Tag: Roof Deck

lure of the great outdoors drives value of Soho penthouse loft at 118 Wooster Street

it ain’t the ‘needs updating’ condition The “1,238 sq ft” (interior) loft #6B at 118 Wooster Street in the heart of Soho that just sold for $2.45mm didn’t sell because of the quality of the interior space. Although there’s a

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before ($1.55mm) + after ($2.935mm) gut renovation of Soho penthouse loft at 8 Greene Street

to create an authentic classic from a near-wreck is not cheap, but it can be profitable Let’s say the interior of the recently sold (at $2.935mm) just-barely-Soho loft on the 6th floor at 8 Greene Street really is “1,700 sq ft”,

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the fact that I hate spiral stairs did not matter to Noho penthouse loft buyer at 10 Bleecker Street at $2.9mm

crown jewels of Manhattan lofts can be expensive I admit it: one of the things I am most loft-snobby about is a spiral stair. To me, nothing else says cramped or cheap quite as well as a spiral stair. For

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penthouse loft at 420 West 25 Street did not sell a year ago, but does now (higher)

  2 in a row may not be a trend, but is interesting I hope that this post, following yesterday’s (April 30, unsold 2010 into 2011, 49 East 21 Street loft sells 18% higher), is more additional than redundant, as

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42 White Street penthouse loft sells with 1 bedroom, 5 outdoor spaces at $2,786/ft (before adjustment)

living large (and alone) for $4.65mmI can read the broker babble (“2 bed”) as well as the next guy, but the floor plan and pictures associated with the “1,669 sq ft” Manhattan loft #6 at 42 White Street make it

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1 Worth Street loft sells after renovation / how building values change

every picture fails to tell a storyI hope it is not just that I am cranky today, what with the chilly rain not (yet) (really) melting the snow, but I am feeling a disturbing disconnect between the photos and listing

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if gut renovation loft at 33 Greene Street went for $1,188/ft the roof rights were free

playing with numbersWhat is your guess as to what a $4mm buyer would pay to gut renovate a ”3,200 sq ft” classic Soho loft? Let’s say a minimum of $250/ft for ballpark purposes, so figure that the recent buyer of

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240 West 23 Street penthouse loft sales illustrates trough, with a bonus anomaly

(not that you need another illustration)Regular readers of Manhattan Loft Guy don’t really need to be reminded that the overall Manhattan residential real estate market has seen a cycle of Froth + Peak + Trough + Thaw (+ Rebound) since

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very valuable terrace boosts 65 N. Moore Street loft sale, though at a loss since 2010

that plan did not work outAs you will see eventually, below, the “1,450 sq ft” duplex true-penthouse Manhattan loft #6A at 65 N. Moore Street just sold at $2.625mm with a huge premium for the (266 sq ft, approximately) terrace.

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Petersfield penthouse loft sells with … er … very valuable private roof deck at 115 Fourth Avenue

living to riffOne of my favorite types of Manhattan Loft Guy posts involves looking at the impact of outdoor space on a given Manhattan loft sale; if I don’t always link to The Mother Post of that type (the may

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