Tag: Ny Magazine

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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how are Soho artist-in-residence articles like the Richter Scale in California?

when is The Big One?I’ve been continuing to consult and reflect about the conundrum reflected in the November 12 New York Times article Suddenly, SoHo Heeds Law Limiting Lofts to Artists and my quick-but-long post in response later that day,

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Tribeca's crowded townhouse corner: West Broadway at N. Moore + White

the only one in Tribeca?The news come from the Tribeca Tribune this morning, via Curbed, that the long-delayed project at the corner of West Broadway at the beginning of N. Moore Street is in an "active" phase again. When (if?)

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balcony problem a deal-beaker? or, another disappointing major media Manhattan real estate article?

or, is Manhattan Loft Guy just getting cranky?I was pleased to see that NY Magazine ran a recent S. Jhoanna Robledo on-line piece asking — among other things — "do buyers care [about the recent press about dangerous balconies]?". I

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buying at $616/ft at 38 West 26 St / one of NY Mag's happy stories from recession

  not this timeNY Magazine is a big player in the Real Estate Industrial Complex, of course, but it does not have to always be a target for Manhattan Loft Guy. I liked the recent Eight Happy Stories From the

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babbling in the Real Estate Industrial Complex / NY Magazine edition

  does EVERYONE want to live in the Village?I probably take boozy (and woozy) press coverage about the Manhattan real estate market more seriously than most people (I hope so, for their sake), but this bit of drivel from a

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my job does not include magic tricks / pondering pricing puzzles

  sometimes "impossible" means just that I stumbled across a NY Magazine piece today that compared Manhattan coop listing prices in 2007 to Manhattan coop listing prices in 2008 to assess how optimistic sellers are now. There’s a table, but

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why a gag rule within REBNY about specific listings?

As a follow-up to yesterday’s startling post (for readers and for me), end of an era for Manhattan Loft Guy / a new day dawns?, I can imagine a reason for a REBNY gag rule about the listings of other

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