Month: November 2012

little loft with great low floor light sells at $993/ft at 130 Nassau Street

a few topics of interest The recent sale of the “901 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3J at 150 Nassau Street is interesting for several things, but the first thing that caught my eye was the broker babble “some of the

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2 years to contract for 139 Spring Street artist's loft

one birthday is bad enough…It is a little unfair of me to say it took two years for the recently sold “2,522 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3B at 139 Spring Street find a contract, even though the loft was brought

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again running with the bulls at 48 Bond Street, up 18% over 2008 this time

the Berke premium growsOf course we have been on Bond Street before, talking about how that small stretch of Noho has taken off after just two new residential loft uber-condo developments (starting with my November 1, 2007, re-setting values at

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2 new bathrooms and a market thaw earn $195,000 gain for 520 LaGuardia Place loft over 2009

not much, eh?Let’s stick with that meme about the Trough Of 2009 another day, following yesterday’s November 26, particularly deep trough discovered, as 335 Greenwich Street loft sells 31% over 2009. Today’s exhibit is rather more equivocal. The “1,400 sq

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particularly deep trough discovered, as 335 Greenwich Street loft sells 31% over 2009

some stories never get oldI can’t explain why, but I take particular pleasure in noting Manhattan loft sales that hit a particular narrative. In this case, the narrative for the recent sale of the “1,600 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5A

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man takes small nip at big dog: 48 Bond Street loft resells 41% above 2008

not so unusual, except for scaleThe last few resales at the Deborah Berke designed oh-so-successful 2008 new development 48 Bond Street have been above their 2008 prices, so it is not is so unusual that the “1,551 sq ft” Manhattan

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233 West 26 Street loft closes up 13% over 2008 (!) but down 6% since 2006 (!!)

‘tis a puzzlementThe last three times the “1,450 sq ft” duplex Manhattan loft #1E at 233 West 26 Street sold, the clearing prices from bottom to top were $1.33mm, $1.25mm, and $1.11mm. The dates from old to new were January

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Sunday diversion: inconceivable ESPN football clip of unusual size, with no survivors

for aficionados onlyIf you are not already a huge fan of The Princess Bride, stop reading and go about your day. Unless you are a fan of ESPN NFL coverage and of the 3 guys in this video, linked by

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“quintessential” 249 Church Street loft has quintessential Tribeca sales history

tripping down memory laneIf memory serves, the “1,588 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 3rd floor of 249 Church Street (aka 65 Leonard Street) that just sold for $2mm has the exact same floor plan as when I visited it

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$2 million later (!), 43 East 19 Street penthouse loft is ready for its close-up

New York Times goes big for a big loft with a big renovationDon’t you wish you could get a look at more lofts that are featured on Manhattan Loft Guy when sold, to see how they have been renovated? (I

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