Green Bronx development first new building to run on wind power, more metropolitan areas feeling sting of foreclosures … and more

October 28, 2009 05:02PM

1. Green Bronx development first new borough building to run on wind power [NYDN]
2. Alleged mob-connected developers paid $5.5 million for Bronx land and sold it to city for $46 million [NYDN]
3. Discounted Manhattan sublease rates place pressure on landlords [Urban Digs]
4. NYC College of Technology teaches students how to construct safe scaffoldings [NYDN]
5. Hudson River Powerhouse Group holds reception to support landmarking IRT Powerhouse [Guest of a Guest]
6. Apple store on the Upper West Side slated to open before Thanksgiving [West Side Independent]
7. Why extending the first-time homebuyer tax credit is a bad idea [Washington Post]
8. Rising concerns about housing prices dropping in the winter season [NY Times], housing prices may drop another 10 percent [Forbes]
10. Roubini says investors are fueling another bubble which may spark another crisis [Bloomberg]
11. Small, independent landlords lowering rents to help jobless tenants [Recession Wire]
12. Ivanka Trump says Cindy Adams published false details about her wedding to Jared Kushner [Gothamist]
13. More legislation and funding is needed for affordable housing across the nation [Global Real Estate Monitor]
14. More metropolitan areas starting to feel the sting of foreclosures [Daily Finance]
15. Homeowners interested in mortgage refinancing rises 39 percent in first half of October [National Mortgage News]