Month: September 2014

setting a record in NoLIta, as 354 Broome Street loft with single window barely breaks $/ft record

Manhattan loft volume comes at a price at the (other) Ice House When we were last at 354 Broome Street, it was to note the setting of a new building record (on a price per foot basis), in my July

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so many Manhattan lofts are ‘outside the box’ for mortgage purposes

… though the New York Times talked more about farmland than lofts, alas There will be a very valuable kernel of truth discussed in Sunday’s New York Times piece, Buying Outside the Box (yes, I can see into the future, so long

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wish me (& my kidney) a happy anniversary, please

it’s the polite thing to do Five years ago right about now, two families in varying states of anxiety hung out up at Columbia Presbyterian, with one member of each being prepped for surgery. A few too many hours later,

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crappy layout does not keep 131 Perry Street loft from $1,704/ft sale, 30% above Peak

for serious Manhattan loft brick fans, apparently Exposed brick tends to be one of those love-it-or-hate-it elements of Manhattan lofts, with a great deal of passion expressed by both camps. I suspect the main listing photo for the “1,555 sq ft”

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81 White Street loft takes a year to sell as the very not-prime Tribeca loft it is

comping can be very hard in odd micro-nabes like way northeast Tribeca The Manhattan lofts that sell over ask and in mere days hog all the headlines. “Refreshing” is certainly not the word the seller or sales team might associate with the

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