Tag: Empire State Building

Manhattan Loft Lab at 40 West 15 Street features building record, failed marketing, opposite styles, + more!

the good news: loft #6A overcame an awkward footprint to sell over ask The sale a month ago of the “2,100 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6A at 40 West 15 Street is a fascinating window on a variety of topics,

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even a Chelsea Mercantile loft will struggle if over-priced

loft sellers can’t simply name their price, no matter a Chelsea loft icon In a world of bad (bad, bad!) news for buyers of Manhattan residential real estate, lofts and otherwise, there’s only a limited amount of cold comfort to be

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loft ‘carved out’ of Gilsey House ballroom shows it

not all residential Manhattan loft conversions yield rational floor plans The Gilsey House at 1200 Broadway (in what can now be termed The Greater Ace Area) is one of the most spectacular large loft buildings in Manhattan, let alone in NoMad,

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open eastern view is worth $425,000 at Chelsea Mercantile (approx) (at least)

minus the office, plus 12 floors of iconic Manhattan loft Few downtown Manhattan residential loft conversions have provided as much grist for the Manhattan Loft Guy mill as ‘The Merc’ aka Chelsea Mercantile aka 252 Seventh Avenue. It is, in

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lovely, but … Chelsea loft at 236 West 26 Street sells TWENTY-FOUR PERCENT above ask

(sometimes, you have to shout about Manhattan loft sales) The Capital at 236 West 26 Street is a fairly mature coop, having been converted in 1984. There are some quirks (commercial lofts mixed with residential units; odd numbering conventions for

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did an ‘upgraded’ kitchen add $750,000 to way West Village loft at 380 West 12 Street?

21 months, that improved kitchen, a new bedroom, and those $750,000 between sales Unless you know the Before and After details (I don’t), the recent sale of the “1,400 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2E at 380 West 12 Street (in

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Gilsey House loft seller disappointed in setting building record at 1200 Broadway

… and in getting only 62% above 2010 purchase price Not many folks would be disappointed by beating the building record on a dollar-per-foot basis by about a quarter, but the listing history of the “1,850 sq ft” Manhattan loft

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flashy 88 Laight Street loft underperforms, answers question “when is a 17 foot ceiling not 17 feet?”

the mezzanine curse of (some) Manhattan lofts afflicts this Tribeca  loft I am going to save you some SHOUTING (you’re welcome) by noting that the broker babble for the recently sold “1,982 sq ft” Manhattan loft #8 at 88 Laight

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Chelsea loft at 233 West 26 Street with classic floor plan + Empire State views sells for (only) $1,087/ft

the money shot is private from this angle in this Chelsea loft Long-time readers of Manhattan Loft Guy know that I tend to stare at floor plans. In previous cases of trying to divine the sequence of usage and renovation

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45 Lispenard Street loft takes a year to sell at small discount to ask, 11% premium over Peak

  ‘tis a puzzlement The Market just loved the “1,800 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5E at 45 Lispenard Street, as we see from the fact that it sold on April 25 at $2.2mm after selling at near-Peak for just $1,988,500.

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