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Today's Real Estate News

  • Gowanus Passes Sniff Test
    The online-annotation company Genius is moving to Gowanus, where cheap rents and industrial architecture are luring some of the startups that had colonized many of Brooklyn's other hip neighborhoods.
  • IRS Blesses Telecom's REIT Turn
    Windstream's plan to spin off some of its telecommunications assets into a real estate investment trust comes as more U.S. companies seek to lower their taxes.
  • Home-Builder CEO Pay Rises
    Total compensation for chief executives at the largest U.S. home-building corporations jumped 37% last year as sales and construction picked up, but stockholders didn't fare as well.
  • Home Builders Venture Into Urban Areas
    The companies, which mainly focus on the suburbs, are chasing affluent buyers and their dollars into and near cities.
  • REITs Close the Door on Underwriters
    A slowdown in equity deals in the REIT sector has crimped the fees of some Wall Street firms.
  • Three Sites Considered for New FBI Headquarters
    The FBI would move its headquarters from a storied, decades-old home in the nation's capital to a new location in the suburbs under a federal government proposal.
  • Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
    David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
  • In Zillow-Trulia Deal, Making Room for Brokers
    Zillow Inc. and Trulia Inc., the two online real-estate giants that announced plans to merge, have a message for real-estate agents that have grown increasingly concerned about their market clout: We're partners.
     

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Second Homes News

  • A Canadian Country Chalet
    This chalet on 8.3 acres in the "cottage country" region north of Toronto is asking 842,000 Canadian dollars.
  • Home Swede Home
    From the spectacular setting of a seaside estate to remote clearings in the middle of the forest, Gotland has become a prime destination for high-end second-home buyers who want to personalize their vacation homes.
  • Ever Stylish Sunburst Mirror
    With bleak winter days settling in, one means of brightening the corners of a home's rooms, entryways and stairwells—while adding distinction and a sense of playfulness—is with a sunburst mirror.
  • Gourmets Down the Road
    Homes near some fine-dining spots in California, Texas and New York.
  • Fun and Games
    Homes sporting game rooms with pool tables and other amusements in New Mexico, Nevada, Florida.
  • My Not-So-Exotic Garden
    After 10 seasons spent "futzing" with his garden, columnist Bart Ziegler feels a growing insecurity.
  • Club Life
    This week's column looks at homes in Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla., that overlook golf courses.
  • Sell to Renter or Short Sale?
    Underwater on the mortgage to their second home, a California couple debates a short sale, possibly to the home's current renter. June Fletcher offers tips.
     

OnCape Dining

  • Acapulcos spices up family dining

    Acapulcos in West Yarmouth offers fun, festive and affordable family dining with impeccable service and a welcoming atmosphere.

  • Palio Pizzeria covers the basics

    No matter how creative your toppings are, pizza starts and ends with the crust and while most crust made in a brick oven has a nice bite to it, Palio's has mastered the art of balance.

  • Yarmouth House a real deal

    This time of year local restaurants offer some of their best deals and the Yarmouth House Restaurant currently has a different special every night.

  • Wok-n-Roll follows simple beat

    Wok-n-Roll has a large menu of Cantonese and Szechwan specialties, priced from $4 to $9, with a dinner special for two at $16 75.

  • Diners feeling underwhelmed at Rosina's Cafe

    Sometimes you want to like a restaurant more than you actually do, and that was my experience with Rosina's Cafe in Orleans - I love Italian food enough that I could eat it every night of the week, so my expectations were high — perhaps too high.

  • A taste of Jamaica at The Jerk Cafe

    During my visit to The Jerk Cafe, which opened four months ago in a South Yarmouth storefront adjacent to the Chinese restaurant Wok-n-Roll (more about that next month), I learned two important lessons.

  • Big portions, big flavor at Carbo's Grille

    We left Carbo's with full stomachs and happy hearts and the resolve to return the next time we're on that end of the Cape.

  • Naked Oyster takes fresh approach

    The Cape has plenty of nautical-themed family dining seafood restaurants and Naked Oyster - romantic, citified and sophisticated - provides an appealing alternative.

 

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