Forest City Ratner names CEO … and more

March 01, 2011 05:01PM

1. David LaRue named CEO of Forest City Ratner [WSJ]
2. Judge grants temporary restraining order for construction of Sanitation Facility On Spring Street [Crain’s] 

3. A look at the nation’s 20-city home price index from Case-Shiller [Matrix] 

4. It will take years to complete overhaul of housing finance system: Geithner [MSNBC] 

5. Decrepit Methodist church on South 3rd Street in Williamsburg sells land for $1.3M [NYO]
6. As home prices fluctuate, prices for North Fork condos hold up [Suffolk Times] 

7. Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund hits two-year high today before retreating [Seeking Alpha] 

8. Paul Massey opens up about firm’s new capital services group and his forecast for 2011 [NYO] 

9. City’s proposed heating oil rules would affect thousands of buildings [NY1] 

10. Union Market to open on Houston Street in the fall [Racked] 

11. Cheeburger Cheeburger opens on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope [Here’s Park Slope] 

12. And Park Slope residents rally against construction of restaurant rumored to be a gentlemen’s club [Brownstoner]