Bronx residents lose homeowner insurance over alleged hurricane risk, Sonia Sotomayor says she won’t sell her Greenwich Village home … and more

October 05, 2009 07:52AM

1. A profile of Sam Chang, “the hotel king of New York” [NYT]
2. Tenants squabble over installing in-house playrooms in buildings [NYT]
3. Prudential Douglas Elliman brokers explain renovation woes [Post]
4. IFC Center in Greenwich Village plans to expand by 25 percent [NYT]

5. Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill neighborhood drawing in residents [NYT]
6. Bronx residents stripped of homeowner insurance because of alleged hurricane risk [NYDN]
7. A look at Manhattan foreclosure auctions [NYT]
8. HSBC Holdings selling its office building at 452 Fifth Avenue [Bloomberg]
9. Due to bad housing market, Sonia Sotomayor says she has no plans to sell Greenwich Village home [NYDN]
10. Westchester condo buyers increasingly looking for value over style [NYT]
11. Nassau County sees retrofitting effort [NYT]
12. In New Jersey, more condo renters finding fancy amenities [NYT]
13. Finding a use for empty retail space in the downturn [Time]
14. A $400 billion Blackstone buyout of Anheuser-Busch’s InBev NV’s amusement park business would be this year’s largest private equity deal [Bloomberg]
15. Saddled with debt, one of the biggest U.S. retirement community developers seeks capital infusion [WSJ]
16. UWS sees twice as many co-op closings in Q3 [WestSide Independent]