Forest City announces $325M in new financing and extensions, pilots stay in Queens crash pad … and more

July 28, 2009 08:45AM

1. Forest City announces $325 million in new financing and extensions [CoStar]
2. Construction management company that built Citi Field regularly fails to give workers overtime, former employee says [NYDN]
3. Beatrice Inn has little chance of liquor license renewal, source tells New York Post [Post]
4. Family and friends build home for injured G.I. in the Bronx [NYDN]
5. Officials consider ferry service to eight Bronx locations [NYDN]
6. Troubled World Trade Center plans could give city sense of deja vu [Gotham Gazette]
7. Three-story building at 132 Ryerson Street in Brooklyn evacuated [NYT]
8. A slideshow of 2 North Moore Street [NYO]
9. Woman accused of killing broker Linda Stein wants to call a police coercion expert as a witness when she goes on trial in October [Post]
10. Pilots stay in Queens crash pads between flights from city airports [Post]
11. New projects in the pipeline in Long Island and elsewhere [CoStar]
12. Tim Geithner struggling to sell his Westchester house [ABC News]
13. Commercial real estate crisis hits U.S. banks [Dow Jones via CNNMoney]
14. Mortgage insurers paying advance claims to facilitate modifications [National Mortgage News]
15. Short-selling ban now permanent [AP via MSNBC]
16. Contract prices on building sites fall at fastest pace since 1991 [FT]
17. Two-thirds of economists think existing home sales have bottomed out, USA Today survey says [Realtor Magazine]
18. More homeowners take in roommates [Boston Globe]
19. CMBS delinquencies increase 585 percent [The Deal]