Tag: Laight

funny math as first Sterling Mason loft resells: when is a $200k gain not a gain?

(you know this) when your transaction costs far exceed the ‘gain’ The suburbanites who just sold the first loft to resell at the uber-loft conversion slash new construction Sterling Mason, the “2,042 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4A at 71 Laight

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$5 million data points: unrealistic Manhattan loft sellers or market softening?

the numbers are intriguing One of the story lines coming out of the Manhattan Media Division of the Real Estate Industrial Complex has been about supply in the luxury market (specifically, in new developments), with the (often implicit) question about

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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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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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28 Laight Street 1-day loft sale looks like a whisper listing

can’t be real, perhaps it is one of those We can agree, I assume, that the public record behind the recent sale of the “2,705 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2D at 28 Laight Street in the Cobblestone Lofts cannot reflect

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memory lane: of cobblestones and new condo owners in Tribeca (an unusual conflict)

  SYAToMLGYou were warned in my July 4 post that you’ve got a couple of weeks of archived Manhattan Loft Guy material coming up. Let’s kick it off with a SEVEN Years Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy, my July

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when bad things ($605/ft!) happen to nice lofts, super storm edition at 79 Laight Street

you get a massive discount, and a projectIt is not often that you see weather impacts in Manhattan loft listings or sales, or that you see lofts for sale that have actually been wrecked (as in destroyed) as opposed to

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what has changed at Cobblestone Lofts, 28 Laight Street, since 2005?

warning: no rational market aheadTo answer the headline question quickly (as if there were any mystery to it): nothing significant has changed  since 2005 about the new-in-2001 multi-building residential loft conversion known as 28 Laight Street, the Cobblestone Lofts. It

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161 Hudson Street closes off 2.5% since (late) 2007

crude measures are, well, crudeRegular readers of Manhattan Loft Guy know that I am enamored of the power (well, potential) of the Master List of Manhattan Lofts Sold Since November 2008, and that one of my favorite uses to date

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Wall Street Journal flogs north Tribeca for no apparent reason

too much time on their hands?Believe me, I get that one purpose of the media wing of the Manhattan Real Estate Industrial Complex is to create ‘news’ about little neighborhoods, in part to follow a narrative of up-and-coming. This Wall

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