IKEA set to open in Manhattan, why the wealthy prefer 'whisper listings,' & more

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

IKEA will open on Monday its first Manhattan location in a smaller format focused on space-saving furniture at 999 Third Ave. (Ad Age)

Why sellers of NYC luxury apartments prefer ‘whisper listings’ (The New York Post)

About three-quarters of the apartments that the Archdiocese of NYC is redeveloping at six church-owned properties into affordable apartments over the next decade will be in the Bronx (Curbed)

Two construction workers have died this week in accidents on the job (Gothamist)

Three Brooklyn areas made this top 10 list of priciest neighborhoods in NYC: Columbia Street Waterfront District, DUMBO and Carroll Gardens (Property Shark)

Federal Reserve officials left themselves open to an interest rate hike sometime this year (Business Insider)


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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