The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday

Alan Greenspan admits he “made a mistake” in assuming free markets could monitor themselves without government oversight. [NY Times]

These days, everyone wants to know what New York’s billionaires think of the city’s term limits. Related Companies chairman Stephen Ross, for one, opposes them. [City Room]

As part of the Port Authority’s goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2010, commuters between New York and New Jersey can buy carbon credits from five companies to balance out their own emissions. [City Room]

With Stuy-Town and Cooper Village having lost 10 percent of their value, Tishman employs a few cost-cutting measures, including requiring tenants to pay their own utilities for the first time in the development’s history. [Curbed]

Whole Foods has been forced to partner with an as-yet-unnamed developer to complete construction on its long-delayed Gowanus project. [Brooklyn Paper vis TRD]

The former Bossert Hotel in Brooklyn Heights returns to the market, as RAL Companies backs out on an agreement to buy the building for $92 million from the Watchtower Group. [TRD]

More of the 50 most influential people in Brooklyn real estate: Nos. 11 through 20. [Brownstoner]

Starving artist? Live in the projects and starve no more! [BuckwickBK]

Tenement Museum blocks own employees from unionizing. [NYPress via BoweryBoogie]

Motorists psyched about Brooklyn’s new Jay Street bike lanes. [mcbrooklyn]

The Afternoon Wrap: Thursday