What the Vegas housing boom means for the U.S., Blackstone to buy another rental complex, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
September 13, 2018 - 11:00AM

A look at the housing recovery in North Las Vegas, which tipped off the global financial crisis 10 years ago and now is seeing prices rise fast. What does that means for the nation as a whole? (The New York Times)

Blackstone Group, owner of Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village and Kips Bay Court, said it will buy Parker Towers, a 1,300-apartment complex, for about $500 million (Bloomberg)

West End Collegiate Church is $158 million richer after a developer bought two adjacent buildings, which will be replaced with a condo tower (New York Post)

An ode to quintessential New York places: A list of favorite restaurants and stores around the five boroughs and why they’re so special (The New York Times)

New York City filed a new lawsuit against three illegal hotel operators who allegedly misled 5,000 visitors about the legality of their addresses (Curbed) 

Did you know mixing some cleaning products can be toxic or even lethal? Here’s what should never go together, no matter the mess (Apartment Therapy)


Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

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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