Toll Brothers and Briarwood eyeing Forest Hills tennis stadium, Obama wants government to have role in mortgage rates … and more

August 16, 2011 05:32PM

1. Toll Brothers, Briarwood considering redeveloping Forest
Hills tennis stadium
[Twitter]
and
[Twitter]

2. Obama wants government to have role in mortgage rates
[Washington Post]

3. REITs becoming less attractive as long-term investments
[WSJ]

4. Freddie Mac announces new incentive program
[Fox Tampa Bay]

5. Limo only lane outside Trump Place [NYT]
6. Film Center Cafe closes in Hells Kitchen
[Village Voice]

7. Rothstein & Kass expanding in Midtown
[Post]

8. NYU law building gets LEED silver certification
[Curbed]

9. Residents to petition City Council for 135 Bowery landmark
designation

[EV Grieve]

10. Kid’s Couture designer sells apartment at 850 Park for $4.4 million
[NYO]

11. “Supertall” exhibition showcases 48 skyscrapers
[WSJ]

12. Financial firm Doral expands on Fifth Avenue [Crain’s]
13. Bakery plans on hold in East Village
[DNAinfo]

14. Following up with Christodora House developers [EV Grieve]
15. Hudson River ferry home docked in Hudson off Hoboken
[Gothamist]

16. Nordstrom to open New York store under other name
[NYT]

17. Long Island firms accused of homeowner fraud shut down
[Reuters]

18. Chelsea gallery Luhring Augustine expanding into Bushwick
[WNYC]

19. Lady Gaga decorating Barney’s HQ for holidays
[CBS]

20. New book imagines Muslim architect for Ground Zero-like memorial
[NYT]

21. Judge ends Brooklyn foreclosure with “Bah, humbug!”
[Reuters]

22. A look inside Williamsburg’s 174 Jackson
[Curbed]

23. Bannerman Castle in need of repair funds after storm damage
[CBS]

24. Ernie Cervi moves from Corcoran to Saunders Real Estate
[Patch]

25. Alex Baldwin buys Clifford Ross art at East Hamptons auction
[Bloomberg]