Tag: Raw

hints in the floor plan of a life lived in 32 West 20 Street loft as it sells after 23 years

the Manhattan loft  Floor Plan Whisperer says … not a conventional plan, is it? If you owned an (officially, as always) “2,000 sq ft” loft that was nearly square, with two exposures and plumbing risers in multiple locations, you could

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2013 buyer of damaged Tribeca loft gains $500,000 by demolishing it

nobody sets out to do this (right?) Granted, outsiders to Manhattan loft sales never know why sellers or buyers do the things they do, but I will bet you a quarter the woman who just sold the “2,973 sq ft”

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raw loft space in prime Greenwich Village location goes above ask at $1,120/ft

there’s a thin loft line between raw and gut There’s no chance that anyone would have been tempted to buy the “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 2nd floor at 56 East 11 Street and hope to salvage anything

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56 Warren Street loft renovation added more value than it cost

known unknowns abound I am not unusual in always being interested in the impact that renovation has on value; most people who try to follow a residential real estate niche share that interest. I flatter my niche, perhaps, in thinking

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from raw to mints, 14 Jay Street loft doubles in value

  old market news, newly closed The recently sold “1,620 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 3rd floor at 14 Jay Street is a rather recent sale (July 15) but it does not reflect the recent market: the deal that

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not new news, but Sonic Youth sell close-to-raw loft at 292 Lafayette at $1,033/ft

  figures, right? You’d never see this kind of color in a listing description (darn), but the loft that was described in New York Magazine in the 1990s as “a perfect combination of total trash and sweet shine” has been

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third 307 West Broadway loft sells in 2012

a big jolt to the systemSmall Manhattan loft buildings have fragile ecosystems, and the smaller the more fragile. Take as one example the 7-unit oh-so-classic loft building 307 West Broadway at the extreme southern edge of Soho. I hit it

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130 Fulton Street loft sells 4% over 2007, but there’s a really big catch

not a market-driven increase, even if a market priceReaders who remember my September 27, 2011, is the Manhattan loft market back to (up to) 2007? 61 repeat sales say “probably”, “a bit” (one of my favorite posts of 2011), will

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an odd pair: open loft at 284 Lafayette Street finally sells (again) followed by 'done' neighbor

maybe someone will build it out (this time)What if people buy their dream, then don’t (can’t?) realize their dream? The Manhattan loft #4D at 284 Lafayette Street sold pretty quickly way back in 2006 for $2.29mm as an “artist’s dream”

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primo penthouse loft renovation in prime Soho prompts $1,400/ft sale at 561 Broadway

raw rest of floor sold around the The PeakHere’s an interesting comparison of two very large penthouse lofts on the same floor of the same building, one selling as a total gut job right around The Peak of the Manhattan

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