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682 Broadway loft before ($1.295mm) & after ($2.75mm) gut renovation in 2013

I hope you’re not tired of the Guess The Budget game for Manhattan loft renovations I don’t think that I have ever been to a Sunday open house that was as crowded as the one for the pre-renovation “1,350 sq

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classic loft at 42 West 15 Street sells at $1,700/ft without windows in living room

an unusual floor plan on a classic Manhattan loft footprint The “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 3rd floor at 42 West 15 Street took a while to sell, but it closed last month at $3.4mm, two numbers round

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Cooper Square loft triples in value, disappointing owner

is it the exposure, Mars? The anonymous folk who just sold the “2,571 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4A at 62 Cooper Square (Carl Fischer Building) for $4.6mm didn’t quite triple their money, as they had purchased at $1.553mm, but close enough.

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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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712 Broadway loft sellers are the very model of modern motivated sellers (and unhappy flippers)

4 drops in 80 days, selling at huge haircutBecause it can be hard to track sales by units in the 2-building coop that includes 712 Broadway and 714 Broadway, there is no sales price associated with the StreetEasy listing for

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Dietz Lantern loft at 429 Greenwich Street sells for $1,186/ft with one wall

more to be added, probablyThis floor plan exemplifies one of the things I like about Manhattan lofts: the (general) absence of load-bearing elements gives a loft owner remarkable flexibility, well beyond the level the owner of a Manhattan “apartment” would

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11 West 20 Street loft zooms through market, beats higher floor

it’s the renovation, MarsIf you blinked in June, you missed the Manhattan loft on the 5th floor of 11 West 20 Street. This "2,205 sq ft" full floor condo loft came to market on June 2 and was in contract

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42 West 15 St closes where it couldn't in 2008

weird but trueThe most intriguing thing about the recent closing of the Manhattan loft on the 2nd floor at 42 West 15 Street is not that the March 15 clearing price of $1.675mm was $24,000 off of where it previously

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buying high, selling low (ouch) at 114 Spring Street

this one is difficult to fathom, my promise notwithstandingThe Manhattan loft #2 at 114 Spring Street has (and has had) a lot to recommend it: prime Soho location, "1,900 sq ft", 12 foot barrel-vaulted ceilings, bright lights and cast-iron views,

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big price bump on long + winding road at 704 Broadway

zigging and zagging for 32 monthsAny $700k price increase on a loft should catch my eye; the more so if the loft has been on the market for a while. The 2d floor at 704 Broadway is a big one:

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