Real estate for the afterlife

If the ever-soaring price of condos in New York City has your head spinning, wait until you shop for a cemetery plot.

Prices for the last piece of real estate that any New Yorker will ever own - a cemetery plot or an above-ground crypt - have also climbed significantly over the years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 24, 2019, with the headline 'Real estate for the afterlife'. Print Edition | Subscribe