Old Daily News garage becomes rock-climbing gym, win “Hair” tickets at East Hampton open house … and more

TRD New York /
Apr.April 29, 2009 07:08 PM

1. Former Daily News garage to become rock-climbing gym [Brownstoner]
2. 365 Broadway might become a residential building [Curbed]
3. Some dogs banned from city housing projects [NYDN via Curbed]
4. Duane Reade, Bank of America sign leases for retail space in new Chelsea building [Curbed]
5. 346-348 Sackett Street rising fast [Brownstoner]
6. City Tech Tower will be eight or nine stories with 350,000 square feet in Downtown Brooklyn [Brownstoner]
7. Price cuts at BellTel Lofts [Brownstoner]
8. Red Hook salt pile to be covered up [Brooklyn Paper]
9. At East Hampton open house, buyers can win tickets to “Hair” on Broadway [Newsday]
11. Cirque du Soleil to establish permanent home in NYC [NYT]
12. Jonathan Miller talks about the Home Valuation Code of Conduct [Matrix]
13. Critics say Two Trees lobbying money is helping its Dock Street development [Post]
14. St. Saviour’s site being excavated without permit, Queens Crap says [Queens Crap]
15. Construction underway on Old Fulton Street [Brooklyn Eagle]
16. UrbanDigs says market is heading to slower summer months [UrbanDigs]
17. Casino Control Commission approves sale of Tropicana Casino Resort [GlobeSt]
18. Bridgeport has the highest number of foreclosures in Connecticut [Post]
19. Fractional ownership becoming popular in luxury real estate [Swiss Mediterranean Lifestyle]
20. Delayed financing draws luxury buyers back into market [Realty Times]
21. RealtyTrac opens data on U.S. foreclosures to international buyers [National Mortgage News]

22. Rep. Calvert says we need to increase demand in the housing market [Realty Times]
23. Lenders unprepared to comply with new Fannie, Freddie rules [Inman]
24. Office market hitting the skids [BusinessWeek]
25. Regulators propose to cut Fannie and Freddie slack on 2009 affordable housing goals [WSJ]
26. Is federal takeover of Fannie and Freddie more expensive than TARP? [WSJ]

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