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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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awkward kitchen fails to stop sale of MacIntyre loft at 874 Broadway in Flatiron

still, $1.875mm There are limits to what even the best architects can do. Assuming the decision about where to place (or, where to keep) the kitchen was made by the clients, you can appreciate that even an “[a]rchitect-designed loft” can

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tough floor plan, 105 Fifth Avenue coop loft sells at $1,416/ft

one more loft visit to the corner of 18th Street in prime Flatiron Regular readers of Manhattan Loft Guy don’t even need wonderful memories to know that I hit a loft with interesting ‘issues’ here in the Spring, which will

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lofts sell by the foot, not by bedrooms, as at 53 N. Moore Street in Tribeca

a serendipitous pair of closings at The North Moore line right up with Theory I’ve had this conversation so many times, about how room count (specifically, bedroom count) is the key to the size (and value) of Manhattan “apartments”, while

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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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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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did Tribeca Summit loft get slammed for being second floor?

or, is there another explanation for breaking the comps at 415 Greenwich Street? This looks pretty good at first blush: the “2,276 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2C at 415 Greenwich Street (the Tribeca Summit) sold on September 4 for $4.545mm,

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noisy neighbors / what if it’s you they are complaining about?

some advice, freely given, worth …?I had one of those friend-of-a-friend-of-a-client conversations this week about a noise-related New York real estate issue that the FOAFOAC has. I was then thinking about sending the guy (let’s call him “M” to make

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how to value light without also valuing views? The Miller gives it a shot, NY Magazine gives it a forum

another riffing opportunity is born In the reality-based Manhattan residential real estate world inhabited by The Miller, questions such as “how do you value the difference in light between different units, without considering differences based on view?” have at least

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270 Broadway loft is another price-to-sell quick sale, in a surprisingly efficient market

closes off 12% from 2007 but very near ask You are entitled to a different opinion, but I never tire of noting the quick Manhattan loft sales where the loft was priced around (or below!) the last sale price. The

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