Port Authority asks Silverstein to contribute WTC funds, broker says foreign buyers are back … and more

TRD New York /
Mar.March 27, 2009 06:42 PM

Port Authority criticized for changing Freedom Tower’s name [NYT] and
is asking Larry Silverstein to put up cash before it gives him
financial assistance [Bloomberg]
2. New community center open next to Brooklyn housing project [NYT]
3. 36-unit building rising at 311-315 East 11th Street [Curbed]
4. 38 Delancey Street probably not opening this spring [Curbed]
5. Cocoran broker Patricia Cliff says foreign buyers are back [Raising the Roof via Curbed]
6. Looks Like 385 Union Avenue in Williamsburg is almost finished [Brownstoner]
7. 20 Bayard Street has gone rental [Brownstoner]
8. Commercial building rising at 8 Dikeman Street [Brownstoner]
9. A review of Brooklyn’s commercial market in March [Brownstoner]
10. Starwood Hotels consolidating its office space into one existing office at 75 Varick Street [NYO]
11. Is the Atlantic Yards project eligible for stimulus funds? [AY Report]
12. With vacancy rising, commercial tenants can look for deals [Crain’s]
13. Group sends tenants around the country updates on their property’s finances [Post]
14. Tamach Group faces fourth foreclosure lawsuit [SFBJ]
15. 30-year mortgage rates fall to record low [AP via Sun-Sentinel]
16. First-time homebuyers likely to buy in next two years, poll finds [Reuters], but are worried about jobs and credit [Inman]
17. Businesses look for specialty buildings [NY1]
18. Some buildings are on Twitter [Curbed]
19. Is Harlem the new Soho? [Post]
20. Emanuel and Elizabeth Stern sell Bridgehampton home for $8.5 million [Newsday]

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