Self-employed can’t get mortgages, smaller lenders see opportunities in crisis … and more

December 02, 2008 05:45PM

1. Self-employed people have trouble getting mortgages [WSJ]
2. Smaller mortgage lenders see opportunities in economic crisis [WSJ]
3. After more than 40 years in the East Village, vintage shop Love Saves the Day will close next month [Curbed]
4. Designer reportedly chosen for West Side park [NYO]
5. Cafe chain expands in Park Slope [Brooklyn Paper]
6. Dumbo getting a new school [Brooklyn Eagle]

Unemployment will delay real estate revival [Inman]

Despite financial problems, Mets say its new ballpark will stay named Citi Field [Crain’s]
9. Long-defunct Flushing Airport might turn into a park [NY Mag]
10. Green building industry struggling with recession [NREI]
11. Soundview Marina in the Bronx is closing [NY Mag]

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