Month: May 2013

9 Murray Street loft takes 5 months, 3 prices to sell

alert the media!My last 3 substantive (loft-y) posts involved lofts that sold quickly with strong prices. Of course, they fit the current conventional wisdom about the market. But not all lofts are above average, to go Keillor on ya. Since

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112 Hudson Street loft zooms through market above ask

  another oneI can’t tell from my notes and calendar why my buyer client around $1.5mm never got to see the “1,103 sq ft” Manhattan loft in prime Tribeca on the 4th floor at 112 Hudson Street, but the sellers

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you'd have to see 161 Hudson Street loft to hope to know why it sold 53% above 2009, 9% above ask

redesigned, not renovatedYou only have to toggle back and forth between the 2013 floor plan and the 2009 floor plan for the “2,314 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2B at 161 Hudson Street a few times before you are confident that

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no barbecue until you remember, please

new link, then some repriseYou’re all grown-ups, so can do what you want. But if you begin your holiday festivities today before acknowledging that the holiday today is a somber one, you’re not doing it right. I was going to

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Jade loft pod at 16 West 19 Street implies market is up 33% since 2010

it’s true here, but can’t really be trueThis math is true: the “902 sq ft” mini-loft with a pod #5C at 16 West 19 Street (Jade) recently sold for $1.2mm after not selling after having been offered for sale for

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did 11 Lispenard Street loft (Tribeca) sell because close to Soho?

interesting (truthful) marketing angleThe “1,782 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 11 Lispenard Street is so solidly “Tribeca” that it is one short block west of the original Triangle Below Canal block (more on that, below*). Yet

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agent sells 15 Broad Street loft after 3 years with no discount

  boat floated on a rising tide?It is easy to miss the punchline by looking at the Streeteasy history of the recently sold “2,028 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2014 at 15 Broad Street (Downtown by Starck), as StreetEasy shows a

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Cocoa Exchange loft at 82 Beaver Street sells for 3rd time in narrow range

  odd numbers, for being so similar The “928 sq ft” Manhattan loft #1309 at 82 Beaver Street (the Cocoa Exchange, aka 1 Wall Street Court, ugh) recently sold for $905,000, which is both a tiny bit more than it

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odd diversion from space

 even if you have seen it before, worth another lookThe expression "winning the Internet" was never so apt as its use this week to describe a space oddity: the Canadian astronaut departing from the Intenational Space Station recording a music

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a(nother) tale of two lofts, as 121 West 17 Street twin sells right in line

  is $25,777 a reasonable premium for one floor higher?If the “1,135 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6D at 121 West 17 Street that just sold at $1,300,777 looks familiar that’s because you are thinking of its twin one flight down,

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