Updated: Dec 8, 2021
"At the height of the pandemic, many people chose to leave urban centers for the suburbs and more rural destinations ... The narrative that New York City was dead began to permeate the media—but I was never worried. NYC is the most resilient place on Earth; we survived the September 11th attacks, the Lehman crash, and the mortgage bubble. New York is not a shrinking violet: she’s the comeback queen!" --- Brown Harris Stevens CEO Bess Freedman
BHS CEO Bess Freedman recently contributed an insightful article to New Thinking, a popular and innovative digital publication featuring insights from thought leaders in various fields, from business and technology to entertainment and health.
In the article, Freedman reflected on the ups and downs of the city's market over the last two years, from the initial depletion in the city's population at the start of the pandemic to the post-vaccine boom in real estate demand. Her ultimate conclusion was that the city's future is bright.
"Real estate is the pulse of NYC, and Brown Harris Stevens has been an integral part of that history for nearly 150 years. In true New York fashion, I’m excited to see what’s next."