The Real Deal Miami

Developer wants to sever ties with housing authority, commercial lenders try to sell mortgage notes … and more

February 18, 2009 06:08PM

1. Delray Beach developer wants to cut ties with housing authority [Palm Beach Post]
2. Foreclosed properties present problems for law enforcement [CBS12]
3. Palm Beach economic council urges creation of convention center hotel [Palm Beach Post]
4. Palm Beach single-family home sales decreased, prices increased in 2008 [Palm Beach Daily News]
5. Construction begins on $20M medical center in Hialeah [SFBJ]
6. Coconut Grove hotels get break on assessment dues [Miami Today]
7. Hollywood and Dania Beach fighting against airport runway expansion [Sun-Sentinel]
8. Commercial real estate lenders try to sell mortgage notes [GlobeSt]
9. Wells Fargo extends foreclosure moratorium through March 13 [SFBJ]
10. National office vacancy rate will climb to 16.7 this year [Bloomberg]
11. Building permits nationwide fell 4.8 percent in January [Bloomberg]
12. Whole Foods profits drop 17 percent [MarketWatch]
13. Stocks fluctuate with mortgage announcement [WCBS]
14. CNBC’s Diana Olick questions who will benefit from stimulus plan [CNBC]
15. Obama announces mortgage relief plan [AP]