The Real Deal Miami

Travel boosts demand for Marriott as hotel chain returns to profitability … and more

February 11, 2010 10:18AM

1. Travel boosts demand for Marriott as hotel chain returns to profitability in fourth quarter [Bloomberg]
2. Future of UCF student housing plan still uncertain [Black Swan Real Estate]
3. South Beach luxury condo market index for 2009 [South Beach Condo Blog]
4. Miami hotels gearing up for Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival visitors [Hotel Chatter]
5. Bernanke: Fed will keep interest rates low for “extended period” [Inman News]
6. Freddie Mac will buy back troubled loans sold in securities [AP via CBS4]

7. NAR denounces sexual orientation discrimination in its revised code of ethics [Malcom Carter] 

8. The success of Century 21, a lesson in branding [Inman] 

9. More consumers aiming to pay off credit card debt, not mortgage, experts say [U.S. News & World Report]
10. Despite bankruptcy, Fulton Homes goes ahead with multi-million-dollar Super Bowl ad [hadd.com via Patrick.net] 

11. Designer Tory Burch rolls forward with 100-store plan [Bloomberg]