Fashionistas flocking to revitalized MePa as Bryant Park alternative, special servicer CW Capital likely to bid to keep Riverton Houses … and more

February 09, 2010 08:15AM

1. Fashionistas flocking to a revitalized MePa as Bryant Park alternative this week [Crain’s]
2. Wall Streeters return to the luxury market with confidence, not cash [NYT]
3. Special servicer CW Capital likely to bid to keep Gluck’s Riverton Houses until the market improves [Crain’s]
4. Future uncertain for nearly-complete “White Castle” apartments in the Bronx after permits lapse [Post]
5. Jon Corzine: Out of office and back into his Hoboken apartment overlooking the Hudson [The Jersey Journal]
6. Q & A with recent RHYS Commercial founder Cory Gubner [NYT]
7. Fannie Mae to incentivize use of mortgages for energy efficient home upgrades [NYT]
8. How did Katie Lee, the ex-Mrs. Billy Joel, double her investment at 23 Perry Street in just three years? [Rented Spaces]

9. Rumor: New school construction beginning at site of Bay Bridge’s former Green Church [Bay Ridge Journal]

10. A chicken coop lands in a Brooklyn apartment [Rented Spaces]
11. Geithner says risk of double-dip in recession is unlikely but recovery will be slow [Reuters via CNBC]
12. Retail loan volume rises in fourth-quarter 2009 [Retail Traffic Mag]