Category: manhattan real estate business

massive headline fail over first flip at One57, by folks who should know better

not chump change, but the actual gain is neither “close to $4mm” nor “$3.5M profit” Hat tip to The Real Deal blog yesterday for linking to Thursday’s New York Daily News report about the first unit to flip at the media magnet

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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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is there a discernible market impact to long-running litigation over defects in luxe Flatiron loft development?

some Manhattan loft topics never get old, though they do repeat The story about the 2010 new Manhattan loft development at 141 Fifth Avenue in the heart of the Flatiron district in yesterday’s The Real Deal, Savanna wants claims dismissed

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the perils in following Manhattan loft deed filings, unhappy family edition

not so much a diversion as a quick hit, this one of a Chelsea loft that did not “sell” as reported Manhattan Loft Guy blog posts have been pretty infrequent of late (Note To Self …) so in the spirit of

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diversion is not about lofts, but about Manhattan real estate

perhaps not very diverting, but there you go Sheesh … the last weekend of the year already. I’ve noted a few End Of Year Review type pieces for future comment, most of which I will likely never get around to

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what do manhattan lofts and walk-up apartments have in common?

the Real Estate Industrial Complex, Manhattan Media Division, always in search of an angle You saw that article in the holiday weekend New York Times Real Estate section, Stair Masters, about the (ahem) ‘bragging rights’ associated with living in Manhattan

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same-loft resales are data points in The Market, not The Market itself (as at 208 Fifth Avenue)

granular data and the big picture I’ve been thinking about the quality of data, and about what data mean, in the Manhattan residential real estate market after my post about the StreetEasy Condo Index (October 5, in praise of StreetEasy,

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in praise of StreetEasy, not to bury it

much beleaguered, of late I’ve been mulling over a post about the many and various changes to StreetEasy that seem to have dropped (thudded) into the lives of so many fans of the Manhattan residential real estate market, but that’s

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diversion is more of a (small) rant about Manhattan real estate “penthouses”

creeping nomenclature is all too common It’s the weekend, but instead of the usual diversion having nothing to do with Manhattan lofts, I’d like to do a short riff on a pice in The Real Deal this week, When Is A

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New York Times explains “how to land a loft”

  I take this personally The headline feels like Manhattan Loft Guy bait, at least to me: the latest Michelle Higgins Sunday real estate piece in the Old Grey Lady is How To Land A Loft (in tomorrow’s physical paper,

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