Young commercial brokers want more mentoring, David Hyde Pierce expands 260 West End Ave. holdings … and more

September 24, 2012 05:00PM

1. 61 percent of survey respondents say commercial real estate firms do not offer strong mentoring to young brokers [GlobeSt]
2. Florham Park, N.J. draws young families, thanks to affordability [WSJ]
3. Camden, N.J. officials attempt to disband current police force, replace it with increased number of county government officers at the same cost [AP via Daily Mail]
4. Actor David Hyde Pierce and husband expand their holdings inside 260 West End Avenue — picking up their third apartment there since 2005 [Curbed]
5. Blumberg Excelsior leaves Manhattan for greener pastures: inks five-year lease at 16 Court Street in Brooklyn [NYO]
6. Incomplete downtown Subway transfer point finally gets made whole [NYT]
7. Las Vegas Sands could double its stock price by splitting into three different entities [Forbes]
8. $133M loan backed by 42 buildings in NYC gets valued at 10 percent less [Crain’s]
9. As the California real estate market mends, builders push energy-efficient model homes [LA Times]