Gen-X families not buying enough homes, CMBS loan delinquencies rise … and more

May 05, 2009 08:11AM

1. Not enough Generation X families buying new homes [TRE Bloggers]
2. Obama administration expands $75 billion foreclosure prevention plan [Property Wire]
3. Author Henry Miller lived at 662 Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg [NYT]
4. One in eight Federal Housing Administration loans is delinquent [TRE Bloggers]
5. NYC developer Van Velle talks about his four-unit project at 459 West 44th Street [BW]
6. CMBS loan delinquencies jumped in the first quarter [GlobeSt]
7. Maplewood, N.J., agent says kindergarten waiting lists in New York City might make families move to N.J. [NYT]
8. Prospect Park sees rise in visitors [NYDN]
9. General Growth bankruptcy filings dismissed for seven mall properties [Bloomberg]
10. Foundation of 250 West 55th Street expected to be done by January, but plans haven’t been made for the rest of the construction [Post, 2nd item]
11. Adzinia Media Group, a unit of Amazon.com, moves to 1350 Sixth Avenue, and the New York City Board of Elections has rented a three-story building in Sunset Park [Post, 3rd and 4th items]