Why Gen Z loves NYC, sales slow in the Hamptons, & more

By Emily Myers | July 15, 2021 - 10:30AM 

Emily Myers for Brick Underground 

New York City ranks second to Boston for Gen Z appeal, according to a study by CommercialCafe—with good colleges, internet speed, and entertainment options but poor marks for affordability (press release) 

Local property tax increases in New York will be capped at 2 percent next year, although municipalities can override the cap if they choose (State of Politics)

The Department of City Planning is moving forward with plans to curb hotel construction (New York Post)

A new team of specialists will carry out inspections and repairs for lead remediation in NYC's public housing (press release)

What does Manhattan's new $260 million park, Little Island, say about investment in future city parks? (CityLab)

Sales in the Hamptons slow for fourth straight month—but prices remain high (The Real Deal)


Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a senior writer, podcast host, and producer at Brick Underground. She studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, and graduated with a MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. As host of the Brick Underground podcast she has earned three awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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