Month: June 2007

bring MY architect

  loft comes with approved plans The 5th floor at 8 East 12 Street is new today — set up as 2 bedrooms + 2 baths in “2,300 sq ft”, it comes with architect’s plans to covert to a 3

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even titans get the blues / NY Times on blog risk at The Bear

  Props to Landon Thomas, Jr. of the NY Times’ Business section for today’s Salvaging a Prudent Name, which profiles the chief of Bear Stearns and his troubles caused by The Bear’s trouble with two hedge funds. Yes, it is

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how The Market can change / NY Times reported sale at 684 Broadway

  The NY Times Residential Sales feature today includes this Manhattan loft sale:   GREENWICH VILLAGE $3.1 million 684 Broadway (Great Jones Street) 3-bedroom, 2-bath, 3,100-sq.-ft. co-op in a renovated prewar loft building; keyed elevator; oversize windows, 11 ½-ft. ceilings;

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LA lofts hardly confidential

  comment on ancient blog post suggests metaphysics Not sure if it was a real person or some kind of bot that commented on one of my original blog posts late last night, but probably not a real person. But

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bring architect +/or vision to open houses Sunday July 1

  258 Broadway #3G $1.625mm ($1,464/mo) for “1,800 sq ft” of “interior duplex” space New to market this week Interesting play of space vs. dollars here, with what looks like two 900 sq ft boxes on top of each other,

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74 Fifth contract

  I featured 74 Fifth Avenue #4Bin an open house review 7 weeks ago, which started a dialogue with LoftLover, who had gone to that open house and bid (unsuccessfully). As s/he said just last night, the “area and building

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window shopping the loft aesthetic at 143 Reade + 421 W 54 St with NY Times

  “harbingers of … a refreshing return to an aesthetic that celebrates the qualities of loft living” Suzanne Slesin’s ‘Window Shopping’ feature in this past Sunday’s NY Times Real Estate section, Two Loft Conversions, Two Points of View, reviews her

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in contract at 284 Lafayette

  #2D at 284 Lafayette is said to be an “authentic 2900 sq ft true loft”, is said to be “in the heart of Soho” and is shown this morning as in contract off an asking price of $2.995mm ($1,965/mo).

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new contracts at 29 W 15, 129 W 22, 718 Broadway + 808 Broadway

Lofts that were changed to “In Contract” in the inter-firm data base as of today     29 West 15 Street #7 $2.25mm and $1,889/mo for “2,250 sq ft” Time to contract from first offering: 3 months     129

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in contract: 95 Vandam finds its Peace & Quiet buyer

  drop, drop, dropping worked I posted on June 1 about a beautiful SoHo loft (edge of SoHo) under $1,000/ft that may have been victim of death-by-small-price-drops, with three drops totaling $280k, drop, drop, dropping along at 95 Vandam /

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