Banks granting extensions on construction loans, Trump’s 40 Wall Street brings in Duane Reade … and more

August 02, 2010 08:00AM

1. With renewed confidence, banks begin granting extensions on construction loans [Crain’s]

2. Trump’s 40 Wall Street brings in Duane Reade [WSJ]
3. Back on the market after the downturn, some new condos staying firm with pre-recession pricing [NYT]
4. 104-year-old heiress Huguette Clark, who owns a 42-room Apartment On Fifth Avenue, is hospitalized [NYDN]
5. NYC retail develops a sweet tooth, as bakeries spring up around the city [Crain’s]
6. No bidders for foreclosed Connecticut home of attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad [NYDN]

7. How ex-slugger Mo Vaughn is carving out an unlikely niche in the world of low-income housing [NYT]
8. Empty warehouses abound in Robbinsville, N.J. after development boom [WSJ]

9. Construction honcho in charge of Plaza retail space and JetBlue’s new JFK terminal talks shop [NYT]
10. Ex-Dateline anchor Stone Phillips sells $4.5M loft on West 19th Street [NYO]

11. In New Jersey, penthouses plentiful and no longer just for the elite [NYT]

12. After losing Grand Central spot, Oren’s Daily Roast moves to Times Square [Crain’s]
13. Stern-designed Stamford, Conn. high-rise still not ready for move-ins six years after sales launch [NYT]
14. Greenspan: Home price declines could cause another recession [Bloomberg]
15. On Long Island, not your average open house [NYT]
16. Sheepshead Bay locals cheer new gourmet market in former Lundy Brothers space [Crain’s]