Retailers moving to Bronx mall, construction spending falls in July … and more

September 02, 2009 07:42AM

1. Retailers moving to Gateway Center at Bronx Terminal Market [NYT]
2. Lawsuits stand in the way of Sheldon Solow’s East River development [Post, 2nd item]
3. Comptroller says officials “misled the public” about cost of a Bronx water filtration plant [NYT] and [NYDN]
4. City hopes to turn empty condo projects into affordable housing [NYT]
5. Winning Tavern on the Green bidder has settled contract dispute for the Boathouse Restaurant, another establishment he operates in Central Park [Post]
6. Brooklyn gym owner still owes tenants money [Post]
7. Florida’s state pension fund lost $250 million invested in Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village [Bloomberg]
8. Construction spending falls nationwide in July [MSNBC]
9. Pending home sales rise 3 percent in July [National Mortgage News]
10. New loan disclosure rules may delay some closings [Realty Times]
11. Is the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation running out of money? [National Real Estate Investor]
12. Housing affordability remains near highest level in 18 years [Realty Times]
13. Residential loan buybacks still high [National Mortgage News]
14. Home Affordable Refinance Program has taken longer to get off the ground than expected [WSJ]