Still no new tenant for Rainbow Room, Greenwich could face property tax hike … and more

August 19, 2009 08:12AM

1. Still no new tenant for the Rainbow Room [NYO]
2. State Supreme Court approved settlement between Donald Trump and Westchester town [Post, 2nd item]
3. First phase of waterfront park breaks ground [GlobeSt]
4. Madison Avenue Business Improvement District attracting tenants that are paying more than previous tenants, though still below last year’s highest asking rents [Post, 4th item]
5. Greenwich could face 8 percent property tax hike [Greenwich Time]
6. A slideshow of recent Manhattan office leases [NYO]
7. Coney Island History Project offers new walking tour [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Mayor Bloomberg says he has tried to transform the city since 9/11 [Post]
9. Battle over residency requirements for city workers seems to be over [NYDN]
10. Tishman Speyer faces default on Washington property [WSJ]
11. Related Companies and Lubert-Adler team up to bid on the assets of lender Corus Bank [WSJ]
12. More people take on roommates to save money [San Francisco Chronicle via Calculated Risk]
13. Banks plan to maintain tight loan standards until at least the second half of 2010 [Realtor Magazine]
14. Can TALF save commercial real estate? [The Street]

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