Redevelopment of the Park Slope Armory delayed again, engineer admits to faking concrete tests at Yankee Stadium … and more

November 03, 2009 04:56PM

1. Parking spots at 52 East 4th Street go for $175,000 [Curbed]
2. Jared Kushner’s cousin launches architecture Web site [Guest of a Guest]
3. Conservationists want bronze Sphere included in the new World Trade Center [Tribeca Trib]
4. Easy Shopping Department Store will open on East 119th Street by January [Crain’s]
5. One more restaurant closes in September than October [Eater]
6. Pol wants Hudson River Valley to become a national park [Post]
7. Redevelopment of the Park Slope Armory delayed again [Brooklyn Paper]
8. Stuy Town residents speak out in favor of rent regulations [Multi-family Investor]
9. Hudson Valley FCU files lawsuit against New York State mortgage tax [National Mortgage News]
10. “Gingerbread House” on the market for $12 million at 8220 Narrows Avenue in Bay Ridge [Brownstoner]
11. Navy ship built with steel from World Trade Center enters NY harbor [Post]
12. Engineer admits to faking concrete tests at Yankee Stadium [NYDN]
13. Bankruptcy judge sets Dec. 8 hearing to consider CIT’s reorganization plan [CNBC]
14. New orders for construction machinery jump 47 percent [Business Insider]
15. Why the commercial real estate collapse may be a good thing [The Big Money]
16. Federal officials say banks at risk over property loans [Financial Post via Patrick.net]
17. Four things to know about real estate contracts [Money Watch]
18. First-time homebuyer tax credit extension will apply to higher-income buyers [Business Week]
19. Comparing the rate of home foreclosures with the joblessness rate [Narrow Tranche]
20. Homeowners frustrated with Congressional inaction on loan modifications [Huffington Post]
21. Roubini’s firm to hire 17 people for research team [Bloomberg]