Lutnick considers grouping single buildings into REITs, FHA cash increases but audit says taxpayer bailout may be in cards … and more

November 16, 2011 08:27AM

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1. His reputation and park’s hygiene issues compel Bloomberg to order Zuccotti Park raid
[Post]

2. Judge rules city can bar tents and living gear from Zuccotti Park for safety and cleanliness
[NYDN]

3. Cantor Fitzgerald’s Lutnick considers grouping single buildings into REITs
[Post, 1st item]

4. FHA auditor says there is a 50-50 chance it needs a taxpayer bailout next year
[NYT]

5. But FHA’s cash actually increased this year thanks to robo-signing
[WSJ]

6. Local businesses rejoice Zuccotti Park clearance, one eatery hires back workers
[Post]

7. Zuccotti Park raid gives dramatic end to occupation, but protesters say they don’t need real estate for movement
[NYT]

8. State Comptroller says economy of northwestern Queens will continue to struggle
[NYDN]

9. Service employees union, Local 32BJ, prepares for strike come Jan. 1
[Post, 3rd item]

10. Outlet mall guru Steve Tanger says there’s room to add 100 U.S. outlet centers to existing 150
[WSJ]

11. 162-year-old St. Augustine Catholic Church in South Bronx will close
[NYDN]

12. EV mac and cheese restaurant S’Mac takes lease in Murray Hill
[Post, 5th item]

13. Council member Seabrook, on trial for corruption, steered Yankees towards contractor in stadium construction
[NYT]

14. Maryland-Kentucky will play first college basketball game at Barclays
[NYDN]

15. Nondescript LIC warehouse exterior makes for beautiful three-bedroom duplex inside
[WSJ]