Month: June 2015

111 Mercer Street loft gains $922,438 in 19 months, or did it?

developer left money on the table, skewing Manhattan loft market stats The big story about the “2,024 sq ft” Soho loft on the 3rd floor at 111 Mercer Street is in the headline: the folks behind the trust that paid

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perfect floor plan of 112 East 19th Street loft emphasizes volume

sometimes, simple is the best solution for a Manhattan loft layout I had put aside the “1,950 sq ft” Manhattan loft #8F at 112 East 19 Street (Ruggles House) when I added it to my Master List of downtown Manhattan loft

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if you squint long enough, 44 Lispenard Street loft outperformed The Market

playing with numbers in Tribeca … just playin’ StreetEasy is hit-and-miss with past sales history of Manhattan lofts, but with the “1,527 sq ft” loft on the 3rd floor at 44 Lispenard Street (in the original triangle / trapezoid below Canal)

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Cobblestone Lofts seller surprised, disappointed that market at 28 Laight Street is so rational

… while fact-based outsiders smile The folks who just sold the “3,216 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3A at 28 Laight Street (Cobblestone Lofts) in the spillway of the Holland Tunnel in northernmost Tribeca thought a year ago they were selling

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Soho loft with the most awkward kitchen sells above ask at 543 Broadway

a triangle, if only on paper How far would you consider it acceptable to walk to the refrigerator to get, say, vegetables to wash in the sink? If you said “really far, and please, can we put a door in the

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spectacular renovation of Village penthouse loft is not quite as well received as renovator hoped at 42 East 12 Street

Manhattan loft renovations don’t get much more gut than this In the broker babbling world, it seems that no modifier faces a bridge too far. Most often, these flights of linguistic fancy crash and burn (“unique” should be allergic to modifiers), but

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there are spectacular Manhattan loft renovations, then there’s this 54 East 11 Street loft renovation

… and The Market loved the Village loft renovation! I really appreciated the renovation … er … cosmetic upgrade in that celebrity loft I hit yesterday, one on which so many characters were typed wondering about Bang For The Buck.

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million dollar renovation at 144 West 27th Street?

lovely loft, interesting price above ask, sold by … The recent sale of the “2,400 sq ft” Chelsea loft #7R at 144 West 27 Street at $3.125mm is old news by now to people who follow real estate gossip news (even

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NY Times finds a Broadway chanteuse who loves her Tribeca loft

things Manhattan Loft Guy loves … include loft lovers When the New York Times real estate feature “What I Love” works for me, it stars a celebrity who talks about her home (OK, her loft) and not just her stuff.

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