Ratner gets loan extension on Atlantic Yards, no sales at 14 Hope Street … and more

TRD New York /
Feb.February 13, 2009 05:57 PM

1. Forest City Ratner reportedly got an extension on Atlantic Yards loan [NYT]
2. Abundance of retail space available on East 86th Street [A Fine Blog]

Rafael Cestero named new commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development [NYO]

$60 million Prospect Park project proposed [Brownstoner]

No sales yet at 14 Hope Street [Brownstoner]
6. Community board approves 350-unit apartment building in Fort Greene [Brooklyn Eagle]
7. Chocolate shop opens on Atlantic Avenue [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Steel framework of the south core of the Freedom Tower reaches more than 100 feet, 1,671 feet to go [NYT]

Broker-to-the-stars Jared Seligman reportedly has left Corcoran for Elliman [Curbed]
10. New broker rating site BrokerBeagle.com launches [Curbed]
11. Marty Markowitz calls for retail at the Brooklyn Municipal Building [110 Livingston]
12. Fashion Week brings business to city’s top hotels [Hotelchatter]

House passes economic stimulus bill [AP via Crain’s]
14. Luxury rental market struggles [WSJ]
15. JP Morgan, Citigroup to stop foreclosures for three weeks [Bloomberg and [WSJ]
16. Law firms nationwide cut 700 jobs [Bloomberg]
17. NJ Governor Jon Corzine renting out Hamptons home for $900,000 [Newsday]
18. Long Island median home price drops 16 percent [Newsday]
19. City fails to charge co-op residents for water, sewage for 15 years [Cobble Hill Blog]

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