Tag: Mezzanine

small Chelsea lofts with height ceilings use high in different ways

which do you prefer: volume or storage or …? The “800 sq ft” Manhattan loft #9J at 148 West 23 Street (Chelsea Mews) that just sold for its (reduced) asking price of $950,000 boasts of “grand ceiling heights” (later described

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unique lofts like penthouse at edge of West Village are hard to comp

comping is, of course, hard, yet harder for some lofts than for others The word “unique” is vastly over-used in Manhattan real estate broker babble, where grammar misdemeanors can modify that word in ways that can be aggravating. I have

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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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hyper-local loft market in northeast East Village is flat since March 2014

adventures in anomalous Manhattan loft sales, cont’d There’s ‘the forest’ of Manhattan residential real estate, in which median sales prices and average days on market are best viewed; then there are ‘the trees’ of Manhattan residential real estate, in which individual

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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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half-off finally sells 620 Broadway artist loft with (obviously) some issues

how selling a Manhattan loft can be like your worst experience pulling off a band-aid I’m going to lead the way you should pull off a band-aid, quickly (brutally, even): contrary to what you’ll read on StreetEasy, the very quirky

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setting a record in NoLIta, as 354 Broome Street loft with single window barely breaks $/ft record

Manhattan loft volume comes at a price at the (other) Ice House When we were last at 354 Broome Street, it was to note the setting of a new building record (on a price per foot basis), in my July

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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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MercerGreene loft at 92 Greene Street sells for 4th time since 2007 (trend line is UP, if oddly disappointing)

a series of loft owners in Soho, some happier than others I will post some thoughts on the major firm Manhattan residential sales market for the First Quarter of 2014, but for now let’s look at the repeat sales of

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