Tag: Rational

Manhattan lofts running the bulls on Greene Street, large + pricey

2 Soho lofts took a week to contract just under $6 million Two large lofts on the same Soho block closed a day apart at very similar price points and very similar trajectories: the “2,964 sq ft” loft #4B at

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31% gain in 20 months for small Soho artist’s loft with charm but no walls

if The Market doesn’t make mistakes, how to explain this Soho oddity? It is a truism that the sales price of a publicly marketed Manhattan loft is The Market, assuming there is the classic willing buyer and willing seller, neither

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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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rational market? not for 15 Broad Street loft that sold 13% above unsuccessful 2013 ask

economists weep over the downtown Manhattan loft market (sometimes) In yet another twist on the Manhattan-lofts-that-sell-above-ask theme, the wrinkle that most interests me about the recent sale of the “2,011 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3120 at 15 Broad Street (Downtown

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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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loft porn for loft lovers, as 112 Prince Street loft closes at princely $1,830 in upper prime Soho

right in line with expectations, set by recent neighboring loft sale If you’ve been reading Manhattan Loft Guy for a while you know I am a snob for the more classic and loft-y lofts. So my second response to the

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Manhattan real estate is a funny business: the curious case of the Lower Soho loft at 49 Howard Street

loft takes 3 years to contract, data are hard to track (sigh) If you took a look at the Past Activity tab on the StreetEasy building page for 49 Howard Street (aka 307 Canal Street) you wouldn’t know that the

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adding wall for 3rd bedroom did NOT increase value of 49 East 21 Street loft by 36%

nor did time, or dimmers This is the kind of thing that drives Efficient Market fans to distraction and buyers to drink (or worse): the “1,461 sq ft” Manhattan loft #10C at 49 East 21 Street just sold at a

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255 Hudson Street loft sells 19% below 2007, after 15 months, 9 prices

and now for something completely differentEver get tired of reading about how hot hot hot The Market is? I don’t, but the recent sale of the “1,684 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6A at 255 Hudson Street in “Soho” (I’ve expressed

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memory lane: on outliers, or Bright Shiny Objects, this one a penthouse loft at 121 West 20 Street

  Two Years Ago Today on Manhattan Loft Guy You were warned in my July 4 post that you’ve got a couple of weeks of archived Manhattan Loft Guy material coming up; we are nearly done with that. In my

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