The Real Deal Miami

Fontainebleau struggles with debt … and more

September 18, 2009 07:24AM

1. Fontainebleau Miami struggles to manage debt [Hotel Chatter]
2. Fed program to boost commercial mortgage lending slow to take effect [Bloomberg]  

3. Housing starts up 1.5 percent in August, while apartment construction soars by 25 percent [Bloomberg via Realtor Magazine] 
4. Federal regulators ease refinance regulations on commercial mortgages [DSNews]  
5. A closer look at REIT funds [The Street]  

6. Blackstone co-founder Peter Peterson takes aim at U.S. bonus system [NYT] 
7. New sales and marketing strategies for real estate professionals [Inman via Realtor Magazine]

8. Fed shows gain in household wealth, hopes spending strain will ease [Bloomberg]