'Luxury bodegas' stock up, Americans stuck in the starter home, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
October 29, 2018 - 11:00AM

Brooklyn Point, the tallest residential building currently under construction in Brooklyn, just listed the highest apartment ever built in the borough, at 640 feet above ground (press release, StreetEasy)

This may strike a nerve: "Luxury bodegas" stocked with vegan food and fresh juice are supposedly the next big retail disrupter (The Real Deal)

Maybe it's not such a bad thing: Americans are moving less these days and staying in their houses longer (The New York Times)

The 86th Street subway station at Central Park West, which has been closed since June, is open again (West Side Rag)

How does NYC rank compare to the rest of the U.S. in terms of spookiness? Check out Ghosts of America, which tracks ghost stories (Bushwick Daily)

Another tall tale: Skyline Tower, expected to become the highest building in Queens, is also expecting to hit major sales milestones, thanks to its 802 total apartments (Curbed)



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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