After Bloomberg’s win experts sketch ideal real estate agenda, Bank of America CEO search includes New York-based execs … and more

November 04, 2009 08:07AM

1. After Bloomberg’s win, experts sketch an ideal real estate agenda for the next four years [NYO]
2. Rise in strategic defaults challenges government’s foreclosure efforts [USA Today]
3. Jay-Z’s Rocawear takes two floors at 1411 Broadway [NYO]
4. Bank of America CEO search includes New York-based execs [Crain’s]
5. Disillusioned Prospect-Lefferts resident advertises building for free in phony Craigslist ad [NYDN]
6. After two years, 45 West 67th Street unit still on the market at 64 percent of original ask price [NYO]
7. Software mogul’s $24.5M spot at 838 Fifth Ave. now under contract [NYO]
8. Investment-grade commercial real estate prices rise in third quarter [Blogging Stocks]
9. Spanish clothing shop signs lease in Herald Square [NYO]

10. Less than half of graduating architecture students are finding jobs [Mediabistro]
11. 230 Park signs Encyclopaedia Britannica, Stanley Tools as tenants [NYO]
12. Real estate investor acquires first asset in Vineland, NJ [NJ Biz]
13. Trader Joe’s opens Friday in Millburn, NJ [NYT]

14. Homeownership financially devastating for some after price drops [Bloomberg]
15. Incentives help landlords in attempts to retain tenants [WSJ]
16. CMBS delinquency rates on the rise, RealPoint says [Zero Hedge]

17. 22 Nevada mortgage mod companies shuttered for not meeting government standards [KTNV]

18. Wells Fargo delays end-strategy on troubled Pick-a-Pay mortgages [WSJ]
19. Negotiating lower rents for small businesses during the commercial real estate slowdown [The Big Money]