Apex condo in Harlem looking for buyers to join priority list … and more

August 27, 2010 05:00PM

1. Apex condominium in Harlem looking for buyers to join priority list before September opening [Uptown Flavor]
2. Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz approves Phoenix House, with modifications [Hawthorne Street] 

3. Commercial real estate grows more lenient with landlord concessions [Housing Wire] 

4. Blockbuster prepares to file for bankruptcy in September [LA Times] 

5. Church destroyed on Sept. 11 at odds with Port Authority over restoration plan [Crain’s] 

6. Mortgage default sends Virginia mall owned by NYC-based Vornado Realty Trust into foreclosure [REO Insider] 

7. Downgrades on CMBS expected through 2012: Fitch [Housing Wire] 

8. Daughter of U.S. ambassador dies after 22-story fall from Herald Square building [Post] 

9. Designer Timo Weiland coming to Tenet boutique tomorrow night in Southampton [Curbed] 

10. What can you rent in NYC for $3,000? [NY1] 

11. Asian-inspired Kosher restaurant, Pardes, coming to Atlantic Avenue in September [Brownstoner] 

12. Bernanke outlines three options to boost economy [Housing Wire] 

13. $4 million debt auction for Cipriani restaurant to be held Sept. 7 [Post] 

14. Home pricing trends showing fresh signs of market weakness: Radar Logic [Housing Wire] 

15. “Showtime House” to be held this year at new Cassa Hotel and Residences in Midtown [Curbed]
16. A glimpse into some NYC celebrity homes [Guest of a Guest]