Apple rumored to be opening in Grand Central Terminal, mortgage delinquency rate falls nationwide … and more

February 17, 2011 05:07PM

1. Apple rumored to be opening its largest retail space in Grand Central Terminal in September [Cult of Mac] 

2. Feds plan to crack down on mortgage servicers [ProPublica] 

3. First private beachfront condos are under construction on Coney Island boardwalk [Amusing the Zillion] 

4. UES residents sue MTA to block Second Avenue Subway construction [NY1] and [ABC]  

5. LA-based Aecom Technology names John Livingston of Tishman Construction to lead new Aecom Construction Services division [Crain’s] 

6. Former NY Giants player Vyto Kab selling Southampton home for $5M [Curbed] 

7.

Donald Trump,
rumored Republican presidential candidate, has donated funds to both parties [Open Secrets] 

8. P.S. 1 and MOMA name Brooklyn-based urban design and planning firm Interboro Partners winner of Young Architects Program [Arch Paper] 

9. Robert Knakal on the madness of city property taxes [NYO] 

10. Staten Island construction worker killed by car when crossing Garden State Parkway [SI Live] 

11. Gramercy Park residents think landlords should take more active role in investigating proposed tenants for commercial spaces [Real Estate Weekly] 

12. Will technology eliminate the role of real estate brokers? [Brick Undergound] 

13. Meeting in Bed-Stuy informs public on landmarking [Brownstoner]
14. Bronx supers and landlords clash in contract talks [NYDN] 

15. Department of Health shuts down Coyote Ugly in East Village for mulitple violations [EV Grieve]
16. State Senator Michael Gianaris helps LIC condo buyers with infrastructure problems [Curbed] 

17. Questions abound over country preservation of Riverside land in Southampton [27 East]

18. Residential mortgage delinquency rate falls across the nation [Truth About Mortgage]