NYC homeless shelter population reaches record height, half of U.S. home owners are “effectively underwater” … and more

November 09, 2011 05:14PM

1. By one measure, half of U.S. home owners are “effectively underwater”
[CNBC]

2. NYC homeless shelter population tops 40,000 for first time ever
[WSJ]

3. Urban Outfitters’ Free People takes 7,000 square feet at Rockefeller Center
[Post, 3rd item]

4. NYC affordable housing retrofitting reduces fuel and energy costs by 19 and 10 percent, respectively
[NYT]

5. Tracking the progress of a Goldman Sachs-funded affordable development in Bed-Stuy
[Brownstoner]

6. Sugar Publishing, parent of PopSugar, takes two floors at 386 Park Avenue South
[Post, 4th item]

7. Homebuyer tax credit artificially propped up housing prices, so those users actually lost out
[MarketWatch]

8. Developers release designs for cemetery-turned-park on Williamsburg waterfront
[Brownstoner]

9. Aldo signs deal for retail space and four-story billboard adjacent to 42nd Street theater showing “Mary Poppins”
[Post, 2nd item]

10. A rendering is released of one of the two Marriott hotels slated for Herald Square area
[HotelChatter]

11. Jakobsen Properties responds to tenant Twitter campaign against it
[EVGrieve]

12. International Federation of Accountants moves to 529 Fifth from 545 Fifth and takes 10,000 more feet
[Post, 5th item]

13. Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II drops namesake adviser and broker
[CRENews]