Townhouses rising in Bed-Stuy, city Department of Finance commissioner resigns … and more

Apr.April 28, 2009 07:12 PM

1. Townhouses going up at 315-327 Greene Avenue in Bed-Stuy [Brownstoner]
2. Bronx steakhouse owner pleads guilty to tax misdemeanor charges [Post]
3. Historic Village building used to promote Snickers and Tribeca film festival [EV Grieve]
4. Long Island City Alliance to discuss pros and cons of new proposed high rises in Hallet’s Cove [Queens Crap]
5. Grand Central Terminal lighting goes green [NYT]
6. HL23 rising next to the High Line [Curbed]
7. Greenwich Club deck open after all [Curbed]
8. The Love Chapel in Williamsburg for sale for $10 million [Brownstoner]
9. Hedge funder William Ackman lists Central Park West apartment for $10 million [NYO]
10. Celebrities and residents to protest Dock Street development at City Hall [OTBKB]
11. “Daily Show” executive producer David Javerbaum in contract to sell West Side apartment [Cityfile]
12. A look at why property taxes rise while real estate value falls [Gotham Gazette]
13. City Department of Finance Commissioner Martha Stark resigns [NYT] and [NBC]
14. Grarcy Capital Corp. internalizes management [GlobeSt]
15. Huffington Post blogger says Obamas should buy a vacation home in the Hamptons [Newsday]
16. Peconic Land Trust opens Bridgehampton Gardens [Sag Harbor Express]

17. Capstone Advisory Group signs 10-year lease at 104 West 40th Street [NYO]
18. Red Hook’s Ikea boosts mass transit, not local business [Crain’s]
19. Obama administration plans incentives for mortgage servicers [WSJ]
20. World’s 20 best places to live [Forbes]
21. Basics of the first-time homebuyer tax credit []
22. Architects imagine energy-efficient homes [WSJ]
23. World’s best real estate buys [BusinessWeek]
24. HUD secretary sees 2009 home price recovery [WSJ]
25. Home builder stocks rising [The Real Estate Bloggers]

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