The Real Deal Miami

Harbour Key Apartments among the most creative financing arrangements of the year, commercial real estate market will crash by second-quarter 2010 … and more

December 07, 2009 06:42PM

1. The Donald sues developers of Trump Tower Tampa [St. Petersburg Times]
2. Miami’s Harbour Key Apartments among the most creative financing arrangements of the year [Multifamily Investor]
3. Commercial real estate market will crash by second-quarter 2010 [Escape from America]
4. Geithner says financial system would have collapsed without government help [Reuters]
5. The real reason why so many loan modifications fail [Seeking Alpha]
6. Local governments won’t lower property taxes when property prices drop [The Real Estate Bloggers]
7. Why regional banks won’t get out of TARP for a while [The Real Estate Bloggers]
8. Tishman Speyer in discussions with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to restructure Chicago office towers loans [Bloomberg]
9. Why did we have a housing bubble? [Rorty Bomb]
10. Federal TARP money may be used for job creation [CNBC]
11. Citibank wants out of TARP but government denies request [Daily Finance]
12. Commercial property defaults may keep banks from repaying bailout funds until at least 2011 [Bloomberg]
13. Foreclosed homes are a great deal, but buyers should beware [NYT]
14. U.S. Treasury needs a new mortgage plan after announcing failure of HAMP [NYT]
15. Examining the national home construction index [A Dash of Insight]
16. Starwood issues $166 million timeshare mortgage securitization [Housing Wire]

17. House flippers return, this time at foreclosure auctions [WSJ]
18. Why is Goldman Sachs interested in affordable housing? [Multifamily Investor]
19. Citigroup must raise $20B in common stock for TARP exit [MarketWatch]
20. Which bank will be allowed to repay TARP funds next? [Daily Finance]