Don’t call it BoCoCa: Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill see tightening inventory

By Melissa Dehncke-McGill | April 24, 2012 10:30AM

From the April issue: There’s no shortage of neighborhoods that real estate brokers have attempted to coin with catchy names, from widely used newer names like Nolita (North of Little Italy) to names that haven’t caught on with the public yet like SoBro (South Bronx). But one thing even brokers can agree on in Brooklyn is that few who really know the area actually use the term “BoCoCa” when referring to Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. Still, the term does serve as a handy shorthand when discussing market conditions in the trifecta of popular neighborhoods clustered together just south of Downtown Brooklyn. [more]