Real estate fraud still a problem, rentals available at Powerhouse condo … and more

March 20, 2009 06:45PM

1. Real estate fraud still going strong [Urban Digs]
2. School Construction Authority was working with Two Trees to build school in Dock Street project [Brooklyn Paper]
3. Community Board 6 approves Forest Hills rezoning [Your Nabe]
4. New Orleans restaurateur hopes to win Tavern on the Green bid [Crain’s]
5. After $100 million renovation, Pierre Hotel will charge $895 per night [Crain’s]
6. Market slowdown does not match historical model, Cushman & Wakefield exec says [GlobeSt]
7. East Village Community Coalition founder talks about preserving the neighborhood [Villager]
8. Union Square Partnership executive director says BID is delivering results [Villager]
9. Rental units available at the Powerhouse in Long Island City [Curbed]
10. A look at Enrique Norten’s Hi Line Hotel and 589 Carroll Street [Curbed] and [Curbed]
11. Former Lehman executive selling Hamptons home for $31 million [Newsday]
12. Craigslist poster will pay for someone to take Yoo by Starck unit [Edificial]
13. A tour of Citi Field [CBS]
14. Using prefabricated housing technology, builders can put up a home in 12 days [NYDN]
15. 202 Myrtle Avenue rises five stories, four to go [Brownstoner]
16. Litchfield, Conn. becoming popular second home destination [USA Today]
17. New lending rules could hurt distressed areas [AP]
18. Obama administration introduces Web site to help troubled borrowers [NYT]
19. An explanation of the new stimulus rules for tax breaks for homebuyers [Market Watch]
20. House sitters live in dream homes for little rent [ABC]
21. Economy hurting the vacation rental market [NYT]
22. “Black hole” of commercial real estate coming [FT]

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