New residential brokerage Realbate promises 50-50 commission split with customers, Connecticut’s first co-housing community in the works … and more

March 04, 2011 04:26AM

1. New residential brokerage Realbate promises 50-50 commission split with customers [Crain’s]
2. A chat with architect Carl Galioto, who helped design One World Trade Center [NYT]
3. Local pols urge army to allow repairs on the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Timber Shed before Admirals Row sale [Brooklyn Paper]
4. With residential inventory down on Long Island, brokers expect smooth sailing in spring buying season [NYT]

5. French eatery Sodexo signs 10-year sublease to operate kiosks at Luna Park [ATZ]
6. Connecticut group plans first co-housing community in the state [NYT]
7. Bed-Stuy’s 125 Lexington Avenue gets glassed, though listings have yet to surface [Brownstoner]
8. Building service workers union withdraws from Central Labor Council after prez refuses to resign [Crain’s]
9. With McMansions come McGarages: when four cars is too few [NYT]
10. Dozens of city senior centers on the chopping block if city cuts funding: the full list of possible closures [Queens Chronicle]
11. A look back at the city’s mansard roofs phase [NYT]
12. New Haven’s once-blighted downtown central business district experiencing a turnaround [WSJ]

13. Growing number of Americans look to remodel for accessibility as they age [NYT]