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We see an interesting opportunity to purchase smaller, one and two-bedroom units in pre-existing premium buildings as a unique value-play. Manhattan’s residential real estate developers continue to build increasingly larger units across prime neighborhoods. This recent surge in
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Good As Gold

The current perception is that Manhattan real estate is as good as gold. Manhattan’s property market continues to serve as a long-term equity play for asset preservation. Domestic and foreign investors alike are turning to the relative safety that Manhattan’s real estate market offers
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Cashing in on New Construction

The conversion of Walker Tower, the 24-story Art Deco office building at 212 West 18th Street transformed into 47 luxury condos in Chelsea has been completed. The condo conversion attracted a significant amount of attention from buyers around the world, selling all but PH2 (5 Beds, 6,
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Looking at Luxury

What is luxury? This is luxury. Here we take a look at 12 new real estate developments in Manhattan that vary in size, style, location, and type of development – and compare them against one another. The buildings we have looked at are The Apthorp, Carlton House, One57, 10 Madison Squ
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Bidding Wars Are Back

Manhattan is no stranger to a short supply of homes. This year however, has been an outlier in terms of shortages: there simply is no inventory. The supply-demand dynamic in the Manhattan housing market is currently skewed. A healthy demand for homes from both domestic and foreign buy
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Newest Downtown Condo Begins Sales-Alchemy Properties’ 35 XV

One of the most striking new condominiums to appear in years has started its sales of units pre-construction. The all-glass condo tower, 35XV by Alchemy, will transform the Ladies’ Mile neighborhood. Rising nearly 300 feet high, the building will offer 55 residences ranging from
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The World’s New Currency

  Opportunity Knocks as New Buildings Rise If you own a luxury property in Manhattan it has likely doubled in value since it was sold by the developer. There is a sweet spot in the New York market. New luxury projects that are in the works in Manhattan present great investment po
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Untangling the Grand Central Snarl

Future planning of the Grand Central Terminal now includes a set of commercial skyscrapers to be erected surrounding the zone.  Already plagued with unprecedented pedestrian traffic from tourists and commuters, the city began viewing offers for a solution, soliciting three top NYC arc
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Why Use A Broker When You Can Buy Directly From The Sponsor?

With two new super luxury projects under way and at least 14 new condo projects coming to market, this question is very relevant. Our newsletter started letting our readers know about ONE57 and 432 Park Avenue way before they started selling. Some readers, getting this early informati
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Manhattan’s New Condo Wave

New development condominiums have been the hot topic of the year. Most of the spotlight has been on Extell Development’s One57 project, which after hitting the market in November, has already sold more than 50% of their units and reached $1 billion in sales. The president of Extell, G
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