Sandy pushes back Statue of Liberty reopening, New York greets so-called Frankenstorm with nonchalance … and more

October 29, 2012 08:00AM

1. Statue of Liberty reopening postponed by Sandy [Post]
2. New Yorkers greet Sandy with nonchalance [NYT]
3. DUMBO braces for storm or, even worse, evacuation [Observer]
4. An interactive map of the evacuation zones [NYC Gov]
5. Photos of the empty subway system ahead of Sandy [Business Insider]
6. By capping property taxes, Governor Cuomo puts local governments in a bind [Post]
7. Sandy means seats at exclusive NYC restaurants [WSJ]
8. Germany’s second-largest property fund to buy Polish mall in $504 million deal [Bloomberg]
9. Small businesses near Barclays see a boost [WSJ]
10. Office CMBS pushing up default rate [Globe St.]
11. Inland Real Estate head fights for company’s reputation, following scandal [Crain’s]
12. Swedish retailer pushes all-American look in freshly leased New England stores [WSJ]
13. L.A.’s Hollywood Boulevard to see $100 million mixed-use development [LA Times]
14. A talk with Barclays builder Bruce Ratner [NYDN]
15. Small-cap REITs offer better longterm growth potential [Forbes]
16. Some $800M earmarked for NYC infrastructure dangles from Congress’ finger, projects on chopping block include: East Side Access and Second Avenue subway transit projects, September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and up to 8,000 Section 8 rental vouchers[NYDN]
17. A look at real estate investing basics [WSJ]