Mo Vaughn’s affordable housing empire, Lincoln Building renamed One Grand Central Place … and more

February 15, 2010 08:22AM

1. Report: U.S. hotel industry posts weak early February performance across all key measurements [Real Estate Channel]
2. Mo Vaughn hits a grand slam with affordable housing empire [Crain’s]
3. Lincoln Building renamed One Grand Central Place [AP via WCAX]
4. Where you can live for $500K in each of the five boroughs [NYT]
5. New upscale InterContinental hotel in Times Square to be city’s largest built since 2002 [Crain’s]

6. City foreclosure prevention program meets with limited success [Post]
7. For buyers, longtime homeowners a sign of a house’s stability [NYT]
8. Sales hot for Gary Keller’s new “Shift” book on being an agent in a down market [Post]
9. Home building non-profit to take Indonesia success to Haiti [Crain’s]

10. Pleasantville, N.Y. struggles to continue living up to its name [NYT]
11. A growing Bronx Community College could take over neighborhood’s top high school [Crain’s]
12. Trump: Global warming prevention is keeping U.S. from competitive manufacturing [Post]
13. Inside Brooklyn Beep Marty Markowitz’s new Windor Terrace home [NYDN]

14. Connecticut’s foreclosure mediation program leaves struggling homeowners hanging [NYT]