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The Amazon effect on Queens, another chance to buy a skybridge in Tribeca, & more

By Jennifer White Karp | November 8, 2018 - 11:00AM 

Searches for Queens on Realtor.com spiked 88 percent on November 6, following reports that Long Island City may be named the home of Amazon’s second headquarters (press release)

New York’s state senate flip is a win for tenants’ rights advocates. NYC’s rent stabilization laws are up for renewal in June 2019 (Curbed) 

An unconventional listing in Tribeca, a one-bedroom townhouse attached by a skybridge to a loft across the street, is back on the market after a $15 million price cut (Curbed)

The city may legalize some basement apartments in East New York to create additional affordable housing (The Real Deal via Crain's)

A scandal-plagued developer is looking to build a luxury rental development on the site of a Brooklyn nursing home in Bath Beach (The Real Deal)

Need a housewarming gift for a new apartment owner or first-time renter? Here’s a stylish list (Business Insider)

Jennifer White Karp

Managing Editor

Jennifer White Karp 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 NYC real estate journalism includes stints as a writer and editor at The Real Deal and its spinoff publication, Luxury Listings NYC. She holds a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an MFA in nonfiction writing from the New School.

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