Bronx island for sale, W hotel gets a makeover … and more

TRD New York /
Mar.March 25, 2009 06:40 PM

1. Bronx island for sale for $300,000 [NYDN]
2. Construction schedule discussed for Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 [Brooklyn Eagle]
3. New Jersey Nets say Atlantic Yards will move forward despite Frank Gehry’s claim [NJ]
4. Are landlords responding to retailers’ requests for lower rents? [GlobeSt]
5. Trinity Church gets approval to evict 89-year-old tenant [Post]
6. More than 75 percent of featured Corcoran properties have had price reductions [Corcoran Twitter]
7. W New York Times Square hotel gets a makeover [Hotelchatter]
8. Bronx hospital doesn’t want residents to form a union [NYDN]
9. Carelessly discarded construction materials caused road closures and an appearance by the NYPD Bomb Squad [SI Advance]
10. Staten Island building rejected for landmark consideration [HDC]
11. Rockaway Island builder donated to politicians [NYDN via Queens Crap]
12. Street art on Myrtle Avenue [Vanishing NY]
13. Design competition for Governors Island golf course ends March 31 [Figment]
14. Adopt a city building at the Queens Museum of Art [Mediabistro]
15. Noyac home expected to join historic registers [Sag Harbor Express]
16. Developers offer five-year money back guarantee at 99 John Deco Lofts [Curbed]
17. The Setai condo and hotel rises to eight floors [Curbed]
18. Yale inspires development in New Haven [NYT]
19. New home sales rise nationally [Inman] and [BusinessWeek]
20. Congress thinks it can revise Hope for Homeowners program [CNN Money]
21. Mortgage applications jump 30 percent [CNN Money]
22. Not enough due diligence in the housing market, Ed Zimmer says
[Seeking Alpha]
23. Real estate agents have become shrinks [The Real Estate Bloggers]
24. Seniors look to liquidate life insurance instead of pursuing reverse
mortgages [Inman]
25. Dominatrix business turned into $50 million mortgage scam [NBC]
26. CBRE shares soared today [WSJ]


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