When wealth meets bad taste, Brooklyn super shares all, & more

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By Emily Myers  |
March 3, 2022 - 10:30AM

Emily Myers for Brick Underground

With the spotlight on Russian oligarchs' condos, a contractor with ultra-wealthy clients talks about insane deadlines, crazy security protocols, and bad taste (Curbed)

Gerandy Balvuena, a Brooklyn super, offers an unvarnished view into his work, life, and beliefs in a new short documentary (The New Yorker)

The National Association of Home Builders put a “net-zero energy” home on display at its recent International Builders’ Show (Marketplace)

Federal legislation could tackle discrimination in the home appraisal process (CityLab)

NYCHA announces $360 million in repairs to Reid Apartments in Brooklyn, home to 3,600 residents (press release)

City officials want to install 100 raised crosswalks every year to help fix dangerous intersections (The New York Times)


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Emily Myers

Senior Writer/Podcast Producer

Emily Myers is a real estate writer and podcast host. As the former host of the Brick Underground podcast, she earned four silver awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. Emily studied journalism at the University of the Arts, London, earned an MA Honors degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and lived for a decade in California.

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