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Goldman Sachs and Warren Buffet establish $500M small business aid program … and more

November 18, 2009 09:14AM

1. Simon Property Group considers purchasing General Growth Properties assets [Bloomberg] 
2. Federal regulators select Pimco to evaluate insurance companies’ home loan investments [Bloomberg] 
3. Goldman Sachs and Warren Buffet establish $500M small business aid program [Bloomberg]


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Leasing demand improves for shopping center REITs in the third quarter [Retail Traffic Mag]
5. The government favors homeowners over renters during a housing bust [WSJ]
6. New commercial mortgage-backed securities TALF deal first step for market recovery [National Mortgage News]
7. More efforts to raise commercial real estate taxes [Square Feet Blog]
8. Holiday Inn requiring all franchise owners to remodel and renovate [Daily Finance]