Month: March 2015

half-off finally sells 620 Broadway artist loft with (obviously) some issues

how selling a Manhattan loft can be like your worst experience pulling off a band-aid I’m going to lead the way you should pull off a band-aid, quickly (brutally, even): contrary to what you’ll read on StreetEasy, the very quirky

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were feet in larger loft at 105 East 16 Street worth more than in smaller loft?

Conventional Wisdom about Manhattan residential real estate is right, often I don’t know if the equation “1 + 1 = 2.5” is original to The Miller, but he is my source for it. What he means is that in the

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nine years ago today … Manhattan Loft Guy post #1

how many ‘years’ is that in Internet time? (Can’t say that I miss Lorne Green often, but this question prompts one of those times.) Quick post without any downtown Manhattan lofts to discuss (directly). It was March 19, 2006 that I

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it’s only $15,000, but 449 Washington Street sales show the value of secrets to developers

there’s a celebrity angle to this Tribeca loft story I don’t usually talk about Manhattan loft sales in new development projects, but the recent publicity for the sale of a “1,665 sq ft” Manhattan loft denominated “Unit 3” at 449 Washington

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how much did the bathtub cost this Chelsea loft at 151 West 28 Street?

you know what they say about idiosyncratic design choices The Flower District is hardly a fringe area for Manhattan lofts, so it is a little surprising to see an architect-designed loft with “sleek” kitchen and improvements such as central air

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nice flip at 73 Worth Street, but why is a foundation doing that??

there’s a wrong way to flip, and there’s this way After picking on a guy with so much money that he didn’t really care if his aborted flip burned a barrel of cash or not (in my February 26, 155 Franklin

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very funky Soho cozy (small!) loft at 140 Sullivan Street sells at $1,454/ft

open lofts are for sound sleepers only I always wonder who the folks are who love open lofts such as the little (“1,100 sq ft”) one #3R at 140 Sullivan Street that just sold in the tiny corner of the

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that awkward moment, when your Tribeca past catches you short

third owners ever for American Thread Company loft face new challenges Did you ever have the experience of walking down the street (perhaps with your head down [snow!], perhaps on Beach Street, walking east at the rounded corner with Sixth Avenue)

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