The racist roots of deadly fires, high demand for Dumbo, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
January 14, 2022 - 10:30AM

Experts say the true culprit of recent deadly fires in New York City and other U.S. cities is poor residential conditions and racism in the urban planning (NBC)

Demand is high for Dumbo: There were only 16 apartments available for rent this week, up from six last week (New York Post)

Here’s a list of the new NYC developments that sold the most condos in 2021 (The Real Deal)

The Federal Reserve is expected to start raising interest rates as soon as March (CNBC)

Billionaire investor Daniel Och reportedly sells his penthouse at 220 Central Park South for nearly $190 million (The Real Deal)

The best humidifiers for your NYC apartment (Architectural Digest)


Jennifer White Karp

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Jennifer steers Brick Underground’s editorial coverage of New York City residential real estate and writes articles on market trends and strategies for buyers, sellers, and renters. Jennifer’s 15-year career in New York City real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC.

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