Mob captain sentenced for real estate fraud, Broward Health receives donation for construction … and more

December 17, 2008 06:31PM

1. Mob captain gets prison in real estate fraud case [AP]
2. Shipments of construction materials to South Florida down 52 percent in fiscal year 2008 [SFBJ]
3. Fort Lauderdale approves expansion of Seabreeze Boulevard property [Sun-Sentinel]
4. Davie mobile home residents file suit to stop eviction [Sun-Sentinel]
5. Homebuyers could benefit from interest rate cut [AP via FAR]
6. Miami officials question halt of tunnel project [Miami Today] and want project funds to remain with the county [Miami Today]
7. Lehman Brothers seeks foreclosure against Palm Beach County development [SFBJ]
8. Broward Health receives $4.5 million donation for construction of women’s health pavilion [SFBJ]
9. Pedro Garcia Jr. wins property appraiser election in Miami-Dade County [SFBJ]
10. Deerfield Beach to establish code of ethics after mayor’s arrest [Sun-Sentinel]
11. Florida’s largest bank, BankUnited Financial, expects to lose $327 million this quarter [SFBJ]
12. Downturn spurs city building plans [WSJ]
13. Hovnanian reports fourth quarter loss [WSJ]
14. German prosecutors raid Hypo Real Estate [Bloomberg]
15. Demand for U.S. architects drops [Bloomberg]