New York Community Bank at high risk for commercial defaults, Bronx co-op boards go on the defensive … and more

February 23, 2010 08:14AM

1. New York Community Bank at high risk for commercial defaults in 2012 [Multifamily Investor]
2. Under fire for discrimination, Bronx co-op boards go on the defensive [Gothamist]
3. BellTel Lofts slashes prices, puts upper floor units now on the market [Brooklyn Eagle]
4. Former Metro New York exec to open seven new Elevation Burger branches [Crain’s]
5. Homeowners going green on the city’s tab [USA Today]
6. Soho high school puts finishing touches on first phase of expansion into historic townhouse [Curbed]
7. Breweries chosen for new B&B Hospitality Group’s Eataly Brewery [Mad Park News]
8. Winter Olympics site to be auctioned off with other Fortress assets two days before closing ceremony [AP via Miami Herald]
9. Fort Greene’s Adelphi Finger reaches 11 stories, dwarfs neighbors [Brownstoner]
10. Critics warn that Williamsburg’s New Domino developers aren’t bound to affordable housing promises [Curbed]
11. DiNapoli: State budget gap could widen without Aqueduct racino revenue [Post]
12. Inside the NYC home of Deputy Mayor Kevin Sheekey [New York Family via NYO]
13. Developer could double apartments planned for new Bronx complex under proposed rezoning [Tremont Tribune]
14. How City Planning can help make the city more pedestrian-friendly [Streetsblog]
15. Group launches study of Coney Island Avenue business corridor [Post]
16. ‘Real Housewife’ Jill Zarin to give Hamptons real estate advice on season premier? [Newsday]
17. What NYC’s distressed rent-stabilized apartment buildings mean for investors [Multifamily Investor]

18. Luxury home prices begin to fall — finally [LA TImes]

19. Flatbush Moving kicks off expansion with purchase of two Linden, N.J. industrial properties [GlobeSt]
20. Collectibles auctioneer coming to 445 Park Avenue by September [NYO]