New casinos in NYC, a beach for Williamsburg, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
March 22, 2021 - 10:30AM

New York’s budget needs could put New York City on a very fast track to get three, full-scale casinos (City Limits)

A plan for a new development from Two Trees would include a sandy beach along the East River, part of a new six-acre public park in Williamsburg (NY1)

A Brooklyn judge upheld a temporary restraining order against a factory rezoning at 960 Franklin Ave, adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (Brownstoner)

Construction started on the last phase of the Compass Residences affordable housing complex in West Farms (Bronx Times)

What to do about a tenant that won’t pay the rent and won’t vacate the apartment (The New York Times)

A number of economists say rising mortgage rates may be what the industry needs to cool the insane housing demand (Housing Wire)


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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