Triplemint moves into Westchester with Elliman team

first_imgThe New York City-based brokerage has been expanding its territory over the past 18 months, starting with a New Jersey firm it acquired in fall 2019. In spring 2020, Triplemint brought over broker Aaron Seawood and his team from Compass to lead its new Brooklyn office. In the summer, the firm launched in the Hamptons, a push led by Tyler Whitman, who’s become one of Triplemint’s most well-known brokers after joining Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” show last year.Berkowitz said the conversation to join Triplemint began in January when the firm’s chief revenue officer, Eric Barron, reached out to them.He described the offer as an invitation to be “the new kids on the block” that seemed like a “fun trip” for the team.“What better energy is there than a new everything?” he said. “A new year, a new administration and a new move.”“We wish Carol and Owen the best of luck in their new endeavors,” said a spokesperson from Elliman.Contact Erin Hudson Message* TagsResidential BrokerageResidential Real EstateTri-stateTriplemint Email Address* Share via Shortlinkcenter_img Triplemint CEO David Walker with Carol Marrone and Owen Berkowitz (iStock)On the heels of a banner year for New York’s suburban housing market, Triplemint is expanding into Westchester County.Triplemint has tapped Douglas Elliman’s Owen Berkowitz and Carol Marrone to serve as founding agents for its Westchester business. The agents are bringing along their three-person team, which includes Susan Reddy, Michael Taraboulos and Matthew Marrone.The Westchester-based team has received Elliman’s Pinnacle Award, meaning that its annual gross commission income was among the top 2 percent of the company, every year since 2016. Last year, the team closed $60 million in sales, according to Berkowitz and Marrone.It’s an opportune time for an expansion into the Westchester market, which has seen a boon thanks to homebuyers hunting for more space. The region’s home sales last year were the highest since 1996 and, with low inventory, prices are skyrocketing. The median sales price for a single-family home in the county was up 20 percent year over year in the final quarter of 2020.But CEO David Walker said the timing of the expansion was related to finding the right agents to lead the effort.“Since the start, Triplemint’s expansion strategy has been about quality over quantity,launching with a people-first focus, rather than market-first,” he said in a statement.Read moreThe Covid churn: Inside resi brokerages’ recruiting gamesSeeking “a seat at the table,” Compass’ Aaron Seawood jumps to TriplemintTriplemint expands to New JerseyTriplemint triples down Full Name* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlinklast_img read more

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NYC has $1.3B in unpaid property taxes

first_img Commercial Real EstateProperty taxesResidential Real Estate Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Photo illustration of Mayor Bill de Blasio as Uncle Sam (iStock, Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong)Landlords and homeowners are struggling to pay their property taxes.Unpaid taxes rose to $1.3 billion this month, or about 4.5 percent of the $30 billion total due this year, according to a report by The City.That’s a large figure compared to prior years. For the previous fiscal year, which ended in June 2020, the delinquency rate for unpaid property taxes was 1.8 percent. At the highest point after the 2008 recession, only 2.17 percent of property taxes due were left unpaid.Comptroller Scott Stringer and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration expect that once late payments are factored in, the delinquency rate will shrink to about 3 percent for this year. But looking ahead to next year, both forecast property tax revenue falling by 4.5 percent — the first decline in 25 years — due to a combination of lower assessments and higher unpaid bills.Read moreNYC lost $1.2B in real estate tax revenueConstruction activity dips for fourth straight year: REBNY“The landlord is just a collection agent for the city,” CHIP head argues Tagscenter_img Share via Shortlink The arrears are split between commercial and residential property owners. Nearly 5 percent of the city’s apartment buildings, co-ops, condominiums and one- to three-family homes haven’t paid property taxes.The Community Housing Improvement Program is calling on the state to speed up the distribution of the federal rent relief funds, while the Real Estate Board of New York is pushing lawmakers to drop the penalty for unpaid taxes from 18 percent to 3 percent.De Blasio opposes reducing the penalty; a spokesperson told the City his administration is “exploring ways to help taxpayers and businesses recover.” Stringer, who is running for mayor, maintained his position that “we must cancel rent for the hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who have fallen behind through no fault of their own.”Stringer did not address where that leaves owners, though he’s previously advocated for spending $2.2 billion in aid that would go to renters and small landlords.[The City] — Erin Hudsonlast_img read more

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Geological investigations in the Falkland Islands Dependencies since 1940

first_imgScientific interest in the Falkland Islands Dependencies was revived after a lapse of some years when Operation “Tabarin” was formed in 1943, under the auspices of the Royal Navy. In spite of severe wartime limitations on equipment, a great deal of fundamental survey and geological work was accomplished during these early years. The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (F.I.D.S.), which was established in 1946, continued the scientific work of Operation “Tabarin”, and since that date it has gradually expanded its scientific activities in the Dependencies. The Survey is now solely responsible for all official British geological investigations undertaken in the Dependencies.last_img read more

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Brood reduction in the Blue-eyed Shag Phalacrocorax atriceps

first_imgBrood reduction is common in a population of Blue‐eyed Shags on Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. This paper describes possible adaptations which may reduce the brood. In clutches of three, the last egg was smaller, and hatched 2.4 days later than its siblings. Whilst 78–84% of first and second (‘A’ & ‘B’) chicks fledged, only 11 % of ‘C’ chicks did. In a sample of artificially synchronized broods chick survival was as high as in normal asynchronously hatching broods, but there were more cases of total brood loss. The age at which the C chick died was related inversely to the length of the A‐C hatching interval. Relative differences in sibling weights were highest during the first 12 days, when most of the C chick deaths occurred. At this age the daily food requirements of each brood of three was one‐tenth that of each brood of two just prior to fledging. It is suggested that C chicks were unable to compete effectively for a food supply which was limited by the parents, rather than by the environment. The asymptotic weight attained by A chicks was inversely related to brood size, and was greater than that of B or C chicks. Normal asynchronous broods produced at least one heavy (A) chick and one medium weight (B) chick, whilst in synchronized broods the asymptotic weight attained was similar to that of B chicks in normal broods.last_img read more

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On the southerly extent of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current in the southeast Pacific

first_imgA front at 67°S in the Bellingshausen Sea at 85°W is shown to be part of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC) and the southernmost zone of concentrated eastward transport at that longitude. The front lies 6° south of the Polar Front at 88°W and 3° north of the Continental Water Boundary. The front is continuous to the east through Drake Passage where it forms a southern branch of the Polar Front, for which reason we have named it the Southern Polar Front. Data from a towed profiling CTD were able to distinguish the Polar Front from the Southern Polar Front, even though they were only 0.5° apart. Thus the width of the ACC south of the Polar Front varied considerably. About a third of the transport of the ACC also lay south of the Polar Front, with 15 Sv carried by the Southern Polar Front alone at 85°W. Distinguishing features of the Southern Polar Front were a water mass boundary associated with a zone of concentrated baroclinic flow and a surface salinity minimum. These features also have been found at the Greenwich Meridian at 53°S, so the Southern Polar Front can be traced round at least a quarter of the globe. To the west of the Bellingshausen Sea both Eltanin data and the Fine Resolution Antarctic Model show that the AAC is at its narrowest at 145°W, where its southern boundaries lie as far north as 56°S. At this longitude the ACC meets the topographic barrier of the Pacific-Antarctic Ridge. To conserve potential vorticity the current is forced to make a southward loop as it crosses the ridge and the current broadens dramatically. The flow remains broad until forced to sharpen by the constriction of Drake Passage. A similar broadening of the ACC is seen where it crosses the Southwest Indian Ridge south of Africa at 30°E. Here it remains broad until it encounters the Kerguelen Plateau. Thus the eastern boundaries of both the Weddell and Ross Gyres are determined by where the ACC crosses midocean ridges.last_img read more

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RAD sequencing resolves fine-scale population structure in a benthic invertebrate: implications for understanding phenotypic plasticity

first_imgThe field of molecular ecology is transitioning from the use of small panels of classical genetic markers such as microsatellites to much larger panels of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) generated by approaches like RAD sequencing. However, few empirical studies have directly compared the ability of these methods to resolve population structure. This could have implications for understanding phenotypic plasticity, as many previous studies of natural populations may have lacked the power to detect genetic differences, especially over micro-geographic scales. We therefore compared the ability of microsatellites and RAD sequencing to resolve fine-scale population structure in a commercially important benthic invertebrate by genotyping great scallops (Pecten maximus) from nine populations around Northern Ireland at 13 microsatellites and 10 539 SNPs. The shells were then subjected to morphometric and colour analysis in order to compare patterns of phenotypic and genetic variation. We found that RAD sequencing was superior at resolving population structure, yielding higher Fst values and support for two distinct genetic clusters, whereas only one cluster could be detected in a Bayesian analysis of the microsatellite dataset. Furthermore, appreciable phenotypic variation was observed in size-independent shell shape and coloration, including among localities that could not be distinguished from one another genetically, providing support for the notion that these traits are phenotypically plastic. Taken together, our results suggest that RAD sequencing is a powerful approach for studying population structure and phenotypic plasticity in natural populations.last_img read more

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Prep Sports Schedule: 4/7

first_img Tags: Beaver/Bryce Valley/Delta/Escalante/Hurricane Valley/Kanab/Milford Invitational/Millard/Panguitch/Rotary Invitational/South Sevier/Track and Field/Wayne April 6, 2018 /Sports News – Local Prep Sports Schedule: 4/7 Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailTrack and FieldMillard @ Hurricane Valley Rotary Invitational, 8:00 amBeaver/Bryce Valley/Delta/Escalante/Kanab/Millard/Panguitch/South Sevier/Wayne @ Milford Invitational, 8:00 am Brad Jameslast_img read more

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Cleveland Browns trade running back Carlos Hyde to Jacksonville Jaguars

first_imgOctober 19, 2018 /Sports News – National Cleveland Browns trade running back Carlos Hyde to Jacksonville Jaguars Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPhoto by Jason Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cleveland Browns are trading running back Carlos Hyde to the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter.Hyde has rushed for 382 yards and five touchdown through Cleveland’s first six games. He will now help fill a hole for a Jacksonville team that has been without its star running back Leonard Fournette for much of the season.Fournette has already been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. It will be the third consecutive game Fournette will not play.The move will give Browns rookie running back Nick Chubb more opportunities to show his talent. Chubb has tallied 173 yards and two touchdowns on just 16 carries this season. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.center_img Beau Lundlast_img read more

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Dixie State Football Hosts Chadron State For Homecoming

first_img Tags: Chadron State Football/Dixie State Football Brad James October 24, 2019 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Football Hosts Chadron State For Homecoming Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-Saturday, Dixie State football (6-1, 5-1 in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play) hosts fellow RMAC foe Chadron State (3-4, 2-4 in RMAC) for Homecoming at Trailblazers Stadium.This is Dixie State’s 14th all-time Homecoming game at the NCAA Division II level and their last one before they move to Division I next season. While as a Division II school, the Trailblazers are 6-7 all-time on Homecoming.The Trailblazers are tied for 29th nationally in scoring offense (35.4 points per game) with Central Washington.After a slow start to the season, Trailblazers redshirt sophomore signal-caller Kody Wilstead has come on.He currently completes 55.3 percent of his passes (83-150) for 1,290 yards, 13 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. Wilstead also averages 6.4 yards per carry and has a rushing score on the season.Dixie State’s all-time leading rusher, senior tailback Sei-J Lauago (63 car, 280 yards, 3 TD’s) while Andrew Kannely-Robles (51 car, 218 yards, 4 TD’s) is the leader in rushing scores for the Trailblazers.Various receivers have bolstered Dixie State’s passing game this season. They include redshirt senior receiver Dejuan Dantzler (20 rec, 374 yards 4 TD’s), redshirt senior wide-out Kasey Allison (18 rec, 331 yards, 4 TD’s), junior receiver Jalen Powell (23 rec, 257 yards, 2 TD’s) and senior wide-out Xavier Smith (11 rec, 213 yards, 2 TD’s, a team-best 19.4 yards per grab).Junior kicker James Baird has made 8 of his 9 field goal attempts on the season and 30 of his 31 PAT’s on the season for Dixie State.Defensively, the Trailblazers’ scoring defense ranks 33rd nationally (18.4 points per game).Dixie State ranks first nationally with 32 sacks, led by redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Dylan Hendrickson, who ranks second in the country with 9.5 sacks.2020 NFL draft propsect, senior defensive back Aaron Simpson, ranks fourth nationally with five interceptions for the Trailblazers on the season.Senior defensive back Alex Lilliard also has excelled for Dixie State, posting 3.5 sacks and a team-best two forced fumbles for the Trailblazers.The Eagles, who in their rich past have sent tailback Danny Woodhead and receiver/kick returner Don Beebe into the NFL, have won consecutive games against Adams State (42-23) and Texas-Permian Basin (43-21) in a non-conference tilt last Saturday.Chadron State is tied for 32nd nationally in scoring offense (35.1 points per game) with Angelo State.Redshirt junior signal-caller Dalton Holst completes 54.5 percent of his passes on the season (156-286) for 2,074 yards (sixth nationally), 20 touchdowns (tied for fifth nationally with Kutztown’s Collin DiGalbo, Indiana (Pa.)’s Quinton Maxwell, Wyatt Steigerwald of Missouri Western and Tiffin’s Nick Watson) and six interceptions.Sophomore tailback Elijah Myles (86 car, 477 yards, 6 TD’s, 5.5 yards per carry) and redshirt senior tailback Stevann Brown (79 car, 409 yards, 2 TD’s, 5.2 yards per carry) lead the Eagles’ ground attack.Holst’s best receivers are redshirt junior wide-out Cole Thurness (45 rec, 583 yards, 2 TD’s) and senior receiver Tevon Wright (39 rec, 558 yards, sixth-best in the nation 9 TD’s). Wright’s 54 points on the season are a team-best for Chadron State.Redshirt receiver Brandon Fullerton (22 rec, 384 yards, 3 TD’s, 17.5 yards per catch) is also solid in the passing game for the Eagles.Freshman kicker Colton Dolder has made 5 of his 7 field goal attempts on the season for the Eagles and 12 of his 16 PAT attempts.Chadron State struggles defensively as they rank 118th in the nation in points given up per game (32.7 points per contest).Redshirt sophomore linebacker Noah Kerchal leads the Eagles with 4.5 sacks. Senior safety Tyree Fryar has two interceptions to lead Chadron State in that category.Redshirt senior linebacker Tyler Lewis (interception, three forced fumbles) and redshirt senior cornerback DeAndre Barthwell (2 forced fumbles, interception) have also been solid contributors for Chadron State.The Trailblazers lead the Eagles 2-1 all-time, including a 1-0 mark all-time against them at Trailblazers Stadium.last_img read more

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Knight leads S. Utah to 62-61 win over UC Santa Barbara

first_imgDecember 14, 2019 /Sports News – Local Knight leads S. Utah to 62-61 win over UC Santa Barbara Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — John Knight III completed a three-point play in the final minute to give Southern Utah enough cushion to hold off UC Santa Barbara 62-61 on Saturday afternoon.With the score tied at 58-58, Dwayne Morgan collected a steal and fed Knight for a fast-break basket that turned into a three-point play and a 61-58 advantage with :52 remaining.UC Santa Barbara’s Devearl Ramsey made two free throws to close to 62-61 with :03 left and when Southern Utah was unable to inbound the ball, the Gauchos had another shot. Matt Freeman’s jumper was off as time expired and Southern Utah held on for the win, halting UCSB’s five-game win streak.Knight finished with 19 points, Maizen Fausett added 11 and Harrison Butler posted 10 points to go with 10 rebounds and four assists for the Thunderbirds (6-4).Jaquori McLaughlin had 14 points and Ramsey finished with 13 for UC Santa Barbara (6-4). Tags: John Knight III/SUU Tunderbirds Basketball Associated Presslast_img read more

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