City hands over decrepit buildings to private developers, reclaiming the waterfront & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
July 19, 2018 - 11:00AM

New York City’s piers are undergoing a transformation from decaying hulks to park space (Curbed)

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants to create a new database to track bad landlords (Crain’s)

Ownership of 95 rental and co-op buildings that are in disrepair is being shifted to private developers (The Real Deal via Politico)

A discussion about how to fix over-sanded wood floors (Brownstoner)

Decorating with dried-out vegetation appears to making a comeback. Grab your antihistamine (Apartment Therapy)

During Amazon’s 36-hour Prime Day event, the retailer sold a whopping 300,000 Instant Pots (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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