Month: March 2007


  what’s The Market Price if you set the market? The dialogue with Larry this week in

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slippery sales data in NY Times at 80 Warren St

  they do the best they can with what agents tell them, right? Tomorrow’s NY Times (available today on-line and for home delivery subscribers) features a Tribeca loft in the Residential Sales Around The Region section. The data are …

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Chelsea's Merc merchandise / 5 open houses

the condo that branded Chelsea above 23rd St The Chelsea Mercantile building at 252 Seventh Avenue is the project that – in my opinion – created a market for high-end apartments above West 23rd Street that had not existed before

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the grey-beard tour / open houses at

  These three lofts have all been around for a while. With noon starting times for open houses Sunday, it is a bit like the early dinner seating (5:30?) in Miami. Hit all three and be home by 1 PM.

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gimme a B at 7 Essex / 7B is new, 6B and 8B might be going

  one good price leads to… I talked about a new (in 2003) loft building outside the classic Manhattan loft neighborhoods when I featured open houses off the beaten (loft) track / 454 W 46 + 430 E 10 +

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serious price drop in the way far East Village / 735 E 9 St sheds 12%

  it can cost a lot to walk-up I touched on the 4th floor walk-up “extremely unique loft environment” (4FW at 735 East 9th St), when it was new to market only two weeks ago (new at 9th + D

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guessing about the new one at 29 W 15 St (why?)

7th Fl at 29 W 15 St (new last week) is an intriguing possibility, in part because of the guess work required to assess the condition.   Priced right at $1,000/ft (said to be 2,250 sq ft, asking $2.25mm, with

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the 1.6 open house tour

  Sunday 12 – 1 158 W 23 St #3 $1.599mm and $1,594/mo (condo) 1,865 sq ft of classic Manhattan loft Long-and-Narrow type, but it has two side windows for a second “bedroom” (more a guest room, with French doors

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two new at 1,200 sq ft / 10 Bleecker + 2 Prince

  that didn’t last long I was going to say about #3A at 10 Bleecker St that if you love that neighborhood (nearly at Bowery) you will love this 1,200 sq ft space for $1.249mm. 11 foot ceilings and huge

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  when is a “loft” not a loft? When a one bedroom apartment with an open floor plan, big windows and high ceilings is in an apartment building (indeed, in a classic white brick 1960s former rental) it is not

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