Looking for a Score … and more

April 30, 2008 09:56AM

  • 1. Scores’ gentlemen’s club building at 536 West 28th Street could sell for $40 million and be built out to 50,000 feet
  • http://www.nypost.com/seven/04302008/business/scores_goes_on_the_block_108833.htm
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  • 2. Critics say the effort to make it easier to get jumbo loans — those over $417,000 — has failed because they either are not available or have very high rates  [NYT]
  • 3. Most borrowers who have managed to refinance were already making their payments on time, statistics show [NYT]
  • 4. Countrywide Financial reports that it lost $893 million in the first quarter, due to increasing loan defaults and other credit-related losses [AP via NYT]
  • 5. Congestion pricing money that New York City lost heads for Chicago and Los Angeles [NYT]
  • 6. Republican senator calls planned rail to Ground Zero “train to nowhere” [NYDN]
  • 7. Plan for Union Square restaurant gets slammed again [NYDN]
  • 8. Willets Point business group splits with housing group [NYDN]
  • 9. Has New York City’s hotel boom peaked? [NYO]
  • 10. The Economist magazine could move way Downtown [NYO]
  • 11. Downzoning Carroll Gardens gains momentum [Sun]

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