Crane owner to be charged with manslaughter in 2008 UES collapse, New York Times launches free real estate iPhone app … and more

March 08, 2010 08:13AM

1. Dottie Herman to sell Britain’s oldest home [NYT]
2. Crane owner to be charged with manslaughter in 2008 crane collapse at UES Azure condo site [NYDN]
3. New York Times launches free real estate iPhone app [Business Insider]
4. Man jumps to death from luxury high-rise while posing as prospective buyer [Post]

5. Doormen, supers’ union to demand raises from landlords this week [Crain’s]
6. Aura Investments closes on $18.7M Manhattan rental apartment building [Globes]
7. Andrew Farkas acquires commercial mortgage servicer Centerline [WSJ]
8. East Hampton’s Sea Spray Cottages rental auction brings in better-than-expected $820K [Newsday]
9. Panel takes on Atlantic City casino woes [Courier Post]
10. Catholic school closure plan ignites protest [Post]
11. Landlord lied about needing building for family in tenant rent-stabilization case, judge rules [Post]
12. REITs rallied going into last weekend as General Growth returns to NYSE [Forbes]
13. Could a foreign property tax repeal save commercial real estate? [Fortune via CNN Money]
14. Robert Shiller on the theory of government-subsidized housing finance [NYT]

15. Three steps to a housing price recovery [Post]