Apartment construction up 25 percent, Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Palisades cottage available for rent … and more

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Sep.September 18, 2009 10:32 AM

1. Sour economy tough on Manhattan real estate [Housing Predictor via NuWire] 

The Clintons seek a home in Westchester [Post]  

Should Manhattan sellers look to stock rally to determine asking prices? [UrbanDigs] 

The Landmarks Preservation Commission schedules Oct. 27 vote for Ocean on the Park Historic District [Hawthorne Street] 

Ballet star-turned-actor Mikhail Baryshnikov’s Palisades cottage available for rent [Real Estalker] 

Williamsburg condo development at 69 Berry Street to launch sales next week [Brownstoner]  

Hudson Square neighborhood becomes temporary public space [Architect’s Newspaper]  

City unemployment rate passes 10 percent mark [NYT]  

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce to open third agency in New York [Reuters] 

Fed program to boost commercial mortgage lending slow to take effect [Bloomberg]  

Housing starts up 1.5 percent in August, while apartment construction soars by 25 percent [Bloomberg via Realtor Magazine] 

Federal regulators ease refinance regulations on commercial mortgages [DSNews]  

A closer look at REIT funds [The Street]  

Blackstone co-founder Peter Peterson takes aim at U.S. bonus system [NYT] 

New sales and marketing strategies for real estate professionals [Inman via Realtor Magazine]

16. Fed shows gain in household wealth, hopes spending strain will ease [Bloomberg]

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