Third-quarter foreclosures climb 103 percent in Suffolk County, 808 Columbus Ave. racks up celebrity tenants … and more

November 05, 2009 08:08AM

1. Property investors on the hunt again [WSJ]
2. Pharma mogul Richard Ullman sells One CPW condo for $17M, but no takers for his $75M spot at 15 CPW [Post, 2nd item]
3. $300B in federal housing aid, but only $60B for renters [Time]
4. Third-quarter foreclosures climb 103 percent in Suffolk County [PropertyShark]
5. Two new rental buildings coming to 127th Street and and 128th Street in West Harlem [Curbed]
6. New 808 Columbus Ave. building counts Shannon Elizabeth and Anthony Anderson as tenants [Post, 3rd item]
7. Buffett, Goldman bidding for Fannie Mae tax credits [WSJ]
8. Fairway Market expanding to Westchester [NYT]
9. Under new legislators, planned Long Island developments may be at risk [LIBN]
10. Diana Olick: “Pay-option ARMs are the new subprime” [CNBC]
11. UK Retailers, builders starting to recover [Financial Times]
12. Commercial real estate “between a rock and a hard place,” Deutsche Bank economist says [A Student of the Real Estate Game]
13. Has the housing bubble completely burst yet? [BiggerPockets]
14. Weighing the new FDIC bank rules [National Real Estate Investor]
15. PIMCO says housing prices will fall further [Square Feet Blog]
16. Survey: Commercial RE will take time to emerge from crisis [Reuters]
17. Asian investors, low interest rates driving an asset bubble [Yahoo Finance]
18. Construction starts to rise 11 percent in 2010, forecasts McGraw-Hill report [Realty Times]
19. Liability insurance costs skyrocket for REITs [National Real Estate Investor]
20. FHA delays yearly fiscal report release, citing concerns about accuracy [Housingwire]
21. CMBS at risk in the tens of billions of dollars [Costar]
22. Developers Diversified deal could lead to more CMBS sales [WSJ]
23. Investor says Roubini is wrong about bubbles in gold, emerging market stocks [Bloomberg]