Brokers brace for slower sales, NYC to get 'social-distancing ambassadors,' & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
May 11, 2020 - 10:30AM

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city is getting 2,300 “social-distancing ambassadors” to remind New Yorkers to stay apart and wear masks (New York Post)

The NYC real estate market is bracing for steeper price cuts and slower sales (The New York Times)

The pandemic could disrupt a trend in recent years toward dense residential development near transit hubs (The Real Deal)

What it's like to live in the Port Imperial neighborhood of Weehawken, New Jersey (The New York Times)

A Queens landlord, Zara Realty, distributed 7,300 face masks to tenants in its buildings (press release)

Don’t expect a quick economic recovery after businesses reopen (amNewYork)


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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