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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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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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NY Times finds a Broadway chanteuse who loves her Tribeca loft

things Manhattan Loft Guy loves … include loft lovers When the New York Times real estate feature “What I Love” works for me, it stars a celebrity who talks about her home (OK, her loft) and not just her stuff.

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hyper-local penthouse loft market at Church + Leonard up 9% since January

resale was way up, but profit … don’t ask The guy who just sold the “2,135 sq ft” penthouse loft #5 at 249 Church Street may have worried when he paid 11% over the ask to buy it in what must

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the $2.5 million Manhattan loft solution, in the East Village, NoLIta & West Village

variety is, as they say, the spice of life in a downtown Manhattan loft So far, deeds have been filed for 34 lofts sold in April, as reflected on my Master List of downtown Manhattan loft sales under $6 million.

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2013 buyer of damaged Tribeca loft gains $500,000 by demolishing it

nobody sets out to do this (right?) Granted, outsiders to Manhattan loft sales never know why sellers or buyers do the things they do, but I will bet you a quarter the woman who just sold the “2,973 sq ft”

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that awkward moment, when your Tribeca past catches you short

third owners ever for American Thread Company loft face new challenges Did you ever have the experience of walking down the street (perhaps with your head down [snow!], perhaps on Beach Street, walking east at the rounded corner with Sixth Avenue)

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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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Warren Street loft shows why Manhattan “lofts” comp by size, “apartments” by bedrooms

someone used a shoehorn in this Tribeca loft living room Way back when, in my first year as a professional residential real estate sales person in Manhattan, I accompanied a mentor on a series of buyer appointments. It being way

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