Grand Concourse design winner to be revealed next week, trade groups lobby for first-time homebuyer tax credit extension … and more

October 20, 2009 07:58AM

1. Six Flags amusement park giant will terminate 1540 Broadway HQ lease, following bankruptcy [NYO] 

2. Icahn offers $6B to stave off CIT bankruptcy [NYT] 

3. City in talks to further expand High Line park [NYDN] 

4. Unexpected confidence drop among home builders likely tied to tax credit expiration [WSJ] 

5. Grand Concourse design winner to be revealed next week [NYDN] 

6. Trade groups lobby for first-time homebuyer tax credit extension [Reuters] 

7. Local tension over new, unannounced homeless shelters [NYDN] 

8. Fannie and Freddie will still owe the government 10 years from now [Seeking Alpha] 

9. Where you can live on $1,800 per month in New York [NY1] 

10. Broadway Triangle rezoning plan clears hurdle [Brooklyn Paper] 

11. High-end gelato shop coming to 240 Central Park South [Post, 2nd Item] 

12. Broadway’s Andrew Lloyd Weber slams Coney Island [NYDN] 

13. New home construction starts up in September, economists report [Bloomberg] 

14. Bay Ridge gets new dock for ferry service [Brooklyn Paper] 

15. Northern Group struggles to maintain hold on Detroit properties [Crain’s]