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The Death and Life of New York City Retail
Bloomberg, Sept. 17, 2018--Justin FoxManhattan has fewer retail establishments now than in 2001. But there are other boroughs and other uses of storefront space.
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FTC Shuts Down Real Estate Websites that Allegedly Preyed on Section 8 Renters
HousingWire, Sept. 18, 2018--Ben LaneThe FTC claims that the Shayan brothers' companies, Apartment Hunters, Real Estate Data Solutions, Rental Home Listings, and UAB Apartment Hunters, and their websites,,, and, actually offered out-of-date listings, including many that did not accept Section 8 vouchers as promised.
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Growth in New CMBS Issuances Reduces Delinquency Rate: Fitch
National Mortgage News, Sept. 17, 2018--Brad Finkelstein (subscription)Commercial mortgage-backed securities delinquency rates are likely to continue to decrease for the rest of the year, as new issuances outpace maturing loans and precrisis loans continued to get resolved by special servicers, Fitch Ratings said.
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