The Real Deal Miami

Palm Beach airport expansion could be foiled, proposed property tax break for Acreage residents stalls … and more

March 26, 2010 04:30PM

1. Palm Beach Airport’s runway expansion plans could be foiled by new historic designations for nabe [Palm Beach Post]

2. Former Hialeah Housing Authority director sues mayor for defamation [Miami Herald]
3. Acreage residents’ proposed property tax break over possible cancer cluster stalls [Palm Beach Post]
4. Investor buys 93 foreclosed Miami Gardens condos for 60 percent off [SFBJ]
5. Florida construction layoffs continue [SFBJ]
6. Government-sponsored cleanup of Maggie Valley’s Rich Cove mudslide a go [Eye on Miami]
7. Kimberly Mitchell sworn in as West Palm Beach commission prez [Palm Beach Post]
8. Tempo Miami hotel soft-opening to continue until fall [Hotel Chatter]
9. With one week left in purchase program, Fed exec “nervous” about mortgage asset sales [Reuters via CNBC] and [Mortgage News Daily]
10. Weighing Obama’s new foreclosure prevention plan [The Atlantic]
11. How much are loan mods really helping struggling borrowers? [American Banking News]
12. Five Guys, Chipotle, Potbelly’s among nation’s fastest-growing chains [Nation’s Restaurant News]
13. Home buyer tax-break recipients stumble on collecting their due [Market Watch]
14. 16 of top 25 most troubled cities for FHA mortgages are in Florida [CNN Money]