Tag: White Box

setting a record in NoLIta, as 354 Broome Street loft with single window barely breaks $/ft record

Manhattan loft volume comes at a price at the (other) Ice House When we were last at 354 Broome Street, it was to note the setting of a new building record (on a price per foot basis), in my July

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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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4 prices, 12 months to contract for loft at 315 West 36 Street

contract = best birthday present everThe “1,306 sq ft” Manhattan loft #14B at 315 West 36 Street came to market on October 19 and found a contract by October 14. Since you should assume that I type such dates carefully,

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why move to 4,000 sq ft 71 Murray Street loft from 44 Laight Street 4,000 sq ft loft?

not likely for a doormanIt is not quite right to say that the “4,021 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4A at 44 Laight Street (the Grabler Building) that sold on August 17 at $4.06mm (which was the subject of a post

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Diamond Duane mini-loft sells above 2008 after adding space(!)

you don’t see that every dayThe Manhattan loft #4C at 137 Duane Street that just sold for $949,000 was marketed with a floor plan that was billed as “approximately 825 square feet” (bless that babbled modifier!), but when it was

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14 Jay Street penthouse loft sells in a small mystery, with numbers that are mysterious

details lacking, until you find themThe mystery of the August 30 deed at $2.3mm for the “penthouse” at 14 Jay Street is not that StreetEasy found “[n]o listing associated with this closing”, because it hardly takes a Holmes to connect

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9 Murray Street loft sellers go ka-ching and move to non-loft loft at 4 West 21 Street

I should not take these things personallyManhattan loft snob that I am, I tend to have an irrational sense of regret when loft owners sell a loft to move to an apartment. A ridiculous reaction, even if anyone cared. But

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251 West 19 Street gets contract for birthday, but are they laughing?

funny thing about starting at the right priceUnlike the 80 Chambers Street loft that I hit on Monday after it closed after its first birthday, but had a contract just before the birthday, the Manhattan loft #3A at 151 West

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why did Carl Fischer loft re-sell at 62 Cooper Square for +21% over 2008?

do my questions suggest I am getting dumber?I can’t say that I really enjoy taking note of things that happen in the Manhattan real estate market that I don’t understand, but they do interest me. I hit one such interesting

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white box loft sells for $847/ft at 251 West 19 Street, Manhattan Loft Guy is surprised

staying in ‘project’ modeYet another buy-and-build Manhattan loft that closed recently has caught my eye. Unlike the Manhattan lofts hit this week that were total gut jobs (January 25, 303 Mercer Street loft with nothing but potential sells for $640/ft,

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