Regional banks continue to fall, Brooklyn Brewery wins state funds for expansion … and more

October 27, 2009 08:09AM

1. New Fed regulations on appraisers are depressing home prices, say industry groups [Detroit News]
2. Brooklyn Brewery wins state funds for expansion [Post]
3. City Planning commissioner Amanda Burden reflects on being “design-obsessed” [Media Bistro]
4. Katz Media Group a prized tenant for Manhattan’s commercial landlords [NYO]
5. Conditions poor at new Bronx Early College Academy building [NYDN]
6. The Charles no longer on “troubled asset radar,” says Real Capital Analytics [Post, 3rd item]
7. Condo defects from boom years not just haunting NYC residences, Friedlander says [WSJ]
8. Chelsea’s Empire Diner for lease amid rent squabble [Eater]
9. Citi reportedly wants to underwrite Bank of America TARP repayment [Zero Hedge]
10. Miller Pond Park opens on 10 acres in Concourse Village [NYDN]
11. Regional banks continue to fall, taking financial sector with them [Market Watch]
12. Rockaway Catholic girls school to close after 66 years [NYDN]
13. Prediction: Case-Shiller index will show declining home prices once more in September [Business Insider]
14. Borrowers may have stronger hand to play against lenders with shoddy proof [NYT]
15. Bizzi buys East Side office penthouse at $919 per square foot [Post, 2nd item]
16. Upper East Side’s Tiramisu is bankrupt [Crain’s]
17. Kingsbridge parking is limited as lot remains closed for stalled new development [NYDN]
18. Working Families Party suit targets relationships with Brooklyn office-mate Acorn [Post]