Billionaires throw shade on Central Park, Amazon HQ2's end run, & more

By Jennifer White Karp  |
November 12, 2018 - 11:00AM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking to rezone a 20-acre site in Long Island City for Amazon's HQ2, a step that would bypass the need for City Council approval (The Real Deal via Crain's)

Billionaires' buildings are casting new shadows on Central Park (West Side Rag)

Hit the bullseye: A new Target opened yesterday in Midwood. Here are 26 affordable housewares for your first apartment that you can get there (Brklyner and Business Insider)

Hiring a general contractor? Here are the red flags that spell a potential headache (Apartment Therapy)

Tracking the development projects transforming Williamsburg (Curbed)

Delve into the origin of some lower Manhattan street names (StreetEasy)


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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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