Three multibillion-dollar makeovers proposed for Tappan Zee Bridge, Two Trees’ advice on how much to tip building staff for the holidays … and more

December 05, 2012 05:00PM

1. Three multibillion-dollar design proposals for the new Tappan Zee Bridge released [LoHud]
2. The implications of the new State Senate governing coalition on NYC business and real estate [Crain’s]
3. With Acacia Bed-Stuy gets an eco-friendly rental [Curbed]
4. How much Two Trees thinks you should tip your building staff this holiday season [Curbed]
5. Billionaires flock to Aspen’s Red Mountain [Forbes]
6. New MLS stadium marketing plan: attract the likes of the Hispanic population [Curbed]
7. Located across from the Brooklyn Navy Yard, 220,000-sf industrial property for sale [Crain’s]
8. On Park Avenue, swinging in the name of art [Gothamist]
9. Lego inks 7,703-square-foot lease at 200 Fifth Avenue [NYP, 2nd item]
10. After third price cut since May, waterfront home in Sag Harbor is listed for $5.995 million [Curbed]
11. New York by Gehry wins top honors at the Municipal Art Society’s MASterworks Awards, honoring significant works of architecture and urban design [MAS]
12. Germany is home to four of the 10 cities with the best infrastructure, according to a new ranking [Business Insider]
13. Beauty and the Beast search for a starter home on “House Hunters International” [Curbed]
14. In the New York area, flipping a home takes an average of 118 days — and the average gross profit is upwards of $118,000 [Yahoo!]