Tommy Hilfiger flagship store on Fifth Avenue open today, medical office buildings may be recession resistant … and more

September 14, 2009 04:58PM

1. Tommy Hilfiger flagship store on Fifth Avenue opens today [WWD]
2. Expensive NYC neighborhoods are also hurting in the down market [NY Mag]
3. City is making progress at Greenpoint waterfront site [Brownstoner]
4. Medical office buildings sector is recession-resistant, experts say [GlobeSt]
5. Queen’s man forcefully evicts son from apartment building [NYDN]
6. Supporters and opponents clash over $20 million bailout for stalled City Point project [Brooklyn Paper]
7. Red Hook residents protest the opening of a cement plant near a community farm [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman cuts the price of his East Hampton home [Curbed]
9. Tennis player Kim Clijsters and husband Brian Lynch recently bought a three-bedroom home in Wall Township, NJ [Real Estalker]
10. College Point church needs DOB approval after reconstruction following a fire [Your Nabe]
11. Home sellers cut $285 billion off asking prices in September [Trulia]
12. Sag Harbor receives notice of claim for development along Ferry Road [Sag Harbor Online]
13. Q & A with real estate appraiser Jonathan Miller [NYDN]
14. Conservative activists allegedly told to lie on mortgage applications by Brooklyn Acorn office [NBC]
15. City Council candidate is concerned about lack of affordable housing and the high cost of apartments [NYT]
16. Condo associations trying creative tactics to entice buyers [USA Today]
17. Flipping or trading up is out of the question for many homeowners [WSJ]

18. Continued decrease in median household income expected after recession ends [Time Magazine]

19. Banks are starting to take risks again [ABC]

20. Examining government claims that the economy is recovering [American Banking News]

21. Architect Charles Gwathmey’s colleague talks about the late architect [Arch Paper]