NYC Real Estate News

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 08:00
Brookfield is officially set to construct Two Manhattan West without an anchor tenant. The near-supertall tower will be the second-tallest skyscraper in the Manhattan West complex, comprising two million square feet of space, rising 935 feet to its rooftop, and enclosing 62 floors of office space, all at a cost of approximately $2 billion. Meanwhile, work on One Manhattan West is wrapping up, with the facade closing in on completion along the upper floors, while the construction crane is now coming down on the northern elevation.
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:30
“I had so many difficult conversations with sellers in 2018 that I literally had to go to a voice doctor,” said Compass broker Brian Lewis, adding: “It was a tough year of real estate.” The voice doctor suggested Lewis use a humidifier and drink less caffeine to keep his vocal cords from drying out as he worked on getting sellers to the right price. Drawing on his years as an actor, Lewis now does vocal warm-ups […]
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:00
GE-T Architects have revealed proposals to renovate an existing, seven-story building at 29-31 Leonard Street, located within the Tribeca West Historic District. Silvera Properties reportedly purchased the property in 2018 for $24.5 million, and the submission will head to the City's Landmarks Preservation Commission this week for review.
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:00
UPDATED, Feb. 6, 6:23 p.m.: Richard Meier’s influence is still apparent when walking into the office of his eponymous architecture firm. There’s no trace of decoration on the white walls — the Pritzker Prize-winner’s trademark color — and large windows flood the space with light. After the New York Times reported last March that five women accused Meier of sexual misconduct, the designer took a leave of absence, which he later claimed was due to […]
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:00
Full demolition permits have been filed for three adjacent four-story structures at 1637-1641 First Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The mixed residential and commercial buildings were purchased by Extell Development over the past decade for over $20 million. It is unclear what plans Extell has for the substantial lot.
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 06:30
Permits have been filed for a four-story residential building at 2345 West Street in Gravesend, Brooklyn. Located between Avenue W and Avenue X, the interior lot is four blocks east of the Avenue X subway station, serviced by the F train. Steven Scaba is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 06:11
State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ nomination of Sen. Michael Gianaris, a sharp critic of the deal to bring an Amazon campus to Queens, to a state board that could scrap it sets up...

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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 05:30
New York's health insurance marketplace reported record enrollment even as sign-ups dropped off in other states where the federal government runs exchanges. NY State of Health said 271,873 people...

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Tue, 02/05/2019 - 05:00
Without accessories, a room lacks depth and character. But how to choose the right ones?
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 00:00
The normally no-holds-barred world of New York City commercial real estate has one cardinal rule: Don't build on spec. No matter how much a strong economy may beckon builders to put up office...

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