Renters could swing the vote, Long Island City looks set to get Amazon's HQ2, & more

By Emily Myers | November 6, 2018 - 11:00AM 

There's evidence renters could swing the midterms (CNBC)

It looks like Long Island City, Queens, and the Crystal City suburb of Washington might be the twin locations of Amazon's second HQ (New York Times)

Residents weigh in on the designs of two long-awaited parks in Greenpoint and Williamsburg—the biggest issue is a lack of waterfront access (Greenpoint Post)

South Bronx and Brownsville are among 306 NYC government-designated Opportunity Zones where tax breaks will be given to developers who invest in poor areas (WNYC)

Animal lovers celebrate the approval of a shelter in the Bronx (Welcome2theBronx)

New Yorkers get a glimpse of what the new tech hub will look like near Union Square (EV Grieve)



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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