for $50,000 for every month it stays beyond its lease [Post]
  5. 5. The $230 million Edison
    Village project in West
    Orange will build retail and 620 residential units, including some
    in an old factory used by Thomas Edison [NYT]
  6. 6. Twenty-one of the 25 U.S.
    metro markets that Radar Logic follows showed price drops [WSJ]
  7. 7. New Jersey Transit and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey plan to spend $7.6 billion to build a second set of tunnels that will more than double the number of trains that cross under the Hudson River [NYT]
  8. 8. Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy used homes in February  [Bloomberg]
  9. 9. Policy makers want any subprime rescue plan to let the
    government recoup its costs if prices rebound [NYT]
  10. 10. A House of Representatives proposal would seek to prevent
    home foreclosures [NYT]
  11. 11. How the subprime crisis reached Switzerland [NYT]
  12. 12. Long-anticipated projects in Morristown,
    N.J., are progressing, after
    years of languishing [Star-Ledger]
  13. 13. Madeline Gins and Arakawa have built a house in East Hampton that they say opposes death [NYT]
  14. 14. A leading British construction firm has banned its workers
    from whistling at women over fears that female buyers will be put off []
  15. 15. What happens when you get an adjustable-rate mortgage []
  16. 16. How to buy a home at auction [Business Week]
  17. 17. Bear Stearns CEO blames media for firm’s demise []
  18. 18. The annual New Urbanism conferences descends on Austin, Texas [Austin Chronicle]

Related Articles

(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)

Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys

Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)

Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio

Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)

Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out

Close to 100 employees were given notice on Monday morning (Credit: iStock)

Ten-X Commercial lays off nearly half its workforce

475 Park Avenue South (Credit: Google Maps)

Cohen Brothers Realty sues storied landlord to stay in Park Ave South building

Tracey Appelbaum (Photos by Emily Assiran)

At the desk of: Tracey Appelbaum

308 West 82nd Street and Real Capital Analytics founder Robert M. White Jr. (Credit: Google Maps)

Real Capital Analytics’ founder buys UWS building, leading last week’s I-sales

93 North 9th Street in Williamsburg, Thor Equities' Joe Sitt, and a KAWS statue (Credit: Google Maps and Jim Bowen via Flickr)

Acclaimed artist KAWS pays $17M to expand Williamsburg studio