Klein Farm day-care owner will vacate property, TARP-supported companies make new rules regarding use of private jets … and more

September 15, 2009 05:00PM

1. Day-care owner at Klein Farm in Queens will vacate property, making it easier for developer to move in [NYDN]
2. Vogue contributing editor and her husband buy $20M Gramercy Park mansion [Cityfile]
3. Producer Clara Markowicz paid $3.55 million for an apartment at 21 Astor Place [Cityfile]
4. Playground at P.S. 254 has been closed for construction [Sheepshead Bites]
5. Job losses weaken demand for apartments in New Jersey [GlobeSt]
6. New food co-op planned for Bay Ridge [Brokelyn]
7. History of Brooklyn documented in three books [NYDN]
8. Tavern on the Green bathrooms no longer open to the public [NYT]
9. Home sales picking up on Long Island [WSJ]
10. Number of sales in the Hamptons doubles from last year [Hamptons Real Estate Blog]
11. Hilton Realty announces 11 new leases [GlobeSt]
12. Home sales in autumn will indicate true market in Greenwich, Conn. [Greenwich Time]
13. MetLife looking to expand internationally [NYT]
14. Bernanke says recession likely to end soon [Bloomberg]
15. TARP-supported companies make new rules regarding use of private jets for personal use [NY Mag]
16. Citigroup planning joint stock sale with Treasury [Business Insider]
17. Economists say national real estate markets show early signs of repair [Forbes]
18. International homebuyers avoiding the U.S. [CNN]
19. Blockbuster to close 960 stores across the country [MSNBC]

20. Seven new rules for a first time homebuyer [NYT]