The Real Deal Miami

Hotel occupancy continues to drop, local judge gives foreclosure advice … and more

May 15, 2009 06:08PM

1. Hotel occupancy continues to decline in Florida and nationwide [SFBJ]
2. GM quiet on whether Palm Beach County dealerships will close [Palm Beach Post]
3. First residents move into Hollywood Salvation Army complex [Sun-Sentinel]
4. Wellington architect Guerry Stribling dies at 75 [Sun-Sentinel]
5. Palm Beach County approves construction of new community center [Boca Raton News]
6. Local judge gives foreclosure advice [Sun-Sentinel]
7. Dania Beach marine center expansion gets tentative approval [Sun-Sentinel]
8. Obama administration expands housing rescue plan [Miami Herald] and [Seeking Alpha]
9. Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages rise for the week [FAR]
10. BankUnited’s problems increase [Miami Herald]
11. Short sales not entirely a win-win [WSJ]
12. W South Beach might not open June 16 [Hotel Chatter]
13. What tenants should know about green leases [National Real Estate Investor Online]
14. New appraisal rules come with costs [Washington Post]
15. Former Countrywide head to be charged with fraud [TRE Bloggers]
16. Housing bubble has almost completely burst, but recovery not in sight [The Business Insider]
17. Bad appraisals hurting sales [St. Petersburg Times]