EPA will hold a meeting to discuss adding the Gowanus Canal to Superfund list … and more

November 24, 2009 05:01PM

1. DOB introduces new requirements for demolition notification [IMBY]
2. Landlord John Peachy cuts asking rent by 25 percent at Soho commercial property [Crain’s]
3. Commodore Barry Park renovations in Fort Greene will not cover some necessary improvements [Post]
4. Prominent landlord negotiator James Berg dies at 65 [NYT]
5. Hotel lenders will require borrowers to pay money upfront to avoid foreclosures [GlobeSt]
6. EPA will hold a meeting to discuss adding the Gowanus Canal to Superfund list [Pardon Me for Asking]
7. Recession negatively impacting a small town in northeastern Queens [NYT]
8. Hotels lead in CMBS delinquencies [Housing Wire]
9. Luxury hotels are opening lower-cost versions as travelers can no longer afford expensive rates [Bloomberg]
10. Photo gallery of small business storefronts in New York [Newsweek]
11. Why the government always finds ways to help homeowners [The Atlantic]
12. FDIC fund that insures bank deposits is $8.2 billion in debt [Business Insider]
13. NYC-based Murray’s Cheese will open 50 locations in Kroger Markets nationwide [NYT]
14. Third-quarter report shows vacancy rates in NJ industrial sector at 10 percent [NYT]
15. Allstate will invest in corporate debt and reduce its commercial real estate investments [Bloomberg]
16. Are TARP repayment plans coming too late to change public sentiment? [Daily Finance]
17. Hearing scheduled for debtor-in-possession filing by Kushner Companies for control of Tarragon [Globest]
18. Community Mortgage Lenders of America says retention provisions in Restoring American Financial Stability Act will force it out of business [The Truth About Mortgage]