Bernie Madoff’s Montauk home closes for $9.4 million … and more

October 19, 2009 05:02PM

1. Bernie Madoff’s Montauk home closes for $9.4 million [NYDN]
2. Delaying foreclosures is a risky move for underwater homeowners [Tampa Bay]
3. Many NYC restaurants claim to be closed for renovations, even if shuttered for good [Cityfile]
4. Ivanka Trump shies away from lavish Trump stereotypes [NY Mag]
5. Commercial real estate and REITs may be a ticking time bomb [Seeking Alpha]
6. Three arrested NYC building inspectors have ties to Lucchese crime family [NYDN]
7. Residents of Byram, Conn., do not want more affordable housing units [Greenwich Time]
8. REO demand pushes up home prices in September [Housing Wire]
9. Sales of prepaid cemetery plots are down [Cheapskate]
10. Tenant-only brokerage team speaks about commercial sector [NYO]
11. EPA extends community comment period regarding adding Newton Creek to superfund list [Brooklyn Eagle]
12.
St. Ann’s Warehouse in Dumbo may be displaced by Walentases’ Dock Street development [NYO]
13. Comptroller Bill Thompson joins Tribeca residents in protest against garbage truck garage [NYO]
14. Wall Street bailout will lead to higher sales volume [Urban Digs]