Producer Charles Evans’ Park Avenue apartment in contract again … and more

July 16, 2009 07:00PM

1. Part two of questions and answers about Coney Island preservation [NYT]
2. Charles Kushner’s neice Melissa Kushner pays $2.2 million for West Village condo [Cityfile]
3. State agency blocks construction of a garage and rooftop garden at the Riverside Apartments in Brooklyn [Brooklyn Paper]
4. Beyer Blinder Belle restores historic BellTel Lofts in Downtown Brooklyn [Interior Design]
5. Builders release time-lapse video of construction of 11 Times Square [Curbed]
6. Mortgage firms struggle to renegotiate loans [WSJ]
7. Bronx small business owners fight big-box store at Kingsbridge Armory [NYDN]
8. Producer Charles Evans’ Park Avenue triplex in contract for the fourth time [NYO]
9. US July homebuilder confidence shoots to 10-month high [Bloomberg]
10. It will be business as usual if Dream NYC hotel goes into foreclosure [Hotel Chatter]
11. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump engaged [HuffPo]
12. Start-up company REonomy uses Microsoft Virtual Earth to navigate New York and New Jersey real estate [PC World]
13. Stella D’oro union files charges with the National Labor Relations Board to prevent plant shutdown [Crain’s]
14. Upcoming Vu Hotel changes its name to Ink 48 and will take reservations Nov. 1 [Hotel Chatter]
15. Senate studies foreclosure prevention efforts [Housing Wire]
16. New Yorkers skeptical about Coney Island redevelopment [WSJ]
17. Auctioneers turn to commercial real estate [CoStar]
18. Feds pick firms to raise funds for troubled assets [CoStar]
19. Title insurers in strong financial position [CoStar]