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

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

3. REITs becoming less attractive as long-term investments

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

8. NYU law building gets LEED silver certification

9. Residents to petition City Council for 135 Bowery landmark

[EV Grieve]

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

11. “Supertall” exhibition showcases 48 skyscrapers

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

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

16. Nordstrom to open New York store under other name

17. Long Island firms accused of homeowner fraud shut down

18. Chelsea gallery Luhring Augustine expanding into Bushwick

19. Lady Gaga decorating Barney’s HQ for holidays

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

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

22. A look inside Williamsburg’s 174 Jackson

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

24. Ernie Cervi moves from Corcoran to Saunders Real Estate

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