New York will get 44 new 7-Eleven’s, final vote on Coney Island to take place this month … and more

July 14, 2009 08:18PM

1. As 7-Eleven expands its empire, the New York metropolitan area will receive 44 new stores [NYT]
2. Stores along Seventh Avenue may suffer if CIT Group goes bankrupt [Madison Avenue Spy]
3. Stella D’oro workers hope someone buys company [NYDN]
4. Whole Foods insists it has plans for Gowanus store [Brooklyn Paper]
5. Increased amounts of stalled construction sites lead to increased demand for guard dogs [NYO]
6. Hillary Clinton’s decision to exempt diplomats from taxes costs the city $260 million, Mayor Bloomberg says [CBS]
7. Final vote on Coney Island rezoning to take place this month [NYT]
8. First rental listings at the Viridian hit the market [Brownstoner]
9. A 58-story tower is planned for Downtown Brooklyn [Brooklyn Eagle]
10. “Gossip Girl” star Chase Crawford moves out of co-star Ed Westick’s Chelsea apartment [US Magazine]
11. New York’s largest concrete tester under investigation for falsifying reports [NYT]
12. National Association of Home Builders criticizes new appraisal rules
[Palm Beach Post]
13. More forceful action may be needed to deal with foreclosure problem, experts say [The Washington Independent]
14. Commercial real estate will affect banks for several quarters [WSJ]
15. The states with the highest commercial real estate delinquencies [NuWire Investor]