Month: April 2013

unsold 2010 into 2011, 49 East 21 Street loft sells 18% higher

  that was then … There are a variety of ways to show the change in market conditions in the overall Manhattan residential real estate market. Looking at individual downtown Manhattan loft sales as I do nearly every day turns

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95 Franklin Street loft sells with new space (not just newly renovated space)

  the mezz makes the man, er, loft One of the hoary things you hear Manhattan real estate boosters say is that real estate here is so valuable because “it’s an island, they are not making more of it”. Of

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diversion / needlessly painful baseball

stop me if you’ve heard this beforeIf you are a mild baseball fan you are aware that catchers take a lot of punishment; a more serious fan is aware that Yankee catcher Francisco Cervelli suffered a broken hand last week

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not a seller’s market at 100 Greene Street, as loft sells under 2007 and 2005

  neighbors weep I don’t get this one: the same “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft in very prime Soho on the 2nd floor of 100 Greene Street that sold for $2.5mm in May 2005 and for $2.633mm in November 2007

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4 colors of downtown Manhattan loft momentum, again

  same colors, same story (buyer beware) Not a lot of analysis, or even fresh insight here … just counting. I just updated the Master List of Manhattan Lofts Sold Since November 2008 (Note to Self … get back to

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Petersfield loft at 115 Fourth Avenue asks for big gain over 2011, market refuses

  data points tend to scatter One of the great fascinations for me in looking at deed records as downtown Manhattan lofts sell is noting sales that deviate from the narrative for the overall residential real estate market on The

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huge 40 West 22 Street loft sells at $916/ft as canvas, actors' theater

  not a mix of metaphors In babbling that the “4,150 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 40 West 22 Street as “your canvas awaits” the agent committed metaphor; in saying that the loft “is currently designed

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400 shoes that used to live in 12 East 12 Street loft need a new home, carry big profit

hello old friend If you are a fan of well designed small lofts and a reader of Manhattan Loft Guy, you will remember the post I did about the tiny (“840 sq ft”) renovated loft with lots of shoes at

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5 years later, small loft at 261 Broadway sells (angels rejoice)

  I spoke too soon yesterday One problem with doing daily blog posts about closed Manhattan loft sales is that one post can get eclipsed by another; what seems like an unusual specimen one day can diminish the next. If

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Lion’s Head loft at 121 West 19 Street takes a long time to lose 9% since 2007 resale

  our long national nightmare is over This is not new news, as the contract was signed unusually long ago, but the “1,920 sq ft” duplex Manhattan loft #3B at 121 West 19 Street (Lion’s Head) finally sold on February

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