The Real Deal Miami

Fort Lauderdale’s River House restaurant closes, Miami-Dade commissioners to vote on Port of Miami … and more

July 16, 2009 06:17PM

1. Fort Lauderdale’s River House restaurant closes [Sun-Sentinel]
2. Palm Beach County planners find potential inland port site [Palm Beach Daily News]
3. Bank of America files foreclosure suit on Fort Lauderdale condo project [SFBJ], TotalBank forecloses on Coral Gables project [SFBJ]
4. Code Enforcement Board refuses to waive $51,130 homeowner fine [Palm Beach Daily News]
5. Miami-Dade County commissioners will vote on Port of Miami proposal [SFBJ]
6. Landmarks Preservation Commission approves Royal Poinciana landscaping improvements [Palm Beach Daily News]
7. Shear Construction faces fifth foreclosure lawsuit of the year [SFBJ]
8. Marriott hotel chain’s second-quarter profits fall 46 percent [Miami Herald]
9. Mortgage rates drop for third week [Reuters]
10. Obama administration trying to improve mortgage program [Reuters]
11. U.S. property market losses could exceed $387.5 billion [Reuters]
12. Apollo affiliate files to raise $600 million in public offering [Reuters]
13. Commercial real estate lending program picks up [AP]
14. JPMorgan sees home equity loan delinquencies stabilizing [WSJ]
15. Hotel on Hutchinson Island still on hold [Palm Beach Post]
16. Senate studies foreclosure prevention efforts [Housing Wire]
17. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump engaged [HuffPo]
18. Auctioneers turning to commercial real estate [CoStar]
19. Feds pick firms to raise funds for troubled assets [CoStar]
20. Title insurers in strong financial position [CoStar]