NY Times Real Estate News

Useful in almost any room, low stools offer a place not just to sit, but to rest your feet, your drink or your eyes. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
When the choreographer finally got his dream house, it was during a nightmarish time in his life. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
The choreographer and his family find a place where there is room to roam, and room enough for a room where it happens. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
Chinese buyers spent far more than other foreign buyers in the U.S. residential real estate market. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
This week's properties are on the Upper West Side, in Midtown, and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
This week's properties are on the Upper West Side, in Midtown, and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
This week's properties include a four-bedroom in Waccabuc, N.Y., and a six-bedroom in Middletown, N.J. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
This week's properties include a four-bedroom in Waccabuc, N.Y., and a six-bedroom in Middletown, N.J. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
Buying an apartment in New York City is a grueling process, and being rejected by a co-op board is a sting that lasts. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate
The number of people who commute two hours or more to work is expected to grow, especially now that it is easier to work occasionally from home. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Residential Real Estate

Real Deal

A smog-eating tower will soon go up in the Netherlands city of Utrecht. On the outside, 10,000 trees and shrubs — nearly half the amount found in New York's Central Park — will fill the skyscraper's facade, roof, and balconies. Inside, it will feature 200 luxury apartment units, restaurants, [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Real Deal
From LLNYC: New York was turned into even more of a jungle yesterday, when developer Harry Macklowe unleashed a fleet of giant fiberglass animals around the city in an effort to publicize his new building at 200 East 59th Street. 🚨ALERT! The animals are loose and they're all going to [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Real Deal
Investors are putting their money in real estate over hedge funds Wealthy investors currently have about 33 percent of their portfolios in real estate, according to a survey by Tiger 21, a social networking site for investors. The survey also revealed that hedge fund investments slid to 4 percent, Bloomberg [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Real Deal
Bank of the Ozarks strikes again. The Arkansas-based lender agreed to finance yet another New York City condo project, lending $90 million on Extell Development's 1010 Park Avenue on the Upper East Side. Gary Barnett's firm plans to build a 16-story, 11-unit building on the site of the former Park [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Real Deal
Vincent Viola, the billionaire trader who was President Trump's first nominee for Army Secretary, plans to turn a Jehovah's Witness dormitory in Brooklyn Heights into apartments. Viola, the CEO of Virtu Financial, purchased the property at 124 Columbia Heights last year for $105 million. According to plans filed Friday, the [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Real Deal
Manhattan investment sales tumbled by 55 percent in the first half of 2017 allowing Los Angeles to take over the top spot as the country's largest investment market, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics. The ballpark numbers are preliminary and could change slightly before RCA releases its report next [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Real Deal
The Real Deal is heading north for our annual Westchester and Fairfield Market Report! Click here to read out last year's issue The market report picks up where TRD leaves off, with a ranking of the top residential brokerages in Fairfield County, the priciest sales and biggest cuts in Westchester [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Real Deal
From the Hamptons Market Report: This summer it will be baskets and butcher blocks, plus maybe a few (fancy) books, at the former Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton. One Kings Lane will be setting up its first brick-and-mortar shop in the 19th-century building for the season. The online home furnishings [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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A $2 million political war chest, a 55 percent drop in listings on StreetEasy and $29.9 billion in mergers and acquisitions. In real estate, it's all about the numbers. This past week, The Real Deal reported on the amount that foreign buyers spent on homes last year, the re-election campaign [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Makeup and beauty giant Sephora inked an 18,000-square-foot lease at Vornado Realty Trust's 1535 Broadway. [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Curbed NY

Four construction updates to know about this week Welcome to our weekly construction/new development roundup where we highlight ongoing work on a handful of NYC projects we may have missed during the week. 525 West 52nd Street Via Field Condition The 392-unit, Handel Architects-designed rental building on West 52nd [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Curbd NY
More than a dozen of these enormous, pieced-together homes can be found throughout NYC Before Billionaires' Row was a thing, another type of housing for the ultra-wealthy made waves in New York's real estate market: the megamansion. And by that, we mean the practice of combining two or more properties [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY
The Lower East Side megaproject will bring over 1,000 new apartments to the neighborhood The latest building moving forward at Lower East Side's Essex Crossing megaproject is a condo building at 202 Broome Street. The city's Department of Housing Preservation and Development filed the application earlier today, The Real Deal [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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Alexandra Archibald purchased a vintage trailer to use as both her home and her vintage shop New Yorkers are obviously more than experienced with the concept of tiny living, from itty-bitty studios carved out of larger apartment buildings, to the highly functional micro apartments that popped up in Kips Bay [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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The eight-building project will bring over 1,100 apartments to Broadway Triangle As the Rabsky Group's plan to bring an eight-building development to the former Pfizer sites in Williamsburg moves forward through the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is now weighing in with his recommendations. As [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
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The 12-story building with 270 rentals launched leasing earlier this month The second of the recently developed Gowanus Canal-grazing rentals officially launched leasing earlier this month, and to drum up more excitement about these apartments, the developer has now unveiled a few model apartments at 363 Bond Street. The 12-story building [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY
Here's what happened on this week's Million Dollar Listing New York It's season six of Million Dollar Listing New York, where three brokers—Fredrik Eklund, Ryan Serhant, and new guy Steve Gold—show the world what it takes to sell high-priced New York City apartments. Check in each week for recaps. This week's [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY
A southbound Q train derailed at Brighton Beach shortly before 9 a.m. Just when you thought the week couldn't get any worse for the MTA, news is now emerging that a Q train derailed Friday morning. A southbound Q train derailed just before 9 a.m. at the Brighton Beach stop [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY
Here we go again This week, New Yorkers have been in the throes of a monstrous heat wave that has turned the subways into a tube of despair, thanks to the combination of rising temperatures and seemingly never-ending delays, schedule changes, and signal malfunctions. Just this morning, another subway train [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY
Plans to bring nearly 300 apartments to the site have been mired in legal back and forth Plans to build two residential towers at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 are moving forward, for now, the Brooklyn Paper reports. A judge denied an emergency request to halt construction on the property, [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Curbd NY