Real Estate Round Up: Summer of 2010

*Updated: 6/26/10*

We haven’t done a real estate round up in quite a while. With the market down and the economy taking a turn for the worst, real estate news about Harlem projects had pretty much stalled until recently.

Photo by D. Bell

Worth noting is the fact that the Wall Street Journal has seemed to become enamored with Harlem’s real estate market as of late. Here are a few items of interest. Feel free to share your thoughts, predictions, and revelations in the comments section below.

*Kalahari brings together mixed income neighbors [NYT]

*Turning an old school into new condos [WSJ]

Rent board votes to raise rents on rent stabilized apartments [WPIX]

Complaints about housing discrimination by New Yorkers who receive government subsidized rental assistance rose 45 percent last year. [WSJ]

Court of appeals upholds Columbia’s expansion plans [NYDN]

Auditions underway for new Aloft Hotel coming to Harlem [NYT]

A gift in Harlem helps farmers in Africa [WSJ]

Getting Condo deals done at a cost [WSJ]

New appraisal rules irk some brokers [WSJ]

Growth on a Harlem Corridor [WSJ]

Too late for Home Tax Credit? Not for some [WSJ]

Harlem Erbograph Apartments for seniors breaks ground [SHN]