Tag: West 15

spectacular renovation does not prevent 161 West 15 Street loft from closing down 7% since 2006

awkward layout does not help (but did not change)I suspect that there are other people like one set of buyers of mine who really puzzled over the “1,440 sq ft” Manhattan loft #5A at 161 West 15 Street (Jensen-Lewis Building)

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high floor low ceiling loft at 25 West 15 Street closes on 2nd contract, 2nd price

strange historyThe “1,800 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 6th floor at 25 West 15 Street took 5 months to find a contract that stuck, using two asking prices (the second higher than the first), but until August all the

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did 30 West 15 Street lofts sell at premium due to combination potential?

numbers are hard thingsIt is not a coincidence that both lofts on the 3rd floor at 30 West 15 Street closed on the same day. Although owned by different people and listed by different firms, the closings of lofts #3S

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diligence due + negligence committed as West 15 Street lofts + East 15 Street apartments lose views

NY Times tells tales of intrigue, hubrisTerrific piece by VToy in today’s Sunday real estate section of the New York Times, Is That A Bulldozer I Hear? The subtle take-away is that New York City apartment or loft owners who

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big space, small price for 142 West 26 Street

but there’s an alibiThere is a reason why the “3,870 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 7th floor at 142 West 26 Street sold on September 19 at only $722/ft ($2.475mm) despite having a “chef’s kitchen … with Liebherr, Viking

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watching the new construction at 31 West 15 Street

there are worse uses for the inter-tubesThe hat tip goes to Curbed for linking on Friday to a single-purpose blog (or is it a vlog?), Bird’s Eye View NYC, which has been posting video of the demolition (and associated hijinks

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giant 43% gain since 2004 for giant Jensen Lewis loft marketed aggressively at 161 West 15 Street

celebrity buyer alert! but there’s all sorts of other stuff going on…When the Manhattan loft #6FG at 161 West 15 Street (the Jensen Lewis building) closed at $3.15mm on January 31 it made the papers because of the identity of

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giant 43% gain since 2004 for giant Jensen Lewis loft marketed aggressively at 161 West 15 Street

celebrity buyer alert! but there’s all sorts of other stuff going on…When the Manhattan loft #6FG at 161 West 15 Street (the Jensen Lewis building) closed at $3.15mm on January 31 it made the papers because of the identity of

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modest 7.6% gain since 2006 for modest Jensen Lewis loft marketed modestly at 161 West 15 Street

[UPDATE 3.4.11: as you will see in today’s post (giant 43% gain since 2004 for giant Jensen Lewis loft marketed aggressively at 161 West 15 Street) I realize I way over-used the "modest" word in this post, as the #3D

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modest 7.6% gain since 2006 for modest Jensen Lewis loft marketed modestly at 161 West 15 Street

[UPDATE 3.4.11: as you will see in today’s post (giant 43% gain since 2004 for giant Jensen Lewis loft marketed aggressively at 161 West 15 Street) I realize I way over-used the "modest" word in this post, as the #3D

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