The Real Deal Miami

Fort Lauderdale W Hotel to open in two weeks, developer wins $2.6M judgment … and more

March 17, 2009 06:11PM

1. Fort Lauderdale W Hotel to open in two weeks [Sun-Sentinel]
2. Madoff’s wife declares Palm Beach home her primary residence [Bloomberg]
3. Promise to black-owned businesses presents obstacle for Marlins stadium [Miami Herald]
4. Developer Michael Swerdlow wins $2.6M judgment against former business partners [SFBJ]
5. Cities need to maintain abandoned homes, editorial says [Miami Herald]
6. Miami-based TotalBank launches residential lending division [SFBJ]
7. Homes near airport will be soundproofed over next several months [Sun-Sentinel]
8. Davie approves improvements to sports complex [Sun-Sentinel]
9. National Association of Home Builders chief will stay in post [WSJ]
10. Rep. Barney Frank working on bill to revamp Fannie and Freddie [WSJ]
11. 45 percent of realtors surveyed expect to see no impact on home values from stimulus plan [HomeGain]
12. Single-family permits rise 11 percent [WSJ]