Month: January 2014

Manhattan real estate is a funny business: the curious case of the Lower Soho loft at 49 Howard Street

loft takes 3 years to contract, data are hard to track (sigh) If you took a look at the Past Activity tab on the StreetEasy building page for 49 Howard Street (aka 307 Canal Street) you wouldn’t know that the

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stunning Tribeca loft with great light sells for $1,037/ft but it’s on Chambers Street, and 4 flights up

more exploration of the bottom layers of the downtown Manhattan loft market I’ve been hitting a bunch of (relatively) low-priced downtown Manhattan lofts lately (for the two of you who have forgotten how to scroll up: December 10, NoLIta neighbor buys neighbor’s

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in a world unusual loft floor plans, this One Bed Wonder at 40 West 15 Street takes a cake

a floor plan for every Manhattan loft buyer, a buyer for every floor plan Maybe the people who just paid $2.1mm for the “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4B at 40 West 15 Street in the busy bottom left corner

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beautiful “turn key” Chelsea loft at 126 West 22 Street goes for (only) $1,189/ft; why?

not many bedrooms in this loft I am not saying (yet) that the reason the “2,161 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5S at 126 West 22 Street (in the Chelsea Flats) sold for (only) $2.57mm is the lack of the plural “s”

did a famous guy set $/ft loft purchase record at Jensen Lewis building at 161 West 15 Street in Chelsea?

is this Chelsea loft fit for a master of the universe type? The name matches, down to the middle initial and the out of state notice address on the deed record, but the “1,700 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5J at

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the fact that I hate spiral stairs did not matter to Noho penthouse loft buyer at 10 Bleecker Street at $2.9mm

crown jewels of Manhattan lofts can be expensive I admit it: one of the things I am most loft-snobby about is a spiral stair. To me, nothing else says cramped or cheap quite as well as a spiral stair. For

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raw loft space in prime Greenwich Village location goes above ask at $1,120/ft

there’s a thin loft line between raw and gut There’s no chance that anyone would have been tempted to buy the “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 2nd floor at 56 East 11 Street and hope to salvage anything

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one of the rare small lofts of Tribeca sells at 151 Hudson Street in need of architect for $1,374/ft

right size, but hard to see as starter loft at that price There are not many lofts in Tribeca the size of the “963 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6 at 151 Hudson Street and if its recent sale at $1.325mm is

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New York Times charmingly shows what a $233/ft Flatiron loft renovation looks like

Manhattan loft owners are not necessarily funnier than others, but they have more choices Maybe it is all the Auld Lang Syne-ing of late, but isn’t yesterday’s New York Times On Location feature in the Home & Garden section, Love

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