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Massive tax breaks for Hudson Yards, the Hamptons are swimming in houses for sale, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | March 11, 2019 - 11:00AM 

Tax breaks and other government assistance for the 28-acre Hudson Yards total nearly $6 billion (The New York Times)

The Hamptons has loads of houses for sale—and prices are holding steady (Newsday)

Expanding Lower Manhattan into the East River might spare it from storm surges (Gothamist)

Two towers will bring a whopping 745 rental apartments to Greenpoint (Curbed)

A 32-story tower known as the “building on stilts” is on hold over fire safety concerns (Gothamist)

A proposed law to restrict New York State pet stores to sell only rescue animals is getting a new push (U.S. News & World Report)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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