Real estate confidence index shows that brokers have bleak outlook … and more

October 04, 2010 05:00PM

1. Real estate confidence index shows that brokers have bleak outlook on market [Curbed]

2. Developer Gary Barnett of Extell slapped with warrant for owing $2.1M in income taxes [Post]
3. Fort Greene building to be named after legendary Rep. Shirley Chisholm [Brooklyn Paper]

4. New building in Sugar Hill, Harlem, will combine children’s museum and affordable housing [DNAinfo]

5. Tenants warm up as landlords turn on the heat [Sheepshead Bites]

6. Principal Marvin Meltzer of Meltzer/Mandl Architects talks about affordable housing [NYT]

7. New digital billboard to debut in Times Square next month [WSJ]

8. Gov. Paterson offers Sheldon Silver a deal on property tax caps [Crain’s]

9. Four new rides to open at Coney Island’s Luna Park in spring 2011 [Amusing the Zillion]

10. 30 closings recorded so far at Williamsburg’s the Edge [Curbed]

11. Why short sales might be on the rise in New York City [Apple Peeled]

12. Expiration of tax abatements equal big tax bills for condo and townhouse owners [WSJ]

13. Michael Shenker, godfather of the East Village squatting movement, dies [NYT]

14. Bedbugs suspected inside WSJ office at 1211 Avenue of the Americas [WSJ]