Plans for new Financial District hotel underway, Brookfield sells more than $1B in shares … and more

August 14, 2009 05:01PM

1. Images of Jean Nouvel’s Eleventh Avenue glass structure released [Curbed]
2. Tribeca community meeting on neighborhood noise leads to allegations of racism [Tribeca Tribune]
3. Plans for new Financial District hotel underway [Curbed]
4. The Prospect Heights house tour, a two-decade tradition, can’t find homeowners who want to show homes [OTBKB]
5. Daffy’s tries a revolutionary new method to advertise its $700-per-month rental apartment contest: Paper flyers [Curbed]
6. Orchard Street retail suffering [The Lo-Down]
7. As City Point awaits stimulus funding, other Brooklyn projects go without [Brownstoner]
8. RCN moves corporate office to Long Island City [Queens Chronicle]
9. Tenement Museum explores 92 Orchard, site of a 19th-century butcher shop [Tenement Museum]
10. Analysts see turnaround in investors’ interest in real estate [Seeking Alpha]
11. Bloomberg columnist says next bursting bubble is banks’ big loans [Bloomberg]
12. Servicing agreement granted to Ocwen for 24,000 non-performing mortgages [Housing Wire]
13. Brookfield sells $1.04B in shares [Bloomberg]
14. Has flood of cheap, foreclosed homes fueled the housing market? [Boston Globe]
15. Questions remain over whether the housing market has actually bottomed [Bloomberg via Seeking Alpha]