Tag: Madison Square

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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TYAToMLG talking about the huge premium that some people will pay for a view, in this case of Madison Square

hitting it out of the ballparkAs on Monday (March 18, OYAToMLG talking about post-Peak and square floor plans at 161 Hudson Street) this will be a relatively short post based on the Manhattan Loft Guy archives, due to the conflicts

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weekend diversion: photo spread of New York from days past [UPDATED]

caution: time suck aheadThanks to Curbed for pointing out yesterday its new favorite tumblr, which is now my new favorite tumblr. (Now added to the Favorite Links on the right, in fact.)  NYC Past has a great story behind it,

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there are 2nd floor lofts with better views than this 208 Fifth Avenue loft, but not many

kIller views, unless the tour bus idlesOne of my longstanding (unrequited) Manhattan Loft Guy Note(s) to Self … has to do with second story lofts, and whether there is a discernible market discount for lofts that may be as low

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bromancing the restaurateur: an homage to Danny Meyer

if not The Man Who Made (modern) Madison Square, at least The Man Who PushedI’ve been sitting on a “Living Around” feature about Madison Square and environs from the Sunday New York Times Real Estate section nearly two months, A

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old house guy takes a million dollar bath in new loft on Madison Square

real estate is a tough game, eh Bob?The end of the story through the sale of the Manhattan loft #20A at 15 East 26 Street (Fifteen Madison Square North) has been anticipated since one of the earliest television real estate

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rent v. buy, or buy then rent in the loft laboratory of 448 Greenwich Street

small (loft) worldI don’t know why I was looking at loft rental data, but I know why the Manhattan loft on the 4th floor at 448 Greenwich Street caught my eye among that data. Buyers I was working with bid

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66 Madison Avenue loft seller wonders when is a full price deal a cause of regret?

when you paid more in 2006I have a fantasy that the seller of the Manhattan loft #6A at 66 Madison Avenue (Madison Parq; how I hate that name!) walked around with sandwich boards that read “motivated seller”, not because (as

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did the sponsor of 186 Fifth Avenue lofts get squeezed in first resale?

the runt of the litterBoth times the Manhattan loft on the 4th floor at 186 Fifth Avenue have sold have been odd sales. Back on those thrilling days of yesteryear (2007), when four full-floor lofts were offered by the sponsor

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resale at 15 East 26 Street is up 16% since The Peak, but there’s a catch

some dates are more important than othersThe ‘simple facts’ are that the Manhattan loft #12C at 15 East 26 Street (the 15 Madison Square North new development from 2008) just sold for $1,501,000 on April 6, which is a significant

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