Mortgage rates may have bottomed out, condo construction continues in N.J. … and more

TRD New York /
Mar.March 30, 2009 08:09 AM

1. Freddie Mac CEO says mortgage rates have bottomed out [Post]
2. A review of the New York projects asking for stimulus funds [Post]
3. Living in City Island [NYT]
4. Condo construction continues in New Jersey [NYT]
5. Couple searches for a stabilized apartment in Williamsburg [NYT]
6. Cashing out through a mortgage refinancing has become more difficult [NYT]
7. History of the Shelton Hotel, at Lexington Avenue at 49th Street [NYT]
8. Editorial says Hope for Homeowners program is a flop [TTAM]
9. Divorce forces real estate investor to sell Tudor City apartments [NYT]
10. One benefit of the downturn is contractors are more willing to negotiate on deadlines, prices [NYT]
11. Today is the 100th anniversary of the Queensboro Bridge [NYT]
12. BlackRock founder helping feds manage mortgage assets [Crain’s]
13. City hasn’t reached a deal yet with Bronx landowners to build a 911 calling center [NYDN]
14. Non-profit group sells office at 666 Broadway to rent at 17 Battery Park Place North [Crain’s]
15. Canarsie residents protest proposed medical waste facility [NYDN]
16. Coney Island residents trying to block concert arena plan [NYDN]
17. Asian specialty-food importer signs for 12,500-square-foot space at 36-33 12th Street in Queens [Crain’s]
18. Nikki Apparel signs five-year lease at 525 Seventh Avenue [Crain’s]
19. Sports bar near the old Yankee Stadium may suffer because of the stadium move [NYT] while a Willets Point deli could benefit from the new Citi Field [NYT]
20. Meghan McCain, John McCain’s daughter, is reportedly moving to the city [NY Mag]
21. Fans have field day at Citi Field opening [Post] and [NYDN]

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