Category: loft features amenities

door or dollars? cost v. benefits for attended lobby

a reader writesI have had an off-line email dialogue with a condo board member about the pros and cons of having an attended lobby in a Manhattan loft building downtown, in her case, part-time. On the one hand, some owners "just

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another illustration from Sunday

  make improvements that make your life better, not that might increase ‘value’ Front page Real Estate Section article in Sunday’ NY Times was entitled “Which Building Improvements Really Pay Off?” This article illustrates how misguided it is to pay

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a very fruitful article / NY Times gets into generational conflict in lofts

  the third angle: when ‘old’ people like it ‘as is’ and ‘new’ people want to upgrade The front page Real Estate Section article in Sunday’s NY Times entitled “Which Building Improvements Really Pay Off?” has been a very fruitful

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NY Times on what building improvements

  Loft amenities are not like other amenities / and “value” does not equal resale Front page Real Estate Section article in Sunday’ NY Times was entitled “Which Building Improvements Really Pay Off?” This article illustrates how lofts (and loft

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loft owners open their own doors

  Now that I covered what it costs for full-time doorman coverage (yesterday), I tested my generalization that many loft owners and buyers do not want a doorman (or don’t want to pay to have one, or don’t have the

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